30 May 2020
Migrants suffered tremendously, accepts PM Modi in letter to nation
As he completed the first year of his second term today, May 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a verbose letter to Indians, detailing the achievements of his government, and also conceding that migrant workers, artisans, craftsmen, and hawkers suffered in the recent days.
25 May 2020
BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand
An aarti of Narendra Modi, launched by a BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi of Uttarakhand, has sparked a major political slugfest with the Congress filing a complaint for equating the PM to God.
11 May 2020
SC doesn't order to restore 4G Internet services in J&K
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to pass an order on the restoration of 4G services in Jammu and Kashmir, asking a special committee to look into the concerns of various petitioners.
29 Apr 2020
USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings
Claiming that religious minorities aren't being treated well in India, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Tuesday urged the Donald Trump administration to label it as a "country of particular concern".
07 Apr 2020
J&K: Mehbooba Mufti returns home but remains in detention
Former Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, was on Tuesday shifted to her residence in Gupkar Road, but her detention will continue.
06 Apr 2020
'Dog-lover' Sonam's 'It isn't Diwali' tweet gets her trolled, again!
Sonam Kapoor was mighty angry last night.
04 Apr 2020
After backlash, Centre overturns rules on J&K government jobs
In a dramatic turn of events, the BJP-led Centre changed rules pertaining to government jobs in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, merely days after introducing a monumental order.
24 Mar 2020
Omar Abdullah, in detention since August, released; speaks on coronavirus
More than seven months after he was detained, former Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, was released on Tuesday.
14 Mar 2020
'Free' Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar after seven months
A day after he was released, National Conference's Farooq Abdullah met his son Omar at the sub-jail in Srinagar where the latter has been lodged since August. They warmly embraced each other.
13 Mar 2020
J&K: Farooq Abdullah released from detention after 7 months
A little over seven months later, National Conference's senior leader Farooq Abdullah was released by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday.
09 Mar 2020
Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders
The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.
04 Mar 2020
Seven months later, J&K administration removes social media curbs
In a new development, the administration of newly-formed Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has lifted curbs imposed on social media, reports said on Wednesday. The speed will, however, remain restricted to 2G and these services will not be extended to pre-paid SIMs, the authorities underlined.
02 Mar 2020
Petitions challenging Article 370 won't be referred to larger bench
The pleas challenging the government's decision to abrogate Article 370 won't be referred to a seven-judge bench, Supreme Court said on Monday.
23 Feb 2020
Congress' Shatrughan Sinha meets Pakistan President in Lahore, discusses Kashmir
In a surprise development, Bollywood actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha met Arif Alvi, the President of Pakistan, in Lahore on Saturday and both of them reportedly discussed Kashmir.
18 Feb 2020
UK MP's visa revoked, government blames her anti-India activities
New Delhi has sort of clarified that the visa of the United Kingdom's Member of Parliament Debbie Abrahams was revoked as she was involved in anti-India activities.
15 Feb 2020
After Omar, Mehbooba, former IAS-officer Shah Faesal booked under PSA
Shah Faesal, the first Kashmiri to attain the first position in the UPSC Examination of 2009, has been booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said on Saturday.
14 Feb 2020
On sister's plea challenging Omar Abdullah's detention, SC issues notice
On Friday, the Supreme Court issued notice to the administration of union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, seeking a response on the detention of former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA).
10 Feb 2020
Omar influenced people to "vote", Mehbooba supports separatism: PSA dossier
The dossiers prepared by the administration of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir have explained why two former Chief Ministers — Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were booked under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA).
07 Feb 2020
Former J&K Chief Ministers, Mehbooba and Omar, booked under PSA
The government has booked National Conference's Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party Chief Mehbooba Mufti under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said.
05 Feb 2020
Sajjad Lone and PDP's Wahid Parra released after six months
Exactly six months after they were detained by the Centre, two popular politicians of Jammu and Kashmir were released on Wednesday.
04 Feb 2020
Our voices have been silenced: Zaira Wasim talks about Kashmir
National Award-winning former actress Zaira Wasim on Tuesday took to social media to pen a lengthy post about the plight of Kashmiris.
03 Feb 2020
In Delhi, Yogi Adityanath talks about biryani, Shaheen Bagh, 'goli'
With Delhi going to polls on February 8, parties are pulling out their big guns. And for BJP that means Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
31 Jan 2020
Violence in name of protests weakens country, says President Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind believes violence under the garb of protests weakens the nation and the strengthening of democracy is paramount.
28 Jan 2020
After Omar Abdullah's bearded pic surfaces, BJP sends him razor
In August, the BJP-led Centre put former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under detention, fearing he might impact the "peace" in the area after the abrogation of Article 370.
25 Jan 2020
Release detained J&K leaders, offer equal protection under CAA: US
A top United States diplomat on Friday asked the Indian government to release the political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir since August.
24 Jan 2020
Billionaire George Soros rips into Trump; calls India's setback 'frightening'
Billionaire George Soros is the latest name to join the long list of people who aren't impressed with how Prime Minister Narendra Modi is dealing with the country.
22 Jan 2020
Pakistan has limited options on Kashmir: US Congress think tank
Pakistan which has been fuming after India altered Kashmir's decades-old status, has limited options to deal with the issue, a report of US Congressional Research Service (CRS) said earlier this month.
18 Jan 2020
SMS, voice calls on prepaid mobile connections back in J&K
Five months after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under an unprecedented communication blackout, the administration announced on Saturday that SMS and voice calls will be restored for all prepaid mobile users.
18 Jan 2020
Kashmir received lukewarm response by global community, admits Imran Khan
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan attempted to raise Kashmir issue on international forums, but only got rebuffed.
17 Jan 2020
J&K: Terror attack averted before R-Day, 5 Jaish operatives arrested
Police in Jammu and Kashmir busted a terror module by arresting five alleged terrorists affiliated to Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed.
16 Jan 2020
Can't forget Kashmir: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at Jamia
Aishe Ghosh, president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union, has raked another controversy by mentioning Kashmir outside New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, where she went on Wednesday to express solidarity.
16 Jan 2020
China tries raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, fails again!
Pakistan's all-weather ally China attempted to turn the attention of United Nations Security Council members towards Kashmir, but to no avail, as most participants see the tension in the Valley as a bilateral issue between New Delhi and Islamabad.
15 Jan 2020
Man, accused of molesting Bollywood actress mid-air, gets three-years jail
More than two years after a consultant was accused of molesting a former Bollywood actress inside a flight, the accused was convicted by a court in Dindoshi today.
15 Jan 2020
Broadband internet returns to J&K, but with riders
In August 2019, Jammu and Kashmir was put under a heavy security blanket to prepare the erstwhile state for the abrogation of Article 370. Internet services were also suspended increasing woes of locals.
11 Jan 2020
Last year, India lost over $1.3 billion from internet shutdowns
The problem of internet shutdowns has grown worse over the years, affecting both businesses and households alike.
10 Jan 2020
Goa Congress leader calls CAA 'good law', defies party's stand
A Congress leader from Goa has called the Citizenship Amendment Act a good law, contradictory to the stand his party has taken.
10 Jan 2020
J&K: Indefinite internet suspension not permissible, SC tells government
The Supreme Court on Friday gave its verdict on a batch of pleas challenging the curbs imposed in Jammu and Kashmir and directed the administration to review all restrictive orders within a week.
09 Jan 2020
15 foreign envoys visit Kashmir, government explains agenda
As 15 envoys from different countries are visiting Jammu and Kashmir, the government briefed media about the objective of this trip.
09 Jan 2020
15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K
The government is taking 15 foreign envoys for a two-day trip to Jammu and Kashmir to shed light on the ground realities, five months after Article 370 was rescinded and the state bifurcated into two Union Territories.
07 Jan 2020
Mumbai: 'Free Kashmir' poster sparks controversy, Fadnavis questions Uddhav Thackeray
A 'Free Kashmir' poster was spotted at Mumbai's Gateway of India yesterday, and quite naturally it has kicked up a storm with politicians wading into it.