Landline service restored in Kashmir valley, 2-G mobile in Jammu

Telephone line services, including mobile phones and landlines, were suspended in the early hours of 5 August when the Centre abrogated provisions of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Continue Reading

SC refuses urgent hearing against Centre’s restrictions in J&K

Advocate Suhail Malik, appearing for activist Tehseen Poonawalla, said he is not expressing any opinion on Article 370 but has sought withdrawal of ‘curfew / restrictions’ and other alleged regressive measures, including blocking of phone lines, Internet and news channels. Continue Reading

It’s official: President Kovind abrogates provisions of Article 370

President Ram Nath Kovind has declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The move came after both Houses of Parliament passed a resolution in this regard. Continue Reading