J&K Article 370

Rahul Gandhi, 11 other opposition leaders to visit Srinagar on Saturday

Opposition leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Sitaram Yechuri, D Raja, Manoj Jha, and Dinesh Trivedi will be part of the delegation. The leaders will board a Vistara flight from the national capital at 11.50 am.

Aug 23, 2019, 22:16 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir is bilateral issue between India and Pakistan: Zambia

PM Modi on Tuesday announced that India will train Zambian forces. "To increase the capacity of Zambian Armed Forces, Indian military and airforce training team will be stationed in Zambia," said PM Modi.

Aug 21, 2019, 23:46 PM IST

Pakistan's ISI planning to carry out terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir to draw international attention

Since the abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35 in Jammu and Kashmir, which led to the scrapping of the special status to the erstwhile state, Pakistan has left no stone unturned in interfering in the internal matters of India. 

Aug 21, 2019, 21:01 PM IST

Middle-level schools in Jammu and Kashmir to reopen today

Speaking in a press briefing, J&K government spokesperson, Rohit Kansal, said that after the administration's decision of opening primary schools the situation was reviewed on Tuesday.

Aug 20, 2019, 22:40 PM IST

Encounter underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla, first since Article 370's abrogation

Several terrorists are believed to be holed up in the area. The operation was going on when last reports came in.

Aug 20, 2019, 22:15 PM IST

Rajnath Singh speaks with US Defence Secretary Mark Esper, raises cross-border terrorism issue affecting India

The defence minister asserted that issues relating to Article 370 are an internal matter of India which is aimed at improving growth and economic development, democracy and prosperity for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 20, 2019, 20:40 PM IST

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad detained at Jammu Airport, sent back to Delhi

This was his second attempt to visit the newly established union territory after the scrapping of Article 370. Earlier on August 8, the Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha was detained at the Srinagar Airport.

Aug 20, 2019, 17:08 PM IST

J&K administration announces re-opening of middle-level schools in Kashmir from Wednesday

The decision was stated during a joint press conference in Srinagar, addressed by Director Information and Public Relations, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, Deputy Inspector General of Police (CKR), VK Birdi and Director School Education Kashmir, Muhammad Younis Malik.

Aug 19, 2019, 23:33 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi speaks with Donald Trump, raises concern over anti-India violence in region

Speaking on the regional situation, the Prime Minister stated that "extreme rhetoric and incitement to anti-India violence by certain leaders in the region was not conducive to peace". He also highlighted the importance of creating an environment free from terror and violence and eschewing cross-border terrorism without exception.

Aug 19, 2019, 20:34 PM IST

Former bureaucrat Shah Faesal moves Delhi High Court challenging his detention at IGI Airport

The former IAS officer, who had first grabbed headlines by topping the UPSC examination, has been critical of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA government’s move to abrogate Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories. 

Aug 19, 2019, 18:59 PM IST

India watched Zee News when Centre abrogated Article 370

According to BARC data, viewers relied on Zee News for all the updates on Jammu and Kashmir along with Article 370 and Article 35A, making it the highest watched the channel on the day with a total of 19.3 per cent viewers. 

Aug 19, 2019, 18:34 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik directs government offices to resume normal functioning; schools to reopen on Monday

The situation in Jammu and Kashmir will return to normalcy soon as Centre may start landline phones in a phased manner across the Kashmir valley, according to government sources on Friday.

Aug 16, 2019, 13:02 PM IST

SC castigates lawyer for baffling petition against Article 370's revocation, says it has no clarity

"What is your petition? You have filed a rubbish petition on such an important matter. There is no clarity on it. I read your petition for more than half-an-hour but still could not fathom out what it was all about," said Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

Aug 16, 2019, 11:15 AM IST

After 'One Nation, One Constitution', time for 'One Nation, One Election', says PM Narendra Modi

Delivering his sixth Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort, PM Modi said, "GST brought to life the dream of One Nation, One Tax. India has also achieved One Nation, One Grid in the energy sector. 

Aug 15, 2019, 11:16 AM IST

Pakistan's letter on Jammu and Kashmir: China calls informal UNSC consultations on Friday

The informal consultations will see the exchange of views among the UNSC members on Pakistan Foreign Minister SM Qureshi's letter to UNSC President, Polish envoy Joanna Wronecka on Kashmir, after New Delhi's decision to remove special status for the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 15, 2019, 10:44 AM IST

73rd Independence Day: Abrogation of Article 370, Article 35A realisation of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's dreams, says PM Narendra Modi

Addressing the nation, PM Modi said that his government, which is serving its second term, has taken several important steps within a short span of time. He said, "In just 10 weeks, our government is focusing on every aspect across dimensions."

Aug 15, 2019, 09:00 AM IST

India will not be terrified of threats: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's warning to Pakistan

The Lok Sabha Speaker in an exclusive interview to Zee News spoke on a host of topics including Article 370, Security of the country, Triple Talaq Bill, paperless Parliament.

Aug 13, 2019, 23:30 PM IST

Donald Trump's offer on J&K mediation off the table, says India as Pakistan faces UN roadblock

Indian Envoy to the US, Harsh Shringla in an interview to a private US channel said, "President Trump has made it very clear that his offer to mediate on Jammu and Kashmir is dependent on both India and Pakistan accepting it. Since India has not accepted the offer of mediation, he has made it clear that this is not on the table anymore."

Aug 13, 2019, 21:12 PM IST

Restrictions being eased out in phased manner in Jammu and Kashmir; national highway functioning normally: MHA

Taking to social media platform Twitter, the MHA Spokesperson assured that the situation in the newly formed Union Territory (UT) is gradually returning to normalcy.

Aug 13, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria will leave for India on Saturday

The newly appointed Pakistan High Commissioner will also not come to India. The move came after the Narendra Modi government scrapped Article 370, Article 35A and bifurcated Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories (UTs). 

Aug 10, 2019, 14:49 PM IST