Srinagar/IBNS: Visiting Jammu and Kashmir, an European Union delegation has sought the quick lifting of remaining restrictions in the Valley but at the same time noted the 'positive steps' taken by the Narendra Modi-led government in New Delhi to restore normalcy in the area.
Srinagar/IBNS: Former Jammu and Kashmir Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Shah Faesal, whose detention following the scrapping of Article 370 had drawn criticisms, has been detained under Public Safety Act (PSA), media reports said.
Srinagar/UNI: A 25-member foreign delegation is arriving here on Wednesday to assess the overall situation in Kashmir valley, where the Centre scrapped Article 370 and divided the state into two Union Territories (UTs) on Aug 5, 2019.
New Delhi/IBNS: While attacking the erstwhile political leadership of the Abdullahs and Muftis in Jammu and Kashmir, young Kashmiri leader Mir Junaid has urged the Narendra Modi government to restore statehood of J&K, which was bifurcated into two Union Territories- Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh- on Aug 5 last year along with the abrogation of Article 370.
New Delhi/IBNS: Taking a jibe at the Opposition, mainly Congress, Prime Minister Narenra Modi in Parliament on Thursday said the historic steps like the abrogation of Article 370 and abolition of triple talaq would not have happened had the present government followed the footsteps of its predecessors.
New Delhi/Washington/IBNS: Following the visit by the US representatives to Jammu and Kashmir of India earlier this month, the United States has now urged New Delhi to release the political leaders who are kept under detention since Aug 5 when the Narendra Modi government had scrapped Article 370.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved verdict on whether the petitions challenging the scrapping of Article 370 which used to provide special status to Jammu and Kashmir should be heard by a larger seven-judge bench.
Srinagar/UNI: There was still no relief for three former Chief Ministers and over 20 other leaders of mainstream political parties, including ex ministers and legislators, who remained under detention since August 5, when the Centre scrapped Article 370 and bifurcated the state into two Union Territories (UTs).
New Delhi/IBNS: French President Emmanuel Macron raised the Kashmir issue during his telephonic conversation with Indian PM Narendra Modi recently.
New Delhi/IBNS: Giving a relief to the residents of the valley, the Supreme Court on Friday asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review all its restrictions including communication blockade and curb on internet services, which were imposed since the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A on Aug 5, within seven days.
New Delhi/IBNS: In a relief for people in the valley, the Supreme Court on Friday asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review within seven days all its restrictions imposed after the scrapping of Article 370 and directed the Union Territory to restore internet services for essential purposes immediately.
Srinagar/UNI: The broadband internet services have been restored in many hospitals and health centres after remaining suspended for about five months, bringing some relief to people associated with health sector.
Srinagar/UNI: Pre-paid mobile and Internet service of all cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), remained suspended as a precautionary measure in the Kashmir valley since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5 and division of the state into two Union Territories (UTs).
New Delhi/IBNS: A day after raising his voice over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, Congress Lok Sabha leader Adhir Chowdhury on Tuesday locked horns with Union Home Minister Amit Shah over the detention of Jammu and Kashmir political leaders since Aug 5 when the Centre scrapped Article 370.
New Delhi/IBNS: Addressing the 250th session of Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said it was the parliament's lower house which gave direction to the country by passing the bill which abrogated Articles 370 and 35A, a step which withdrew Jammu and Kashmir's special status on Aug 5 this year.