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Kashmiris struggle with shortage of essential items in Srinagar after closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway
India

Kashmiris struggle with shortage of essential items in Srinagar after closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

Srinagar is totally dependent on supplies of essentials such as petroleum, LPG, kerosene, vegetables, poultry and mutton, as well as other grocery items, from outside via this road

Manoj Sinha is new J&K Lt Guv: After bureaucrat Murmu, Centre's choice of career politico is intriguing
India

Manoj Sinha is new J&K Lt Guv: After bureaucrat Murmu, Centre's choice of career politico is intriguing

Much like his predecessor GC Murmu, Sinha's greatest challenge will be to remove the sense of alienation keenly felt in the Valley.

In J&K, mainstream politicos keep mum on restoration of Article 370 as critics carp, followers fume
Politics

In J&K, mainstream politicos keep mum on restoration of Article 370 as critics carp, followers fume

Of the recently released mainstream Jammu and Kashmir leaders, none has publicly called for restoring Article 370. Their silence has not gone unnoticed.

Joe Biden campaign puts up policy paper seeking 'restoration of Kashmiris' rights', expressing disappointment in NRC, CAA
World

Joe Biden campaign puts up policy paper seeking 'restoration of Kashmiris' rights', expressing disappointment in NRC, CAA

“These measures are inconsistent with the country’s long tradition of secularism and with sustaining a multi-ethnic and multi-religious democracy,” according to the policy paper ‘Joe Biden’s agenda for Muslim American community’ posted recently on his campaign website.

Kashmiris and the myth of the monolith: How Valley 'experts' disregard internal dissent and resistance to regressive aspiration of azaadi
India

Kashmiris and the myth of the monolith: How Valley 'experts' disregard internal dissent and resistance to regressive aspiration of azaadi

The hapless Kashmiris who were forced into this proxy guerrilla war in the late 80s and early 90s, have to deal with either the mainstream "narrative" terming them as secessionists or willy-nilly as terrorists, depending which side of the binary one is. Add to that the helplessness of having to prove your Kashmiri-ness time and again whether in public or private life.

Hizbul Mujahideen is marching to its grave: Kashmir's once-feared terror group is roiled by infighting, low on resources and lacking local leadership
India

Hizbul Mujahideen is marching to its grave: Kashmir's once-feared terror group is roiled by infighting, low on resources and lacking local leadership

In the past two weeks alone, a record number of Hizbul cadre — many young recruits who have joined in recent months — have been slain in police-led operations.

Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam; search operations underway
India

Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam; search operations underway

The encounter broke out after the militants fired upon a patrolling party of the security forces at Lower Munda in Qazigund area of the south Kashmir district, a police official said.

Stranded in Valley since March due to lockdown, mother and son from Mumbai say 'Kashmiri hospitality has restored faith in humanity'
India

Stranded in Valley since March due to lockdown, mother and son from Mumbai say 'Kashmiri hospitality has restored faith in humanity'

As the world is gripped by the coronavirus pandemic and people are consumed by thoughts of their safety and how to arrange for supplies, a mother and son from Mumbai stranded in Kashmir since March due to the lockdown say the hospitality of a Pulwama family has "restored their faith in humanity."

'Don't worry, one democracy will settle it': S Jaishankar tells Senator Lindsey Graham on Kashmir
India

'Don't worry, one democracy will settle it': S Jaishankar tells Senator Lindsey Graham on Kashmir

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar told a senior US Senator that India will "settle" the Kashmir issue on its own when the American lawmaker brought up the issue during an interaction at the Munich Security Conference.

Russian envoy says 'no doubts' on India's Kashmir approach, strictly bilateral matter between New Delhi and Islamabad
India

Russian envoy says 'no doubts' on India's Kashmir approach, strictly bilateral matter between New Delhi and Islamabad

Russia has no doubts about India's approach on Kashmir, which is a strictly bilateral matter between India and Pakistan, Moscow's envoy to New Delhi Nikolay Kudashev said on Friday.

Congress slams Centre for sending Union ministers to J&K, asks if everything normal in UT, why send 36 'propagandists' to Valley
Politics

Congress slams Centre for sending Union ministers to J&K, asks if everything normal in UT, why send 36 'propagandists' to Valley

The Congress on Thursday slammed the government over its decision to send 36 Union ministers to Jammu and Kashmir and said if everything was 'normal' there, what was the need to send 'propagandists'

'A year of chaos': Cornered by communications blockade, J&K doctors and medical students look back on 2019 
India

'A year of chaos': Cornered by communications blockade, J&K doctors and medical students look back on 2019 

Hundreds of doctors and students at Kashmir medical colleges have been hit hard due to the internet blockade, the longest in the history of the Valley.

‘Wrong policies’ leading to 'worsening' situation in Valley, says Congress’ Adhir Chowdhury after killings of Bengali workers in Kashmir
Politics

‘Wrong policies’ leading to 'worsening' situation in Valley, says Congress’ Adhir Chowdhury after killings of Bengali workers in Kashmir

'The situation in the Valley is becoming worse with every passing day. It is going out of our hands because of the wrong policies of the central government, which is only busy trying to hide the real situation', said Adhir Chowdhury

Kashmir after Article 370: Valley's students in dilemma after authorities announce annual exam schedule, say syllabus not complete
India

Kashmir after Article 370: Valley's students in dilemma after authorities announce annual exam schedule, say syllabus not complete

Parents, students are wary that if exams are conducted on schedule without any reduction in the syllabus, the students may not secure good marks

Communications blockade, lack of public transport in Kashmir cut off patients from hospitals and doctors 
India

Communications blockade, lack of public transport in Kashmir cut off patients from hospitals and doctors 

Across Valley hospitals, people are unable to inform their families about the death of loved ones or new additions to their families

Postpaid mobile services in Jammu and Kashmir restored while internet connections remain suspended
India

Postpaid mobile services in Jammu and Kashmir restored while internet connections remain suspended

Postpaid mobile services on all networks were restored in the Kashmir Valley on Monday, 72 days after they were snapped following restrictions

Daily Bulletin: Jammu and Kashmir opens up to tourists after 2-month-long restrictions; Karnataka Assembly session begins today; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Jammu and Kashmir opens up to tourists after 2-month-long restrictions; Karnataka Assembly session begins today; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Karnataka Assembly session to commence from today; opposition likely to corner BJP over flood relief; Rahul Gandhi to appear in Surat Court in defamation case today; and more

Day 66 after Article 370 revocation in Kashmir: State administration reopens colleges in Valley but students stay away
India

Day 66 after Article 370 revocation in Kashmir: State administration reopens colleges in Valley but students stay away

On Wednesday, the 66th-day shutdown, normal life continued to remain disrupted across Kashmir

General Antonio Guterres likely to raise Kashmir issue during UN General Assembly session next week, says chief's spokesperson
India

General Antonio Guterres likely to raise Kashmir issue during UN General Assembly session next week, says chief's spokesperson

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is likely to use the opportunity of discussions during the high-level UN General Assembly session that begins here next week to raise the Kashmir issue, the UN chief's spokesperson has said

UN human rights experts urge India to end blackout in Kashmir Valley, call it 'collective punishment' for entire J&K
India

UN human rights experts urge India to end blackout in Kashmir Valley, call it 'collective punishment' for entire J&K

United Nations called upon India to end the crackdown on freedom of expression, access to information and peaceful protests