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J&K High Court allows two National Conference MPs to meet Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah

Two National Conference MPs, Hasnain Masoodi and Akbar Lone, had petitioned the court requesting that they should be allowed to meet the detained party leaders, Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah in Srinagar.

September 13,2019

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Kashmir: MDMK chief Vaiko files habeas corpus plea in Supreme Court after failing to contact Faooq Abdullah

Vaiko told the apex court that he had written to authorities earlier, seeking permission that Abdullah be allowed to travel to Chennai to attend a conference on freedom of speech and democratic participation but he failed to get a response.

September 11,2019

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WATCH | Doctor detained in Kashmir for voicing concern over healthcare crisis

According to media reports, all efforts to discover where the doctor, urologist Omar Salim from Srinagar, was taken by the cops failed due to ongoing curfew restrictions and communications blackout in Jammu and Kashmir.

August 28,2019

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‘Government will protect land and identity of Jammu and Kashmir residents’: Governor Satya Pal Malik

Governor Malik's statement follows fervent appeals made by the political leaders of Ladakh and Jammu to the Centre, stressing on protection of land and cultural identity of the regions after Centre revoked state's special status and divided it into two Union Territories

August 27,2019

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No fresh cross-LoC traveller from either side in Jammu and Kashmir

After the cross-border trade was suspended in April, the cross-LoC bus service now stares at uncertainty as the diplomatic relations between India and Pakistan are under strain following abrogation of state's special status and its bifurcation into two Union territories by the Modi government early this month. 

August 27,2019

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Kashmir: Communications shutdown, a ‘collective punishment’ must be reversed, UN experts urge India

In a strong call to the Government of India, at least five United Nations independent rights expert on Thursday stressed on easing the ongoing restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir

August 23,2019

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Jammu & Kashmir: Karan Singh demands release of all political leaders, political dialogue

Describing Centre’s Kashmir move “sudden and shocking”, former Sadr-e-Riyasat Karan Singh impressed upon J&K residents to accept government’s decision with a positive mindset.

August 21,2019

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Kashmir clampdown: Government urged to allow patients to access healthcare

Worried over “blatant denial of the right to healthcare and right to life”, a group of doctors has asked the central government to ease restrictions on communications and travel in Jammu & Kashmir

August 19,2019

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Kashmir is under siege, say rights activists

A group of rights activists after spending five days in Kashmir valley reported use of pellet guns and arbitrary arrest of school kids and youth by the security forces.

August 14,2019

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A lament for Kashmir from Mumbai

By abrogating Article 370, the Modi government has broken a solemn oath India had taken when Jammu and Kashmir became an integral part of India.

August 13,2019

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A sombre Eid in Valley, restrictions reimposed after prayers

Kashmir police said in a tweet that Eid festival prayers “concluded peacefully in various parts of the (Kashmir) Valley. No untoward incident reported so far.”

August 12,2019

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