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SC says internet fundamental right

SC says internet fundamental right

New Delhi: In a significant judgment with implications on basic freedoms beyond Kashmir, the Supreme Court on Friday said internet access is a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution and asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review within a week all curbs in the union territory. Welcomed by people in the Kashmir […]

JK Govt Revokes Public Safety Act detention for 26 persons

‘The revocation of draconian PSA brought relief to detainees of Kashmir booked under PSA, 1978’  Gowhar Nazir  Jammu, Dec 10: The Jammu—Kashmir Government today revoked detention warrants in respect of twenty six persons who were detained under the provisions of Jammu & Kashmir Public Safety Act, 1978. The persons whose detention has been revoked are […]

Kashmir Uncertainty: SC brought back hopes in Kashmir

Kashmir Uncertainty: SC brought back hopes in Kashmir

‘The Supreme Court’s reconsideration appeal has brought high hopes among the people of Valley’ Gowhar Nazir Srinagar, Jan 10: On Friday the Supreme Court asked the JK Government to reassess the decisions on internet clampdown in Valley, which crosses over 155 days post August 05, 2019. The Supreme Court’s decision brought cheers among the young […]

Jaish plans to kill 5 in Kashmir including 2 top security officials

Jaish plans to kill 5 in Kashmir including 2 top security officials

Srinagar: Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), an active militant group in J&K is planning to eliminate five individuals in Jammu and Kashmir which includes two security officials, a journalist, a professor and a BJP spokesperson –intelligence agencies said. According to JKNS monitoring, the fresh inputs have been sent to all security agencies by the Multi Agency Centre, a […]

Handwara man dies in Hyderabad jail

Handwara man dies in Hyderabad jail

Srinagar: An activist of Jumat-e- Islamia Jammu and Kashmir, who was arrested in July this year and was shifted to Allahabad Jail, died due to illness, his family members told KNS. The deceased, who was booked under Public Safety Act (PSA) in July and shifted to Allahabad Jail, died on Friday night. He was identified […]

Cluster University ‘fails’ to hold 5th sem student’s exam on time

Cluster University ‘fails’ to hold 5th sem student’s exam on time

Srinagar: The Cluster University students studying in 5th semester on Sunday alleged that the varsity authorities were deliberating delaying their exams, due to which their precious time was getting wasted. The distressed students told KNS that the university authorities issued the notification on November 6 which mentioned that the exams will start from December 16. […]

Srinagar-Jammu national highway remains closed for third day

Srinagar: The Kashmir valley remained cut off from the rest of the country for the third consecutive day on Sunday as the Jammu-Srinagar national highway was hit by fresh landslides. Incharge officer Traffic deployed at jawhar Tunnel, Fayaz Ahmad Khan told KNS that the highway remained closed for traffic for the third consecutive day on […]

Assembly elections in J&K after delimitation: Ashok Koul

Assembly elections in J&K after delimitation: Ashok Koul

‘No decision taken so far to release political leaders in Kashmir’ Srinagar: Stating that Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir would be held only after new delimitation of constituencies, BHP General Secretary (Org) Ashok Koul Sunday said the decision to release mainstream political leaders in Kashmir will be taken at an “appropriate time.” Talking to […]

Take ‘immediate, irreversible action’ against terrorists: India, US to Pakistan

Take ‘immediate, irreversible action’ against terrorists: India, US to Pakistan

Washington/New Delhi: India and the US on Thursday asked Pakistan to take “immediate and irreversible action” to ensure that no territory under its control is used for terrorism against other countries and to prosecute the perpetrators of cross-border terror attacks, including Mumbai and Pathankot strikes. The two countries also asked Pakistan to take concerted action […]

Surrender by PaK army in 1971 was biggest ever in history: GoC 15 Corps Dhillon

Surrender by PaK army in 1971 was biggest ever in history: GoC 15 Corps Dhillon

‘Year 2019 dedicated to NoKs of fallen soldiers, civil admin helping us a lot in reaching out to families of slain soldiers’: Srinagar: General officer Commanding (GoC) of Srinagar-based Army’s 15 Corps Lieutenant General KJS Dhillon said that at least 93000 Pakistani soldiers surrendered before the Indian army and “it was the historic surrender in […]

OPINION

Davinder arrest threatens the fragile trust Kashmiri Sikhs enjoy with Indian state & Muslims

Khushdeep Kaur Malhotra The details of Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh’s alleged involvement with militants and purported role as a ‘double agent’ are still not clear, and perhaps will never be. But the incident has opened familiar and painful wounds for the Sikh community in the Valley. A notification issued by […]