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India’s PM uses Independence Day to defend Kashmir changes

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that stripping the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions has helped unify the country...

India’s PM uses Independence Day to defend Kashmir changes

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"Kashmir Move Will Help Its People": President In Independence Day Speech A week after issuing an order revoking the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the constitution, President Ram Nath Kovind today said that the decisionwill ensure......
00:39 2019-08-15

Modi praises India's actions in Kashmir on independence day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's decision to revoke the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir state, saying he was proud that "'one nation, one constitution' has become a reality."...
20:13 2019-08-16

Kashmir crisis mars independence celebrations in Pakistan and India As Pakistan and India mark over seven decades of independence from British colonial rule, critics say the Kashmir problem has overshadowed basic development concerns in Pakistan and alienated minorities in India....
05:00 2019-08-15

Independence Day Dress Rehearsals Held In Jammu And Kashmir: Official The dress rehearsal of Independence Day celebrations was conducted at all the district headquarters in Jammu and Kashmir today, the state administration said....
19:26 2019-08-13

Independence Day 2019: Try These Independence Day Special Desserts At Home To Ring In The Celebratio Independence Day 2019: Soak in the celebratory fervour of Independence Day with the most amazing desserts that you can prepare at home! From tricolour trifle to tricolour macaroons, we've got it all......
19:52 2019-08-06

How organizations can better defend against DNS attacks DNS has become a primary target for cyberattacks, causing downtime and financial loss for many businesses, according to a new report from EfficientIP....
15:39 2019-06-18

The US scored 13 against Thailand but we still don't know if they can defend The Americans have a host of brilliant attacking players but it is their defenders who will most likely decide whether they can retain their World Cup titleThe USA’s campaign to defend their Women’s World Cup title could not have started more comfortably as the Americans scored 13-0 goals against Th...
14:13 2019-06-12

We Do Not Need To Defend Video Games From Politicians We have reached the point in American society where you can reliably predict the series of events that immediately follow a mass shooting. In 2019, you can set a clock to it: After the shock and scramble to understand what happened amid the chaotic perpetual loop of social media and cable news, we b...
05:00 2019-08-06

'An explosion of joy': U.S. defend World Cup celebrations U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended her under-fire team mates' exuberant celebrations during their record 13-0 World Cup victory over Thailand in Reims....
22:13 2019-06-12

Former Olympic kayaker Ferguson to defend America's Cup Former Olympic swimmer and kayaker Steven Ferguson has become the latest top-class athlete to join Team New Zealand as they confirmed their squad for the defense of the America's Cup in 2021 in Auckland....
19:00 2019-06-27

Top Iranian official: Iran will 'defend against any war efforts' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday his country would defend itself against any potential war that might arise between the U.S. and Iran....
22:13 2019-05-26

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his country signed....
14:52 2019-05-26

Iran will defend itself against any aggression: foreign minister Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Tehran would strongly defend itself against any military or economic aggression and called on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his country signed with them....
10:26 2019-05-26

US defend title to win fourth Women's World Cup The US did what was expected of them in a tense, tight and terrific final in Lyon. The Netherlands put up a fight, but a VAR check in the second half proved the turning point in a game the US deserved to win....
22:26 2019-07-07

Which of his two championship belts will Henry Cejudo defend first? Cejudo won a second title on Saturday. What is in his immediate future, and what's in store for Valentina Shevchenko, Tony Ferguson and others from UFC 238?...
09:52 2019-06-10

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
17:26 2019-07-16

Kellyanne Conway: Dem nominee will ‘have to defend socialism’ Counselor the president Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that while President Trump may tweet about Joe Biden as if he is sure to get the Democratic presidential nomination, she is not concerned at all about who Trump’s opponent is....
23:00 2019-08-11

Scotland’s Independence Scotland claims credit for inventing the telephone, television and penicillin, not to mention modern economics. Its people built ships, bridges and locomotives for the world and, more recently, Grand Theft Auto. Scotland is also home to one of Europe’s most prominent independence movements. In a 201...
15:00 2019-06-21

Semenya wins women's 800, wants to defend world title Caster Semenya easily won the women's 800 at the Prefontaine Classic on Sunday, as an international court continues to debate her future in the event....
16:52 2019-07-01

All the Times Beyoncé's Beyhive Used Their Sting to Defend Their Queen If you come for Beyoncé, you come for the Beyhive too! When you become a music superstar, chances are you develop a strong, loyal fan base that will always have your......
22:00 2019-06-06

Semenya wins women’s 800, wants to defend world title STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Caster Semenya easily won the women’s 800 at the Prefontaine Classic in Stanford on Sunday, as an international court continues to debate her future in the event. The former Olympic champion and embattled three-time world champion won in 1 minute, 55.70 seconds, nearly ...
02:00 2019-07-01

Candidate to run global food body will 'not defend' EU stance on GM Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle tells US she would be more open to its interests in UN roleEurope’s candidate to run the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), which guides policymakers around the world, has promised the US she will “not defend the EU position” in resisting the global spread of ge...
13:39 2019-06-02

WIMBLEDON '19: Djokovic, Kerber defend their championships WIMBLEDON '19: Novak Djokovic, Angelique Kerber defend their titles; Roger Federer seeks his 9th title at All England Club        ...
04:13 2019-06-28

Semenya won't defend 800 world title after court setback Caster Semenya won't defend her title in the 800 meters at the world championships this fall after a Swiss court overturned a temporary ruling that allowed her to compete in international events without taking testosterone-suppressing drugs....
20:52 2019-07-31

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old boy in western Michigan Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers' response....
18:52 2019-06-18

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old in western Michigan Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers' response....
15:13 2019-06-18

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a speech that accuses Donald Trump of profiting fro...
08:26 2019-06-12

The Latest: Minnesota regulators defend key PolyMet permit MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on EPA criticism of a key permit for the planned PolyMet mine in Minnesota (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Minnesota regulators are defending their process for approving a key permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine. Newly released documents show that staffers wi...
23:39 2019-06-13

Trump’s Aides, Not Eager to Defend His Tweets, Also Don’t Condemn Them His staff was more frustrated that the remarks interrupted an intraparty Democratic fight between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four freshman congresswomen, giving them a common enemy....
05:00 2019-07-16

France is creating a space command to defend its satellites The US isn't the only country that wants to create a dedicated space force within its military. French President Emmanuel Macron has greenlit plans to create a space command within his country's air force next September. The division would bolster......
04:13 2019-07-15

Ex-Labour official to defend breaking gagging order Labour's ex-head of disputes will argue whistleblowing laws allow him to give testimony to journalists on the party's handling of antisemitism allegations, Sky News understands....
21:26 2019-07-08

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to its Arab allies....
06:39 2019-05-26

'Be a bit kinder': Celebrities defend Duke and Duchess of Sussex US pop star Pink has defended the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, saying Meghan is a victim of "the most public form of bullying I have seen in a while"....
14:39 2019-08-20

California police defend using spit mask on 12-year-old boy Police on Wednesday defended their use of a clear mesh "spit mask" on a combative 12-year-old boy as irate bystanders videotaped the tense encounter in Sacramento while objecting that the boy was being detained....
05:13 2019-05-23

Top three finishers defend Pocono's place on IndyCar calendar Reigning IndyCar champion Scott Dixon, race winner Will Power and Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud have defended the Pocono circuit after an airborne crash for the second successive year...
19:26 2019-08-19

Six things I bet you didn’t know about Independence Day NBC NEWS – America’s observance of the Fourth of July has evolved since celebrations began 240 years ago — we’ve traded 18th-century favorites like turtle soup and shooting cannons for hot dogs and fireworks. Even though the holiday has some predictable elements — there will be bar...
00:52 2019-07-02

How the U.S. lost its energy independence America has gone through an astounding energy renaissance in the past decade. By 2020, the U.S. is predicted to become a net energy exporter, meaning it will export more energy than it imports. But the road here has been a difficult one....
16:00 2019-06-16

20 become citizens just in time for Independence Day Tucson, AZ – Just in time to celebrate Independence Day, 20 people from 18 countries became United State citizens Thursday. The ceremony took place at Saguaro National Park’s Tucson Mountain District, where the group of 20 became citizens. Judge Bruce G. Macdonald took oaths from the new citizens. T...
11:13 2019-07-05

Happy Independence Day from The A.V. Club Any day where we can stuff ourselves with burgers, chug beer, set off city-approved fireworks, and numbly contemplate the troubling trajectory of our country is an all right day in our book. While Independence Day might not sound too distinguishable from any other day, the main difference is that we...
17:26 2019-07-04

Central Bank Independence After inflation ran amok in the 1960s and 1970s, many central bankers fought for, and won, more freedom to control interest rates and set other monetary policy decisions without political interference. Their shields began to crack after the 2008 financial crisis. In the years since the bankers deplo...
20:39 2019-07-08

Lewandowski says he’ll happily appear before Judiciary panel next month and defend Trump The president’s former campaign manager, who received a subpoena on Thursday, is mulling a Senate bid from New Hampshire. He said he’ll decide whether to run in October....
20:13 2019-08-16

Bernie Sanders to defend democratic socialism as 'unfinished business' U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will give a speech on Wednesday defending his democratic socialist agenda as the "unfinished business" of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and a vital step toward guaranteed economic rights....
04:26 2019-06-12

Cuomo uses sports analogy to defend Lynton’s removal from MTA board ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday defended his decision to replace new MTA board-appointee Michael Lynton as a simple swapping of players. “The way a coach will shift players depending on what’s happening on the court…Michael Lynton who’s great and is from the tech world and I think could ...
05:39 2019-06-12

Kuznetsova unable to defend Washington title over 'visa issues' "Svetlana Kuznetsova said on Thursday she will not be able to defend her title at next week\u0027s Citi Open in Washington, D.C. due to issues with obtaining a U.S. visa."...
21:52 2019-07-31

NRA board members defend LaPierre’s push for Texas mansion LaPierre told associates he needed a more secure place to live because he was worried about being targeted after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla....
04:26 2019-08-08

| WATCH: Sudan protesters flood capital to defend 'revolution' 'Just fall, just fall,' Hadia chanted, her voice cutting through the din as a convoy of paramilitaries rolled past a mass of flag-waving protesters in downtown Khartoum....
13:00 2019-07-01

| US defend 'excessive' celebrations that left Thai players in tears US star Alex Morgan defended her team's joyous celebrations after they began their defence of the women's World Cup with a 13-0 demolition of Thailand....
08:26 2019-06-13

Argentine central bank uses $50 million in reserves to defend the peso Argentina's central bank used $50 million in its own reserves, for the first time since September last year, to intervene in the foreign exchange market and defend the peso in the face of a massive sell-off, traders said....
19:26 2019-08-12

Fed's Evans: Rate Cuts Needed to Defend Fed's Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said in a television interview Tuesday the U.S. central bank needs to lower its short-term rate target to defend its 2% inflation target....
05:52 2019-07-17

Conservative Shitheads Race to Defend Teen's Right to Say the N-Word and Still Go to Harvard Kyle Kashuv, the Parkland shooting survivor turned right-wing, pro-gun activist, tweeted on Monday that Harvard University rescinded his admission after it widely was reported that he used racial slurs in private messages with friends earlier in his high school career....
22:00 2019-06-17

Souths defend George Burgess's reputation after nine-game NRL ban for eye gouge Rabbitohs player ruled out for rest of season‘It’s a tragedy for George,’ says club’s general manager The fate of George Burgess’ career at South Sydney now sits in the hands of his teammates after being handed a nine-game NRL ban for an eye gouge. The Englishman was on Tuesday night found guilty of...
06:13 2019-07-03

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other habits and lifestyles....
04:26 2019-08-09

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on "America's environmental leadership."...
05:52 2019-07-09

Pentagon says US can defend against Russian and Chinese missile threats — if it's willing to invest The Pentagon's chief of research and engineering says the military is capable of defending against missile attacks from China and Russia — should the country choose to invest in the necessary systems....
08:39 2019-08-14

House Republicans defend Trump over ‘racist’ attack on Dems Top House Republicans rallied to President Trump’s defense on Tuesday ahead of a vote on a Democratic resolution condemning his attacks on four freshmen lawmakers. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy denied that the presidents tweets and comments over the past three days targeting the four Democrat...
19:39 2019-07-16

House Dems defend Nancy Pelosi amid spat with AOC A number of Democrats stood by Nancy Pelosi Thursday after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the speaker of singling her out based on race. “I think the speaker is doing a hell of job under some very trying and tough circumstances,” Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) said. “I first met her in 2011. You c...
05:13 2019-07-12

Unfamiliar, but nice: Halep back in Paris to defend title Simona Halep is experiencing something new at the French Open this year, coming to Paris as the defending champion        ...
15:13 2019-05-24

Sokratis: Arsenal will find Liverpool easier to defend against than Burnley Sokratis Papastathopoulos believes Arsenal may find it easier to defend against Liverpool than Burnley after coming through a physical encounter against Sean Dyche's side....
13:52 2019-08-19

Gulf Arab states support right of Saudi, UAE to defend interests Gulf Arab states voiced support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to take any action required to defend their security following recent attacks on their oil assets....
03:26 2019-05-31

Beijing vows to defend 'islands and rocks' in the South China Sea A high-level colonel in the Chinese military admits there's a possibility of a "miscalculation" in the South China Sea, but defended China's "need" to protect what Beijing deems as its territory....
07:52 2019-06-03

USTR, Treasury defend Trump strategy on trade row with China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Trade Representative and Treasury Department have issued a statement defending Washington’s strategy in its trade dispute with Beijing. The statement seen on the USTR’s website Tuesday said the U.S. was “disappointed” by a report China issued over the ...
11:39 2019-06-04

Trump administration will have to defend claim of deceit over census question Plaintiffs suing the Trump administration over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census have until July 12 to file briefs explaining why they believe the government should be sanctioned for allegedly concealing evidence, a federal judge said on Wednesday....
01:52 2019-06-06

The Latest: Police defend Facebook likes deal with fugitive TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the Facebook fugitive (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Torrington police are defending the agreement they struck with a fugitive who was supposed to turn himself in once his wanted poster got 15,000 likes on Facebook. Fugitive Jose Simms has not shown up, even thou...
23:52 2019-05-24

These are the 56 people who signed the Declaration of Independence Some of the signers are world famous – among them Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams – and some are obscure.        ...
14:26 2019-07-04

PM Modi's Independence Day Address: Top 10 Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the nation on the 73rd Independence Day. PM Modi led the nation in celebrating the event at the Red Fort in Delhi today morning. He unfurled the National......
06:13 2019-08-15

2019 Independence Day: Best Two-Wheeler Ad Slogans On the occasion of India's 73rd Independence Day, we take a look at some of the most well-known two-wheeler advertisements which make for some iconic moments in Indian automotive advertising....
15:00 2019-08-16

Aurora prizes independence in AV world After its breakup with VW, Aurora began a fresh pairing with FCA, and VW apparently moved closer to a new tie-up with Ford that could reshape the autonomous-vehicle landscape....
07:13 2019-06-17

The Fed should ditch the rate cut and re-establish its independence The Fed’s big problem is that the economy isn’t doing badly enough for rate cuts — no matter how much the president begs. Last Friday the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced that the economy grew by a 2.1 percent annual rate in the second quarter of 2019. That was better than the 1.8 percent growt...
22:39 2019-07-31

Trump says more deportations ahead after Independence Day President Donald Trump said Monday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement is going to be increasing deportations of undocumented immigrants after Independence Day. “After July Fourth a lot of people are going to be brought back out,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office, where he si...
17:00 2019-07-02

| 'No to dictatorship!': Algerians rally on independence day Tens of thousands of Algerians have taken to the streets to celebrate their country's independence from France and continue calls for a new democratic leadership in the wake of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation in April....
14:52 2019-07-09

Independence Day 2019: 7 Best Tricolour Recipes You Should Try Independence Day 2019: With Independence Day just around the corner, it is time to soak in the celebrations with the best of tricolour recipes that you can prepare at home. From tricolour pizza, pasta......
17:39 2019-08-13

Joe Biden forced to defend record in onslaught from younger Democrat rivals Former vice president Joe Biden was forced to defend his political record as the Democratic front-runner to take on Donald Trump in next year's election came under fierce attack from his younger rivals in a televised debate....
18:00 2019-08-01

At This Point It's Hard to Find a White Supremacist Laura Ingraham Won't Defend Laura Ingraham and other Fox News commentators have no problem promoting racism and sexism on their shows, but Ingraham did her audience one better on Thursday night, providing a list of “prominent voices censored on social media” that includes one open white supremacist and several conspiracy theor...
17:26 2019-05-31

Australia's Domino's Pizza says it will defend itself against staff underpayment class action Australia's Domino's Pizza Enterprises said on Friday it did not mislead franchisees over payments to their employees and that it had not formally received court documents about a class action....
02:26 2019-06-28

UPDATE 2-Minister calls on next PM to defend Britain's leading finance role Britain's next prime minister must make it their "overriding" priority to protect London's globally competitive position in finance after Brexit, financial services minister John Glen said on Tuesday....
14:26 2019-06-18

Cuccinelli rewrites Statue of Liberty poem to defend immigration stance The acting director of Citizenship and Immigration Services on Tuesday modified the poem on the Statue of Liberty to include being able to “stand on their own two feet” in defense of the Trump administration’s new rules for green cards. Ken Cuccinelli was responding to a question a...
17:39 2019-08-13

Sanders and Warren defend progressive policies against attacks in U.S. Democratic debate Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders offered an unabashed defense of their progressive policies during a Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, as their more moderate rivals criticized their proposals as unrealistic and politically untenable....
17:39 2019-07-31

Seattle defend Major League Rugby crown before season three expansion After the Seawolves’ dramatic win over San Diego, work will go on to address weaknesses – and build on evident strengthsThe Seattle Seawolves retained their Major League Rugby title on Sunday, beating San Diego 26-23 on the Legion’s home turf. It took a last-minute try to do it, in front of more tha...
17:13 2019-06-17

Indians Defend Pak Skipper For Wearing Traditional Outfit To Meet Queen While all the other captains were dressed in formal suits, Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed wore a traditional outfit to meet Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal family....
09:26 2019-05-31

De Blasio tries to defend using taxpayer-funded NYPD security for campaign trips Mayor Bill de Blasio defended the use of taxpayer funds to cover the costs of his NYPD security detail while traveling for his long-shot presidential bid. “I’m obviously in a high-profile situation here,” Hizzoner claimed on WNYC radio Friday, even though he’s polling at less...
22:52 2019-05-24

Nora Krug: Replacing German 'guilt' with 'responsibility' to defend democracy Nora Krug is the author of a bestselling graphic memoir titled "Heimat," which looks into her family's involvement in World War II. DW asked her what we can learn from the generation of "followers" of the Nazi Party....
13:39 2019-08-09

Caster Semenya Won't Be Allowed To Defend Her 800-Meter Title At The World Championships South African runner Caster Semenya won’t be allowed to compete in her primary event, the 800 meters, two months from now at the 2019 World Championships, because a Swiss court has reversed the June ruling that temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory hormone policy....
19:52 2019-07-31

Taiwan holds military drills, vows to defend against Chinese aggression Taiwan's air, sea and land forces conducted a drill to repel an invading force on Thursday, as its defense minister pledged to defend the self-ruled island against China's rising military threat....
10:26 2019-05-30

Semenya wins in Montreuil, intends to defend 800m world title Caster Semenya, who is battling the sport's governing IAAF over rules that prevent her from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication, won a 2,000 meters at the Montreuil athletics meeting on Tuesday....
04:13 2019-06-12

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
12:52 2019-06-12

Donald Trump calls into TV program to defend Mexico tariff threat President Donald Trump called into a cable news program Monday to refute comments by the chief of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who'd said his recent threat of tariffs on Mexico would cause harm to the U.S. economy....
22:00 2019-06-10

U.S. Navy says working with partners to defend free flow of commerce and navigation The U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet said on Thursday it is working closely with the British Royal Navy as well as regional and global partners to preserve and defend the freedom of navigation, a day after three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-flagged tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz....
00:52 2019-07-12

Travel bloggers DEFEND hanging out of train in 'dangerous' railway snap TRAVEL bloggers Camille & Jean went viral when they posted a 'foolish' picture from Ella, Sri Lanka. They have since defended the controversial move....
19:26 2019-05-24

Algeria arrests prominent independence war veteran Algerian authorities have detained an iconic veteran of the country’s war of independence with France, accusing him of insulting the army. Lakhdar Bouregaa's arrest caused an outcry, prompting demands for his release....
23:26 2019-06-30

Hopeful Of "Grand" Independence Day Celebrations In J&K: Top Bureaucrat The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday said it is hopeful of further relaxations in the security clampdown after the dress rehearsal for the August 15 Independence Day celebrations conclude....
12:00 2019-08-13

Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following a series of terror attacks in recent days....
19:26 2019-08-19

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "dictatorship."...
23:13 2019-07-05

Maduro shows military might in Independence Day celebration Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro is overseeing an extravagant military parade celebrating Independence Day as the embattled socialist leader falls under mounting criticism for using brutal tactics to crush his opponents...
20:52 2019-07-05

Indian High Commission In Pak Lit-Up In Tricolour For Independence Day The Indian High Commission in Islamabad is all set to celebrate the 73rd Independence Day of the country with much fervour, even as Islamabad continues its bitter rhetorics following revocation of......
06:13 2019-08-15

Trump's Independence Day parade in Washington DC – in pictures Donald Trump is overseeing Fourth of July celebrations with a speech about patriotism and a show of military might that critics say is politicising an important holiday and wasting taxpayers’ money. The president has dismissed concerns about the event, which will take place in front of the Lincoln M...
02:13 2019-07-05

FC Tucson wins before pre-Independence Day Fireworks Celebration TUCSON – The Old Pueblo’s hometown soccer team scored early and often against Toronto FC II and walked away with a 3-1 victory at the Kino Sports Complex. FC Tucson will now go on a road swing and won’t play at home in the Old Pueblo again until August 24. Here’s more from We...
09:00 2019-07-04

U.S. Oil Companies Find Energy Independence Isn’t So Profitable Investors are shunning the industry as prices fall, demand slows and fears grow that climate change will force companies to leave fossil fuels untapped....
21:26 2019-06-30

Neera Tanden Is the Last Person You Should Ask About Journalistic Independence On MSNBC’s Meet the Press Tuesday, panelists discussed presidential hopeful and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ criticism of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his perceived influence over the Washington Post, which Bezos owns. Neera Tanden, the excessively online (she blocked me ages ago) president of the Cent...
20:13 2019-08-14

PM Modi's First Independence Day Speech Of Second Term Today When Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the 73rd Independence Day on Thursday, he is likely to touch upon a host of topics ranging from the centre's decision to scrap Jammu and......
00:39 2019-08-15

2019 Independence Day: Top Indian Two-Wheeler Brands As India marks its 72nd year of independence, we take a look at the top Indian two-wheeler brands which have made significant strides, not only in India, but across the world....
15:00 2019-08-16

CBOE, C2 And CFE Trading Schedule For Independence Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - June 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) in observance of Independence Day holiday:...
03:39 2019-05-22

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Independence Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- June 27, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of the Independence Day holiday:...
23:26 2019-05-21

Lt Col MS Dhoni Likely To Unfurl National Flag In Leh On Independence Day Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is likely to unfurl the tricolour on the occasion of Independence Day in Leh in the newly-created union territory of Ladakh....
13:13 2019-08-09

Explosions in Afghanistan wound dozens on Independence Day A series of bombings struck restaurants and public squares on Monday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 34 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of its independence....
11:13 2019-08-19

That's the Tea! Sophie Turner Interrupts Honeymoon to Defend Soccer Star Alex Morgan Sophie Turner has interrupted her honeymoon with Joe Jonas to deliver an important message, a message of support for U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan. On Tuesday, the women's team forward......
21:26 2019-07-05

Fort of Castillo San Cristóbal: Built to Defend Against the English, Dutch and Marauding Pirates Puerto Rico is a unique island with stunning scenery as well as a complex history and fascinating culture. ...
07:00 2019-06-16

Tony Romo pulls away to defend title at American Century Championship in Tahoe Tony Romo defended his title at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament at Edgewood Tahoe.       ...
03:52 2019-07-15

Hong Kong singer-activist urges U.N. rights body to defend territory China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong and the territory's autonomy and democratic freedoms are slipping away, a prominent Hong Kong activist told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday in a plea for international action....
20:52 2019-07-08

Seaver vs. Brady: Iconic Mets Kranepool, Shamsky vehemently defend ‘Tom Terrific’ A white sign emblazoned with “Amazin’” in bold black letters hung above Ed Kranepool and Art Shamsky. That moniker forever will be associated with their 1969 world-champion Mets. The one belonging to their beloved teammate Tom Seaver — “Tom Terrific” — however is in jeopardy of being ripped off. The...
04:39 2019-06-05

Immigration officials defend Mississippi raids in days after El Paso mass shooting ​US immigration officials defended the timing of raids on food processing plants in Mississippi that came just days after a gunman targeted “Mexicans” during a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart. “Something like this has been planned for over a year,” acting Homeland Security Secretary ...
22:00 2019-08-11

'The View' hosts defend Joe Biden from Dem attacks, say there’s a 'real racist in the White House' "The View" hosts on Thursday pushed back on race-based criticisms of former Vice President Joe Biden, suggesting that by calling him a "racist," people were trivializing real racism in the White House....
23:13 2019-06-20

73rd Independence Day Live: Population Explosion Is A Problem, Says PM Independence Day Updates: Wearing a white kurta and his customary safaa, this time mustard, red and green, PM Modi spoke before a large gathering of ministers, diplomats and schoolchildren at the......
06:13 2019-08-15

AIR Broadcasts PM Modi's Independence Day Speech In 15 Foreign Languages The All India Radio for the first time translated and broadcast the entire Independence Day speech of Prime Narendra Modi in 15 foreign languages through its External Services Division (ESD),......
00:00 2019-08-19

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
22:26 2019-06-06

Pretty much all of Apple’s iCloud services are down… happy Independence Day! Today is the perfect day to celebrate your independence… from Apple’s iCloud services! Pretty much every service Apple offers related to iCloud is having serious issues right now. iCloud backup? Down! iCloud Mail? Down! iCloud Keychain? Down! iCloud Calendar? Down! iCloud Contacts? Down...
21:26 2019-07-04

In photos: Rare copy of Declaration of Independence on display A rare historic copy of the Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson's hand is on display at the New York Public Library on July 2, 2019 in New York City....
21:13 2019-07-02

Facebook tried to censor our independence celebration. Now, I'm suing them in Poland In November 2016, some time before most Americans became alarmed at censorship in social media, I sued Facebook. If you haven’t heard about this landmark case, that is understandable, because I sued in a Polish court....
07:13 2019-06-17

Indiana man writes the Declaration of Independence on his driveway every July 4th Joe Spangler, 66, has just spent about four hours on his knees, with chalk in one hand and a pipe in the other, drawing on his Fishers driveway.        ...
19:26 2019-07-03

Google Wishes India A Happy Independence Day With A Doodle Google is joining India in celebrating its 73rd Independence Day today with a doodle. The doodle, by Shaivalini Kumar depicts traditional motifs from Indian textiles evoking the complex yet harmonious......
06:13 2019-08-15

"Happy Independence Day To All My Fellow Indians. Jai Hind", Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted greetings to the nation on the 73rd Independence Day. "Happy Independence Day to all my fellow Indians. Jai Hind!" PM Modi said minutes before he arrived at the......
06:13 2019-08-15

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Independence Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, June 18, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance of the Independence Day Holiday. All times listed ...
04:52 2019-05-22

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Independence Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, June 21, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The trading schedule is...
06:39 2019-05-22

Palestine opens solar plant to further energy independence JERICHO, West Bank — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Wednesday’s plant opening in the ancient West Ba...
14:39 2019-05-22

Carnival, Under Court Order, Gives Compliance Unit More Independence Cruise-ship operator Carnival Corp., which agreed to strengthen its compliance function after admitting to dumping plastic waste in the ocean, is expected to appoint a compliance chief soon....
22:26 2019-07-08

China warns of war in case of move toward Taiwan independence China's defense ministry warned on Wednesday that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwan's independence, accusing the United States of undermining global stability and denouncing its arms sales to the self-ruled island....
09:26 2019-07-24

Exhibit will show rare copy of Declaration of Independence NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Yale University library will display a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence and hold a public reading to mark the 243rd anniversary of the nation’s founding. The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library says the document is one of only 26 known copies of the fi...
20:39 2019-06-23

CBOE, CFE and CBSX Trading Schedule for Independence Day Holiday Chicago, June 25, - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Independence Day Holiday....
13:26 2019-05-22

Former Fed Leaders Plea for Central Bank's Political Independence All four former still-living Fed chairs—Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen—made their case for the central bank to remain independent and free from short-term political pressures....
10:39 2019-08-06

| 16 dead in crush at Madagascar independence day event - hospital At least 16 people were crushed to death in Madagascar on Wednesday at a venue holding national independence day celebrations in the capital Antananarivo, hospital officials said....
19:13 2019-06-27

Trump views rare copy of U.S. Declaration of Independence with UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump was shown a handwritten parchment copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence - one of only two known to exist - during a visit to British Prime Minister Theresa May's office on Tuesday....
16:39 2019-06-04

Delhi Police Mistakes Independence Day For Republic Day, Taken To Court The Delhi Police allegedly referred to the country's Independence Day on August 15 as "Republic Day" in a recent advisory, resulting in a petition being filed against it in the national capital's high......
14:26 2019-08-13

Labour would not block new Scottish independence referendum - McDonnell Jeremy Corbyn's closest ally has raised the possibility of a Labour-SNP pact at Westminster by saying a future Labour government would not block a second Scottish independence referendum....
05:13 2019-08-07

Maduro displays military power in Independence Day celebration Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro presented a grand military parade on Friday to mark the country’s independence day, basking in his power as commander-in-chief....
03:26 2019-07-06

2019 Independence Day: Top 5 Patriotic Driving Holiday Destinations It's been 73 years since India gained her independence from the British Raj and our country has come a long way since then! We list out top driving holiday destinations which will make you feel proud......
15:00 2019-08-16

Heatwave and Wildfires in Alaska as Temperatures Hit 90 Degrees On Independence Day It’s about 80 degrees inside Brian Brettschneider’s Anchorage, Alaska home, but he can’t open up his windows. Smoke is drifting into the city from the nearby Swan Lake wildfire, and he’s trying to keep the ash out of his house. In the distance, even the mountains outside of t...
02:39 2019-07-06

"Thought-Provoking": Shatrughan Sinha On PM's Independence Day Speech Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, known for his sharply critical comments on Twitter against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today heaped praise on him for his Independence Day speech, calling it......
09:52 2019-08-18

Nation's capital holds its Independence Day Parade The nation's capital held its Independence Day Parade along historic Constitution Avenue with the backdrop of the Washington D.C monuments. (July 4)        ...
22:26 2019-07-04

Rare surviving Declaration of Independence draft on display in NYC Here’s one way to celebrate Independence Day that has nothing to do with fireworks or cookouts. Only two complete “fair copies” of the Declaration of Independence still exist — and one is currently on display in the first floor of the New York Public Library’s Gottesman Hall ...
21:13 2019-07-01

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during their botched 2017 secession attempt....
01:00 2019-06-13

Democrats Vote to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Republicans Use a Rule From 1801 to Defend Him If you needed evidence that the rules of Washington are in unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory, you just needed to watch the C-SPAN coverage of the House on Tuesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump’s words “racist,” citing tweets he sent telling four fem...
11:00 2019-07-17

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and an employee at a nearby restaurant who he said also helped detain the boy....
04:26 2019-05-24

Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest fights before going out to defend his titles Madison Square Garden’s proud boxing history is not lost on Anthony Joshua The post Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest fights before going out to defend his titles appeared first on Boxing News....
00:13 2019-05-31

Hong Kong: Banned pro-independence party chief arrested The Hong Kong National Party's Andy Chan was detained along with seven others. Civil servants are due to rally in support of the weekslong anti-government protests....
20:26 2019-08-02

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as its profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was not for sale....
15:52 2019-06-17

Trump views rare handwritten copy of US Declaration of Independence President Trump was shown one of two handwritten copies of the US Declaration of Independence while visiting outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday. On the second day of his three-day state trip to the UK, Trump and his wife Melania view the document — known as the Sussex Decla...
15:13 2019-06-04

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, on Monday reaffirmed commitment to its independence after reporting higher annual sales and profits....
00:13 2019-06-18

Eyeing new independence vote, Scotland sets out referendum rules Scotland's pro-independence government has set out new rules on referendums in the hope of holding another secession vote in the second half of 2020 if Britain's parliament gives the go-ahead....
15:26 2019-05-29

Jim Cramer: The Gulf of Oman tanker attack is a story about US oil independence The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss what this might mean for business and the markets....
19:39 2019-06-13

Independence Day 2019: Wishes, Images, Wallpapers, Quotes, SMS, Messages Happy Independence Day 2019: We have compiled a list of wishes and messages for Independence Day that you can share with your friends, families and colleagues....
00:39 2019-08-15

Independence Day: 5 Indian Superfoods That Are Taking The Culinary World By Storm Various common kitchen ingredients are becoming all global sensation- as healthy superfoods. Here are 5 such kitchen ingredients that are taking the culinary world by storm:...
17:39 2019-08-13

Seeking energy independence, Palestinians open solar plant JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Tuesday’s plant opening in the ancient West...
11:52 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Independence Day Holiday CHICAGO – June 28, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) and Bats U.S. equities and options exchanges in observance of the ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Exclusive: New Kurdish PM says priority is stronger Baghdad ties, rather than independence Two years after a failed independence bid plunged Iraq's Kurdistan Region into months of instability, the new regional prime minister said his priority was strengthening ties with Baghdad, signalling dreams of self-rule should be put on hold....
18:26 2019-07-10

Trump's Criticism of the Fed Hasn't Shifted Perception of Its Independence, Economists Say President Trump’s repeated attacks on the Federal Reserve haven’t significantly damaged perceptions of  the central bank’s independence, according to economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal....
16:26 2019-07-12

Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be ‘very little compared to what it is worth’ The president took to Twitter to respond to growing concerns about an a “Salute to America” that will include displays of military hardware and flyovers by an array of jets, including Air Force One....
19:39 2019-07-03

Amid Massive Security, Terror Threat, J&K Ready For Independence Day Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place in Jammu and Kashmir as the nation gets ready to celebrate its 73rd Independence Day on Thursday. Nearly 1.5 lakh police personnel - paramilitary......
00:39 2019-08-15

Catalan leader defends push for independence on final day of trial Former vice-president pleads for political solution to crisis as landmark rebellion trial endsThe former Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras has used the last day of landmark proceedings against him and 11 other separatist leaders to defend the failed push for regional independence but also to pl...
23:13 2019-06-12

PM Modi To Deliver Sixth Straight Independence Day Speech Tomorrow Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver on Thursday his sixth straight Independence Day speech and is expected to touch on a host of issues, ranging from his government's landmark decision on Jammu......
00:39 2019-08-15

'A narcissistic travesty': critics savage Trump's Independence Day jamboree Breaking with tradition, the president has decreed a military parade featuring jets, tanks – and at the centre, himselfWhen Donald Trump holds an Independence Day celebration with fireworks, flyovers and battle tanks at the heart of American democracy on the Fourth of July, critics fear that he will...
08:26 2019-07-03

Trump Asks For Military Tanks For US Independence Day Event On July 4 President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to marshal a broadening array of military hardware, including tanks and fighter jets, to showcase his planned Fourth of July address to the nation -......
14:00 2019-07-02

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. Aerial images of vast crowds flooding the streets of the skyscraper-studded island are of course rive...
09:39 2019-06-19

Caster Semenya unable to defend 800m title at the World Athletics Championships after court ruling Caster Semenya has expressed disappointment over a court ruling which means she will be prevented from defending her 800m title at the World Athletics Championships in Doha next month....
18:01 2019-07-31

UPDATE 1-Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as its profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was not for sale....
15:52 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city receiving such protection....
16:13 2019-05-22

SNP hints party would back Jeremy Corbyn if he allowed an independence referendum Scottish nationalists today stepped up their campaign to break up the United Kingdom by pushing for another referendum within two years amid the Brexit turmoil....
15:00 2019-08-08

Independence Day 2019: 9 Restaurant Deals In Delhi And Mumbai To Enjoy And Indulge Tricoloured dishes, varied cuisines, innovative desserts, these restaurants have really upped their culinary game to make sure you enjoy the biggest festival of India....
13:00 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police arrest pro-independence figure amid further protests Founder of the banned Hong Kong National party among eight arrests by police as public servants prepare to marchHong Kong police have arrested eight people, including a prominent pro-independence activist, on suspicion of having offensive weapons and explosives, ahead of a weekend of mass protests.O...
08:26 2019-08-02

Declare Independence From High Prices With REI's 4,000+ Item Fourth of July Sale Fourth of July is still a few weeks away, but REI is already popping the sale fireworks with discounts on all of your favorite outdoor gear....
20:26 2019-06-21

Celebrating independence: The history behind 30 classic American anthems, songs and marches These songs are about freedom, liberty, and opportunity, the beauty of the country, the sacrifices of our military, and the struggle to unite.        ...
18:13 2019-07-03

Brexit is pushing the Scottish people towards independence, says the UK's leading polling expert Getty Scotland is moving towards wanting independence from the United Kingdom, due to the ongoing Brexit crisis. The UK's leading polling expert said that anti-Brexit voters in Scotland are increasingly moving towards wanting to become independent instead. Recent polls suggest there would be a clea...
05:00 2019-07-03

It's time small business owners wrote their own declaration of independence Are you enslaved by your small business? Take a deep breath, take a step back and take a vacation. Then take charge of your schedule and yourself.       ...
15:39 2019-07-03

Copy of Declaration of Independence makes rare showing at New York library A rare copy of the United States Declaration of Independence has been put on scarce public display in New York City, ahead of the United States' 243rd birthday....
18:39 2019-07-02

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
00:39 2019-06-07

Hong Kong's independence advocates fear reach of proposed extradition law Some Hong Kong independence activists say they may be forced to leave the city if a proposed extradition law allowing suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial is enacted....
13:26 2019-05-31

Fashion house Chanel reaffirms its independence as sales and profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away earlier this year, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was not for sale....
14:52 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco....
23:39 2019-06-02

Spanish prosecutor says Catalan leaders attempted "coup" in independence case A Spanish prosecutor said on Tuesday that Catalan leaders on trial for their part in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017 had knowingly attempted a "coup d'etat" against Spain....
15:52 2019-06-04

Tibet Issue "No Longer Struggle For Political Independence": Dalai Lama The Tibetan issue is no longer a struggle for political independence, the Dalai Lama has said, asserting that there is a need to focus on preservation of Tibet's cultural, religious and linguistic......
19:13 2019-07-04

On Venezuelan independence day, Maduro calls for dialogue as Guaido slams 'dictatorship' Venezuela's bitterly divided political factions held competing commemorations of the country's independence day on Friday, with President Nicolas Maduro calling for dialogue and opposition leader Juan Guaido decrying alleged human rights violations by Maduro's "dictatorship."...
20:26 2019-07-05

All hail Theresa May, reluctant hero of the Scottish independence movement | Kevin McKenna With Brexit and Boris Johnson playing badly north of the border, the PM’s legacy could be a break-up of the unionThe problem with legacies and the obsession of departing leaders to bequeath them is that the wrong sort can breenge in and wreck the place. Tony Blair modernised the Labour party, repeal...
18:00 2019-07-05

‘What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?’: The History of Frederick Douglass’ Searing Independence Day Oration After the Independence Day military parade in the nation’s capital on Thursday, President Donald Trump will give a speech at the Lincoln Memorial, the most recognizable memorial to his predecessor’s leadership during the Civil War and the abolition of slavery. And yet, alternative Fourth...
18:52 2019-07-03

What's open and closed on July 4th: Mail, banks, and stores impacted by Independence Day As America celebrates the Fourth of July, most government offices and some private businesses will be closed.        ...
10:13 2019-07-04

China says Taiwan ruling party's independence promotion dampens conditions for travel China's Taiwan Affairs Office said on Thursday that Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) promotion for independence has seriously dampened conditions for mainland citizens' travel to the island....
12:52 2019-08-01

UPDATE 3-Lynas touts its independence from China in push for rare earths growth With China threatening to curb exports of rare earth minerals, Lynas Corp is making an aggressive push for fresh business across the globe and billing itself as the best option for its customers to tap diversified supplies of the specialized materials....
20:52 2019-06-06

Trump honors military, calls for unity during 'Salute to America' Independence Day celebration President Donald Trump took the stage in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Thursday with first lady Melania Trump at his side in an event he organized to be focused on honoring the nation's troops....
06:13 2019-07-05

| US Independence Day | Earthquake hits California: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump praises military: 'The future belongs to us' | California desert town by epicentre of earthquake; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:52 2019-07-05

Justice Department hires whole new team of lawyers to defend the Trump administration’s bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst The Justice Department is shaking up the legal team fighting for the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department is expected to file court papers Monday that show a new team of lawyers will take over, but did not provide a reason for the ...
14:13 2019-07-08

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled city, demanding it correct its "mistakes", state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday....
17:00 2019-05-25

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archives....
00:39 2019-07-09

Angry CNN panel shreds Trump's Independence Day remarks, calls it 'Schoolhouse Rock' speech It appears that CNN's constant bashing of President Trump doesn't stop on holidays as a panel ripped his "Salute to America" speech he gave to a large Fourth of July crowd. ...
18:52 2019-07-05

‘They Don’t Take Care of Us’: Anti-Rape Protests Vandalize Mexico City’s Famous Angel of Independence Monument (MEXICO CITY) — Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous protest over a string of alleged rapes by police. The disorder Friday night erupted as part of protests that arose t...
03:39 2019-08-19

China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea. The post China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea appeared ...
05:52 2019-06-02

'Fittest on Earth' remain undefeated: Fraser, Froning and Toomey defend CrossFit titles Mat Fraser, Rich Froning and Tia-Clair Toomey all made history by defending their "Fittest on Earth" titles at the 2019 CrossFit Games.       ...
06:00 2019-08-05

Mike Pence heads to border to defend migrant facilities as Democrats decry 'unconscionable' conditions Mike Pence will tour a migrant detention center while House Democrats host a hearing about the centers featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez        ...
12:52 2019-07-12

Redmi Note 7 Series, Redmi 7, Others Get Discounts in Independence Day Sale This sale will begin at 12pm IST tomorrow and will go on till August 11 on Flipkart, Amazon, and Mi.com and phones like Redmi Note 7S, Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi 7, Redmi Y3, and more will be listed with......
17:52 2019-08-06

The crisis in Kashmir – podcast Azhar Farooq and Vidhi Doshi report on the crisis over Kashmir, triggered by the Indian government’s decision to impose direct rule from Delhi. Plus Jason Burke on life in post-Mugabe ZimbabweA communications blackout means accurate, up-to-date information from Kashmir is extremely difficult to get....
11:39 2019-08-13

"Will Know Before Day Is Over...": P Chidambaram On Jammu and Kashmir Former Union Minister P Chidambaram today criticised the government over the house arrest of politicians in Jammu and Kashmir amid concerns over a massive troop build-up in the state. Mobile internet......
05:39 2019-08-05

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
21:26 2019-08-14

What is happening in Kashmir? The best books to help understand With Kashmir under lockdown, Preti Taneja chooses books that explore the history of the most militarised region in the worldSeventy years after partition, the annexation of Kashmir by India is the endgame of Devraj, the Hindu nationalist businessman protagonist of my 2017 novel We That Are Young. Hi...
15:00 2019-08-16

Pakistan's New Plight in Kashmir: What to Do About the Jihadists Islamabad faces international pressure to crack down on extremist groups focused on the disputed territory and domestic pressure to counter India after it revoked Kashmir’s autonomy....
16:39 2019-08-11

Thousands protest in Islamabad over Kashmir There is real anger in Pakistan over Kashmir and it will be a momentous task keeping the calm over an issue which has fuelled passions here for so many decades....
09:00 2019-08-10

Indian PM: Changes in Kashmir will free it from ‘terrorism’ Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told the nation that he stripped Kashmir of its statehood and special constitutional status in order to free the disputed Himalayan region of “terrorism and separatism”...
21:00 2019-08-08

India Says It Will Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After putting the region on lockdown for two weeks, the government said schools would reopen on Monday and phone service would be gradually restored....
21:00 2019-08-16

What Is Article 35A And Why It Is A Sensitive Issue In Kashmir Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir have warned against any attempt by the centre to scrap Article 35A, a legislative provision that allows its assembly to qualify its permanent residents and their......
00:39 2019-08-05

I Was in Kashmir When India Seized Control. This Is What I Saw On Monday, the Indian government announced that Kashmir’s constitutionally-mandated autonomy would be revoked and political rule imposed from Delhi. This northern territory, claimed by both India and Pakistan and ruled in part by each, had been largely autonomous since it agreed to join India ...
17:13 2019-08-07

Kashmir: The world's most dangerous conflict The dispute over Kashmir has poisoned relations between India and Pakistan since the two became independent countries in 1947. Here's an overview of how tensions have grown more dangerous over the past seven decades....
14:26 2019-08-07

No Resolution Of Kashmir Without Democracy, Says Amartya Sen Nobel laureate Dr Amartya Sen today vehemently criticised the government's move on Kashmir, saying it not only emphasised majority rule "as opposed to it sustaining the rights of all human beings"....
16:13 2019-08-19

Trump baby blimp 'twin' set to crash President's Independence Day rally in US capital A Trump Baby blimp replica is set to take flight over Washington DC, after a group of US activists raised thousands of dollars to bring it to America's biggest national holiday celebrations....
04:00 2019-06-13

'Bachelorette' contestants defend Jed Wyatt over cheating allegations: 'Jed was super' Ahead of the infamous "Men Tell All" episode of "The Bachelorette," several contestants weighed in on a controversy involving Jed Wyatt.        ...
19:00 2019-07-22

Labour declares it wouldn't block second Scottish independence vote as Nicola Sturgeon hints at 'alliance' Labour has declared it would not block a second Scottish referendum in a significant shift of policy as Nicola Sturgeon hinted at a possible "progressive alliance"....
02:52 2019-08-07

India abolishes Kashmir's autonomous status The region, which has seen tensions rise in recent days, is set to lose its special status under new government measures. Kashmir has been claimed by both India and Pakistan since partition in 1947....
05:52 2019-08-06

Kashmir: DW reporter's first-hand account of the 'siege' People in India-administered Kashmir have been living with roadblocks, lockdowns and no communications for two weeks. DW reporter Rifat Fareed tells the story of life in Srinagar after it was cut off from the world....
04:00 2019-08-20

India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' Zakir Musa dies in gun battle with security forces, leading to protests and school closuresIndian security forces have killed an influential Kashmiri militant who led the first al-Qaida-affiliated cell in the disputed region, sparking protests and fears of wider unrest.Zakir Musa, 25, was part of a ...
12:52 2019-05-24

Tensions between India and Pakistan are ratcheting up over Kashmir. Here's why Tensions between India and Pakistan are high after New Delhi announced changes to the status of Kashmir, the disputed region at the heart of decades of conflict between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Here's what you need to know....
04:26 2019-08-09

Kashmir lockdown — an uneasy calm prevails India-administered Kashmir has remained cut off from the outside world ever since New Delhi decided to end the region's autonomy and imposed a near-total communications blackout. DW managed to speak to some Kashmiris....
20:00 2019-08-09

India to try to revoke Kashmir's special status Move to split disputed state follows security crackdown and detention of politiciansIndia is to attempt to withdraw the special status of the disputed territory of Kashmir and split the state in two, in a move likely to face major resistance in the Muslim-majority state and escalate tensions with Pa...
11:39 2019-08-05

Kashmir journalists frustrated by communications blockade Kashmir has nearly 180 English and Urdu daily newspapers, but only five are publishing these days due to restrictions imposed by Indian authorities to prevent unrest after New Delhi revoked the state's autonomy....
20:52 2019-08-09

Bus crashes into gorge in India’s Kashmir, killing 31 SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say a minibus has crashed into a gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 31 people and injuring another 7. Civil administrator Angrez Singh Rana says the bus plunged off the Himalayan mountain road Monday as its driver negotiated a curve and rolled down ...
07:39 2019-07-01

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statement. Some analysts dubbed the response "lukewarm."...
10:39 2019-08-17

India says it will end decades-long autonomy for Kashmir India announced Monday that it was ending special status to predominately Muslim Kashmir, threatening the region's autonomy it had enjoyed for decades while opposition legislators protested....
14:39 2019-08-05

India Ends Kashmir's Special Status India’s government moved to end the autonomous status of its disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, triggering a political uproar and risking unrest in Kashmir, which is at the center of one of the world’s most worrying nuclear face-offs....
01:13 2019-08-06

| Pakistan PM welcomes UN's move to discuss Kashmir Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the UN Security Council's decision to discuss tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, a day after India slammed the rare meeting....
05:26 2019-08-18

Ready For Polls In Jammu and Kashmir, Says BJP's Ram Madhav The BJP today urged Election Commission to hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and exuded confidence that party will form next government in the state. "We hope, we expect and we demand that......
00:13 2019-07-09

Several injured in Kashmir in clashes with Indian police Indian security forces injured at least six people on Saturday in Srinagar, the main city in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir, as several protests broke out against New Delhi's revocation of the region's autonomy last week....
02:13 2019-08-18

India Moves to End Kashmir's Special Status India’s government moved to end the autonomous status of its disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, triggering a political uproar and risking unrest in Kashmir, which is at the center of one of the world’s most worrying nuclear face-offs....
20:13 2019-08-05

Kashmir: Pakistan will 'go to any extent' to protect Kashmiris Pledge follows announcement by India that it intends to revoke territory’s special statusPakistan has vowed to take any measure necessary to “stand by” people in Kashmir, where an unprecedented communications blackout continues a day after the Indian government said it would revoke the territory’s s...
21:26 2019-08-06

Experts question legality of India’s changes in Kashmir Experts question legality of methods used by India’s Hindu-nationalist government to revoke the special constitutional status of Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir state...
04:39 2019-08-07

Redrawn map may set off more change in Indian-ruled Kashmir India is redrawing its political map in Muslim-majority Kashmir, a decision that may set off more unrest in the disputed region and that some say may not be legal...
04:39 2019-08-07

Kashmir: Pakistan's Khan vows to 'fight until the end' During a visit to Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan accused India's military of "planning" action in regions controlled by Pakistan. Khan said Pakistan was "fully prepared to respond."...
05:00 2019-08-15

Pakistan to expel Indian ambassador over Kashmir changes Imran Khan says he is afraid India will carry out ethnic cleansing in disputed territoryPakistan will expel the Indian ambassador and suspend trade after suggesting its rival could carry out ethnic cleansing in Kashmir, where tensions remain high following Delhi’s decision to revoke the state’s spec...
22:39 2019-08-07

India to bring supplies to Kashmir; Pakistan to go to UN Authorities enforcing a strict curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir will bring in trucks of essential supplies for an Islamic festival next week, as the divided region remains in lockdown...
20:26 2019-08-10

Indian government to ease Kashmir restrictions India says it will ease the restrictions on Kashmir after New Delhi decided to revoke Kashmir's autonomy. It comes as the UN Security Council decides whether to call an emergency meeting on Kashmir at Pakistan's request....
16:13 2019-08-16

How far will China go to support Pakistan's position on Kashmir? Both India and Pakistan are vying for China's support in the dispute over Kashmir. Experts say that although China is critical of India's move to control the region, it's unlikely to affect economic ties with India....
15:13 2019-08-12

"If They Want Me To Intervene...": Donald Trump Rakes Up Kashmir Again US President Donald Trump on Thursday said it was up to India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue but he was ready to assist if the two countries wanted him to help in resolving the decades-old......
10:13 2019-08-02

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first time in decades....
15:13 2019-08-12

"No Discussion On Kashmir" When PM, Trump Met, Says Government Amid Row There is no question of accepting mediation on Kashmir, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh asserted in parliament today as the opposition led by the Congress demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's......
11:13 2019-07-24

India Enforces Tight Security in Kashmir Residents of the India-administered Jammu and Kashmir observe Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha amid a clampdown that closed the capital city’s key mosques...
19:26 2019-08-12

India loosens restrictions in Kashmir for Eid al-Adha Authorities appear to be acting with utmost caution because of a fear of a backlash from residents who have been forced to stay indoors since last Monday....
22:00 2019-08-11

30 people detained as Kashmir protests continue Thirty people have been detained in Kashmir as authorities attempt to keep control over protests sparked by the Indian government's decision to remove the region's autonomy. ...
11:00 2019-08-20

Protesters Demonstrate in Kashmir Despite Indian Clampdown India’s portion of the disputed Kashmir region, which is under a military lockdown after India removed its semiautonomous status last week, saw protests over the weekend as residents emerged from their homes in greater numbers for the first time in nearly a week....
08:00 2019-08-12

Cut-off Kashmir resorts to primitive communication methods People in India-administered Kashmir are being forced to communicate with notes and human couriers after New Delhi cut the region off from the rest of the world by shutting down internet and telephone services....
16:39 2019-08-12

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tensions or would show bias towards Pakistan by simply...
02:13 2019-08-17

"Any Kashmir Discussion Will Only Be With Pak": India After Trump's Offer Hours after US President Donald Trump raked up Kashmir mediation again, saying he would "certainly intervene if they want me to", India told the US that any discussion on Kashmir would "only be with......
10:13 2019-08-02

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrictions will be removed over the next few days. Carry...
21:00 2019-08-16

'Scared for my life': politician's daughter pleads for outside help for Kashmir State is in panic over India’s removal of its status, says Iltija Mufti from under house arrestThe daughter of one of Kashmir’s most prominent politicians has pleaded with the international community to act over an unprecedented clampdown on millions of people in the territory, warning that Kashmiri...
15:26 2019-08-16

'Our hearts are on fire': Kashmir spends Eid al-Adha in lockdown Areas of Srinagar deserted during religious holiday, usually one of the year’s busiestMuslims in Indian-administered Kashmir spent the religious holiday of Eid al-Adha in a security lockdown, unable to call their friends and relatives as an unprecedented communications block remained in place for an...
11:39 2019-08-13

India starts to ease restrictions in Kashmir after protest Residents of Kashmir can again use their landline phones after Indian authorities eased restrictions imposed as part of a lockdown earlier this month. The lockdown was put in place to avoid a violent reaction to India’s decision Aug. 5 to revoke some of the Muslim-majority region’s autonomy. C...
01:13 2019-08-18

India’s Redrawing of the Political Map Will Likely Set off More Tensions in Disputed Kashmir (NEW DELHI) — India is redrawing its political map again. Parliament has approved a proposal by the Hindu nationalist-led government that strips statehood from Jammu and Kashmir, its only Muslim-majority state, splitting the region into two union territories after revoking its special rights u...
11:13 2019-08-07

No Major Incident Of Law And Order Violation In Kashmir: Officials There has been no major incident of law and order violation in Kashmir Valley and life is slowly returning to normal, top Jammu and Kashmir administration officials said on Monday....
00:26 2019-08-20

Steelbird Offers To Set Up Manufacturing Plant In Jammu & Kashmir Just days after the BJP-led government announced scrapping Article 370, Steelbird Hi-tech India Limited has offered to set up a new manufacturing facility in Jammu & Kashmir....
19:13 2019-08-07

India eases restrictions in Kashmir for Islamic festival Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir say restrictions have been eased in most parts of Srinagar ahead of an Islamic festival following India’s decision to strip the region of its constitutional autonomy...
09:00 2019-08-11

Kashmir remains paralyzed by lockdown as resentment simmers Eleven days after the Indian government suspended all communications in Indian-controlled Kashmir, the disputed region still has no contact with the outside world....
20:13 2019-08-16

| WATCH | India to keep Kashmir lockdown for Eid on protest fears Indian authorities are expected to extend a military clampdown in Kashmir ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival on fears protests could break out over its stripping of the Muslim-majority region's autonomy....
16:39 2019-08-12

Congress Blunder In Parliament As It Questions Government Over Kashmir A Congress leader scored a self goal during the debate on the government's big Jammu and Kashmir move in the Lok Sabha, in the presence of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi....
10:39 2019-08-06

Kashmir crisis is the result of a Hindu nationalist agenda Hindu nationalists in India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have long dreamed of stripping Indian-controlled Kashmir -- named Jammu and Kashmir state -- of its decades-old special status....
15:39 2019-08-06

Internet, mobile blackout shuts down communication with Kashmir  A day after a critical decision that stripped the state of its autonomy, a government-imposed mobile and Internet blackout is preventing almost all communication with residents....
16:52 2019-08-06

Jammu And Kashmir To Become 2 Union Territories, Parliament On Board The bill to split Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories sailed through Lok Sabha on Tuesday, with some opposition parties walking out, bringing down the majority mark, and others siding with......
17:52 2019-08-06

After Kashmir, Nagaland Next? Governor Says No, Focus Is On Peace Talks A day after the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished, newly-appointed Nagaland governor and centre's interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, RN Ravi, on Tuesday issued a statement......
17:52 2019-08-06

Pakistan vows to increase pressure on India over Kashmir Pakistan's PM Imran Khan has sharply condemned New Delhi's decision to end the special constitutional status enjoyed by India-administered Kashmir. Khan has also demanded action from the global community....
19:00 2019-08-06

Pakistan's PM Khan wants UN to take action over India Kashmir move Imran Khan has urged world leaders to stop India's abolition of Kashmir's autonomous status. Khan says he plans to approach the UN Security Council and the International Court of Justice to halt the move....
19:00 2019-08-06

Pakistan mulls increasing pressure on India over Kashmir Pakistan said on Tuesday it was considering further diplomatic and military pressure on India after the Hindu-majority nation stripped its portion of contested Kashmir of special status....
19:00 2019-08-06

Pakistan says will downgrade diplomatic relations with India over Kashmir Pakistan said on Wednesday it will "downgrade" diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with arch-rival India after New Delhi stripped its portion of the contested Kashmir region of special status....
19:39 2019-08-07

US Lawmaker Apologises To Indian-Americans Over Letter On Kashmir In an unprecedented move, a US Congressman has apologised to Indian-Americans for not consulting them before writing a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to express his concerns on human rights......
12:00 2019-08-13

Muted Eid Celebrations In Kashmir As Severe Restrictions Return Streets in Jammu and Kashmir were deserted on Monday as Eid-al-Adha celebrations took place under severe security restrictions, especially in Srinagar. Eid prayers have not been allowed in most......
07:13 2019-08-12

India stripped Kashmir of autonomy to end separatism, Modi says India's prime minister says he hopes to end separatism and remove terrorists by stripping Kashmir of autonomy. Meanwhile, a Pakistani minister has warned of global consequences in the event of war....
03:13 2019-08-09

Pakistan prepared to 'fight to the end' over Kashmir, says PM Imran Khan Pakistan is prepared to "fight to the end" over Kashmir if necessary, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Wednesday during a speech from the Pakistani-controlled part of the disputed region....
17:52 2019-08-14

Kashmir's autonomy was stripped to free it from 'terrorism,' Modi says India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the nation for the first time since his government's controversial decision to strip Indian-controlled Kashmir of its special status earlier this week....
04:26 2019-08-09

A birth and a death amid Kashmir's harsh lockdown Around the time Mohammad Sikander Bhat lay dying at home in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, Shafiq Ahmed was racing to get his pregnant wife to a hospital, negotiating about 85 km (53 miles) of highways through a maze of heavily guarded checkpoints....
12:39 2019-08-16

"Time For Pak To Accept Reality," Says India After Its Kashmir Move Pakistan should accept reality and stop meddling India's internal affairs, the foreign ministry said on Friday as Islamabad continued its pushback against New Delhi's decision to scrap Jammu and......
13:13 2019-08-09

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have begun restoring landline phone services after a nearly two-week unprecedented security crackdown and news blackout following a decision to downgrade the majority-Muslim region’s autonomy...
09:52 2019-08-17

Detained Kashmir-Based Journalist Released On Bond A Kashmir-based journalist, who was picked up from his home in Pulwama by security forces Thursday night, has been released on a bond, officials said on Friday....
00:39 2019-08-17

‘A horror’: B.C. law student still can’t reach her family due to Kashmir clampdown A Kashmiri woman who is studying in B.C. says she still can't get in contact with family back home, nearly two weeks after a security crackdown in the region....
04:39 2019-08-18

Restrictions Eased In Parts Of Kashmir, Over 50,000 Landlines Are Back More than 50,000 landline phone connections have been restored in the Kashmir Valley, including parts of Srinagar, this morning, news agency PTI reported, quoting officials. The phone lines are back......
09:26 2019-08-17

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands of troops to the region and detained hundreds of local politicians and party workers....
12:52 2019-08-13

India's Modi Defends Decision to Clamp Down on Kashmir Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first public comments since his government’s move to end the autonomy of the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir, dismissed concerns about lasting unrest and said the new status would help the economy and boost the welfare of Kashmiris....
19:52 2019-08-08

"Congress Has Lost Its Way": Haryana's BS Hooda Backs BJP On Kashmir Congress's Haryana stalwart Bhupinder Singh Hooda raised eyebrows today by declaring support for the government's move to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir, deviating from the party line ahead......
17:13 2019-08-18

Indian Clampdown Reverberates on Kashmir's Quiet Streets India’s military lockdown and communications blackout of disputed Jammu and Kashmir has left the disputed state’s biggest city full of closed shops and largely desolate streets, said local police officials and residents who left Srinagar hours earlier....
00:00 2019-08-08

Schools, telephone lines to reopen in Kashmir after lockdown Authorities began restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir on Friday night, the top state official said, as heavy security prevented some protests in the region's main city of Srinagar from getting out of control....
22:13 2019-08-16

Indian Parliament votes to change Kashmir's status India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give the government in New Delhi greater authority over the disputed Muslim-majority region....
01:13 2019-08-08

Pakistan expels Indian ambassador over Kashmir dispute Pakistan's National Security Committee has decided to downgrade diplomatic ties and suspend trade with India. The Hindu-nationalist government in India abolished the autonomous status of its part of Kashmir on Monday....
01:13 2019-08-08

Thousands protest in Indian Kashmir over new status despite clampdown Indian police used tear gas and pellets to fight back at least 10,000 people protesting Delhi's withdrawal of special rights for Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir state in its main city of Srinagar on Friday, a police official and two witnesses said....
20:52 2019-08-09

‘Anxiety Fills the Air.’ What It’s Like Inside Kashmir When All Communication With the Outside World Is Cut Off Fahad Shah is a Kashmiri journalist and the founder and editor of The Kashmir Walla, a weekly newspaper. He filed the piece below during the ongoing communications blackout in the Kashmir Valley. He can be found on Twitter: @pzfahad Delivered on a bright Monday morning, Imaad Tariq was one of the ...
04:00 2019-08-08

Eid in Kashmir muted as India bans large congregations Residents could visit mosques but not able to call relatives on eighth day of crackdownLarge congregations have been banned for the major Islamic festival of Eid in Indian-administered Kashmir, where an unprecedented communications block on landlines, mobile and the internet remained in place for an...
14:39 2019-08-12

Hundreds of Migrant Workers Flee Kashmir Under Lockdown (JAMMU, India) — Hit by a complete security lockdown in Kashmir, hundreds of poor migrant workers have begun fleeing the Himalayan region to return to their far-away villages in northern and eastern India. Some complained on Wednesday that their Kashmiri employers didn’t pay them any sal...
09:00 2019-08-08

India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir for decades. Is this tug of war about to go nuclear? The South Asian state of Kashmir is in the middle of a fight between India and Pakistan for control over its government.        ...
09:52 2019-08-08

No phone calls, no groceries: Kashmir on edge under lockdown The lives of millions in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have been upended since New Delhi imposed an unprecedented security lockdown and a near-total communications blackout...
14:13 2019-08-08

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status....
23:00 2019-08-10

Police: 2 ex-cops among 4 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting Police say four militants have been killed in a gunbattle with government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir, including two counterinsurgency police officers who defected to fight with rebels in the disputed region....
13:39 2019-06-07

Troop Deployment In Kashmir Based On Security Needs, Says Centre Amid reports about a surge in troops posted in Jammu and Kashmir in the past few weeks, the Home Ministry said today that deployment in the state was based on the assessment of the internal security......
17:13 2019-08-02

Indian forces say two ex-police among four militants killed in Kashmir Indian security forces killed four militants in a gun battle in Kashmir on Friday, police said, including two auxiliary police officers who fled this week to join a decades-long insurgency in the Muslim-majority region....
11:26 2019-06-07

At 46 Per Cent BJP Gets Highest Ever Vote Share In Jammu and Kashmir The BJP, which bagged three Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, has got its highest ever vote share of 46.4 per cent in the state, more than that of Congress, NC and PDP put together, as per EC......
12:26 2019-05-25

Article 370: How India's special status for Kashmir works Revoking Article 370 of India's constitution was one of the promises made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party ahead of recent elections. On Monday, the government made good on its pledge, prompting criticism from Pakistan....
23:26 2019-08-05

25,000 More Troops Being Moved To Kashmir, Week After 10,000-Strong Push Less than a week after moving 10,000 troops of paramilitary forces to Kashmir, the centre is rushing about 25,000 more paramilitary personnel to the Valley, as part of a massive troop build-up....
22:13 2019-08-01

"Kill Those Who Have Looted Kashmir": Governor Malik To Terrorists Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik waded into controversy on Sunday by asking terrorists to target corrupt politicians who have "looted the entire wealth" of the state rather than innocent......
19:26 2019-07-21

India Moves to End Jammu and Kashmir's Special Status India’s government has moved to end the special status of the disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, a highly controversial step that triggered an immediate uproar in parliament and raised the prospect of unrest in the region....
09:39 2019-08-05

Donald Trump offers to mediate Kashmir conflict The US president has said he "would love to be a mediator" for the frozen conflict between India and Pakistan. While Pakistan said Trump had the potential to "bring the two countries together," India appeared less keen....
03:52 2019-07-23

| Trump offers to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, a move that signals a shift in long-standing US policy....
22:39 2019-07-22

Trump's Kashmir Remark About PM Modi "Preposterous": US Congressman The remarks by President Donald Trump that Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought mediation on Kashmir is "utterly preposterous," an influential American lawmaker said on Tuesday....
11:13 2019-07-24

President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir Extended For 6 More Months The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved extension of President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six more months beginning July 3, Union minister Prakash Javedkar said....
23:39 2019-06-12

Troop building causes panic in Indian-controlled Kashmir An Indian soldier has been killed during a gunbattle with rebels in Indian-controlled Kashmir amid panic among residents over reports of India’s deployment of thousands of more soldiers to the disputed region...
10:00 2019-08-02

India’s Government Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status (NEW DELHI) — India’s government revoked disputed Kashmir’s special status by presidential order Monday as thousands of newly deployed troops descended and some internet and phone services were suspended in the restive Himalayan region where most people oppose Indian rule. Home Min...
10:26 2019-08-05

What Happened In Kashmir Can Happen In Your State Too: Ramachandra Guha Noted historian Ramachandra Guha on Monday criticised the "arbitrary" manner in which the BJP-ruled central government scrapped the special status provided to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, and......
23:52 2019-08-05

Kashmir Is India-Pak Bilateral Issue, But "Ready To Assist", Says US The Trump administration has launched a damage control exercise after President Donald Trump's remarks about mediation on Kashmir, with the State Department on Tuesday saying it was a "bilateral"......
05:00 2019-07-23

India set to withdraw Kashmir's special status and split it in two Move to split disputed state follows security crackdown and detention of politiciansIndia is set to withdraw the special status of the disputed territory of Kashmir and split the state in two, in a move likely to face major resistance in the Muslim-majority state and escalate tensions with Pakistan....
01:13 2019-08-06

Pakistan will 'go to any extent' to fight India's plan for Kashmir Pakistan's military has condemned India's move to strip Indian-controlled Kashmir of its special status, and will "go to any extent" to fight the change, the country's chief of army staff said Tuesday....
12:00 2019-08-07

UK, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir The United Kingdom and Germany on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir a day after the government asked tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to "immediately" cut......
16:00 2019-08-03

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
22:39 2019-06-08

Hurriyat Ready For Talks, Says Jammu And Kashmir Governor The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is much improved now and the Hurriyat is ready for talks, Governor Satya Pal Malik has said. The "temperature is lower," the Governor declared at a programme in......
12:39 2019-06-23

U.N. chief urges restraint by India, Pakistan over Kashmir United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint, his spokesman said on Monday, after India revoked the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties with neighboring Pakistan....
20:39 2019-08-05

India says Modi never asked for Trump to mediate over Kashmir India denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked U.S. President Donald Trump to help mediate with Pakistan over the disputed territory of Kashmir, saying there could be no talks until Pakistan ended cross-border terrorism....
08:26 2019-07-23

Encounter Breaks Out In Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam District An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The operation is taking place at Chadoora area....
04:52 2019-06-30

1 Dead, 2 Injured After Car Collides With Tractor In Jammu And Kashmir One person was killed and two others were injured when two vehicles collided head-on in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district on Thursday, officials said....
23:39 2019-07-04

Terror Incidents Down By 70% In Remote Areas, 86% In Jammu And Kashmir Terror incidents in the hinterland have reduced by 70 per cent and in Jammu and Kashmir by 86 per cent in the last decade as compared to previous decade, Union minister of state for home G Kishan......
18:26 2019-07-23

Fury in India over Donald Trump's Kashmir claims US president said during meeting with Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, that India wanted him to mediate India’s foreign minister has firmly denied Donald Trump’s claim that the US president was invited by the Indian government to mediate in the Kashmir dispute, following a furious response from...
19:13 2019-07-23

On Video, Kashmir School Teacher Threatens To "Slaughter" Boy With Axe A young boy shrieks as a man holds an axe over him, threatening to "slaughter" the child, a video that has emerged from Jammu and Kashmir shows. The man in the video is a teacher at a private school......
09:00 2019-07-03

"Maintain Calm, Don't Believe Rumours": Governor To Kashmir Politicians Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday evening asked a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir politicians to "maintain calm and not believe rumours" that are circulating in the Kashmir Valley......
21:13 2019-08-02

Beyond Bullets And Bombs, Jammu And Kashmir Has A New Enemy: Drugs Jammu and Kashmir has been rocked by an increase in drug abuse and deaths. The challenge comes from across the border, where smuggling also funds terror. Drugs worth hundreds of crores have been......
17:39 2019-07-22

'The View' hosts defend American Airlines flyer told to 'cover up' her outfit: 'I would wear this' The hosts of "The View" agreed that American Airlines was in the wrong for telling Dr. Tisha Rowe to "cover up" her outfit on a recent flight.       ...
17:00 2019-07-15

India is fanning the flames of conflict in Kashmir. Now 8,000 Pakistanis are protesting Supporters of a Pakistani Islamist party are marching to denounce New Delhi's changes to the status of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.        ...
16:26 2019-08-09

"Legitimises Terrorism": India Protests UN Body Report On Kashmir India has reacted strongly and lodged a diplomatic protest over a new report by the UN Office of the High Commission for Human Rights on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian government has......
14:13 2019-07-08

2 Terrorists Shot Dead In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian Two terrorists have been shot dead in an ongoing encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. The gunfight is taking place in Daramdora Keegam area of Shopian district, news agency ANI reported....
05:00 2019-06-23

India to Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After Protests, and Economy, Slow India said it would begin to relax restrictions on residents in the disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir after initiating curbs last week in a bid to prevent unrest....
15:26 2019-08-16

Pakistan Minister, Senator Fight In Parliament Over Debate On Kashmir Opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Senator Mushahidullah Khan and Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry abused each other in Parliament, turning a joint session into......
20:39 2019-08-08

Pakistan Runs Out of Options as India Tightens Grip on Kashmir Threatened with sanctions over its ties to militants, and with the cost of war perilously high, Pakistan has little recourse diplomatically or militarily....
22:52 2019-08-09

Thousands of Indians flee Kashmir after security advisory: official Thousands of Indians have started leaving the disputed region of Kashmir after the local government issued a security alert related to possible militant attacks in the area, a senior government official said on Saturday....
14:13 2019-08-03

World may not learn the truth in India-controlled Kashmir until it's too late One of the world's most sensitive regions is in the midst of a crisis and could be on the verge of conflict, but the world may not find out what's happening there until it's too late....
11:52 2019-08-10

Thousands detained in Kashmir amid communications blackout: police The latest crackdown began this month, just before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist-led government stripped Kashmir of its semi-autonomy....
17:26 2019-08-20

"Centre Owes Us An Explanation": Omar Abdullah On Kashmir Turmoil National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today said that the centre owes the people of the country an explanation for "creating panic" in Jammu and Kashmir by cancelling pilgrimages across the state......
00:39 2019-08-05

33 Killed As Mini Bus Falls Into Gorge In Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar Thirty three people have been killed and 22 injured after a mini bus fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district this morning. The bus, which was on its wayfromKeshwan to Kishtwar,......
09:26 2019-07-01

Kashmir tensions intensify amid India-Pakistan skirmishes Tensions have soared along the volatile, highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as India deployed more troops and ordered thousands of visitors out of the region...
11:39 2019-08-04

After Samjhauta, Pak To Halt Thar Express Over Centre's Kashmir Move The Pakistan government today said that it will suspend the Thar Express, its last remaining train link with India, over New Delhi revoking the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under......
13:13 2019-08-09

Some telephone connectivity in Kashmir to resume from Friday night, says official Some telephone connections in Indian Kashmir will be restored from Friday night, including in the main city of Srinagar, the top state government official said, after a lengthy communications shutdown....
13:26 2019-08-16

Thousands of Indian students, tourists ordered to leave Kashmir Thousands of Indian students and visitors were fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine "to curtail their stay" in the disputed territory, citing security concerns....
23:39 2019-08-03

UK, Australia, Germany Warn Citizens Not To Travel To Jammu And Kashmir Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom on Saturday asked their citizens to avoid all travel to Jammu and Kashmir, a day after the government asked tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to......
00:26 2019-08-04

Curfew in Kashmir’s Main City to Be Relaxed for Friday Prayers (NEW DELHI) — A strict curfew keeping residents of Indian-controlled Kashmir in their homes for a fifth day was being eased for Friday prayers, the police chief said. The mostly-Muslim region has been under an unprecedented security lockdown and near-total communications blackout to prevent un...
18:26 2019-08-09

Modi: Stripping autonomy from Kashmir will free it from ‘terrorism and separatism’ Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday night that his government's move to strip the disputed state of Kashmir of its statehood and special constitutional status will free the disputed Himalayan region of "terrorism and separatism."...
08:26 2019-08-09

Phone Services, Internet Partially Restored In Kashmir Ahead Of Eid After five days of security lockdown in Jammu and Kashmir, phone services and internet were partly restored this morning and restrictions in movement were eased to facilitate Friday prayers....
08:26 2019-08-09

Kashmir’s streets silent as people’s despair and rage grow Silence cloaks the center of the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir days after India revoked its special constitutional status, but behind doors, residents are expressing rage and despair...
06:26 2019-08-09

Army Captain Among 3 Killed In Road Accidents In Jammu And Kashmir An Army captain was among three people to have been killed in two separate road accidents in Udhampur and Jammu districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said Monday....
17:13 2019-07-08

Kashmir: Imran Khan says Pakistan will 'teach India a lesson' Pakistan PM says army is preparing to respond to anticipated Indian aggression in regionPakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, has threatened to “teach Delhi a lesson” and vowed to fight until the end against any Indian violations in disputed Kashmir.In some of his strongest words since Delhi revoke...
01:52 2019-08-15

"President Doesn't Make Anything Up": Trump Advisor On Kashmir Bombshell Donald Trump "does not make things up", a top presidential advisor said on Tuesday when asked about on the US President's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate on......
08:52 2019-07-24

Former US Diplomats "Worry" Trump's Claim On Kashmir May Hit Indo-US Ties President Donald Trump's claim on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought his mediation on the Kashmir issue will "damage" Indo-US relations, former diplomats said....
05:00 2019-07-23

With Pens, Paper and Motorcycles, Journalists Chronicle Kashmir Crackdown Kashmir’s newspapers, cut off from technology by the Indian government, are rising to the occasion to serve readers desperate for information in the war-torn region....
19:52 2019-08-12

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet on Kashmir crisis Pakistan has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, saying India's revoking of autonomous status to its section of disputed Kashmir poses a threat to the peace and security of South Asia....
13:00 2019-08-14

India denies Trump 'mediator' role in Kashmir conflict Indian officials have told angry opposition lawmakers that the government had not invited Donald Trump to mediate the conflict. A day before, the US president had made the offer, saying: "I would love to be a mediator."...
21:39 2019-07-23

"Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh Will Develop As Locals Wish," Assures PM Modi One of the biggest decisions taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the first 75 days of his second successive government is the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and carving out two......
06:13 2019-08-14

Imran Khan On Why He Asked Donald Trump To Mediate On Kashmir Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday told an American news outlet that there will never be a resolution to the Kashmir issue bilaterally and asserted that the US and President Trump can play a......
14:52 2019-07-23

Trump touches off storm in India with Kashmir mediation offer Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi never asked U.S. President Donald Trump to help mediate with Pakistan their dispute over the Kashmir region, the government said on Tuesday, after Trump's comments set off a storm of criticism....
12:26 2019-07-23

US Lawmaker Apologises For Donald Trump's "Embarrassing" Claim On Kashmir An influential Democratic Congressman on Tuesday apologised to India's US envoy for President Donald Trump's "embarrassing" remarks on Kashmir, while several others came out in support of New Delhi's......
06:39 2019-07-23

"No Such Request By PM": India Rejects Trump's Kashmir Mediation Claim India has rejected US President Donald Trump's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, stressing that "all outstanding issues with Pakistan are discussed......
06:39 2019-07-23

Rahul Gandhi Trying To Create Unrest, Says Jammu And Kashmir Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has lashed out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for putting "pre-conditions" for a visit to the state and alleged that he was trying to "create unrest" by......
19:26 2019-08-13

India needs time to restore order in Kashmir: top court judge Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests....
00:39 2019-08-14

Indian authorities lock down Kashmir's major city on Eid holiday Indian security forces kept disputed Kashmir's biggest city of Srinagar largely locked down on Monday, the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, to prevent any major protests against a decision that scrapped the Himalayan region’s special rights....
18:26 2019-08-12

Trump wasn't invited to mediate Kashmir conflict, says India Indian officials have denied claims made by United States President Donald Trump that he was invited by the Indian government to mediate in the long-running Kashmir conflict, after his comments provoked a social media firestorm in India....
11:13 2019-07-24

India promotes Hindu pilgrimage as sign of peace in Kashmir India is pitching a Hindu pilgrimage to a snowy cave shrine in disputed, Muslim-majority Kashmir as evidence of peace in a state marred by decades of armed conflict fueled by resistance to Indian rule...
03:52 2019-08-01

In Message, Al Qaeda Chief's Threat On Kashmir, Indian Army Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has, in a video released by the global terror group, called for "Mujahideen in Kashmir" to inflict "unrelenting blows" on the Indian Army and the government in Jammu......
10:13 2019-07-10

Kashmir pilgrims urged to leave area at once after explosives found Tensions rise in Indian-administered region following intelligence warning of attacks Tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine in Indian-administered Kashmir have been advised by the government to leave the area immediately, amid heightened tensions and fears of possible unrest.O...
23:39 2019-08-02

Terrorist Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian District A terrorist was killed and a soldier lost his life in an encounter between the security forces and the ultras in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Friday, the Army said...
21:13 2019-08-02

Inside Kashmir, Cut Off From the World: ‘A Living Hell’ of Anger and Fear A firsthand look inside Kashmir, the contested region the Indian government has all but cut off from the outside world, found a population that is feeling besieged and furious....
23:26 2019-08-10

Kashmir travel restrictions partly eased but phones and web still blocked India’s Muslim-majority state is cut off from the world with phones and internet blocked There were signs that travel restrictions in Indian-administered Kashmir had been relaxed on Saturday in the state’s summer capital, Srinagar, where the streets were reportedly busy with people trying to buy foo...
14:13 2019-08-11

Pakistan seeks urgent UN meeting on India action in Kashmir Pakistan is calling for an urgent meeting of the U.N. Security Council, saying India’s decision to strip Kashmir of its autonomy threatens international peace and could lead to ethnic cleansing and genocide in the Muslim-majority region...
21:13 2019-08-13

Article 370 Removal Will Result In End Of Terrorism In Kashmir: Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that removal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution will lead to end of terrorism and progress of the region....
15:13 2019-08-11

"Why Is Gulmarg Being Emptied?" Omar Abdullah Tweets On Kashmir Advisory National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Friday claimed that the people staying in hotels in Gulmarg were being forced to leave, hours after the Jammu and Kashmir government issued an advisory to......
19:26 2019-08-02

Hundreds chant anti-India slogans in seething Kashmir on eve of Eid Hundreds of people protested in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on Sunday against India's decision to curb its autonomy, despite new restrictions on travel and a seventh straight day of communications blackout....
23:00 2019-08-11

Imran Khan likens inaction over Kashmir to appeasing Hitler Pakistan PM remarks come as tensions rise over India’s removal of special statusThe Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, has likened the Indian government to Nazis, warning that global inaction over Kashmir would be the same as appeasing Hitler.His comments came as authorities in Indian-administere...
06:00 2019-08-12

Troops let Muslims walk to mosques in Indian-ruled Kashmir Troops in India-ruled Kashmir allowed Muslims to walk to mosques alone or in pairs and pray for Eid al-Adha during security lockdown that still forced most people indoors on the Islamic holy day...
10:13 2019-08-12

Kashmir Businessman's Assets Attached In Terror Funding Case The Enforcement Directorate or ED on Thursday said it has attached assets worth Rs 1.73 crore of Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali in connection with a case of terror funding and money laundering....
22:13 2019-08-01

Jammu And Kashmir, Under Lockdown, To Host Investors' Summit In October An investors' summit will be held in Jammu and Kashmir in October, the government said today, announcing the first such global event in the state days after the end of its special status under Article......
19:26 2019-08-13

India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al-Qaida SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida in the disputed region, officials said on Friday. Zakir Musa was killed Thursday evening in a gunfight after police and soldiers launched a counterinsurgency operation in the sout...
10:26 2019-05-24

Schools deserted in Indian Kashmir as parents fear more unrest Schools reopened in Indian Kashmir's main city on Monday but most classrooms were empty as parents kept their children home, fearing unrest over the government's decision two weeks ago to revoke the region's autonomy....
11:13 2019-08-19

As Pilgrims Are Advised To Leave Kashmir, Concerns About Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley and go back, in an unprecedented advisory amid......
19:26 2019-08-02

Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir Likely Later This Year: Election Body Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to be "considered" later this year and the schedule for it will be announced after the Amarnath yatra, the Election Commission said today. The annual......
21:13 2019-06-04

India reimposes some curbs in Kashmir as stone-throwing spreads Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
04:52 2019-08-19

List Of 10 Most Wanted Terrorists In Jammu and Kashmir Revised By Centre With eradication of terrorism from Jammu and Kashmir being the focus of new Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the centre has issued a list of 10 most wanted terrorists operating in the state who need to......
13:00 2019-06-05

Pak Violates Ceasefire, Targets Villages In Jammu And Kashmir's Rajouri Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district for the second successive day on Sunday, a defence spokesman said....
00:00 2019-08-19

‘I’m just helpless’: Concern about Kashmir mounts as communication blackout continues A day after a critical decision that stripped the state of its autonomy, a government-imposed ban on mobile and Internet service is preventing almost all communication with residents....
01:26 2019-08-07

India reimposes some curbs on movement, phones in Jammu and Kashmir Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
20:52 2019-08-18

US Calls For Peace Along Line Of Control After Centre's Move On Kashmir After the government's move to end Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Article 370 of the constitution, Washington on Monday urged respect for rights and called for the maintenance of peace along......
04:39 2019-08-06

Troops lock down Kashmir as India votes to strip its status Indian lawmakers passed a bill that strips statehood from the Indian-administered portion of Kashmir, which archrival Pakistan warned could lead to war...
04:39 2019-08-07

PM Praises Amit Shah's "Extensive And Insightful" Speech On Kashmir Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated home minister Amit Shah for his speech in parliament today over the government's unprecedented move on Jammu and Kashmir. Mr Shah had announced the move to......
19:00 2019-08-05

Congress's Janardhan Dwivedi Backs Centre's Kashmir Move. He's Not Alone While it led protests in parliament today against the government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir by scrapping Article 370, the Congress was embarrassed by voices of its own leaders......
19:00 2019-08-05

"Article 370 Root Of Terrorism In Kashmir": Amit Shah - Top Quotes Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has been scrapped today by a presidential order. Home minister Amit Shah said ......
19:00 2019-08-05

| Armed soldiers patrol silent streets after Kashmir curfew Armed soldiers stand in front of barbed wire in Indian Kashmir's near-silent summer capital of Srinagar during a massive security lockdown imposed on the restive region by the Hindu nationalist government....
12:52 2019-08-07

Move to Revoke Kashmir’s Autonomy Draws Criticism for India The disputed territory remained in lockdown on Tuesday, as Pakistan and a growing chorus of critics warned of a streak of religious repression in India....
20:13 2019-08-06

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said on Saturday....
16:01 2019-06-01

India isolates Kashmir by shutting down communications as big change announced India's imposition of an unprecedented communications blackout on Jammu and Kashmir hours before stripping its only Muslim-majority state of special rights in place for decades was sharply criticized on Monday by media and rights groups....
20:39 2019-08-05

Authorities make more arrests in Indian Kashmir to deter protests Security forces detained 30 people overnight in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, local officials said on Tuesday, seeking to keep a tight lid on protests over the federal government's decision to strip the region of its autonomy....
10:13 2019-08-20

Trump Urges Restraint by India and Pakistan in Kashmir Conflict President Trump urged restraint on both sides of the Kashmir conflict in calls with the leaders of India and Pakistan, as tensions over the disputed region have escalated between the two nations this month....
10:13 2019-08-20

Trump urges restraint on Kashmir in call with India and Pakistan US President Donald Trump said Kashmir was a "tough situation" and that he had "good conversations" with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan. He urged them to work towards reducing tensions....
08:39 2019-08-20

India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al Qaeda SRINAGAR, India — Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al Qaeda in the disputed region, officials said Friday. Zakir Musa was killed Thursday evening in a gunfight after police and soldiers launched a counterinsurgency operation in the southern Tra...
16:13 2019-05-24

Jammu And Kashmir Ex-Interlocutors Question Centre's Move On Article 370 Two former interlocutors of Jammu and Kashmir today questioned the Centre's move to revoke Article 370 without holding consultations with all stakeholders....
23:52 2019-08-05

| India, Pakistan ex-cricket stars in Twitter spat over Kashmir Former stars of fierce cricket rivals India and Pakistan traded online barbs over New Delhi's explosive decision to strip restive Kashmir of its autonomous status....
16:26 2019-08-06

"BJP Will Beat Rajiv Gandhi's Record If...": Yashwant Sinha On Kashmir Ending the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir would further alienate people of the state but if national elections were held any time soon, the populist step would win the BJP a bigger victory......
23:52 2019-08-05

"Modi-Ji Doesn't Respect RSS's Views": Priyanka Gandhi's Dig On Kashmir Prime Minister Narendra Modi doesn't respect the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's views or he doesn't believe there is an issue in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Monday,......
00:26 2019-08-20

Unkindest Cut? Congress's Jyotiraditya Scindia Backs Centre On Kashmir Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia became the surprise addition today to the list of party leaders openly backing the government on its decision to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir......
17:52 2019-08-06

Article 370 Created Wall Between India And Kashmir, It Will Go: Amit Shah Article 370 was the divide between India and Kashmir and it will now be gone forever, Home Minister Amit Shah said today, replying to the debate in the Lok Sabha on the government's move to end......
17:52 2019-08-06

Kashmir parents keep children out of school as tensions remain high Many fear further unrest after violent clashes between Indian police and protestersClassrooms in Indian-administered Kashmir were mostly empty on Monday, despite a government notice that schools would re-open, as tensions remained high across the territory.Many parents in Srinagar, Kashmir’s main ci...
22:52 2019-08-19

The Indian Government Is Revoking Kashmir’s Special Status. Here’s What That Means The Indian government on Monday announced plans to divide up the contested Himalayan region of Kashmir and change the constitutional settlement guaranteeing its semi-autonomous status, provoking uproar in Parliament and fears of an imminent clash with Pakistan. Jammu and Kashmir, which includes the ...
23:26 2019-08-05

"Zakir Musa's Death Ended New Idea Of Militancy In Kashmir": Top Cop Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said on Tuesday said that with the killing of the chief commander of Ansar Gazwatul Hind Zakir Musa, the new idea of militancy had ended......
20:01 2019-05-28

"Reckless, Irresponsible": Afghanistan Snubs Pakistan Comment On Kashmir Linking the situation in Kashmir with the ongoing peace efforts in Afghanistan is "reckless, unwarranted and irresponsible", a top Afghan diplomat has said, slamming her Pakistani counterpart....
16:13 2019-08-19

Indian court convicts 6 for raping, killing girl in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An Indian court has convicted six people of raping, killing and destroying evidence involving an 8-year-old girl belonging to a Muslim community of nomadic herders that triggered strong protests in the Indian-controlled Kashmir. Judge Tejwinder Singh acquitted one accused for ...
10:39 2019-06-10

PM May Address Nation On Centre's Kashmir Decision Tomorrow: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the nation on Thursday during which he is expected to explain government's decisions on abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir and splitting......
18:26 2019-08-07

| Hundreds rally in Delhi to protest against India's Kashmir move Hundreds of people have rallied in the Indian capital to protest against the scrapping of a constitutional provision that granted special status to Indian-administered Kashmir....
00:26 2019-08-08

Landlines, Mobile Internet Partially Restored In Jammu And Kashmir More than 50,000 landline phone connections have been restored in the Kashmir Valley, including parts of Srinagar, this morning, news agency PTI reported, quoting officials. The phone lines are back......
09:00 2019-08-17

Islamic State group claims involvement in Kashmir gunbattle The Islamic State group has claimed involvement in a gunbattle in Kashmir, the disputed Himalayan territory where militants have fought Indian rule for decades....
15:52 2019-06-11

500 Arrests Made During Clampdown in Indian-Ruled Kashmir, Report Says (NEW DELHI) — A petition was filed Thursday in India’s top court challenging the communications blackout and security clampdown in Indian-controlled Kashmir, where people remained holed up in their homes for a fourth day. State-run All India Radio said security agencies have arrested mor...
12:13 2019-08-08

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 2 killed SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Indian army says two soldiers have been killed after a car bombing targeted an armored vehicle in disputed Kashmir. The bombing late Monday hit the vehicle as it passed through southern Pulwama area and wounded more than a dozen soldiers and two civilians. The two critical...
10:13 2019-06-18

India government revokes disputed Kashmir’s special status India’s government revoked disputed Kashmir’s special status by presidential order as thousands of troops patrolled and some internet and phone services were suspended in the region where most people oppose Indian rule...
09:39 2019-08-05

India imposes communications blackout as tensions rise in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India — The lives of millions in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have been upended since New Delhi imposed an unprecedented security lockdown and a near-total communications blackout in the divided Himalayan region. It follows a decision by India to revoke the special status of Ja...
11:26 2019-08-08

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 8 injured SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say a car bombing has targeted an armored vehicle belonging to the Indian army in disputed Kashmir, wounding at least six soldiers and two civilians. The Indian army said the attack Monday evening was a “failed attempt” to target an army patrol in the sou...
20:26 2019-06-17

Hundreds defy restrictions to join street protest in Kashmir Carrying green Islamic flags and placards reading “Stop Genocide in Kashmir, Wake Up World,” young and old people took to the streets in Srinagar, the region’s main city....
04:13 2019-08-17

Kashmir crisis: Pakistan takes a diplomatic gamble with India Pakistan is making the most of its limited options to pressure India over Kashmir. But what can Islamabad hope to achieve by expelling the Indian ambassador and breaking off trade relations?...
16:39 2019-08-08

The Latest: India’s govt initiates revoking Kashmir’s status India’s government has initiated a revocation of the special constitutional status of disputed Kashmir amid uproar in Parliament and a huge troop deployment in the region...
09:13 2019-08-05

Pakistan removes Indian ambassador as Kashmir dispute escalates Neighbours China and Pakistan, which both claim parts of Kashmir, have voiced fierce opposition to India's removal of a constitutional provision that had allowed the country's only Muslim-majority state to make its own laws....
04:00 2019-08-08

Rebels ambush Indian soldiers in Kashmir, 4 combatants dead SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police say rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir have launched an attack on paramilitary soldiers, killing three. One militant also died in the fighting. Police say at least two militants in a car approached soldiers patrolling streets in the southern town of...
16:52 2019-06-12

India Has Taken Kashmir, But Winning the Hearts and Minds of Kashmiris Will be Harder On the sunny, cloudless morning when Imaad Tariq was born in Kashmir, most of his family had no idea. “Nobody knows that my wife delivered a baby boy,” says Tariq Ahmad Sheikh, at the hospital on Aug. 6, a day later. “We couldn’t inform family, nor is anyone able to reach her...
19:52 2019-08-08

Couple Kidnapped In Jammu And Kashmir's Anantnag Shot And Injured A couple, abducted by unidentified gunmen from Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Thursday, were shot and injured before being released on Friday, police said....
00:13 2019-06-22

Pakistan expels Indian ambassador as Kashmir dispute escalates Pakistan said on Wednesday it would expel India's ambassador and suspend bilateral trade with its arch-rival after New Delhi stripped its portion of the contested Kashmir region of special status....
20:26 2019-08-07

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India as Kashmir row rages Pakistan decided Wednesday to downgrade diplomatic ties and halt trade with India in response to the Indian government’s move to revoke the Kashmir region’s autonomy and institute India’s rule....
22:39 2019-08-07

Protests across Pakistan over India's 'illegal' move in contested Kashmir Protests were held across Pakistan on Monday as the government said it strongly condemned India's constitutional changes in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir claimed by both countries....
16:26 2019-08-05