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Tag: Article 370

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Abrogation Of Article 370: SC Sets Up Constitution Bench

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Saturday constituted a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice N. V. Ramana to conduct hearing on a clutch of petitions connected with revoking the provisions of Article 370, which gave autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir. It is learnt from official sources that the bench will begin hearing the matter […]

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Kashmiri Pandits Question Govt Figures On J&K Temples

Srinagar: There are a total of just 5,000 to 7,000 temples across Jammu and Kashmir, however, the government has reached a figure of 50,000 temples? How, questions the Kashmiri Pandit Sangarsh Samiti. The body representing Kashmiri Pandits living in the valley, who have not migrated after militancy erupted, questioned the figures given by Minister of […]

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Modi to hold 20 bilaterals in New York, Kashmir won't figure

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to hold around 20 bilateral meetings during his New York visit, including with US President Donald Trump, and during his UNGA speech, will focus on India’s role towards development and peace and security, with no mention of Article 370 which is an “internal issue”. Giving details of […]

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PM Has Shown Pak Its Place By Removing Art 370: Amit Shah

Jamtara: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had shown Pakistan its place by abrogating the special status for Jammu and Kashmir and has also shown to the world that Kashmir is an inalienable part of India. “No one can raise an eye on Kashmir now,” Shah said. Amit […]

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Shooter Heena Sidhu Slams Malala On Kashmir Tweet

New Delhi: Since the time the Indian government abrogated Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, not only various politicians but also celebrities from both sides of the border have expressed themselves on social media platforms. Recently, Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai took to Twitter and posted a series of […]

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Buddhist Leader Greets Modi As Ladakh Celebrates Post 370

Leh: Buddhist spiritual leader the Gyalwang Drukpa, who is heading the 17th century Hemis monastery of Drukpa lineage here, the largest in the Himalayas, on Tuesday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday. “It is with great enthusiasm #NaropaFestival Organising Committee wishes Prime Minister Narendra Modi a very Happy Birthday!” Gyalwang Drukpa tweeted. “We […]

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Journalists in Kashmir hard-pressed due to restrictions on internet, mobile services

Srinagar: With no internet and mobile services in Kashmir for over 40 days now, journalists in the Valley have been hard-pressed as a make-shift media centre set up here by the government continues to be the only connection for many with the rest of the world. The restrictions were imposed across Kashmir on the evening […]

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Fruit growers under LeT, JeM's radar to stop J&K trade

Srinagar: Fruit growers and traders linked to the business are on the “specific” radar of Pakistan-based terror outfits like Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed who have been threatening them for the last one month to stay away from the trade. The Jammu and Kashmir Police and intelligence agencies have received inputs that the terror groups, through their […]

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If Pak behaves, J&K restrictions can ease: Doval

New Delhi: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Saturday said out of 199 police stations in Jammu and Kashmir, only 10 continue to have restrictions and ease of the clampdown in the erstwhile state is completely dependent on Pakistan’s behaviour. The NSA, who has been in the state for the last two weeks to monitor […]

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JKLF workers plan march to LoC on October 4

Muzaffarabad: The banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front has announced holding a “peaceful” freedom march towards the Line of Control (LoC) on October 4. The announcement was made by JKLF central spokesperson Mohammad Rafiq Dar on Thursday at a news conference in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Dawn newspaper reported. The JKLF chief Yasin […]

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Shehla Rashid Booked For Sedition Over J&K Posts

New Delhi: Kashmiri activist Shehla Rashid was booked on Friday for sedition over her comments about alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The Delhi Police’s Special Cell said that the the FIR was registered on September 3 and Rashid, who is also a Jawaharlal Nehru University Ph.D scholar, was booked for […]

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'UAE told Pak not to make Kashmir Muslims an issue'

Karachi: The UAE has told Pakistan not to make Kashmir’s Muslims an issue, leading journalist Hamid Mir has said. Appearing in a Geo TV news show on Wednesday, he said that highly-placed sources in the Pakistani leadership had told him of the UAE’s stand. Mir also said that he had been told that the Saudi […]

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Pak Proxies Return To Combat Zone, Ready To Sneak In

Srinagar: An increasingly desperate Pakistan is trying to sneak in proxies into the Indian territory before winter sets in. While Lt Gen K.S. Dhillon of 15 Corps said this formally on Wednesday, stating clearly that they will try to disrupt peace, intelligence agencies have gathered evidence of a larger design of Pakistan sponsored ultras trying […]

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SC Allows Mehbooba Mufti's Daughter To Meet Her

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Iltija Javed, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, to meet her mother. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi allowed Iltijia Javed to visit Srinagar, provided she first takes permission from the concerned district authorities. The court said […]

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333 Pak Twitter Accounts Suspended Over Kashmir Content

Islamabad: Pakistan has admitted that 333 Twitter accounts have been suspended for writing on Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370. The handles were suspended by Twitter following the objection by the Indian authorities in view of false and provocative content being disseminated through the accounts. The Pakis­tan Telecommuni­cation Authority (PTA) raised the issue of […]

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Indian High Commission in London attacked by Pak protesters

London: The Indian High Commission in London was once again attacked and vandalised by Pakistani protestors agitating against the scrapping of Article 370 and the restrictions imposed in Kashmir. Media reports in London said the police arrested four people in connection with the incident. A dagger was also recovered from one of the protesters, the […]

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91% Of Kashmir Open For Traffic: Indian Envoy To US

New Delhi: Noting that a section of the media especially in the US has peddled half-truths and incorrect information about the situation in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said that 91% of the Valley has been opened to normal traffic and people are freely […]

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Kashmiri delegation meets Amit Shah in Delhi

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah met a Kashmiri delegation at the North Block here on Tuesday. Twenty-two sarpanchs from Kashmir, who bravely contested the panchayat elections in spite of threat to their lives from terrorists, met Shah and other top officials of the Home Ministry. Shah will be listening to all of them […]

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Shah lashes out at Congress for its Article 370 posture

Silvasa: BJP President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday once again lashed out at the Congress for its opposition to the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution in Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking at an event at Dadra, Nagar Haveli, Shah said the Congress has given up on “parampara” (tradition) of rising above […]

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No deaths in Kashmir, 50k new govt jobs soon: Governor

Srinagar: Asserting that the Narendra Modi’s government decision to abrogate Article 370 was for the betterment of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said the administration was “not hiding” the figures of the “deaths” in the Kashmir Valley as no lives have been lost. He also said that about […]

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Centre readies list of J&K leaders to be released

New Delhi: The government is in the process of preparing a list of Jammu and Kashmir politicians to be released as they are under “preventive detention” in the erstwhile state since abrogation of Article 370, said sources. The move will be implemented in a phased manner and around 200 politicians as well as activists are […]

Indo-Pak war likely in October: Pak Minister

Rawalpindi: Continuing his attack on India in the wake of the abrogation of Article 370 that granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said on Wednesday that he feels that a full-fledged war will be fought between India and Pakistan in October or November this year. According to reports […]

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Russia Throws Its Weight Behind India On Kashmir Issue

New Delhi: Russia on Wednesday called withdrawing Jammu and Kashmir’s special status as sovereign decision and internal matter of India and pitched for resolving outstanding issues between New Delhi and Islamabad through dialogue. Russian envoy Nikolay Kudashev said India’s decision on Jammu and Kashmir was in accordance with the country’s Constitution and Moscow is totally […]

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SC To Hear Multiple Pleas On Art 370 On Wednesday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear around 10 petitions related to abrogation of Article 370, granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir, on Wednesday. Most of them challenging the Centre’s decision revoking Article 370 while others are connected with the imposition of curfew and its consequences in the region. The pleas will be heard […]

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Shah Faesal Was Not Going To US To Study, Says J&K Police

New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir Police has claimed that civil servant-turned-politician Shah Faesal, who was stopped at the IGI airport here from flying to the US earlier this month, did not have any document to support his claim that he was travelling to Boston to complete an academic course in Harvard University. In an […]

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Editors Guild Slams PCI For 'Perversely Arguing' In Favour Of Media Clampdown In J-K

New Delhi: The Editors Guild on Tuesday hit out at the Press Council of India’s move to intervene in a case in the Supreme Court over the curbs on communication in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it is “gravely concerned” that the media watchdog is not only failing to speak up for press freedom but is […]

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Smuggled Indian Produce No Longer In Pak Province

Islamabad: Fruits and vegetables smuggled from India were no longer available in the markets of Pakistan’s Punjab province after Islamabad suspended trade with New Delhi over the Kashmir issue, the media reported on Monday. The produce, including tomatoes, garlic, ginger, green chillies, apples and grapes, smuggled from Kashmir into Pakistan were sold at markets in […]

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Kashmir To Figure Prominently As Modi, Trump To Meet

Biarritz (France): The Kashmir issue is likely to figure prominently in talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump on Monday on the sidelines of the G7 Summit here, days after Trump said he would discuss the issue with “friend” Modi. Trump, who had telephonic conversations with both Modi and Pakistan Prime […]

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Local Truck Driver Killed In Stone Pelting In South Kashmir

Srinagar: In a freak stone-pelting incident, protesters on Sunday evening hurled stones at a civilian truck in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, killing the driver, police said. Noor Mohammed Dar, 42, who belonged to the same Zradipora Uranhall locality, was returning home when stone-pelters mistook his truck for a security force vehicle and hurled stones at […]

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Minority Affairs Ministry Team In Kashmir On Aug 27-28 To Identify Devp Projects: Naqvi

New Delhi: A Minority Affairs Ministry team will visit the Kashmir Valley for two days from Tuesday to identify the areas to implement centrally-sponsored development projects after provisions of Article 370 was abrogated, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said. He also asserted that those opposing the government’s withdrawal of J&K’s special status, acting as […]

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'Disturbed' Over J&K Curbs, IAS Officer Quits

Thiruvananthapuram: A 33-year-old Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Kannan Gopinathan, lauded for his work during the 2018 Kerala floods, has quit the coveted government job stating he was “disturbed” over the curbs in Jammu and Kashmir. Gopinathan, a 2012 IAS officer from Kerala posted in Dadra and Nagar Haveli as Power and Non-Conventional Energy Secretary, […]

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Pak To Open Kartarpur Corridor Irrespective Of India Ties

Lahore: Pakistan’s doors were open to Indian Sikh pilgrims visiting Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, irrespective of Islamabad’s ties with New Delhi, said Firdous Ashiq Awan, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, she rejected rumours […]

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Terrorist Killed, SPO Martyred In First Encounter Post 370 Axing

Srinagar: A Special Police Officer (SPO) was martyred while a terrorist was killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramullah district in the first gun battle since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution. The overnight killings took place during a search operation in Ganie-Hamam area, an official statement said on Wednesday. The statement said that […]

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Pakistan to now raise Kashmir issue at ICJ

Islamabad: After its diplomatic overdrive on Kashmir fetched it virtually no results, barring support from friend China, Pakistan on Tuesday said it will take the Kashmir issue to the International Court of Justice. “We have decided to take the Kashmir case to the International Court of Justice,” Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told ARY News […]

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First encounter since abrogation of Art 370 in Baramullah

Srinagar: In the first encounter in nearly two weeks, a fierce gun-battle broke out this evening between terrorists and security forces in Baramulla area of north Kashmir. This is also the first encounter after abrogation of Article 370 in J&K. Sources say two to three terrorists are trapped inside as a joint operation by CRPF, […]

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After Kashmir backing, Modi to visit UAE, Bahrain

New Delhi: Days after the UAE openly backed India over its Kashmir move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to pay a two-day state visit to Abu Dhabi from August 23, and also to Bahrain, where the administration cracked down on Pakistanis holding an anti-India demonstration last week. The UAE, which shares close bonds with […]

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Hooda backs Article 370's abrogation, puts Congress on notice

Rohtak (Haryana): In a significant political move, senior Congress leader and two-time Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, here on Sunday, supported the Narendra Modi government’s move to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution. Addressing a ‘Mahaparivartan Rally’ in his hometown, Hooda said he would not compromise with anyone on the issue of patriotism. “When […]

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Would return to real time normalcy elude Kashmiris for long?

Srinagar: Moving with extreme caution and taking decision based on daily assessment of the ground situation, authorities on Sunday relaxed curbs in more areas of the Kashmir Valley. After many days vehicular traffic moved in the Civil Lines areas of the city, including in city centre Lal Chowk that wore a deserted look for the […]

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