UN rights body again seeks access in Kashmir

UN rights body again seeks access in Kashmir

Srinagar: The United Nations human rights chief has again sought access in to the territory of Jammu and Kashmir, reports said on Wednesday. Reiterating his request for “unconditional access” of his office to the troubled regions of “India-administered Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-administered Kashmir”, the UN righst body chief has warned that the denial of […]

Internet Ban in this Day and Age is Reprehensible

Internet Ban in this Day and Age is Reprehensible

By Zeeshan Rasool Khan We live in age of Information Technology, which can also  be called as  the “Digital Age” .Presently it is hard to imagine life without  the internet; people from different walks of life are directly or indirectly dependent on it. From students to teachers, employees to bureaucrats, farmers to businessmen, all rely […]

Who ordered internet, mobile shutdown in 2016?

Who ordered internet, mobile shutdown in 2016?

SRINAGAR: Who had issued orders in Jammu and Kashmir to suspend mobile telephony and block internet services in the 2016 anti-India uprising? The state home department and the divisional commissioner Kashmir, the two important government bodies that have a say in deciding such moves, have distanced themselves from the order, reveals an RTI. The divisional […]

Social media ban is over

Social media ban is over

Srinagar: After a period of a month, the government on Friday lifted the ban on social media in Kashmir. Home secretary RK Goyal confirmed that the ban stands revoked. The government had banned 22 social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Youtube for a month in Kashmir valley. Telecom service providers were  directed to […]

On Student Protests: The Book-Bag Mutiny…

On Student Protests: The Book-Bag Mutiny…

By Junaid Shaida Had education been only the runner for gross, it would had died an unobtrusive casualty but being the whole and sole pillar of debonair for generations to come its worth at net can never be projected. Be it in formal, moral or any other form, the veiled shine and masked gift of […]

BJP chief says Modi will ‘control’ Kashmir situation

BJP chief says Modi will ‘control’ Kashmir situation

Chandigarh: BJP national president Amit Shah on Saturday said the ‘Kashmir problem’ emerged because of Congress, expressing confidence that Narendra Modi government will soon control the present situation in the Valley. “What else Congress can say? Kashmir problem emerged because of Congress,” Shah said while addressing media here on Saturday. He was asked to respond […]

Surprised by peaceful situation in Kashmir: Jaitley

Surprised by peaceful situation in Kashmir: Jaitley

SRINAGAR: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said in Srinagar that he came to Kashmir with “lurking doubts” as to what the situation here was, but now that he was here he “was sure that it is more peaceful than shown by the Indian media on its channels”. He said that the situation in Kashmir […]

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