Kashmir lockdown

Kashmiri student creates smoke adsorber amid internet shutdown in valley, presents it in Bengaluru

A carbon adsorber is a pollution control equipment which significantly reduces volatile organic compounds in low concentration streams.

published on : 6th January 2020

One phone, many subscribers: Real Kashmir FC's story during communication lockdown

Desperate times call for desperate measures and the club's affable co-owner would go to any extent to make his players comfortable and allay their family's concerns.

published on : 12th November 2019

Kashmir lockdown: Pre-paid mobile services barred for 85th day

The Centre imposed a communication blockade in the Valley, a day before Article 370 was scrapped on August 5.

published on : 28th October 2019

Normal life continues to be hit in Kashmir for 70th day

Mobile services remained suspended in Kashmir except in the Handwara and Kupwara areas in the north since the night of August 4.

published on : 13th October 2019

J&K government advertisements contradict ‘normalcy’ claim in Valley

The government has been saying that there is no blockade in Kashmir and restrictions exist only in “certain minds”.  

published on : 12th October 2019

Normal life remains disrupted for 64th day in Kashmir

The officials said auto-rickshaws and some inter-district cabs were seen plying in Srinagar, but the other modes of public transport were off the roads.

published on : 7th October 2019

Muslim intellectuals seek normalcy in Kashmir

India First, a group of Muslim intellectuals, also issued a release saying the “curbs and restrictions in J&K are causing immense hardship to the people”.

published on : 26th September 2019

Kashmir residents say they are being charged by telcos despite no service

Several subscribers said they were hoping that charges for the period of communication shutdown will be waived as it was done in the aftermath of 2016 agitation and 2014 floods in Kashmir.

published on : 21st September 2019

Mr Modi, you met your mother, don't I have the right to, asks Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija

Following the withdrawal of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, most of the top-level and second rung mainstream politicians, like Mehbooba Mufti, continue to be in detention.

published on : 20th September 2019