Jammu and Kashmir is a large region in the south- and southeast portion of Kashmir which is administered by India as a state, and often denoted by the acronym, J&K.
The Jammu and Kashmir administration, justifying the restrictions imposed in the erstwhile state after revocation of Article 370, told the Supreme Court that reasonable restrictions are in-built in any of the fundamental rights, more particularly, when there is a compelling interest of the state.
Over three months after the Centre abrogated Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said that it has taken possession of seven properties attached in connection with its probe into a terror-funding case involving Hizb-u Mujahideen (HuM) chief Syed Salahuddin and others worth Rs 1.22 crore.
Internet blockade in Kashmir since the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5 is causing unparalleled hardships to the people.
Replying to questions over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir in Rajya Sabha, Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that internet services would resume in the newly reorganised union territory (UT) on the recommendation of the local administration.
Unemployed locals in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch are being provided loan at a lower interest rate and trained under the government's self-employment scheme in a training institute so that they can become self-reliant.
The government of Jammu and Kashmir issued an order on Tuesday appointing Kewal Kumar Sharma, a retired bureaucrat, and Farooq Khan, a retired IPS officer, as advisors to the Union Territory's first Lieutenant-Governor, G.C. Murmu.
The Centre on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that 765 people had been arrested in 190 cases registered so far relating to stone pelting and law and order since the abrogation of special status for erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state on August 5.
Back-to-back western disturbances around November 25 are likely to see the winters strengthen, and minimum temperatures are likely to drop, according to Skymet Weather forecast.
Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party Rajya Sabha Member Mir Mohammad Fayaz in a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday demanded the release of all political leaders, including three former Chief Ministers Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.
The National Conference (NC) will relentlessly work for the release of its party president Farooq Abdullah from detention so that he can participate in the ongoing Parliament session.