No Protests Allowed In Kashmir Till Situation Improves: Police Chief Dilbagh Singh

Farooq Abdullah’s daughter and sister were among those arrested and released this week. Srinagar:  No protests of any form, including sit-ins, will be allowed in Kashmir till the situation improves and the restrictions in the Kashmir Valley are completely lifted, the police said. On Tuesday, over a dozen women, including former Jammu and Kashmir Chief … Read moreNo Protests Allowed In Kashmir Till Situation Improves: Police Chief Dilbagh Singh

Jammu And Kashmir: Kashmiris Charged For Blocked Phones, Services Stopped For Unpaid Bills

The government has said that the removal of the restrictions will happen in a phased manner. Srinagar/ New Delhi:  Postpaid cell phones started buzzing in Kashmir from noon on Monday as promised by the administration. But outgoing calls were another matter. Most users found, to their dismay, that they have been billed for the 72 … Read moreJammu And Kashmir: Kashmiris Charged For Blocked Phones, Services Stopped For Unpaid Bills

After 70 days of lockdown, postpaid mobile services restored in Kashmir on BSNL network

The restoration of cellphone services is part of a series of announcements by the administration on easing of restrictions that were imposed around August 5, when J&K was stripped of its special status. After 70 days of communication lockdown in Kashmir, postpaid mobile services on the BSNL network were restored in Valley on Monday. The … Read moreAfter 70 days of lockdown, postpaid mobile services restored in Kashmir on BSNL network

Postpaid Mobile Services Restored In Kashmir After Over 2 Months

Srinagar/New Delhi:  72 days after mobile and internet communications were blocked in Kashmir Valley by the government, postpaid mobile services on all networks in the valley have been restored. The restoration of mobile phone connections comes over two months the government revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s decades-old special privileges. Some 40 lakh postpaid mobile phones have … Read morePostpaid Mobile Services Restored In Kashmir After Over 2 Months

Express daily briefing: Bihar town tense after one killed in violence over idol immersion, what lynching means, more

Top news on Sunday morning. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a high-level economic and trade dialogue mechanism at the level of finance ministers to address Delhi’s concerns over a trade deficit between India and China. In the two-day-long informal summit between the two leaders at Mahabalipuram in Chennai, the Indian … Read moreExpress daily briefing: Bihar town tense after one killed in violence over idol immersion, what lynching means, more

Third ‘informal summit’ in China: Modi accepts Xi’s invitation as ‘Chennai connect’ concludes

Related News Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Mamallapuram. (PIB) Chinese President Xi Jinping Saturday invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the third informal summit in China as the two leaders met in Chennai for over 24 hours. The Prime Minister has accepted the invitation, and the two leaders appraised … Read moreThird ‘informal summit’ in China: Modi accepts Xi’s invitation as ‘Chennai connect’ concludes

Centre Initiates Background Talks For Release Of J&K Political Leaders: Sources

New Delhi:  The central government has initiated background talks for the release of political leaders in the Kashmir valley, who have been under arrest for more than two months, since the government ended special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 and split it into two union territories, sources have told NDTV. Reports sent … Read moreCentre Initiates Background Talks For Release Of J&K Political Leaders: Sources

To Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Remark On Kashmir, India’s Reply

Xi Jinping is expected to meet PM Modi in Chennai later this week. New Delhi:  Hours after Chinese President Xi Jinping told Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan that he was keenly watching the Kashmir situation, India reiterated on Wednesday that it would be in everybody’s best interests if other countries stayed out of its internal … Read moreTo Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Remark On Kashmir, India’s Reply

Xi Jinping says he is watching Kashmir, supports Pakistan’s core interests: Chinese media

China’s President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan. (REUTERS) Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday he was watching the situation in Kashmir and would support Pakistan in issues related to its core interests, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. Xi told Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during a meeting in … Read moreXi Jinping says he is watching Kashmir, supports Pakistan’s core interests: Chinese media

Xi Jinping Says He’s Watching Kashmir, Will Back Pak On Core Interests: Report

Xi Jinping said India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir dispute via peaceful dialogue. Beijing:  Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday he was watching the situation in Kashmir and would support Pakistan in issues related to its core interests, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. Xi told Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during a … Read moreXi Jinping Says He’s Watching Kashmir, Will Back Pak On Core Interests: Report

View: Why Delhi should be wary of China’s renewed position on Kashmir

As a major economic and military power, China usually juggles with several balls at the same time. Beijing’s big concern is now to make a success of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s India visit from October 11without raising any suspicions in Pakistan, its ‘allweather strategic partner’. The meeting will be focused on political issues, although both … Read moreView: Why Delhi should be wary of China’s renewed position on Kashmir

Express daily briefing: How does Article 370 affect Haryana, asks Kumari Selja; waiting to exhale; more

Top news on Sunday morning. Days before Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to visit India for an informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mamallapuram this week, India lodged a “strong protest” with China through diplomatic channels Saturday over controversial comments made by the Chinese ambassador to Pakistan on Kashmir. The Sunday Express … Read moreExpress daily briefing: How does Article 370 affect Haryana, asks Kumari Selja; waiting to exhale; more

“No Muslim Nation With Pakistan”: Union Minister On Jammu And Kashmir

Dharmendra Pradhan said countries like Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar don’t support Pakistan. (File) New Delhi:  With Pakistan trying to garner international support against India after the Centre scrapped Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, the BJP asserted on Tuesday that no major Muslim country is with Islamabad since they consider it an internal matter of … Read more“No Muslim Nation With Pakistan”: Union Minister On Jammu And Kashmir

Why India needs to tread carefully on Kashmir

India has managed to convince the world about Kashmir, for now. But there is intense scrutiny and there is zero room for slip-up. On Friday, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan issued an open call to arms to the people of Kashmir (and Pakistan) against India’s actions in Kashmir, which was probably the most damaging thing … Read moreWhy India needs to tread carefully on Kashmir

A bite of the apple

A fruit grower plucking apples at his orchard in a Sopore village. They are doing so discreetly, so as to not invite the wrath of militants. (Photo by Shuaib Masoodi) An olive-green mine-proof Caspir vehicle of the Army stands in front of a long, tin-roofed platform in Sopore’s fruit mandi. At Asia’s second-largest apple market, … Read moreA bite of the apple

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