All the heads of Kashmiri Pandits' community organisations from India and community members from Australia, the UK, Germany, Singapore, India and the US connected with the meeting via teleconference on Saturday.
As the closed-door meeting on Kashmir issue concluded at the UN Security Council, India’s Ambassador to UN Syed Akbaruddin maintained that matters related to Article 370 are internal. Akbaruddin further said the government is committed to removing all restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir.
China has formally asked for "closed consultations" in the UN Security Council to discuss India revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan, Beijing's closest ally, wrote a letter on the issue to Poland, the Council President for the month of August, a top diplomat here said.
There is a massive surge in the people going to Deputy Commissioner office daily for thronging the six helplines set up for people for making phone calls. As many as 14,000 phone calls have been made and received ever since the helplines were set up a week back.
Striking down of Article 370, is the tipping point as it can further escalate the communal tension in the state
East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet... Rudyard Kipling might have had no inkling of what 2019 would bring to the connotation of his lines. But thanks to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik -- the lines make more sense than ever.
Poland, which currently holds the presidency of the United Nations Security Council, had earlier said that India and Pakistan should find a solution to the burning Kashmir issue “bilaterally”.
Ground Report: People of Jammu and Kashmir expect development from Modi government
The Supreme Cort on Tuesday refused to pass immediate directions on a plea for lifting several restrictions including communication in Jammu and Kashmir, terming the present situation in Vally as 'very sensitive.' The top court also said it is also in favour of the restoration of normalcy is but it can't be at the cost of lives.
Kashmir was never a part of Pakistan or will be a part of it, a controversial Islamic scholar has told Pakistan, asking it to face the situation with "honesty".
Gold is considered as the best investment for the future. As festivals and wedding season approaches, gold prices are on peak. Well, gold price today is Rs 38,465 per 10g in the national capital. But, do you any idea of gold rates in the neighbouring country Pakistan?
In a statement posted on social media, the Kashmiri students said the offer to host the Eid lunch was a hollow gesture to mislead international public opinion and divert attention from the humanitarian crisis triggered by the "unconstitutional and authoritarian" moves of the central government.
On the eve of Eid-al-Adha, people in Mumbai and Delhi took to their Twitter and invited Kashmiris to their homes to celebrate the festival with fervour.
The question is why did Modi chose ‘now to do what he has done with Article370? There was no big election in sight so as to create a build up for electoral gain. Neither was there any major crisis or any embarrassing situation for the government to find a succour in Kashmir.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday night that some reports have come in from Jammu and Kashmir about violence there and Prime Minister Narendra Modi must assuage concerns over the matter in a "transparent" manner.
Mohammad Aleem Syed, a law graduate from Jamia Milia Islamia, doing an apprenticeship with a lawyer here, in his plea said he had not received any information on his parents and brother in Kashmir since the intervening night of August 4-5.
Khattar's statement came after a BJP MLA from Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar pradesh said that the party workers were excited over the scrapping of Article 370 as it would now enable them to marry 'gori' (fair) Kashmiri girls.
A Kashmiri lawyer has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Presidential order that revoked Article 370, which granted a special status to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).