J&K Governor defends communication blockade, says lives of Kashmiris more important than mobile services

Asserting that mobile phone services were restored now, he said people can go about their normal lives and claimed that tourists had begun arriving in the Valley

published on : 14th October 2019

Fresh restrictions imposed in Kashmir Valley ahead of Friday congregational prayers

Restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPc were announced on the public address system.

published on : 30th August 2019

Communication blockade hits security forces too in Kashmir Valley

Most jawans say they have not been able to speak to their family members, some have managed to call only twice since August 5.

published on : 27th August 2019

Press Council moves SC supporting Centre's decision on communication blockade J&K

The Press Council of India has justified the communication blockade by stating that due to security concerns there can be reasonable restrictions on the media.

published on : 24th August 2019

Bhubaneshwar Police woes spill over as criminals loot and scoot  

Earlier, around Tuesday midnight, Bulu Samantray, owner of Hotel Trupti, was attacked while he was returning home.

published on : 1st August 2019

Trains blocked on the second day in Kochi, Trivandrum

Like the previous day, Raptisagar Express, Sabari Express, Jan Shatabdi Express and Venad Express were blocked in Thiruvananthapuram railway station.

published on : 9th January 2019

Economic blockade observed in four Odisha districts to demand HC bench

Stepping up their agitation to press for the demand the Central Action Committee of Western Odisha Lawyers Association decided to observe the blockade at a meeting held here on Sunday.

published on : 7th January 2019

Bengal Dalits stage rail blockades to protest against Assam NRC draft

The agitators warned of intensifying their stir if the Bengalis were stripped off their citizenship, before lifting the blockades by afternoon.

published on : 1st August 2018

Qatar terms Saudi-led bloc's allegations baseless

Qatar's foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said his nation won't comply with any demands that it considers a violation of international law.

published on : 8th July 2017

Gulf foreign ministers to discuss Qatar crisis in Cairo

Egypt will host the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on Wednesday to discuss the crisis with Qatar, Cairo's foreign ministry said.

published on : 3rd July 2017

Key demands that would resolve Qatar crisis

A deadline was extended Monday for Qatar to accept 13 demands by several Arab states in return for lifting a de facto blockade.

published on : 3rd July 2017

Qatar deadline extended by 48 hours: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt agreed to give Doha an extension to respond positively to their demands.

published on : 3rd July 2017

Qatar demands 'blockade' lifted before Gulf crisis talks

Qatar's foreign minister called measures to isolate Qatar an act of aggression, adding that lifting them was a pre-condition for talks.

published on : 19th June 2017