Mufti, Omar arrested as report says govt may dilute Article 35A

Political leaders of Kashmir, including former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, have been put under house arrest from Sunday midnight and massive troops have been deployed in the valley. Tourists have already been asked to leave the valley. Read More
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Shah planning delimitation of constituencies in J&K: Report

Union home minister Amit Shah has held meetings with various ministries and agencies and discussed the long-pending delimitation of constituencies in Jammu & Kashmir, according to reports. This evoked sharp responses from PDP and National Conference. Read More
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In Jammu & Kashmir, public barred from key road for security

The Jammu & Kashmir administration has banned the general public from accessing the 270km stretch of the National Highway-44 between Jammu’s Udhampur to Kashmir’s Baramulla from dawn to dusk for two days in a week. This comes in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack. Read More
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Omar demands ‘separate J&K PM and president’, leaves Modi fuming

Addressing a public rally in Kashmir’s Bandipore, Abdullah had said that he wanted to see Jammu & Kashmir restore to the previous situation where the state had a separate prime minister and a president. Read More
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NC, PDP to move court against amendment J&K quota law

Senior politicians in Jammu & Kashmir questioned the method adopted to bring in the amendments, a day after the Union Cabinet approved amendments to Constitution (Application to J&K) Order, 1954. Read More
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Shah Faesal, J&K IAS officer, quits job to protest ‘killings’ in Kashmir

Shah Faesal, the Kashmiri Indian Administrative Services officer who topped in the Union Public Services Commission exams for civil services in 2010, has quit his IAS post in protest against “unabated killings in Kashmir” and “hypernationalism” in India. Read More
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In J&K, parties oppose ‘plan’ to change residency norms

While opposing the “plan”, purportedly initiated by the Jammu & Kashmir administration to bring changes in the rules for granting non-residents of the state permanent residency certificate, the state’s political parties have warned of “2008-like agitation”. Read More
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