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Only President can Apply Constitutional Provisions for Article 35 A: Says Bar Association of...

The High Court Bar Association Kashmir (HCBAK) filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking directions for participating as “interveners” in the proceedings of the case about Article 35 and assist the court in arriving at a conclusion

Amendment in Public Safety Act Unacceptable: National Conference of Jammu and Kashmir

Earlier, the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir NN Vohra, had amended the Public Safety Act (PSA) to allow the government to detain people in jails outside the state, which was seen as a tough measure to regulate the protests in favour of freedom in Kashmir

Kathua Rape and Murder Case: Victim was heavily sedated

The drugs believed to be local cannabis as well as Epitril with the composition of 0.5mg were given to the victim. Besides that, she was forcefully given five tablets of Clonazepam of 0.5 mg each which is higher than the safe dosage.

Joint Resistance Leadership Threatens Mass Agitation over Article 35 A

The break-up of PDP-BJP government has brought the focus back on the legal battle for the protection of Article 35-A.

Imran Khan sends a Positive Message to Kashmir

Srinagar:Separatist leaders on Wednesday welcomed the statement of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and Prime Minister in-making Imran Khan where he said that Kashmir is the core issue between India and Pakistan and the two...

Kashmiris are looking forward to the Parliamentary Poll Results in Pakistan

Politicians in Kashmir have pinned their hopes on the new government in Pakistan, believing that the new government might way for better relations between India and Pakistan in the context of the Kashmir dispute

Shujaat Bukhari Case: J&K Government wants International Probe

he veteran journalist, who was the editor-in-chief of Rising Kashmir, was killed by gunmen outside his office on June 14 while boarding his vehicle for Iftaar Party

Foreign Journalists Cannot Visit Jammu and Kashmir without Special Permission from India

Venkat Narayan, president of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC) opposed the order and stated that India is the largest democracy in the world so the government shouldn’t be imposing any restriction on the media

Kathua rape and Murder Case: High Court issues notice to government over dismissal of...

The accused, Tilak Raj, a constable, was first placed under suspension on March 8, 2018, after his involvement in the brutal rape and murder case of the eight year old girl of Rassana (Kathua) came to the force.

Attempts made to Change India’s Secular Fabric: Farooq Abdullah

The National Conference leader also expressed concern over the worsening situation in the state saying there were forces working against peace in the state of Jammu and Kashmir

Defense Lawyer of Kathua rape and Murder case appointed as Additional Advocate General

Sawhney was the counsel of the main accused in the Kathua rape and murder case, and his appointment as the Additional Advocate General by Governor Narinder Nath Vohra has led to a backlash in the Valley

Governor Orders Cable Operators to Shutdown 30 Channels in Jammu & Kashmir

The order states that in order to maintain law and order, it is necessary in larger public interest and for the maintenance of peace and tranquility, to prohibit cable operators from transmitting TV channels not permitted by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Kathua Rape and Murder Case: Key Evidence disappears from Forensic Science Laboratory

In a shocking turn of events, the sealed envelope of Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) which was supposed to have the key evidence in the Kathua rape and murder case, was empty when it was opened before the court in Pathankot Punjab

Sedition Case Filed Against Mehbooba Mufti

The case was filed by Viresh Shandilya, spokesman of Shree Hindu Takht (SHT) and President of Anti-Terrorist Front India in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Ambala under sections 121, 124 A and 153 of Indian Penal Code

Security Cover Downsized for Jammu Legislators

The new move came after the change of ministerial status of 25 legislators after the breakdown of alliance between PDP/BJP

For the First Time, 105 Couples Marry in a Mass Ceremony in Srinagar

On Sunday, a mass marriage ceremony was held in Srinagar for the first time where 105 couples from various districts of the valley assembled at Amar Singh Club Srinagar and tied the knot

Shutdown and Restrictions Marks the Martyrs’ Day in Jammu and Kashmir

A complete shutdown was observed across Kashmir on Friday to commemorate martyrs' day while separatist leaders were barred from offering tributes to the martyrs

Government Employees Can’t Work Under A Coop: Shah Faesal

Faesal had earlier tweeted that "Patriarchy+ Population+ Illiteracy+ Alcohol+ Porn+ Technology+ Anarchy= Rapistan" and was consequently charged for violating the All India Service (Conduct rules).

Kashmiri Journalist Summoned by NIA in Asiya Andrabi Case

Ironically, Auqib had earlier interviewed DeM Chief Asiya Andrabi for a local weekly magazine where Andrabi had spoken on elections, militancy, Kashmir dispute and separatist politics

No Progress in Government Probes Ordered for Civilian Killings recorded in 2016

Srinagar:For Kashmir, 2016 is an unforgettable year as it saw the highest number of civilian killings after the death of the militant leader, Burhan Wani. Back then, the coalition government of BJP/PDP had ordered...

Dissolve State Assembly to end Horse trading: Omar Abdullah to Governor N.N Vohra

Srinagar: Former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday demanded the dissolution of Legislative Assembly to put an end to rumour mongering over government formation and horse trading of legislators.While addressing the media persons at party...

SC orders transfer of Kathua rape and murder accused to Punjab Jail

The top Court rejected the objections raised by the Government of India and the lawyers representing the accused over the shifting and said that their transfer was being done due to "exceptional circumstances".

Militant’s Father die due to Cardiac Arrest in Shopian

Shopian:Father of a militant died due to cardiac arrest soon after hearing that his son was trapped in an encounter with government forces at Kundalan, Shopian.Reports said that Mohammad Ishaq Naikoo, father of Zeenat...

Kulgam Killings: Army shoots 12 year old dead

Srinagar:Three teenagers including a 12 years old girl Andleeb were killed and five others injured in army firing during Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Hawoora area of Redwani in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district...

Removal of Article 370 is the first Priority of BJP in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar:After breaking the government with PDP in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP renewed its ideological demands of electing a Hindu Chief Minister and revoking Article 370 and Article 35-A.While speaking during...

DEM Chief Aasiya Andrabi and her Two Aides arrested by NIA on Sedition Charges

Aasiya Andrabi, the chief of Dukhtaran-e-Milat (DEM) and her two aides were arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday on charges of sedition and waging war against government of India.

Burhan Anniversary: Kashmir under Tight Security

Srinagar:This year, Kashmir was kept under tight security a week earlier to maintain law and order in the valley. The authorities tightened the security on Friday to prevent large scale demonstrations on July 8...

Kathua Rape and Murder Case: Juvenile Declared an Adult by the Court

The Pathankot district and sessions court declared Parvesh Kumar, one of the rape accused in the rape and murder case of Aasifa, who claimed to be a juvenile, an adult.

Jammu and Kashmir Government Invokes Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA)

The state government on Wednesday decided to invoke Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to deal with the striking resident doctors of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar associated hospitals.

Issues of Youth is the first priority in Jammu and Kashmir: Governor N N...

Governor Narinder Nath Vohra on Wednesday said that if the issues of the State’s youth were not addressed, then Jammu and Kashmir would encounter more problems. Delivering the presidential address at the first convocation ceremony of the Central University of Kashmir, Vohra said that the youth of Jammu Kashmir would face relatively more problems compared to other states.

Cracks in PDP: Three MLA’S Revolt against Mehbooba Mufti

After the breaking of PDP-BJP Alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, the ruling party PDP is mired in  controversies.

Governor Rule and the Defense of Article 35-A: A Wave of Fear in the...

 Srinagar: With the collusion of BJP-PDP government in the state of Jammu and Kashmir on 19 th June 2018. The state came under the governor rule from 21 st June. The break-up of PDP- BJP government...

Government Declared Floods in South Kashmir: High Alert in Srinagar

Srinagar: The government on Friday declared floods in parts of south Kashmir and  Srinagar as the water levels continued to increase in Jhelum due to the incessant rains that lashed Jammu and Kashmir since...

Amarnath Yatra begins today

Jammu: Amid multi-tier security cover, the first batch of pilgrims for the annual Amarnath Yatra will leave from Jammu’s Bhagwati Nagar base camp on Wednesday. Till now nearly 2 lakh pilgrims from across the country have...

Threat to Kashmiri Journalists from BJP

Jammu: The former minister of forest, Environment and Ecology and controversial BJP leader Chaudhary Lal Singh has warned Kashmiri journalists to “mend their ways” while reporting the Kathua rape and murder case, or face...

Kashmiri Pandits arrived in Kashmir to attend Mata Kheer Bahawani Mela

Despite speculation that a lesser number of Kashmiri Pandits would come to attend the Kheer Bhawani Mela in Tullamulla town this year, they kept their tryst with Mata Ragnya.

BJP withdraws support: BJP-PDP alliance in J&K comes to an end

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday (June 19, 2018) pulled out of its ruling alliance with the People’s Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that it was untenable for them to continue in the government. Reports said the decision was taken by the BJP party president Amit Shah after meeting with the party’s ministers in the state.