India  /  Published 15.04.20

What home ministry has allowed

The Union home ministry has allowed select activities to be resumed from April 20, Monday. The revised guidelines will not apply in Covid-19 containment zones demarcated by the states and Union Territ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 07.09.19

Restrictions up to Pakistan: Ajit Doval

National security adviser Ajit Doval said on Saturday he is “fully convinced” a majority of Kashmiris support the abrogation of the state’s special status under Article 370 and defended the rest...
By PTI and Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.08.19

UN experts: End shutdown in Kashmir

Five UN human rights experts on Thursday urged India to end the clampdown in Kashmir, describing the restrictions on freedom of expression, access to information and peaceful protests as a form of “...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.03.20

Vaishno Devi yatra stalled as measure to thwart virus

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday suspended the Vaishno Devi yatra, stopped the entry of foreign tourists to the Union Territory and halted inter-state bus services as part of measures...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 10.01.20

Residents celebrate SC order on Kashmir internet access

The Supreme Court's observation on Friday that access to Internet is a fundamental right has come as happy news for people in the Kashmir Valley with many expressing the hope that services will be res...
By PTI in Srinagar

North East  /  Published 16.12.18

Assam govt reviews agar plantation rules

The Assam government is mulling relaxation of restrictions on the cultivation and felling of agar trees in the state.Liberalisation of rules to create a conducive atmosphere for cultivation and utilis...
By Pankaj Sarma in Guwahati

India  /  Published 19.09.19

Net a basic right: Kerala High Court

Kerala High Court on Thursday ruled that the right to access the Internet and use a mobile phone was a fundamental right, in a case filed by a student who was expelled from a college hostel in Kerala...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 25.04.20

Morning-after shop clarity

Restaurants cannot open now, liquor cannot be sold, and barber shops and salons would also remain closed, the Centre clarified on Saturday after issuing a convoluted notification on Friday night on fr...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.08.19

As fear grips Kashmir, newspapers turn voice of government

The clampdown has forced the Valley’s newspapers to fall in line, their pages resembling government bulletins, reflecting the fear that has gripped the region.The official versions of events receive...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.20

Mamata green signal for earning activities

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said additional economic activities would be allowed in Bengal from April 20, particularly in rural areas, within hours of the Union home ministry releasing...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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