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Activists describe life under lockdown in Kashmir as ‘grim’

A report by activists and scholars paints a bleak picture of life in Indian-administered Kashmir during the severe security lockdown imposed as India stripped the dispute...

Activists describe life under lockdown in Kashmir as ‘grim’

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‘Kashmir is like an open jail’: Activists describe life under lockdown A team of activists and scholars released a report that paints a bleak picture of Indian-administered state of Kashmir.     ...
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Kashmir lockdown — an uneasy calm prevails India-administered Kashmir has remained cut off from the outside world ever since New Delhi decided to end the region's autonomy and imposed a near-t...
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Kashmir remains paralyzed by lockdown as resentment simmers Eleven days after the Indian government suspended all communications in Indian-controlled Kashmir, the disputed region still has no contact with the ...
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'Our hearts are on fire': Kashmir spends Eid al-Adha in lockdown Areas of Srinagar deserted during religious holiday, usually one of the year’s busiestMuslims in Indian-administered Kashmir spent the religious holi...
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Schools, telephone lines to reopen in Kashmir after lockdown Authorities began restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir on Friday night, the top state official said, as heavy security prevented some pro...
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Kashmir in lockdown as India reveals plan to change state's status Indian-controlled Kashmir was in lockdown Monday, with tens of thousands of new troops deployed into what is already one of the most militarized plac...
21:51, 2019-08-05

India Imposes a Security Lockdown and Shuts Down the Internet on Parts of Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — An indefinite security lockdown was in place in the Indian-controlled portion of divided Kashmir on Monday, stranding milli...
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Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their in...
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Police say Extinction Rebellion Heathrow drone protest activists could face life in jail Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone prot...
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Indian court jails 3 for life in rape case in Kashmir A court has sentenced three Hindu men, including a police officer, to life imprisonment for kidnapping, raping and murdering an 8-year-old Muslim gir...
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Gunfire, school on lockdown after dad shot man in the dropoff lane An argument between two dads at Blount Elementary ended with gunfire, a gun inside the school, the school on lockdown and both fathers in custody. &...
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10 years after deadly riots, China’s Xinjiang under lockdown A decade after deadly riots tore through northwestern China where Muslim Uighurs live, the region of Xinjiang is blanketed in police surveillance and...
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Pima County Jail placed on lockdown due to broken pipe TUCSON – A broken pipe has prompted a lockdown at Pima County Jail, Pima County Sheriff’s Department reported Tuesday afternoon. Accordin...
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After Modi’s stunning win, a grim future for India’s opposition For the storied Indian National Congress, which governed the country for much of its post-independence history, there were no silver linings to Thurs...
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Amid Lockdown, J&K Administration Prepares For Friday Prayers The Jammu and Kashmir administration has made arrangements to ensure "smooth and peaceful" Friday prayers amid a lockdown after the center's move to ...
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Mexican officials describe El Paso shooting as 'act of terrorism' Mexican officials on Monday said their government considers Saturday's shooting at an El Paso, Texas department store that claimed eight of the count...
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Senate GOP leader relishes role as ‘Grim Reaper’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls himself the Grim Reaper — the one who holds the scythe leading to the chamber where th...
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Navy deactivates Grim Reaper fighter squadron in Florida The U.S. Navy deactivated one of two remaining F-35C Joint Strike Fighter training squadrons, known as Grim Reaper, transferring the activities from ...
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Ex-Chief Ministers Under House Arrest Amid J&K Lockdown: 10 Points Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah and Sajad Lone, the three most prominent politicians from Jammu and Kashmir, were placed under house arrest after midni...
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Experts in Senate describe effects of detention on migrant children Two former officials of the Homeland Security Department and DEA testified in the Senate Wednesday to answer lawmakers' concerns about the treatment ...
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Josh Bell, MLB's best hitters describe differing plate approaches Josh Bell, Francisco Lindor, Pete Alonso and others told UPI they have differing approaches when it comes to settling in at the plate against some of...
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Gmail’s API lockdown will kill some third-party app access, starting July 15 Enlarge (credit: Google) Google is locking down API access to Gmail data (and later, Drive data) soon, and some of your favorite third-party apps m...
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More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police r...
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Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets mo...
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Canada civil liberties group says gov’t spied on activists The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association has released thousands of pages of heavily redacted documents purportedly showing the Canadian Secur...
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Far-left activists emboldened by Tiffany Cabán’s upset win Emboldened lefty activists are threatening Democratic primary challenges against veteran incumbents in next year’s state legislative races in t...
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Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for suggesting that a missile be sent to “blow u...
02:51, 2019-06-16

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights ...
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Hawaii activists protesting over start of work on telescope Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native...
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Thai authorities urged to investigate attacks on activists Rights groups are urging Thai authorities to investigate attacks against pro-democracy activists after one was beaten and left unconscious on a sidew...
11:51, 2019-07-03

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16:34, 2019-06-10

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Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete whic...
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Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ug...
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Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bo...
20:51, 2019-07-15

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth...
00:34, 2019-05-25

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a bu...
15:51, 2019-05-30

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigner...
21:51, 2019-05-21

'48 years is enough': activists and celebrities call for release of ex-Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after nearly five decades in prisonLeading civil ri...
21:51, 2019-05-21

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening t...
06:17, 2019-05-26

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stoppe...
23:17, 2019-06-28

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a ...
13:34, 2019-07-16

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a seri...
20:17, 2019-06-21

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressur...
22:17, 2019-06-15

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil YoungMonsanto operated a “fusion center” to monitor ...
13:17, 2019-08-08

Nearly 100 Activists Arrested During ICE Protest That Shut Down NYC's West Side Highway Nearly 100 people were arrested after anti-Immigration and Customs Enforcement protesters temporarily shut down a section of New York City’s West Sid...
04:17, 2019-08-12

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took h...
05:17, 2019-06-15

Man says he killed black teen for listening to rap music. Activists want #JusticeforElijah Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music. ...
19:51, 2019-07-08

Exiled Thai activists fear for their lives in Southeast Asia After years of exile in Laos for violating lese-majeste laws, the Thai protest band Faiyen arrived in France, seeking asylum and singing songs forbid...
16:17, 2019-08-12

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a ...
09:51, 2019-05-27

Activists step up trainings amid Trump deportation threats CHICAGO (AP) — With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing...
22:17, 2019-06-22

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of ...
09:17, 2019-08-06

Police fire tear gas at Pride parade activists in Istanbul Police allowed parade reps to make a short statement to reporters — and then cops in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd by macing them. Police dog...
01:00, 2019-07-01

Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete whic...
11:17, 2019-07-16

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to b...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Rights groups call for investigation of killing of Pakistani activists Human rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun pe...
14:51, 2019-05-28

Animal Rebellion activists to blockade UK's biggest meat market London’s Smithfield Market part of next wave of Extinction Rebellion climate protestsThousands of animal rights and environment activists are plannin...
23:34, 2019-08-16

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Sp...
05:51, 2019-06-06

I Am Juliana: youth activists prepare nationwide climate protest Young people across the country to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texa...
00:00, 2019-06-01

Turkey starts filling huge Tigris river dam, activists say Turkey has started filling a huge hydroelectric dam on the Tigris river, a lawmaker and activists said, despite protests that it will displace thousa...
04:01, 2019-08-03

The Latest: Young climate activists get ready for court test PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on young people suing the U.S. government over climate change (all times local): 12 p.m. Young people who sued the U...
21:17, 2019-06-04

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
08:17, 2019-05-23

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the cit...
02:00, 2019-06-29

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are holding a candlelight vigil commemorating the Tiananmen protests and remembering the victims of the crackdow...
17:00, 2019-06-04

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 pr...
23:17, 2019-06-28

Ex-U.S. Marine held by Russia in spy case illegally isolated: activists A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying is being illegally isolated in a Moscow pre-trial detention center and prevented from comm...
14:00, 2019-06-05

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The dem...
08:17, 2019-06-18

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have bre...
18:17, 2019-06-28

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nev...
21:51, 2019-06-18

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday ...
18:34, 2019-05-23

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resoluti...
09:00, 2019-07-12

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases...
13:17, 2019-08-01

Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What? Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use t...
09:51, 2019-08-05

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson l...
09:00, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first ...
16:00, 2019-05-22

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Frida...
16:00, 2019-07-05

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday ...
05:17, 2019-06-06

Bahrain Executes 3 Men, Including 2 Shiite Activists on ‘Terrorism Crimes’ The two activists were convicted in a mass terrorism trial in connection with the killing a police officer. Amnesty International says they were tort...
19:01, 2019-07-31

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the acti...
10:34, 2019-06-23

Cyberbullying by vegan activists a source of stress for farmers, psychologists say The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food spent several months studying the mental health challenges facing farmers, ranchers and agricultu...
21:51, 2019-08-05

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders t...
17:17, 2019-06-23

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more tha...
14:17, 2019-06-28

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
10:17, 2019-07-14

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against wors...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In ...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administr...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges Thirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a pl...
12:34, 2019-05-22

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a st...
10:34, 2019-06-08

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kon...
20:17, 2019-05-21

Jewish Activists Take Over Boston Streets to Protest Trump's Concentration Camps Yesterday, a group of 1,000 Jewish activists and allies took to the streets of Boston to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps on the sou...
17:34, 2019-07-03

Mexico plans border ‘unity’ rally, nabs 2 migrant activists MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president is planning to hold a “unity” rally on the border in Tijuana on Saturday to “defend the...
18:00, 2019-06-06

US cuts funds for ‘anti-propaganda’ Iran group that trolled activists The Iran Disinformation Project was funded by a state department group created to counter foreign propagandaThe US state department has cut off fundi...
00:00, 2019-06-01

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of ki...
07:17, 2019-06-05

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former Ea...
17:00, 2019-06-06

Activists created a free font made from gerrymandered US voting districts Ugly Gerry is a new, free font created by a pair of activists apparently fed up with the US government’s practice of gerrymandering voting districts....
03:34, 2019-08-02

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set ...
22:51, 2019-06-10

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activ...
13:01, 2019-06-04

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries...
02:51, 2019-05-25

Venezuela detains six military, police officials: family members, activists Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the country's military and police forces over the weekend, according to relatives of the detainee...
19:17, 2019-06-23

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of ha...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazo...
07:51, 2019-07-15

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some res...
00:17, 2019-07-18

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricti...
04:34, 2019-05-22

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi...
20:51, 2019-05-22

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support s...
12:00, 2019-06-16

Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of seven aging Catholic activists assembled outside Kings Ba...
18:00, 2019-07-11

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who f...
03:00, 2019-05-24

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an...
10:00, 2019-07-11

RWE tallies economic loss after activists block open-pit lignite mine Germany's RWE is tallying the economic loss after environmental activists entered and occupied its Garzweiler open-pit lignite mine over the weekend,...
02:17, 2019-06-24

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint Police arrested four Extinction Rebellion activists after the Brazilian Embassy was daubed with red paint in a protest over the rights of indigenous ...
15:00, 2019-08-13

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getti...
00:34, 2019-06-23

North Korean group sends letter of 'solidarity' to South's activists A North Korean committee claiming to represent the rights of victims of forced wartime labor and former comfort women delivered a "letter of solidari...
20:51, 2019-08-12

Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier...
20:34, 2019-07-16

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000...
11:00, 2019-05-25

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyon...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Anti-NYPD activists plan alternate Pride parade without cops Anti-NYPD activists in the LGBT community are planning an alternative Pride parade that will exclude cops. The Reclaim Pride Coalition plans to hold ...
18:51, 2019-06-15

'Overtourism is killing Big Sur': activists raise banner in California vacation spot The sign was placed over Bixby Bridge, which has been featured in Big Little Lies, an HBO show set in Monterey countyResidents of California’s Big Su...
04:00, 2019-07-10

Activists push Sunday protest despite Hong Kong bill delay Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forw...
03:34, 2019-06-16

UPDATE 1-Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete whic...
09:51, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 2-Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier...
15:34, 2019-07-16

U.S. Calls Beijing ‘Thuggish Regime’ for ‘Harassing’ American Diplomat Who Met Pro-Democracy Activists The State Department Thursday accused the Chinese government of leaking personal information about a U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong, including the names ...
19:34, 2019-08-09

Activists call on insurance companies to stop coverage of Trans Mountain pipeline A coalition of environmental and Indigenous groups is calling on insurance companies to drop or refuse to provide coverage of the Trans Mountain pipe...
00:51, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen Square vigil on 30th anniversary A vigil commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown has attracted thousands of activists and residents. Organizers say the a...
19:17, 2019-06-04

ICE agents back down after neighbors, activists link arms to help father and son avoid feds ICE activity in Nashville's Hermitage area brought out neighbors and activists who gathered for hours to help a man and his son avoid federal ag...
05:51, 2019-07-23

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Cu...
03:51, 2019-07-17

Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in Iceland (OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight c...
00:17, 2019-08-19

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme C...
19:00, 2019-05-21

Activists condemn Canadian cinema chain for screening anti-abortion film Cineplex Entertainment criticized for screening Unplanned, which is said to promote falsehoods about reproductive healthAbortion rights defenders in ...
04:00, 2019-07-10

Activists launch tool to help travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched ...
00:34, 2019-06-06

Hong Kong activists target mainland shoppers in latest wave of protests Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
09:34, 2019-07-14

'No one cares till someone dies': El Paso activists long feared their city was at risk Organizers were aware of racist threat, saying the attacker was ‘not the first white man with guns to terrorize us’“He’s not the first white man to c...
10:34, 2019-08-14

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesda...
16:17, 2019-05-21

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said...
09:17, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Leader Suspends Extradtion Bill; Activists Say Sunday Protest Still On Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at a press conference in Hong Kong Saturday, June 15, 2019. Lam said she will suspend a proposed ...
12:51, 2019-06-15

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do m...
01:34, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong riot police clash with activists inside partly closed airport Riot police and demonstrators clashed again Tuesday inside Hong Kong International Airport, just hours after the disruption grounded all outbound fli...
21:00, 2019-08-13

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that t...
10:34, 2019-05-22

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say,...
21:17, 2019-08-05

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-r...
16:51, 2019-05-25

Girls On A Mission: Vogue Meets The Young Activists Taking On Rape Culture In India “I think there's this message to women and girls that they need to police their clothing, limit who they interact with and limit when they go out. En...
13:00, 2019-08-07

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7.5 Million Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil, in this case, the electronic cigarett...
12:51, 2019-06-20

Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely. Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activis...
12:34, 2019-06-04

More than 30 members of clergy, religious activists sign letter declaring their churches immigrant 'sanctuaries': report A group of more than 30 clergy and religious activists in Birmingham have signed a letter promising sanctuary to immigrants facing mass deportations ...
10:34, 2019-08-14

Hundreds Of Activists Fill Street To Continue Protesting Telescope Construction On Sacred Hawaiian Land On Sunday morning, hundreds of activists protested the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope at Mauna Kea on Hawaii island by gathering at Kalakaua ...
10:34, 2019-07-22

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stoppi...
17:17, 2019-08-14

The crisis in Kashmir – podcast Azhar Farooq and Vidhi Doshi report on the crisis over Kashmir, triggered by the Indian government’s decision to impose direct rule from Delhi. Plus ...
08:00, 2019-08-13

"Will Know Before Day Is Over...": P Chidambaram On Jammu and Kashmir Former Union Minister P Chidambaram today criticised the government over the house arrest of politicians in Jammu and Kashmir amid concerns over a ma...
07:00, 2019-08-05

Miami Dolphins owner fires back after anti-Trump activists plan Equinox, SoulCycle boycotts Stephen Ross, owner of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, fired back Wednesday at critics of President Trump, defending his plans to host a fundraiser for Tru...
16:17, 2019-08-08

I Was in Kashmir When India Seized Control. This Is What I Saw On Monday, the Indian government announced that Kashmir’s constitutionally-mandated autonomy would be revoked and political rule imposed from D...
08:51, 2019-08-08

India Says It Will Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After putting the region on lockdown for two weeks, the government said schools would reopen on Monday and phone service would be gradually restored....
19:34, 2019-08-16

No-one in Indian-controlled Kashmir can read this One of the world's most sensitive regions is in the midst of a crisis and could be on the verge of conflict, but the world may not find out what's ha...
17:34, 2019-08-09

What Is Article 35A And Why It Is A Sensitive Issue In Kashmir Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir have warned against any attempt by the centre to scrap Article 35A, a legislative provision that allows its as...
07:00, 2019-08-05

Pakistan's New Plight in Kashmir: What to Do About the Jihadists Islamabad faces international pressure to crack down on extremist groups focused on the disputed territory and domestic pressure to counter India aft...
14:17, 2019-08-11

Kashmir: The world's most dangerous conflict The dispute over Kashmir has poisoned relations between India and Pakistan since the two became independent countries in 1947. Here's an overview of ...
14:17, 2019-08-07

8,000 More Troops Being Sent To Kashmir After Article 370 Scrapped At least 8,000 paramilitary troops have been airlifted to Jammu and Kashmir from different parts of the country today after the centre announced it w...
10:17, 2019-08-05

Thousands protest in Islamabad over Kashmir There is real anger in Pakistan over Kashmir and it will be a momentous task keeping the calm over an issue which has fuelled passions here for so ma...
07:00, 2019-08-10

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Activists move abortion debate to the margins as voters favor the middle Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:51, 2019-06-03

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham: London roads blocked off by climate change activists in major rush-hour protest Extinction Rebellion protesters have caused rush-hour mayhem this morning after blocking off major roads in south-east London in their latest campaig...
13:34, 2019-06-14

Several injured in Kashmir in clashes with Indian police Indian security forces injured at least six people on Saturday in Srinagar, the main city in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir, as several protes...
21:17, 2019-08-17

How far will China go to support Pakistan's position on Kashmir? Both India and Pakistan are vying for China's support in the dispute over Kashmir. Experts say that although China is critical of India's move to con...
14:51, 2019-08-12

Tensions between India and Pakistan are ratcheting up over Kashmir. Here's why Tensions between India and Pakistan are high after New Delhi announced changes to the status of Kashmir, the disputed region at the heart of decades ...
22:51, 2019-08-08

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first tim...
14:51, 2019-08-12

India to bring supplies to Kashmir; Pakistan to go to UN Authorities enforcing a strict curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir will bring in trucks of essential supplies for an Islamic festival next week, as...
19:51, 2019-08-10

Pakistan to expel Indian ambassador over Kashmir changes Imran Khan says he is afraid India will carry out ethnic cleansing in disputed territoryPakistan will expel the Indian ambassador and suspend trade a...
01:17, 2019-08-08

"If They Want Me To Intervene...": Donald Trump Rakes Up Kashmir Again US President Donald Trump on Thursday said it was up to India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue but he was ready to assist if the two countri...
09:51, 2019-08-02

India moves to end Kashmir's autonomous status The region, which has seen tensions rise in recent days, is set to lose its special status under new government measures. Kashmir has been claimed by...
09:17, 2019-08-05

Bus falls into gorge in Indian Kashmir, killing at least 33 A bus packed with passengers fell into a gorge in Indian Kashmir on Monday killing at least 33 people, a state official said, the second such acciden...
11:51, 2019-07-01

India Moves to End Kashmir's Special Status India’s government moved to end the autonomous status of its disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, triggering a political uproar and risking ...
20:51, 2019-08-05

Families of Kashmir detainees in dark about where or why they are locked up Eleven days after Indian authorities began detaining hundreds of local leaders and activists in Kashmir, fearing violence after the region's special ...
17:51, 2019-08-14

"Article 370 Gone, A New Age Awaits Jammu And Kashmir": PM's Top Quotes In an address to the nation today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi justified the withdrawal of the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir through A...
20:17, 2019-08-08

"Any Kashmir Discussion Will Only Be With Pak": India After Trump's Offer Hours after US President Donald Trump raked up Kashmir mediation again, saying he would "certainly intervene if they want me to", India told the US t...
09:51, 2019-08-02

Kashmir: Pakistan will 'go to any extent' to protect Kashmiris Pledge follows announcement by India that it intends to revoke territory’s special statusPakistan has vowed to take any measure necessary to “stand b...
20:51, 2019-08-06

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statemen...
18:17, 2019-08-17

India abolishes Kashmir's autonomous status The region, which has seen tensions rise in recent days, is set to lose its special status under new government measures. Kashmir has been claimed by...
16:34, 2019-08-05

| Pakistan PM welcomes UN's move to discuss Kashmir Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the UN Security Council's decision to discuss tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, a day after I...
16:17, 2019-08-17

Protesters Demonstrate in Kashmir Despite Indian Clampdown India’s portion of the disputed Kashmir region, which is under a military lockdown after India removed its semiautonomous status last week, saw prote...
01:34, 2019-08-12

Cut-off Kashmir resorts to primitive communication methods People in India-administered Kashmir are being forced to communicate with notes and human couriers after New Delhi cut the region off from the rest o...
16:17, 2019-08-12

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats ...
03:17, 2019-08-17

India says it will end decades-long autonomy for Kashmir India announced Monday that it was ending special status to predominantly Muslim Kashmir, threatening the region's autonomy it had enjoyed for decade...
17:17, 2019-08-05

Bus crashes into gorge in India’s Kashmir, killing 31 SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say a minibus has crashed into a gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 31 people and injuring another...
09:34, 2019-07-01

Ready For Polls In Jammu and Kashmir, Says BJP's Ram Madhav The BJP today urged Election Commission to hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and exuded confidence that party will form next government in...
02:34, 2019-07-09

Other Parties Trying To Create Fear Among People Of Kashmir, Says BJP The BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit on Saturday accused leaders of the National Conference, PDP and the Congress of deliberately trying to trigger panic...
07:17, 2019-08-04

6 Ways In Which Scrapping Article 370 Changes Jammu and Kashmir The end of Article 370 means people from other states can now buy land in Jammu and Kashmir and the Right to Information law will be applicable there...
15:00, 2019-08-05

India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' Zakir Musa dies in gun battle with security forces, leading to protests and school closuresIndian security forces have killed an influential Kashmiri...
07:01, 2019-05-25

"Why Is PM Mum?" Opposition Wants Discussion On Trump's Kashmir Claim Hours after US President Donald Trump's comment that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, Congress leaders were tweeti...
10:17, 2019-07-23

Kashmir: Pakistan's Khan vows to 'fight until the end' During a visit to Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan accused India's military of "planning" action in regions controlled by Pakistan. Khan said Pakis...
14:51, 2019-08-14

India Ends Kashmir's Special Status India’s government moved to end the autonomous status of its disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, triggering a political uproar and risking ...
00:00, 2019-08-06

Article 35A: Your 5-Point Guide To Why It's So Sensitive For Kashmir Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's massive re-election, the BJP had pledged to end Article 35A for Jammu and Kashmir. With the Kashmir Valley no...
10:17, 2019-08-05

"Kashmir Such A Beautiful Name..." What Trump Said, Offering "Mediation" President Donald Trump offered to help resolve India and Pakistan's long-running conflict over Kashmir - citing an invitation from Prime Minister Nar...
10:17, 2019-07-23

Activists Demand Justice for Layleen Polanco, a Black Trans Woman Found Dead in a Rikers Island Jail Cell A 27-year-old black trans woman, Layleen Polanco, also known as Layleen Xtravaganza, was found dead in her jail cell on Rikers Island last week, and ...
21:17, 2019-06-10

Pakistan to expel Indian high commissioner over Kashmir changes Imran Khan says he is afraid India will carry out ethnic cleansing in disputed territoryPakistan will expel the Indian high commissioner and suspend ...
13:17, 2019-08-08

India eases restrictions in Kashmir for Islamic festival Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir say they eased restrictions in the region’s main city for a third straight day ahead of a major Islamic fe...
15:00, 2019-08-11

UK, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir The United Kingdom and Germany on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir a day after the government asked tourists an...
16:00, 2019-08-03

PM Did Not Ask Trump To Mediate On Kashmir: India Counters US President The foreign ministry has denied US President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir. President ...
21:34, 2019-07-22

Restrictions Eased In Parts Of Kashmir, Over 50,000 Landlines Are Back Restrictions have been eased and over 50,000 landline phone connections have been restored in parts of the Kashmir Valley, nearly two weeks after sev...
15:17, 2019-08-17

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court ...
01:00, 2019-08-17

Pakistan prepared to 'fight to the end' over Kashmir, says PM Imran Khan Pakistan is prepared to "fight to the end" over Kashmir if necessary, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Wednesday during a speech from the Pakistani-con...
05:51, 2019-08-15

"Kill Those Who Have Looted Kashmir": Governor Malik To Terrorists Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik waded into controversy on Sunday by asking terrorists to target corrupt politicians who have "looted the e...
19:17, 2019-07-21

India stripped Kashmir of autonomy to end separatism, Modi says India's prime minister says he hopes to end separatism and remove terrorists by stripping Kashmir of autonomy. Meanwhile, a Pakistani minister has wa...
19:51, 2019-08-08

Fury in India over Donald Trump's Kashmir claims US president said during meeting with Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, that India wanted him to mediate India’s foreign minister has firmly deni...
17:00, 2019-07-23

Kashmir's autonomy was stripped to free it from 'terrorism,' Modi says India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the nation for the first time since his government's controversial decision to strip Indian-contro...
18:51, 2019-08-08

Terror Incidents Down By 70% In Remote Areas, 86% In Jammu And Kashmir Terror incidents in the hinterland have reduced by 70 per cent and in Jammu and Kashmir by 86 per cent in the last decade as compared to previous dec...
20:34, 2019-07-23

500 arrests made during clampdown in Indian-ruled Kashmir A petition filed in India’s top court challenges the communications blackout and security clampdown in the Indian-controlled portion Kashmir where pe...
08:17, 2019-08-08

Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over Kashmir Pakistan has requested that the UN Security Council meet over India abolishing Kashmir's special autonomous status. Tensions have escalated in the re...
12:51, 2019-08-14

Pakistan vows to increase pressure on India over Kashmir Pakistan's PM Imran Khan has sharply condemned New Delhi's decision to end the special constitutional status enjoyed by India-administered Kashmir. K...
03:17, 2019-08-07

Pakistan's PM Khan wants UN to take action over India Kashmir move Imran Khan has urged world leaders to stop India's abolition of Kashmir's autonomous status. Khan says he plans to approach the UN Security Council a...
03:17, 2019-08-07

Detained Kashmir-Based Journalist Released On Bond A Kashmir-based journalist, who was picked up from his home in Pulwama by security forces Thursday night, has been released on a bond, officials said...
22:00, 2019-08-16

Government Of India Spreading Fear On Kashmir, Says Congress The Congress has hit out at the government after its advisory on Friday asking tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to leave the Kashmir Valley "imme...
16:01, 2019-08-03

Article 370: How India's special status for Kashmir works Revoking Article 370 of India's constitution was one of the promises made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party ahead of recent elections. O...
21:51, 2019-08-05

‘A horror’: B.C. law student still can’t reach her family due to Kashmir clampdown A Kashmiri woman who is studying in B.C. says she still can't get in contact with family back home, nearly two weeks after a security crackdown in th...
19:17, 2019-08-18

Pakistan will 'go to any extent' to fight India's plan for Kashmir Pakistan's military has condemned India's move to strip Indian-controlled Kashmir of its special status, and will "go to any extent" to fight the cha...
09:51, 2019-08-07

India’s Redrawing of the Political Map Will Likely Set off More Tensions in Disputed Kashmir (NEW DELHI) — India is redrawing its political map again. Parliament has approved a proposal by the Hindu nationalist-led government that strip...
11:17, 2019-08-07

India’s Government Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status (NEW DELHI) — India’s government revoked disputed Kashmir’s special status with a presidential order Monday as thousands of newly d...
21:17, 2019-08-05

U.S. supports direct dialogue between Pakistan, India on Kashmir The United States on Wednesday said it supports direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on the disputed Kashmir region and called for calm and res...
00:17, 2019-08-08

Pakistan expels Indian ambassador over Kashmir dispute Pakistan's National Security Committee has decided to downgrade diplomatic ties and suspend trade with India. The Hindu-nationalist government in Ind...
21:51, 2019-08-07

Eid in Kashmir muted as India bans large congregations Residents could visit mosques but not able to call relatives on eighth day of crackdownLarge congregations have been banned for the major Islamic fes...
11:17, 2019-08-12

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder...
18:51, 2019-06-08

Indian Parliament votes to change Kashmir's status India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give t...
09:51, 2019-08-07

Girl, 11, Among 3 Injured In Pak Shelling In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch Three civilians, including an 11-year-old girl, were injured when the Pakistan Army shelled villages and forward posts during ceasefire violation alo...
05:51, 2019-06-17

Restrictions In Jammu Lifted, Will Stay In Kashmir For Sometime: Police The government-imposed restrictions have been completely removed in Jammu while they will continue in parts of Kashmir "for sometime", a senior polic...
10:34, 2019-08-14

"Labour Party Has Become Anti-Indian": British MP On Kashmir Amid a social media clash between British parliamentarians on India's decision to scrap the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, a Conservative lawma...
08:17, 2019-08-14

‘Anxiety Fills the Air.’ What It’s Like Inside Kashmir When All Communication With the Outside World Is Cut Off Fahad Shah is a Kashmiri journalist and the founder and editor of The Kashmir Walla, a weekly newspaper. He filed the piece below during the ongoing ...
08:51, 2019-08-08

India starts to ease restrictions in Kashmir after protest Residents of Kashmir can again use their landline phones after Indian authorities eased restrictions imposed as part of a lockdown earlier this month...
21:17, 2019-08-17

"No Such Request By PM": Centre To Parliament On Trump's Kashmir Claim Amid chaos in parliament on Tuesday over US President Donald Trump's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to "mediate" on K...
10:17, 2019-07-23

Indian Clampdown Reverberates on Kashmir's Quiet Streets India’s military lockdown and communications blackout of disputed Jammu and Kashmir has left the disputed state’s biggest city full of closed shops a...
08:51, 2019-08-08

India says Modi never asked for Trump to mediate over Kashmir India denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked U.S. President Donald Trump to help mediate with Pakistan over the disputed territory of Kas...
10:00, 2019-07-23

India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir for decades. Is this tug of war about to go nuclear? The South Asian state of Kashmir is in the middle of a fight between India and Pakistan for control over its government.     ...
07:17, 2019-08-08

Steelbird Offers To Set Up Manufacturing Plant In Jammu & Kashmir Just days after the BJP-led government announced scrapping Article 370, Steelbird Hi-tech India Limited has offered to set up a new manufacturing fac...
18:00, 2019-08-07

| Trump offers to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, a move that signals a shift in long-sta...
22:00, 2019-07-22

30 Prisoners Shifted From Kashmir To Agra Jail: Reports Around 30 prisoners from Kashmir in jail over allegations of stone-throwing were flown to Agra in Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Thursday. The pris...
20:17, 2019-08-08

About 8,000 Voters Chose NOTA In Jammu And Kashmir's Baramulla About 8,000 voters opted for the none of the above (NOTA) button in elections to the Baramulla parliamentary constituency of Jammu and Kashmir which ...
10:34, 2019-05-24

Donald Trump offers to mediate Kashmir conflict The US president has said he "would love to be a mediator" for the frozen conflict between India and Pakistan. While Pakistan said Trump had the pote...
02:00, 2019-07-23

Jammu And Kashmir To Become 2 Union Territories, Parliament On Board The bill to split Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories sailed through Lok Sabha on Tuesday, with some opposition parties walking out, bringin...
19:34, 2019-08-06

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip Jammu an...
02:00, 2019-08-11

Kashmir Special Status (Article 370) Ends "At Once": 10 Points Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has been removed, Home Minister Amit Shah said in parliament today...
10:17, 2019-08-05

India's Modi Defends Decision to Clamp Down on Kashmir Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first public comments since his government’s move to end the autonomy of the disputed state of Jammu and ...
03:17, 2019-08-09

President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir Extended For 6 More Months The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved extension of President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six more months beginning July 3, Union minister Prakash ...
21:00, 2019-06-12

India introduces resolution to end Kashmir's special status India's Hindu nationalist-led government introduced a measure in parliament on Monday to revoke the special constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmi...
08:17, 2019-08-05

What Happened In Kashmir Can Happen In Your State Too: Ramachandra Guha Noted historian Ramachandra Guha on Monday criticised the "arbitrary" manner in which the BJP-ruled central government scrapped the special status pr...
21:17, 2019-08-05

Jammu And Kashmir To Be Split Into 2 Union Territories. What This Means The special status given through the constitution to Kashmir has ended, the government said today. Home Minister Amit Shah informed parliament that A...
10:17, 2019-08-05

"Only time will tell: Kamal Nath On Centre's Kashmir Move Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday said only time will tell whether the Modi government's move of scrapping of Article 370 will est...
07:00, 2019-08-09

Internet, mobile blackout shuts down communication with Kashmir  A day after a critical decision that stripped the state of its autonomy, a government-imposed mobile and Internet blackout is preventing almost all c...
16:17, 2019-08-06

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands o...
03:34, 2019-08-13

Kashmir crisis is the result of a Hindu nationalist agenda Hindu nationalists in India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have long dreamed of stripping Indian-controlled Kashmir -- named Jammu and Kashmir...
20:51, 2019-08-06

Beyond Bullets And Bombs, Jammu And Kashmir Has A New Enemy: Drugs Jammu and Kashmir has been rocked by an increase in drug abuse and deaths. The challenge comes from across the border, where smuggling also funds ter...
21:34, 2019-07-22

India set to withdraw Kashmir's special status and split it in two Move to split disputed state follows security crackdown and detention of politiciansIndia is set to withdraw the special status of the disputed terri...
04:00, 2019-08-06

"Can't Cut Off Head To Rid Headache": Omar Abdullah's Party MP On Kashmir National Conference leader and Anantnag MP, Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi, has urged the Central government to put decisions related to Jammu and Ka...
20:17, 2019-08-08

1 Dead, 2 Injured After Car Collides With Tractor In Jammu And Kashmir One person was killed and two others were injured when two vehicles collided head-on in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district on Thursday, officials ...
23:17, 2019-07-04

US Lawmaker Apologises To Indian-Americans Over Letter On Kashmir In an unprecedented move, a US Congressman has apologised to Indian-Americans for not consulting them before writing a letter to Secretary of State M...
14:00, 2019-08-13

Modi praises India's actions in Kashmir on independence day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's decision to revoke the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir state, saying he was p...
12:34, 2019-08-16

After Kashmir, Nagaland Next? Governor Says No, Focus Is On Peace Talks A day after the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished, newly-appointed Nagaland governor and centre's interlocutor for the Naga pea...
19:34, 2019-08-06

"Time For Pak To Accept Reality," Says India After Its Kashmir Move Pakistan should accept reality and stop meddling in India's internal affairs, the Foreign Ministry said today as Islamabad continued its pushback aga...
16:00, 2019-08-09

"Maintain Calm, Don't Believe Rumours": Governor To Kashmir Politicians Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday evening asked a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir politicians to "maintain calm and not believe ru...
21:34, 2019-08-02

India officials stop Amnesty International event in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have stopped Amnesty International from holding an event to release a ...
15:01, 2019-06-12

"Why Is Gulmarg Being Emptied?" Omar Abdullah Tweets On Kashmir Advisory National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Friday claimed that the people staying in hotels in Gulmarg were being forced to leave, hours after the J...
17:51, 2019-08-02

Congress's Janardhan Dwivedi Backs Centre's Kashmir Move. He's Not Alone While it led protests in parliament today against the government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir by scrapping Article 370, the Cong...
21:17, 2019-08-05

Kashmir's Loss of Autonomy Clouds Afghan Peace Efforts India’s historic move to end the autonomous governing status of a disputed region threatens to complicate U.S. efforts to forge a peace deal with the...
08:34, 2019-08-07

Indian Parliament makes history, votes to reclassify Kashmir India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give t...
07:34, 2019-08-07

"Article 370 Root Of Terrorism In Kashmir": Amit Shah - Top Quotes Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has been scrapped today by a presidential order. Home minister Ami...
21:17, 2019-08-05

Rebels ambush Indian soldiers in Kashmir, 4 combatants dead SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police say rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir have launched an attack on paramilitary soldiers, killing t...
16:51, 2019-06-12

Terrorist Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian District A terrorist was killed and a soldier lost his life in an encounter between the security forces and the ultras in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district...
21:34, 2019-08-02

Thousands of Indian students, tourists ordered to leave Kashmir Thousands of Indian students and visitors were fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims...
04:34, 2019-08-04

UK, Australia, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir, a day after the government asked...
08:17, 2019-08-04

The Indian Government Is Revoking Kashmir’s Special Status. Here’s What That Means The Indian government on Monday announced plans to divide up the contested Himalayan region of Kashmir and change the constitutional settlement guara...
21:17, 2019-08-05

"Constitution Thrown Into Dustbin," Says Derek O'Brien On Kashmir Move Trinamool Congress's Derek O'Brien today accused the BJP of throwing the Constitution "into the dustbin" as the Centre ended the special status to Ja...
15:00, 2019-08-05

10 Security Personnel Killed Within A Week In Terror Attacks In Kashmir An Army soldier was killed in a gunbattle with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today - the tenth casualty the security forces suffered in ...
09:34, 2019-06-18

Militants kill five Indian paramilitary police in Kashmir attack Militants killed five Indian paramilitary police on Wednesday in an attack on security forces deployed in a Kashmiri town, a senior police officer sa...
20:34, 2019-06-12

Couple Kidnapped In Jammu And Kashmir's Anantnag Shot And Injured A couple, abducted by unidentified gunmen from Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Thursday, were shot and injured before being released on Frid...
20:34, 2019-06-21

Indian Constitution To Apply In Jammu and Kashmir: President's Order Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, was scrapped today through a presidential decree that Home Minister Amit Shah said wo...
15:00, 2019-08-05

PM Praises Amit Shah's "Extensive And Insightful" Speech On Kashmir Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated home minister Amit Shah for his speech in parliament today over the government's unprecedented move on Jam...
21:17, 2019-08-05

| Armed soldiers patrol silent streets after Kashmir curfew Armed soldiers stand in front of barbed wire in Indian Kashmir's near-silent summer capital of Srinagar during a massive security lockdown imposed on...
14:17, 2019-08-07

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India as Kashmir row rages Pakistan decided Wednesday to downgrade diplomatic ties and halt trade with India in response to the Indian government’s move to revoke the Kashmir r...
17:00, 2019-08-07

Special Status For Jammu And Kashmir Scrapped: 5 Points About Article 370 Article 370, which confers special status to Jammu and Kashmir, will be removed, said Home Minister Amit Shah in parliament this morning. The announc...
10:17, 2019-08-05

Jammu And Kashmir Ex-Interlocutors Question Centre's Move On Article 370 Two former interlocutors of Jammu and Kashmir today questioned the Centre's move to revoke Article 370 without holding consultations with all stakeho...
21:17, 2019-08-05

4 Terrorists Shot Dead In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian Four terrorists have been shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir. The encountertookplace in Daramdora Keegam ...
07:34, 2019-06-23

"BJP Will Beat Rajiv Gandhi's Record If...": Yashwant Sinha On Kashmir Ending the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir would further alienate people of the state but if national elections were held any time soon, th...
21:17, 2019-08-05

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 8 injured Officials say a car bombing has targeted an armored vehicle belonging to the Indian army in disputed Kashmir, wounding at least six soldiers and two ...
23:34, 2019-06-17