Kashmir

Is this India of Gandhi or India of Godse: Iltija Mufti take...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar:Iltija Mufti, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehobooba Mufti, on Friday attacked the Narendra Modi-led authorities for holding her mom and different state political leaders below preventive detention. Talking on the India At present Conclave in Mumbai, she additionally mentioned it’s unsuitable to imagine that each Kashmiri is a possible terrorist or throws stones. When asked what the way forward in Kashmir was, Iltija said the government must roll back its decisions...

JK Police stops journalists from attending Syed Ali Geelani`...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar: Security personnel deployed outside incarcerated Hurriyat Leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s residence in Srinagar Wednesday barred journalists from attending a press conference called by the former. Nearly 35 reporters and photographers had arrived in front of Geelani’s Hyderpora residence after they received an “official” email from his All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) Tuesday evening inviting them for the press conference. Prior to this, no separatist leader had made an attempt...

Kashmir is Under Military Rule,NC Leader Akbar Lone apprecia...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar:National Conference leader and MP Akbar Lone has “appreciated” the role of Pakistan in raking up the Kashmir issue internationally and “putting pressure” on India, even as he said that his party must contest elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Wilayat Times reports that Senior Leader of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference and Member of Parliament Mohammad Akbar Lone told IANS in an interview that contesting elections has been compulsion in the past though “Kashmiris...

Govt says No to Muharram processions in Kashmir this year...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar:The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday said like previous years, no Muharram procession would be allowed this time too and all rituals are to be performed in respective Imam Baras or Shrines. Wilayat Times reports, a top government official said the administration would follow the past precedence and not allow any procession as these could be used by anti-social elements to trigger clashes with security forces. The official said Shia community have been conveyed to carry...

Kashmir based Activist Karar Hashmi backs Shehla Rashid,dema...

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Srinagar: Kashmir based Socio-political activist Syed Karar Hashmi said that the Sedition charges against an Indian politician and activist Shehla Rashid will trigger a nationwide debate over freedom of expression and will bring thousands of activists onto the streets. In a Statement to Wilayat Times, Kashmir based Socio-political activist Syed Karar Hashmi said that
Shehla Rashid is a brave daughter of Kashmir, voice of voiceless and inspiration for lakhs across country, it takes courage to...

Drass Coordination committee rejected bifurcation of J&...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Kargil:In Drass sector of Ladakh Divion, a meeting was held by the locals to discuss the current situation of the Jammu and Kashmir state and its regions in light of the recent abrogation of Article 370, 35A and bifurcation of the state. The meeting was attended by members of various religious communities, including Sunni, Shia, Ahle Hadith, Noorbakshia along with members of political parties National Conference, Indian National Congress, People Democratic Party, Bhartiya Janta Party and local elected...

Jammu and Kashmir state flag removed from civil secretariat ...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar:The Jammu and Kashmir state flag has been taken off the civil secretariat building in Srinagar after 67 years. It is only the national flag that remains on the civil secretariat building after the momentous decision of abrogating Article 370 of the Constitution. However, not all government offices have taken off the Jammu and Kashmir state flag yet. Till last week both the flags were seen at the civil secretariat building. “The removal of flag is in continuation of abrogation of Article...

Report:At least 4000 detained in Kashmir since 5th Aug:Govt ...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Thousands of people have been detained in Indian Kashmir over fears of outbreaks of unrest after New Delhi stripped the restive region of its autonomy two weeks ago, government sources told AFP. Wilayat Time says Deccan Herald writes, A magistrate speaking to AFP on condition of anonymity said at least 4,000 people were arrested and held under the Public Safety Act (PSA), a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without charge or trial. “Most of them...

Jammu and Kashmir carved into pieces,We will fight Unitedly,...

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Srinagar:Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and Member of Parliament Dr.Farooq Abdullah condemned the removal of Article 370 and curbs and detentions in Kashmir. During House Arrest Patron of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Dr.Farooq Abdullah said, “This is not the Hindustan I have seen, I have never seen this Hindustan. This was everyone’s Hindustan before regardless of religion, we were united.” “We have been with you through thick and thin I hope you will be with us through...

Kashmir, the region with the most Internet shutdowns across ...

( Jammu and Kashmir )

Srinagar:Mobile and broadband services were shut down in Kashmir over the weekend, preceding an announcement by the Indian government to strip the region of its limited autonomy. Wilayat Times says that C.K Hickey reports to FM,There is precedent for the government’s move: Internet service was suspended 53 times in the Jammu and Kashmir region so far this year. As indicated in the chart by FM, the number of shutdowns in Jammu and Kashmir more than doubled each year from 2015 to 2018—and is on...