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Internet Shutdown

Committee Formed To Consider Restoration Of 4G Internet In Jammu And Kashmir, Centre Tells SC

Jul 16, 2020 PTI

High speed Internet in Jammu and Kashmir has been suspended since August 5, 2019 when the Centre announced revocation of its special status and bifurcation of the state into union territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir.

4G Internet Ban In J-K Extended ‘In The Interest Of Sovereignty Of India’: Admin

Jul 09, 2020 Naseer Ganai

The administration claimed the restrictions on high-speed internet haven’t adversely impacted the efforts of the government towards Covid-19 control, education and business activities.

‘Always With Indian Army, But Restore Communication Services’: Ladakh Councillors To Govt

The councillors say the border residents of Ladakh 'deeply respect and support the security parameters and subsequent action carried out by the government' but urged the government to restore the telecommunication services.

2G Internet Services Restored In 8 Of J&K's 10 Districts After 6 Days Of Suspension

May 12, 2020 PTI

Ordering restoration of 2G internet services, Principal Secretary, Home Shaleen Kabra maintained that high-speed internet can be used by inimical elements to coordinate terror attacks or incite people by circulating propaganda material.

Forget 4G Internet, Not Even 2G Services In J-K; Medical Services Hit

The continuous suspension of the mobile internet service has impacted the work of students, doctors, media persons and patients.

30 April, 2020

Right To Access Internet Not Fundamental Right, Says J&K Administration In SC

Naseer Ganai

The submissions were made in response to a plea filed by Foundation for Media Professionals seeking restoration of 4G internet services in the union territory in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic.

10 April, 2020

As SC Issues Notice On Internet Restoration, J&K Police Registers FIR For Fake Order

Naseer Ganai

For past few weeks, several fake orders had come up on social media, claiming that government had restored 4G internet services in the valley.

19 March, 2020

Demand For High-Speed Internet Grows In Kashmir Amid Coronavirus Scare

Outlook Web Bureau

Amnesty India also called for the restoration of 4G Internet services, saying people should have full access to health and safety-related information.

04 March, 2020

Ban On Social Media Lifted In J&K, Access To Internet Services On 2G To Continue Till March 17


Earlier, only access to white-listed sites was allowed after the services were restored for a week on January 25 and subsequently extended from time to time.

18 February, 2020

Police Register FIR Against Social Media Users In Jammu And Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

A police spokesperson said that the FIR has been registered after taking cognisance of social media posts by 'miscreants' through different VPNs.

14 February, 2020

EU Asks India To 'Swiftly' Lift Remaining Restrictions In Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

A EU spokesperson noted the restrictions remaining on internet and mobile services as well as detention of political leaders.


13 February, 2020

Internet Snapped In Kashmir Amid Rumours Surrounding Separatist Leader Geelani's Health

Outlook Web Bureau

Hurriyet announced that Geelani has recently expressed his wish to be buried at the Mazar-e-Shuhada, a graveyard in Eidgah, Srinagar.

29 January, 2020

'It's A Blessing': Kashmiris Use VPN Apps To Elude Social Media Ban

Naseer Ganai

More and more Kashmiris have been using VPN apps to breach the ban on social media and other websites. However, the government says it is not worried.

25 January, 2020

2G Internet Services To Resume In Kashmir From Today; Only 301 Websites To Be Accessible

Outlook Web Bureau

Access shall be limited only on whitelisted sites and social media applications will continue to remain out of bounds for the Valley's residents.

19 January, 2020

'Besides Watching Dirty Films, You Do Nothing In J&K': Niti Aayog Member On Internet Shutdown In Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

VK Saraswat said the internet blockade in Kashmir for over five months didn't have a significant effect on the economy.

18 January, 2020

Netflix And Hotstar Accessible In J&K, But Not News And Social Media Websites

Outlook Web Bureau

The government has also made entertainment websites like Netflix, Amazon Prime, HotStar, Sony Liv, etc. accessible.

18 January, 2020

Voice Calls, SMS To Be Restored On Prepaid Mobiles In Jammu And Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

The services on prepaid mobile phones were barred on August 4 last year in wake of the Centre's decision to abrogate Article 370.


17 January, 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: Lack Of Explosives Delays Skiing In Gulmarg This Season

Naseer Ganai

Skiing in upper reaches of Gulmarg has been delayed due to ban on transporting explosive material used for triggering avalanches to make snow slopes danger-free for skiers

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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