Court's job to strike balance between liberty and security concerns in Jammu & Kashmir: Supreme Court
Quoting the famous opening paragraph of Charles Dickens' novel, 'A Tale of Two Cities', a bench headed by Justice N V Ramana said Jammu and Kashmir has been a hot bed of terrorist insurgencies for many years.
At least 57 killed by avalanches in Pakistan, India: Government officials
At least 57 people were killed and others were missing after avalanches hit Pakistan-occupied Kashmir over the last 24 hours. In India, at least 10 people were killed while many people were reported missing and feared dead as rescue efforts got under way, one of the officials said.
Work going on in full swing in Jammu & Kashmir to complete world's highest railway bridge
The Udhampur “Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link Project, which is the most challenging railway infrastructure project being undertaken post-independence, has missed several deadlines amid huge cost escalations since 1997, when the then Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda laid its foundation at Udhampur.
Article 370: SC orders restoration of internet in Kashmir for all essential services
The Supreme Court, today, ordered the restoration of internet for all essential services and directed that the orders will have to be review...
SC orders review of J&K curbs in a week, says access to internet protected under Constitution
"We declare that the freedom of speech and expression and the freedom to practice any profession or carry on any trade, business or occupation over the medium of internet enjoys constitutional protection under Article 19(1)(a) and Article 19(1)(g).," the Supreme Court said.
Article 370: Supreme Court verdict Friday on pleas challenging curbs in Jammu & Kashmir
On November 21, the Centre had justified restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of provisions of Article 370 and said that due to the preventive steps taken, neither a single life was lost nor a single bullet fired.
Azad, Soni to attend first J-K Congress executive meet since Article 370 nullification
During their two-day visit, Azad and Soni will attend a meeting of the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) executive on January 17 to discuss current political developments and the future road map for the party, the Congress said in a statement here.
Major tragedy averted in Kashmir; IED recovered from under a bridge
A major tragedy averted in Jammu and Kashmir, security forces on Monday recovered Improvised Explosive Device (IED) placed under a bridge. O...
Centre mulling option of introducing residency norms for Jammu & Kashmir
The options include introducing mandatory requirement of 15-year residency in government jobs, ownership of land, seats in professional and college education, the official said. The special arrangement will be on the lines of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
US says foreign envoys' visit to J-K 'important step'; expresses concern over detentions
In the first such trip by foreign diplomats post August 5, envoys of 15 countries, including the US, last week visited Jammu and Kashmir where they interacted with select political representatives, civil society members as well as top military brass with the Indian government rejecting criticism that it was a "guided tour".
There was normalcy in Srinagar, the way it was before August 5: Philippines envoy
Philippines ambassador to India Ramon Bagatsing Jr, who was part of the delegation that went to the Valley on a two-day visit, said the visi...
Senior J&K Police officer arrested along with 2 terrorists whom he was ferrying in Kashmir Valley
While refusing to divulge details of the probe so far, Kashmir Inspector General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar said that after the news about their detention on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in south Kashmir on Saturday spread, some militants escaped from a hideout in Shopian.
CAA discriminatory and divisive law; NPR is 'disguised NRC': Sonia Gandhi
"We demand that a comprehensive high-powered commission be constituted to enquire into the incidents connected with the anti-CAA protests and give justice to the affected persons," she said.
1838 bunkers constructed along LoC in Rajouri
On bunker construction under rural development department (RDD), the meeting was told out of 1892 bunkers including 1745 individual and 147 community bunkers, 306 are at foundation level, 216 at superstructure level, 220 at slab level and 1066 stand completed, they said.
Kashmiris welcome SC view on internet access
Political parties and the business community in Kashmir welcomed the Supreme Court's observation that access to internet is a fundamental right and urged the government to restore internet services immediately.
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