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Tag: Article 370

J&K Integral Part Of Country; India Doesn't Need Unsolicited Advice: Vice President Naidu
J&K Integral Part Of Country; India Doesn't Need Unsolicited Advice: Vice President Naidu

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and the country is capable of solving its own problems, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said here Friday, asking other…

Bihar Polls: Opposition Indulged In Scaremongering On CAA, Article 370, Says PM Modi
Bihar Polls: Opposition Indulged In Scaremongering On CAA, Article 370, Says PM Modi

Bagaha (Bihar): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused certain opposition parties of “scaremongering” on the issues of Citizenship (Amendment) Act and abolition of Article 370 of the Constitution, apart from the Ram Temple issue. “When the CAA came, they (opposition) spread the lie that the citizenship of many people will be taken away. Today, […]

Pak PM Imran Khan
Imran Khan Unveils New Map Showing Kashmir As Part Of Pakistan

Islamabad: On the eve of the first anniversary of the revocation of the contentious Article 370 and Article 35A, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan unveiled a new political map which includes the UT of J&K as part of Pakistan on Tuesday. Khan has decided to present the new political map at the United Nations as […]

Pakistan To Mark Aug 5 As Day Of Exploitation To Protest Abrogation Of Article 370

Islamabad: A bellicose and Janus faced Pakistan will be marking the one-year anniversary of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) on August 5, 2020, with rallies, protests, events, speeches and commemorations, declaring the day as “Youm-e-Istehsal” (Day of Exploitation), when Indian government abrogated Article 370 and 35A and changed the special status of the state of Jammu […]

NCERT Adds Scrapping Of Article 370 To Class 12 Textbook Chapter

New Delhi: The NCERT has revised a chapter in its Class 12 political science textbook to drop a paragraph on separatist politics in Jammu and Kashmir and to add a brief mention of scrapping of its special status last year. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has revised the chapter in the […]

SC refuses to refer Article 370 matter to larger bench

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to refer petitions challenging the Centre’s decision to revoke provisions of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir to a larger seven-judge Bench. A bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana said that there is no contradiction in earlier judgements passed by two five-judge Constitution benches of the apex […]

Low-Speed Mobile Internet Service Restored In Kashmir After Six Months

Srinagar: Low-speed mobile internet was on Saturday restored in Kashmir after being suspended nearly six months ago in the wake of the Centre’s decision to revoke Article 370, but the service can only be used to access 301 websites approved by the administration, officials said. “Mobile internet has been restored across the Valley. Only 2G […]

Prepaid Mobile Connections Restored In Jammu-Kashmir

Jammu: Prepaid mobile connections were restored in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday and 2G services resumed in two districts of the valley after being disconnected in August last year, an official said here. Voice and SMS facilities were restored for all local prepaid mobile phones across the Union territory. Rohit Kansal, the principal secretary to the […]

Situation In Kashmir Violates Human Rights: US Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Washington: The situation in Kashmir violates human rights, a US Congresswoman has said, as she joined as cosponsors to a resolution urging India to end restrictions on communications and mass detentions in the newly-created Union Territory. The resolution No 745 that was introduced in the House of Representatives last year by Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal […]

Zakir Naik Claims BJP Govt Wanted To Cut Deal On Article 370

New Delhi: Vitriolic Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who is living in exile in Malaysia, has claimed that the NDA government at the Centre offered to shelve money laundering charges against him and give him safe passage in return for his support to abrogate Article 370. In a statement issued by Naik’s team on Saturday, the […]

Protection Of UPI Transactions Data: SC Seeks Response From Centre, Facebook, Google
SC Asks J&K To Review Orders Imposing Curbs Within A Week, Says Access To Internet Fundamental Right

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review within a week all orders imposing curbs in the Union Territory while holding that access to the Internet is a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution. A five-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana also asked the J-K […]

UNSC Unlikely To Hold Another Discussion On Kashmir

New Delhi: The UN Security Council is unlikely to hold another discussion on Jammu and Kashmir at the behest of Beijing, top official sources told IANS. China had sought a discussion on Kashmir following New Delhi’s reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir state, revoking its special status on August 5. However, the UNSC members refused to […]

After Brief Semblance Of Normalcy, Kashmir Shutdown Returns

Srinagar: Markets in Kashmir have closed again after resuming business for a few days for the first time since August 5. The closure has come in the wake of threats through posters. Public transport which suffered most of the losses due to the shutdown has also withdrawn from the roads. Kashmir has witnessed a lockdown […]

EU Delegation Backs India's Efforts To End Terror In J&K

New Delhi: The European Union delegation of MPs which visited Jammu & Kashmir has expressed strong backing for India to end terror in the state and restore peace. Briefing the media at the end of their visit on Wednesday in Srinagar, the EU delegation said, “We, the international delegation, fully support India in its efforts […]

EU Delegation Leaves For Kashmir

New Delhi: A European Union (EU) parliamentary delegation that met Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier, has left for Srinagar on Tuesday, in the first visit by a foreign delegation to Kashmir after the revocation of its special status. The delegation of the MEP, who were briefed by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Monday, also […]

Kashmir Lockdown: Pre-Paid Mobile Services Barred For 85th Day

Srinagar: A fortnight after post-paid voice calls were restored in Kashmir, there is still no sign of the resumption of pre-paid mobile connections, as normal life remained affected in the Valley for the 85th consecutive day on Monday. There are at least 25 lakh pre-paid cell phone users in Kashmir. “This is discriminatory, if there […]

Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind Wiped Out From Kashmir: J&K DGP Dilbagh Singh

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh on Wednesday said the Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind outfit has been completely wiped out from Kashmir with the killing of three militants, including the terror group’s top commander Hamid Lelhari in an encounter in Awantipora on Tuesday. “Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind has been wiped out,” Dilbagh Singh said in […]

After 70 Days, Mobile Phones Start Ringing In Kashmir Again

Srinagar: Services of all post paid mobile phones were resumed on Monday across the Kashmir Valley after remaining suspended since August 5 when Article 370 was abrogated. There was a general sense of relief among the people around 12 noon when parents, relatives and friends started seeking welfare from each other after remaining cut off […]

PM Modi Dares Oppn To Bring Back Article 370 In Manifesto

Jalgaon: Stepping up attack on the Congress and NCP over the abrogation of Article 370, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dared them to declare in their manifesto that they will bring back the provisions which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing his first rally ahead of the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly polls, […]

Kashmir, Article 370, not to figure in Modi-Xi talks

New Delhi: As President Xi and PM Modi are to meet in the seaside town of Mahabalipuram on October 11-12 for the second informal summit, sources made clear that Kashmir and Article 370 would not be discussed between the two leaders. “India has made its position very clear (on Article 370), that it relates to the […]

You gave us 300 seats, we scrapped Art 370: Amit Shah

Beed (Maharashtra): Bharatiya Janata Party President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the historic step of uniting the country with the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir, here on Tuesday. “You blessed us with 300 seats (in Lok Sabha), we have scrapped the Article […]

Lynchings being used to defame India, Hindus: RSS chief

New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that some incidents of violence such as lynchings were actually being branded to defame India, Hindu society and create fear among some communities. Speaking at the foundation day celebrations at Maharashtra’s Nagpur on Tuesday, Bhagwat said that in such incidents, the RSS members do not […]

Removal of Article 370 gave hope: J&K youth activists

New Delhi: At a time when a lot of hue and cry is being raised over the abolition of special status to Jammu and Kashmir, there is a silent narrative in favour of the Centre’s historic decision which remains lost in the din. Articulating this narrative are some youth, few of whom do not want […]

Would opening colleges help restore normalcy in Kashmir?

Srinagar: All colleges and universities are scheduled to resume academic activities from Wednesday in the valley even as a question mark hangs on the attendance of students and scholars in these institutions of higher learning. In addition to over nearly two dozen colleges, there are four universities in Kashmir. These include the first and the […]

Pakistan Stops Sending Postal Mails To India

Chandigarh: Pakistan has stopped sending postal mails to India since the tensions between the neighbours heightened amidst the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, it was learnt on Saturday. Media reports quoting Ajay Kumar Roy, Deputy Director-General with the Department of Posts in India, said Pakistan’s customs department in an order on August […]