With private mobile phone and internet services down for 17th consecutive day the J&K High Court Bar Association has decided to move court to challenge the ban which legal experts term illegal and unconstitutional.
Authorities Monday foiled ‘Islamabad Challo’ march, called by joint forum of two Hurriyat factions and the JKLF by imposing a strict curfew and sealing of all the entry points leading towards South Kashmir.
Police detained two key leaders of the united Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Monday when they tried to break free of cordon around their houses in a bid to lead march towards South Kashmir.
Senior PDP leader and Member Parliament Tariq Hameed Karra Monday said that the visit of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the backdrop of the ongoing unrest could be termed as “exercise in futility” as no concrete steps on ground were t
Insisting on its right to comment on developments in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan today said only people of Kashmir could deliver a verdict on the future of the state and not Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
Independent legislator Er Rasheed Monday said that Delhi police foiled his protest March of his Awami Itihaad Party (AIP) towards Prime Minister’s residence by using force and arresting about a dozen protestors including Er Rashid.
Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has taken serious note of the remarks made by Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu’s wife, Roohi Nazki who recently took to social media to express her outrage and angst over the situation in Kashmir.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), accused of disproportionate use of force in Jammu and Kashmir, expressed regret on Monday for injuries caused to youths due to firing of pellet guns in the Valley
Claiming that India has been dishonest to the people of Kashmir since 1947 former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said that the current protests like 2010 are not against the government but purely anti-India in nature.
To control the massive civil uprising following the killing of popular militant commander Burhan Wani on July 08, 2016 evening in Kokernag area of South Kashmir, the para-military CRPF forces have used at least 2,102 pellet cartridges up to July 22.
While the telecommunication services across Kashmir remain suspended, the state government Monday set up a helpline for people living outside Kashmir.People living outside of the state have been asked to contact the Deputy Commissioners