The meeting came in the backdrop of ongoing anti-terror operation in Poonch forests in which nine Army personnel have been killed.
The team arrived here on October 13 to probe the intimidation and harassment of journalists in Jammu and Kashmir. The panel comprises group editor of Dainik Bhaskar Prakash Dubey, New Indian Express journalist Gurbir Singh and editor of Jan Morcha Suman Gupta.
Since January this year, Shah Faesal broke his long silence and is seen praising the government.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused Central Government of completely failing to provide security to the people of J&K.
The Press Council Of India(PCI) has constituted a three member team, following former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s letter about ‘harrowing state’ of journalism in Kashmir.
Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale said the decision taken by the Centre to abrogate Article 370 was in the ‘best interest’ of the erstwhile state’s people.
In the document, the government of India claims that Narendra Modi Government erased the pain of the people by removing the provisions of Article 370 from Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.
Lack of concurrence has been cited by the sources as the reason behind the cancellation as India along with some other members expressed dissent to the proposal.
The former Chief Minister of erstwhile J&K state Mehbooba Mufti said people are silent and it doesn’t mean that the situation has improved.
On August 5, 2019, amid communication blockade, military siege, and the arrest of thousands of people including three former chief ministers, the BJP government revoked Article 370. The communication blackout continued for a long time.
The woman was killed five days after the revocation of Article 370 due to inhalation of toxic gases caused by tear smoke shells fired by police and security forces during a protest in the area.
Earlier, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad in his speech urged Rahul Gandhi to ask the government in the parliament to bring a bill to restore the statehood of Jammu and Kashmir having safeguards about land and jobs.
In many videos posted on social media, policemen armed with assault rifles are seen asking shopkeepers to open the shops in Lal Chowk and breaking open locks.
Experts in Kashmir say the central government has been very sensitive to Ladakh after the abrogation of Article 370 and Chinese reaction to it, which is the main reason laws haven’t been extended or adapted in Ladakh.
The event was attended by Congressional staffers, NGO leaders and media personalities who were given a first-hand account of the detrimental impacts of terrorism felt in the region
The J&K Police has directed all field CID units to probe cases of ‘stone pelting’ and ‘crimes prejudicial to the security of the State’ against subjects before issuing them passports
The leaders from Kargil and Leh also said they reject any domicile law on the pattern of Jammu and Kashmir for Ladakh
Under the law, domicile is given to those who have resided for 15 years in the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir or have studied for seven years and appeared in Class 10th, 12th examination in an educational institution located in J&K.
Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol along the India-Pakistan International Border, on the outskirts of Jammu.PTI Photo
A member of Village Defence Committee (VDC) of the Lam village participates in a workshop organised by Army, in Rajouri district.PTI Photo
A family clicks a selfie at a cinema hall, in Thane. The Maharashtra government has allowed cinema halls to reopen from today.PTI Photo
Workers put EVMs and VVPAT machines into a helicopter for transportation ahead of Mandi parliamentary constituency by-elections, at Tandi helipad in Lahaul & Spiti district.PTI Photo
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visits the rain-hit Dungri village in Chamoli district. Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj (L) and Disaster Management Minister Dhan Singh Rawat (2R) are also...PTI Photo
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