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Article 370 abrogation

Jammu And Kashmir: Why Elections May Not Be Held In The Valley For A Long Time

Jan 10, 2022 Naseer Ganai

While Elections are being announced in other states, Jammu Kashmir is left out. How long does the government plan to keep the union territory under president's rule?

'Why Is BJP Not Removing Satya Pal Malik?'

Jan 05, 2022 Naseer Ganai

Satya Pal Malik, former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir and Governor of Meghalaya at present, was seen in a video saying that he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the farm laws issue but he found him arrogant.

Kashmir | Abrogation Of Article 370 In The Valley, A Memoir

A bit over two years since the Abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir took place, the realities of it are still sinking in.

Why Opposition Is Up In Arms Against Govt Offer To Buy 'Second Home' In J&K

Dec 29, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The first-ever real estate summit opened every kind of land in J&K to all citizens of India, encouraging people from across the country to buy land, or a second home, in Jammu and Kashmir.

PAGD's Protest Against Delimitation Panel's Proposal Conspiracy Against J&K's People: BJP

Raina said that with honesty, the Delimitation Commission, with the support of the Election Commission, has put forth its recommendations after a lot of hard work to provide justice to deprived communities and regions.

20 December, 2021

Situation In J-K Worsened After Abrogation Of Article 370: Mehbooba

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The PDP leader alleged the youth of Jammu and Kashmir are driven to frustration so that they can ruin their lives by taking drugs or picking up guns to get killed.

17 December, 2021

BJP Creating New Political Parties In Kashmir To Ensure Majority In Legislative Assembly: Omar

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He said the saffron party knew that it would fall short of the majority in the House on its own whenever elections are held.

17 December, 2021

Is BJP Engineering A Mechanism To Dilute Autonomy Resolution In Kashmir?

Naseer Ganai

Omar Abdullah, the vice-president of the National Conference said that the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir is making efforts to set up a state assembly which would nullify the autonomy resolution.

15 December, 2021

Jammu And Kashmir: Statehood At ‘Appropriate Time’; Polls In UT EC’s Prerogative, Says Govt


Jammu and Kashmir erstwhile state was downgraded and bifurcated into two union territories on 5 August 2019. The erstwhile state’s special status was also abrogated.

13 December, 2021

Amid India-China Stand-off, Ladakh Strike Comes As A Wake Up Call

Naseer Ganai

Despite having some concessions from the government in contrast to J&K, the leaders of the Leh Apex Body and Kargil Democratic Alliance are not ready to settle for anything less than full-fledged statehood.

10 December, 2021

Meet Ali Saffudin: Singer Of New Kashmiri Music

Naseer Ganai

29-year-old singer-songwriter Ali Saffuddin's song absorbed the strong impact of politics in Kashmir while delineating the divine beauty of Kashmir as well.


03 December, 2021

Omar Abdullah: "Some People Do Not Want Elections To Be Held In Jammu And Kashmir"

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"If a father wishes his son to sleep forever in the grave in Kashmir, then use guns. Sheri-Kashmir (Sheikh Abdullah) during his lifetime never approved gun culture and did not approve that entry of guns in Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.

01 December, 2021

Ghulam Nabi Azad Urges Centre To Introduce Bill For Restoring Jammu and Kashmir's Statehood

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Azad said elections can happen immediately after the winter ends as the security situation has improved. Besides the apex court, only the BJP-led government can reverse its decision.

01 December, 2021

Omar Abdullah Asserted The Lack Of Any Reason Behind Division And Downgrading Of Jammu And Kashmir

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The former chief minister and National Conference vice president was speaking at a public meeting in Bhaderwah town of Doda district on the penultimate day of his week-long tour of Chenab valley in Jammu division.

01 December, 2021

Government Reports Reduced Level Of Terrorist Activities In Kashmir After Article 370 Abrogation

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In 2018, 143 incidents of 'Estimated Net Infiltration' were reported from Jammu and Kashmir which had dipped to 141 in 2019, 51 in 2020 and 28, as per the reports in October 30, 2021

30 November, 2021

Omar Abdullah: BJP Took Advantage Of 'Weak' NC To Abrogate Article 370 In JK

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National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Tuesday said the BJP-led central government was able to abrogate Article 370 after his party was rendered weak after the 2014 elections with PDP founder Mufti Mohammad Syed declining his offer of unconditional support and stitching an alliance with those who do not have "good intentions" towards Jammu and Kashmir.

29 November, 2021

Omar Abdullah Vows To Continue The Fight For Article 370 Restoration Alone Even If Congress Refrains From The Battle

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"J&K's future is linked to the special status guaranteed by the Constitution and the case for restoration of Article 370 is very strong" :Omar Abdullah


25 November, 2021

Infrastructure Development In J&K Got Big Push Post Abrogation Of Article 370, Says Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha

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Noting that roads are now being built at twice the speed as before, the Lt Governor said there has been a radical change in its progress under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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