Monday, April 22, 2024

Kashmir

Omar Abdullah to contest from Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir

National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla constituency, party chief Farooq Abdullah announced on Friday.

Admin bans prayer in Srinagar’s Jama Masjid on Jumat-ul-Vida, Shab-e-Qadr

The Jammu and Kashmir administration authorities closed the gates of Srinagar's Jama Masjid stopping the worshippers from attending...

BJP minister Jitendra Singh’s wealth doubled in 10 years: Data

Union minister Dr Jitendra Singh, who is fighting his third Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket from...

Interview: Kashmiri historian Hafsa Kanjwal accuses India of memoricide, repression

Human rights groups and United Nations experts have repeatedly warned against India's crackdown on the civil liberties of...

Electoral bonds: UP company gave Rs 10 crore to BJP four weeks after bagging contract for Kashmir tunnel

In December 2019, months after Kashmir had been stripped of its special status under the Constitution and statehood, Lucknow-based infrastructure firm Apco Infratech Private Limited secured a contract in the Kashmir Valley to build a tunnel, and less than four weeks after receiving the go-ahead for the project, the firm donated 10 crores to the BJP through electoral bonds.

Weeks after PSA quashment, Kashmir journalist Sajad Gul remains in jail

Kashmiri journalist Sajad Gul’s Public Safety Act was quashed by the Jammu & Kashmir High Court on 19 November last year. But even after weeks have passed, Gul remains...

India bans Kashmir’s Tehreek-e-Hurriyat under UAPA

The union government on Sunday declared Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Jammu and Kashmir (TeH), as an ‘unlawful association’ for five years under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). "The outfit is involved in...
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Poonch killing: Mehbooba stages sit-in, says ‘being stopped’ from meeting victim families

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti staged a sit-in on a roadside on 30 December after the police prevented her from meeting the families of three Kashmiri civilians who were found dead due to torture in the custody of the Army.

Kashmir: Discontent lingers after Supreme Court’s Article 370 ruling

In Kashmir, people feel downhearted after the Supreme Court’s verdict rejected a batch of pleas challenging the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution that gave special power...
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Union government bans Masarat Alam Bhat’s Muslim League Jammu Kashmir

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has declared ‘Muslim League Jammu Kashmir (Masarat Alam Bhat faction)’/MLJK-MA as an ‘Unlawful Association’ under the draconian UAPA.

Civilians killed in Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti prevented from visiting site, put under house arrest

Days after three civilians picked by the army for questioning were found dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, former chief minister and People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti was placed under house arrest on Monday to prevent her from visiting Surankote.
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Kashmir: Retired police officer shot dead by suspected militants at mosque

Mohammad Shafi Mir, a retired senior superintendent of police (SSP) was shot dead by suspected militants on Sunday morning when he was praying at a local mosque in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Three Kashmiri men picked up by Army for questioning found dead

Three Kashmiri men reportedly picked up by the Indian Army for questioning were found dead under suspicious circumstances on Friday near the site of an ambush by militants on two Army vehicles in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.
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Kashmir: 5 soldiers killed, 2 injured in militant ambush in Rajouri district

Five Indian army personnel were killed in the militant attack on two army vehicles near Dehra Ki Gali (DKG) in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. “At approximately 3.45...

Kashmiri vendors attacked, carts overturned by authorities, cops in Lucknow

Kashmiri vendors were assaulted by Lucknow Municipal Council employees, and their carts were overturned in an arbitrary action, as shown in videos that surfaced on social media.
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Article 370: Supreme Court verdict stirs a ‘global’ controversy 

The Supreme Court decision to uphold the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status has stirred a controversy in the international community. 

J&K HC orders release of Kashmiri journalist Asif Sultan

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday quashed the detention of journalist Asif Sultan under the Public Safety Act and ordered his immediate release. The bench of Justice Vinod Chatterji...
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