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Activists describe life under lockdown in Kashmir as ‘grim’

A report by activists and scholars paints a bleak picture of life in Indian-administered Kashmir during the severe security lockdown imposed as India stripped the disputed region’s autonomy...

Activists describe life under lockdown in Kashmir as ‘grim’

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‘Kashmir is like an open jail’: Activists describe life under lockdown A team of activists and scholars released a report that paints a bleak picture of Indian-administered state of Kashmir.     ...
20:32 2019-08-14

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and c...
03:48 2019-08-21

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-t...
15:16 2019-08-09

India imposes security lockdown in disputed Kashmir An indefinite security lockdown has been imposed in Indian controlled Kashmir as tensions have soared along the highly militarized frontier between I...
17:00 2019-08-04

Schools, telephone lines to be opened in Kashmir after lockdown Authorities will begin restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir from Friday night, including in the main city of Srinagar where afternoon pra...
09:32 2019-08-16

No phone calls, no groceries: Kashmir on edge under lockdown Unprecedented security lockdown in Indian-controlled Kashmir closes grocery stores and clinics, cuts phone lines, fences off neighborhoods, with PM M...
22:32 2019-08-08

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 ...
09:32 2019-08-16

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 pro...
15:32 2019-08-16

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 ...
12:32 2019-08-16

Kashmir city on lockdown after calls for protest march Posters in India-administered Srinagar urged people to defy ban on public gatheringsThe main city in Indian-administered Kashmir has been placed unde...
09:00 2019-08-23

'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 holi...
16:00 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 re...
02:00 2019-08-08

| 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 it...
15:00 2019-08-12

Hundreds of poor migrant workers flee Kashmir under lockdown 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 ...
11:00 2019-08-07

Kashmir in lockdown as India reveals plan to change state's status Indian-controlled Kashmir was in lockdown Monday, with tens of thousands of new troops deployed into what is already one of the most militarized plac...
10:16 2019-08-05

Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their in...
02:32 2019-08-07

Kashmir Lockdown "Draconian", Says Editors Guild Of India: Full Statement The Editors Guild of India on Saturday issued a statement expressing its concerns of the government's shutdown of communications in Jammu and Kashmir...
13:16 2019-08-10

Kashmir’s Main City is a Maze of Razor Wire and Steel Barriers as the Lockdown Continues (SRINAGAR, India) — The main city in the India-administered part of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has turned into a vast maze of raz...
10:00 2019-08-14

Chernobyl’s Cars Paint a Fascinating and Grim Picture Of Soviet Life At this very moment, the highest-rated television show on IMDb, beating out The Wire, Breaking Bad, the first few actually good seasons of Game of Th...
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Police say Extinction Rebellion Heathrow drone protest activists could face life in jail Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone prot...
22:16 2019-06-14

'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 politi...
15:32 2019-08-16

Describe Your Location Anywhere With 'What3Words' If you’re at a house or business, it’s easy enough to communicate where you are: just give an address or a google-able name. But if you’re trying to ...
12:32 2019-08-19

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04:00 2019-06-05

Phil Mickelson acknowledging grim US Open reality Phil Mickelson has come to the conclusion that his dream for a U.S. Open and the career grand slam is likely over. Mickelson, a six-time U.S. Open ru...
06:48 2019-06-20

Chinese official: Pig fever outbreak ‘complicated and grim’ An official says the death toll from a disease that struck China’s pig herds has risen to 1.2 million and the government is stepping up efforts to co...
02:32 2019-07-04

| Missing or murdered: the grim fate of Tanzania dissidents Some turn up dead or injured. Others are never heard of again: A wave of kidnappings in Tanzania that appears to target critics of the government has...
12:16 2019-07-31

After Modi’s stunning win, a grim future for India’s opposition For the storied Indian National Congress, which governed the country for much of its post-independence history, there were no silver linings to Thurs...
08:48 2019-05-25

GameStop’s future is grim as its stock price crumbles GameStop's stock price is plummeting. Analysts don't think it will recover, but it's not necessarily the end for the company. It has another chance.R...
21:00 2019-06-05

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditio...
06:48 2019-07-03

This is fatherhood: 7 dads describe the moment it got real We asked fathers to describe the most memorable moment they truly felt like a father, in 500 words or fewer. Here are a selection of their micro-essa...
04:16 2019-06-14

China’s Xinjiang still under lockdown — 10 years after riots Abudushalamu was just 9 years old when the riots took place. At the time, he knew he was witnessing something terrible, but he never imagined where t...
11:48 2019-07-05

Williamson delivers grim message to child reporter: ‘I had a cat and the cat died’ Author and 2020 presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson, on the sidelines of Tuesday night’s Democratic debate, gave a surprisingly grim answer to a...
14:48 2019-07-31

Mets are finally acknowledging grim Edwin Diaz reality PITTSBURGH — Seth Lugo was named NL Reliever of the Month on Saturday. Could a shift in job responsibilities be far behind? Following the Mets’ 7-5 v...
15:00 2019-08-04

Elon Musk Forecasts Grim Future of Human Race Elon Musk's grim forecast of humanity suggests that a "population bomb" would lead to a worldwide collapse in humans in the coming decades and everyb...
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After Death on Airliner, Autopsy’s Grim Discovery: 246 Packs of Cocaine A man died en route to Japan from Colombia, after one of the packs of cocaine he had swallowed ruptured, said officials in Mexico, where the plane ma...
10:32 2019-05-28

Navy deactivates Grim Reaper fighter squadron in Florida The U.S. Navy deactivated one of two remaining F-35C Joint Strike Fighter training squadrons, known as Grim Reaper, transferring the activities from ...
15:16 2019-05-24

Student detained after Santa Rita HS soft lockdown TUCSON – Police detained a student at Santa Rita High School Wednesday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, the high school’s principal ...
17:32 2019-08-07

32 Girls Stuck After J&K Lockdown Needed Help. A Gurudwara Responded In a heart-warming display of friendship and compassion, members of gurudwara committees in Pune and Delhi joined hands to arrange for the safe retur...
13:00 2019-08-19

Pima County Jail placed on lockdown due to broken pipe TUCSON – A broken pipe has prompted a lockdown at Pima County Jail, Pima County Sheriff’s Department reported Tuesday afternoon. Accordin...
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Amid Lockdown, J&K Administration Prepares For Friday Prayers The Jammu and Kashmir administration has made arrangements to ensure "smooth and peaceful" Friday prayers amid a lockdown after the center's move to ...
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Experts in Senate describe effects of detention on migrant children Two former officials from the Homeland Security Department and DEA testified in the Senate Wednesday to answer lawmakers' concerns about the treatmen...
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Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. Bu...
11:16 2019-05-21

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06:16 2019-05-31

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19:48 2019-06-27

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig i...
20:48 2019-06-09

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05:00 2019-06-10

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotl...
07:01 2019-06-10

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08:48 2019-05-25

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Vill...
21:48 2019-05-29

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized interna...
03:32 2019-07-22

Climate activists to skip plane and sailboat to US Greta Thunberg, the teen-aged global environmental activist, plans to take her message to America the old-fashioned way: by boat.    ...
19:48 2019-07-31

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the...
06:16 2019-07-16

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
09:32 2019-07-19

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Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn it...
13:48 2019-05-29

Activists fight deforestation in Turkey's Ida mountains Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last...
20:00 2019-08-05

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by ...
20:32 2019-05-28

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans...
17:48 2019-05-21

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportatio...
18:32 2019-06-22

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police r...
16:32 2019-06-14

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company hal...
15:32 2019-06-10

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen ...
06:48 2019-06-01

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opp...
06:48 2019-07-22

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests agai...
17:16 2019-07-12

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to de...
16:48 2019-06-11

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW s...
01:48 2019-07-14

Far-left activists emboldened by Tiffany Cabán’s upset win Emboldened lefty activists are threatening Democratic primary challenges against veteran incumbents in next year’s state legislative races in t...
15:32 2019-06-27

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of mu...
10:16 2019-05-21

Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some black activists say there’s an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hi...
16:48 2019-06-18

Climate activists call for action in Latin America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta...
14:48 2019-05-24

Kazakh activists call for more protests over presidential vote Anti-government activists called on Monday for more protests in Kazakhstan against what they said was a rigged presidential election result, as polic...
08:16 2019-06-11

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into...
04:16 2019-06-19

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into dif...
07:48 2019-06-19

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters Thousands of Sudanese have flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a prote...
11:16 2019-07-13

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights ...
02:00 2019-06-17

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human ri...
00:48 2019-06-17

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets mo...
16:32 2019-06-27

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow...
22:48 2019-06-15

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judg...
15:48 2019-05-24

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they conside...
13:16 2019-05-29

Russian Web Activists Joust With Kremlin to Keep Internet Free A band of Russian techies and lawyers score wins in protecting web freedom, as they face their biggest challenge yet: trying to stop President Vladim...
11:32 2019-08-22

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a ca...
21:48 2019-05-28

Russian opposition activists picket for free elections Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters d...
13:16 2019-08-17

Activists scramble to prevent Uighur man's deportation to China Ablikim Yusuf, who had been living in Pakistan, faces detention and torture if he is sent to China, say supportersHuman rights activists are scrambli...
11:48 2019-08-03

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” t...
17:16 2019-05-31

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, internat...
23:16 2019-07-10

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence against them following accusations of migrant traff...
20:48 2019-06-12

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extr...
07:00 2019-06-20

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's k...
19:00 2019-07-03

Hong Kong protests: activists call for further action People urged to continue protests after day of violent clashes with policeWhat are the Hong Kong protests about?Activists in Hong Kong have called fo...
10:48 2019-06-13

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was havi...
10:32 2019-06-14

After Letter To PM, 9 Activists Now Write To Mamata Banerjee On Violence Prominent members of Kolkata's civil society, many of whom were among the 49 people who recently wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi against cow-re...
15:32 2019-08-19

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their effo...
15:16 2019-06-13

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ug...
09:16 2019-06-07

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were ...
21:16 2019-06-23

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new o...
08:48 2019-05-21

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant (This July 16 story corrects, in the last paragraph, to show that London Concrete does not supply the Silvertown project after Extinction Rebellion c...
17:48 2019-07-17

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the n...
02:32 2019-06-07

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits Across France, activists have been taking down portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” to fight climate c...
08:16 2019-05-28

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate...
09:16 2019-06-12

US surveils border activists and blocks their work, lawsuit says ACLU alleges that government has hampered humanitarian work as it targeted organizers on a secret databaseThe US government has interfered with human...
03:32 2019-07-24

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a ...
02:32 2019-05-27

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The dem...
00:32 2019-06-18

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s ...
07:16 2019-07-13

Turkey starts filling huge Tigris river dam, activists say Turkey has started filling a huge hydroelectric dam on the Tigris river, a lawmaker and activists said, despite protests that it will displace thousa...
06:48 2019-08-03

Nearly 100 Activists Arrested During ICE Protest That Shut Down NYC's West Side Highway Nearly 100 people were arrested after anti-Immigration and Customs Enforcement protesters temporarily shut down a section of New York City’s West Sid...
18:32 2019-08-11

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resoluti...
17:32 2019-07-11

Rights groups call for investigation of killing of Pakistani activists Human rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun pe...
08:16 2019-05-28

Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What? Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use t...
00:16 2019-08-05

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stoppe...
06:32 2019-06-28

Climate activists disrupt London's biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete whic...
08:00 2019-07-16

Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London Several hundred environmental activists demonstrated on Friday outside the Brazilian embassy in Paris as a clash between the two countries' leaders o...
14:00 2019-08-23

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of ...
02:32 2019-08-06

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a ...
13:32 2019-07-16

Activists show bleeding bulls in call to end Pamplona stampedes Animal rights activists are calling for an end to the famed Pamplona bull runs by releasing video of the doomed animals bleeding profusely – includin...
21:00 2019-07-16

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Sp...
02:32 2019-06-06

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday ...
01:16 2019-06-06

Revealed: FBI and police monitoring Oregon anti-pipeline activists Emails show the latest example of environmental groups facing increased surveillance by law enforcementLaw enforcement groups, including the FBI, hav...
08:48 2019-08-08

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil YoungMonsanto operated a “fusion center” to monitor ...
08:16 2019-08-08

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and kil...
10:16 2019-05-30

Sheffield tree activists in legal talks to get convictions quashed Move comes after investigation into city council found it fell far short of good practiceTree campaigners in Sheffield who were prosecuted by the cou...
14:16 2019-07-24

Bahrain Executes 3 Men, Including 2 Shiite Activists on ‘Terrorism Crimes’ The two activists were convicted in a mass terrorism trial in connection with the killing a police officer. Amnesty International says they were tort...
13:00 2019-07-31

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
04:32 2019-07-14

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressur...
15:48 2019-06-15

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the c...
07:32 2019-06-11

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bo...
13:16 2019-07-15

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the acti...
08:32 2019-06-23

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases...
07:16 2019-08-01

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope ...
23:16 2019-07-15

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forw...
10:00 2019-06-15

Cyberbullying by vegan activists a source of stress for farmers, psychologists say The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food spent several months studying the mental health challenges facing farmers, ranchers and agricultu...
15:00 2019-08-05

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson l...
04:16 2019-06-04

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nev...
05:32 2019-06-18

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 pr...
20:48 2019-06-28

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing...
10:16 2019-05-21

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took h...
10:32 2019-06-14

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administr...
22:48 2019-06-10

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more tha...
04:16 2019-06-28

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against wors...
06:32 2019-08-16

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a seri...
22:00 2019-06-21

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Frida...
09:16 2019-07-05

Police fire tear gas at Pride parade activists in Istanbul Police allowed parade reps to make a short statement to reporters — and then cops in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd by macing them. Police dog...
01:48 2019-07-01

Man says he killed black teen for listening to rap music. Activists want #JusticeforElijah Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music. ...
16:16 2019-07-08

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have bre...
11:16 2019-06-28

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth...
10:32 2019-05-24

Nancy Pelosi frustrates Democratic activists on impeachment – but strategists like what she's doing Roughly three dozen House Democrats have called for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, and legal experts find clear justification in spe...
15:32 2019-05-24

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the cit...
17:00 2019-06-28

Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges Thirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a pl...
06:00 2019-05-22

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday ...
13:16 2019-05-23

Extinction Rebellion activists convicted of public order offences Three protesters found guilty despite intervention of shadow chancellor in their supportThree activists from the environmental protest group Extincti...
11:00 2019-08-22

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to b...
08:48 2019-05-21

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germa...
17:32 2019-05-22

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
13:16 2019-05-22

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters wil...
05:00 2019-08-23

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of k...
11:32 2019-07-03

Exiled Thai activists fear for their lives in Southeast Asia After years of exile in Laos for violating lese-majeste laws, the Thai protest band Faiyen arrived in France, seeking asylum and singing songs forbid...
16:00 2019-08-12

Parkland student activists unveil gun violence prevention plan The student activists who survived the Parkland high school massacre released a sweeping gun-control plan Wednesday aimed at slashing firearm deaths ...
15:48 2019-08-21

Hong Kong activists hold vigil for deceased supporters Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have held a memorial vigil for deceased supporters of the movement that has brought hundreds of thousands of res...
10:32 2019-07-10

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening t...
23:16 2019-05-25

Iceland activists, officials hold funeral for death of Okjokull glacier Okjokull was Iceland's first glacier to disappear, but all of the nation's ice masses will be gone within 200 years, says geologist Oddur S...
11:32 2019-08-19

Youth climate activists set for nationwide rally ahead of landmark case Young people to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg ...
19:48 2019-05-31

'Unholy alliance'? SE Asian authorities accused of trading exiled activists Three Thai policemen approached Vietnamese refugee Nguyen Van Chung at his home in Bangkok in January and asked him whether he was in touch with anot...
08:16 2019-06-21

US cuts funds for ‘anti-propaganda’ Iran group that trolled activists The Iran Disinformation Project was funded by a state department group created to counter foreign propagandaThe US state department has cut off fundi...
19:48 2019-05-31

Anti-NYPD activists plan alternate Pride parade without cops Anti-NYPD activists in the LGBT community are planning an alternative Pride parade that will exclude cops. The Reclaim Pride Coalition plans to hold ...
13:32 2019-06-15

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see t...
22:00 2019-08-16

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some res...
18:32 2019-07-17

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricti...
03:16 2019-05-22

Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier...
11:32 2019-07-16

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who f...
15:48 2019-05-23

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...
16:00 2019-05-22

Jewish Activists Take Over Boston Streets to Protest Trump's Concentration Camps Yesterday, a group of 1,000 Jewish activists and allies took to the streets of Boston to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps on the sou...
18:16 2019-07-03

Labor questions if Coalition law to target vegan activists oversteps the mark David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe federal Nationals frontb...
05:16 2019-07-22

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activ...
06:16 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete whic...
05:48 2019-07-16

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazo...
01:48 2019-07-15

Anti-deportation activists 'occupy' Biden campaign HQ in Philadelphia; 6 arrested Six people were arrested at Joe Biden's campaign office in Philadelphia Wednesday after advocates for undocumented immigrants stormed the building in...
00:32 2019-07-11

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of ki...
00:32 2019-06-05

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The German parliament praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East ...
00:48 2019-06-07

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyon...
11:16 2019-05-21

'Overtourism is killing Big Sur': activists raise banner in California vacation spot The sign was placed over Bixby Bridge, which has been featured in Big Little Lies, an HBO show set in Monterey countyResidents of California’s Big Su...
06:00 2019-07-10

Activists created a free font made from gerrymandered US voting districts Ugly Gerry is a new, free font created by a pair of activists apparently fed up with the US government’s practice of gerrymandering voting districts....
01:32 2019-08-02

North Korean group sends letter of 'solidarity' to South's activists A North Korean committee claiming to represent the rights of victims of forced wartime labor and former comfort women delivered a "letter of solidari...
22:16 2019-08-12

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000...
08:16 2019-05-25

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an...
03:16 2019-07-11

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getti...
15:32 2019-06-22

Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of seven aging Catholic activists assembled outside Kings Ba...
13:16 2019-07-11

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of ...
00:16 2019-07-18

Venezuela detains six military, police officials: family members, activists Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the country's military and police forces over the weekend, according to relatives of the detainee...
12:32 2019-06-23

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set ...
19:16 2019-06-10

RWE tallies economic loss after activists block open-pit lignite mine Germany's RWE is tallying the economic loss after environmental activists entered and occupied its Garzweiler open-pit lignite mine over the weekend,...
11:00 2019-06-23

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of ha...
12:48 2019-05-21

Abortion-rights activists rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigner...
13:48 2019-05-21

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint Police arrested four Extinction Rebellion activists after the Brazilian Embassy was daubed with red paint in a protest over the rights of indigenous ...
10:16 2019-08-13

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kon...
15:48 2019-05-21

Mexico plans border ‘unity’ rally, nabs 2 migrant activists Mexico’s president says he will hold a “unity” rally on the border in Tijuana on Saturday, two days before the U.S. is set to impose tariffs on all M...
19:16 2019-06-06

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a st...
03:16 2019-06-08

Civil rights activists, actors and others call for release of former Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after 48 years in prisonLeading civil rights activi...
13:48 2019-05-21

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support s...
02:16 2019-06-16

'No one cares till someone dies': El Paso activists long feared their city was at risk Organizers were aware of racist threat, saying the attacker was ‘not the first white man with guns to terrorize us’“He’s not the first white man to c...
01:48 2019-08-14

Hong Kong activists target mainland shoppers in latest wave of protests Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
03:16 2019-07-14

New York leads Pride parades as LGBTQ activists debate state of movement Two marches in Manhattan, many more around USLove and Resistance: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneersNew York’s massive LGBTQ Pride march kicked off...
13:32 2019-06-30

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Airstrikes halted a Turkish military convoy carrying ammunition after it crossed into northern Syria on Monday, bound for a...
11:00 2019-08-19

U.S. Calls Beijing ‘Thuggish Regime’ for ‘Harassing’ American Diplomat Who Met Pro-Democracy Activists The State Department Thursday accused the Chinese government of leaking personal information about a U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong, including the names ...
03:00 2019-08-09

Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in Iceland (OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight c...
16:16 2019-08-18

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said...
04:16 2019-07-01

Activists call on insurance companies to stop coverage of Trans Mountain pipeline A coalition of environmental and Indigenous groups is calling on insurance companies to drop or refuse to provide coverage of the Trans Mountain pipe...
21:32 2019-08-08

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen Square vigil on 30th anniversary A vigil commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown has attracted thousands of activists and residents. Organizers say the a...
14:16 2019-06-04

Activists condemn Canadian cinema chain for screening anti-abortion film Cineplex Entertainment criticized for screening Unplanned, which is said to promote falsehoods about reproductive healthAbortion rights defenders in ...
17:32 2019-07-09

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Cu...
23:48 2019-07-16

Girls On A Mission: Vogue Meets The Young Activists Taking On Rape Culture In India “I think there's this message to women and girls that they need to police their clothing, limit who they interact with and limit when they go out. En...
16:00 2019-08-06

Global engineering firm Aurecon cuts ties with Adani amid pressure from activists Investor action group says Carmichael coalmine project makes Indian giant ‘brand kryptonite’The global engineering and consultancy firm Aurecon has s...
16:48 2019-08-21

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled...
04:48 2019-07-19

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that t...
01:32 2019-05-22

Voter Turnout Surged Among People With Disabilities Last Year. Activists Want to Make Sure That Continues in 2020 When politicians are planning their outreach to various demographics ahead of the 2020 presidential race, they often focus on groups such as African ...
13:48 2019-07-10

Strange how some anti-abortion activists are happy to separate kids from parents | Arwa Mahdawi Tate Reeves, Mississippi’s lieutenant governor, congratulated Trump on the Ice raids – which is odd since Reeves positioned himself as a protector of...
09:48 2019-08-10

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do m...
17:32 2019-07-01

Hong Kong riot police clash with activists inside partly closed airport Riot police and demonstrators clashed again Tuesday inside Hong Kong International Airport, just hours after the disruption grounded all outbound fli...
22:16 2019-08-13

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7,500,000 Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil, in this case, the electronic cigarett...
01:16 2019-06-20

More than 30 members of clergy, religious activists sign letter declaring their churches immigrant 'sanctuaries': report A group of more than 30 clergy and religious activists in Birmingham have signed a letter promising sanctuary to immigrants facing mass deportations ...
20:48 2019-08-13

Hundreds Of Activists Fill Street To Continue Protesting Telescope Construction On Sacred Hawaiian Land On Sunday morning, hundreds of activists protested the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope at Mauna Kea on Hawaii island by gathering at Kalakaua ...
00:32 2019-07-22

Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely. Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activis...
11:32 2019-06-04

Miami Dolphins owner fires back after anti-Trump activists plan Equinox, SoulCycle boycotts Stephen Ross, owner of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, fired back Wednesday at critics of President Trump, defending his plans to host a fundraiser for Tru...
05:32 2019-08-08

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 stoppi...
13:32 2019-08-14

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 ...
03:32 2019-08-13

Kashmir Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Kashmir, a region in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges. India, Pakistan and China all claim partial or complete...
13:32 2019-08-23

"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 ma...
00:16 2019-08-05

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham: London roads blocked off by climate change activists in major rush-hour protest Extinction Rebellion protesters have caused rush-hour mayhem this morning after blocking off major roads in south-east London in their latest campaig...
06:32 2019-06-14

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Activists move abortion debate to the margins as voters favor the middle Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
13:00 2019-06-03

Indian PM: Changes in Kashmir will free it from ‘terrorism’ Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he stripped the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir of its statehood and special constitutional status to f...
22:32 2019-08-08

No-one in Indian-controlled Kashmir can read this 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 ha...
14:32 2019-08-09

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 as...
00:16 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 D...
11:32 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 ...
08:32 2019-08-07

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 aft...
19:00 2019-08-11

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....
13:00 2019-08-16

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 ma...
01:48 2019-08-10

Activists Demand Justice for Layleen Polanco, a Black Trans Woman Found Dead in a Rikers Island Jail Cell A 27-year-old black trans woman, Layleen Polanco, also known as Layleen Xtravaganza, was found dead in her jail cell on Rikers Island last week, and ...
02:16 2019-06-11

6 Ways In Which Scrapping Article 370 Changes Jammu and Kashmir The end of Article 370 means people from other states can now buy land in Jammu and Kashmir and the Right to Information law will be applicable there...
10:48 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 t...
10:48 2019-08-09

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 remov...
11:48 2019-08-20

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...
20:00 2019-08-05

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 Jamm...
22:48 2019-08-06

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...
16:48 2019-07-08

| Trump talks Kashmir with India, Pakistan PMs US President Donald Trump has spoken with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan, urging them to reduce tensions over the disputed region of Kashm...
08:00 2019-08-21

India’s decision to split Kashmir met with protests India’s surprise move to carve out the sparsely populated region of Ladakh from the state of Jammu and Kashmir and make it into a territory directly ...
11:00 2019-08-07

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 con...
16:00 2019-08-12

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...
01:16 2019-07-01

Trump Talks Mediation On Kashmir Again, Says "Lot To Do With Religion" US President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again offered to mediate the "explosive" situation in Kashmir, saying it is a "very complicated place". Spe...
23:00 2019-08-20

"Why Is PM Mum?" Opposition Wants Discussion On Trump's Kashmir Claim Hours after US President Donald Trump's comment that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, Congress leaders were tweeti...
06:16 2019-07-23

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 Pakis...
08:00 2019-08-14

"Kashmir Such A Beautiful Name..." What Trump Said, Offering "Mediation" President Donald Trump offered to help resolve India and Pakistan's long-running conflict over Kashmir - citing an invitation from Prime Minister Nar...
06:16 2019-07-23

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...
22:48 2019-08-06

"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 countri...
00:32 2019-08-02

India says it will end decades-long autonomy for Kashmir India announced Monday that it was ending special status to predominantly Muslim Kashmir, threatening the region's autonomy it had enjoyed for decade...
14:32 2019-08-05

Families of Kashmir detainees in dark about where or why they are locked up Eleven days after Indian authorities began detaining hundreds of local leaders and activists in Kashmir, fearing violence after the region's special ...
11:32 2019-08-14

"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 t...
00:32 2019-08-02

At least 2,300 detained in locked-down Indian-ruled Kashmir At least 2,300 people have been detained during India’s unprecedented lockdown in the portion of Kashmir it controls; nearly 100 were arrested under ...
23:00 2019-08-20

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...
08:00 2019-08-16

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 protes...
22:00 2019-08-17

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 tim...
13:32 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 Mo...
12:16 2019-08-11

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 o...
16:00 2019-08-12

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 statemen...
07:16 2019-08-17

Encounter Breaks Out In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian Security forces are engaging terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. The gunfight is taking place in Daramdora Keegam area of Shopian dis...
21:48 2019-06-22

Security in Kashmir tightened following call for march Authorities have intensified patrols in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir after posters appeared calling for a public march to a United Nati...
06:00 2019-08-23

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 prote...
20:00 2019-08-11

| 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 I...
09:48 2019-08-17

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 a...
17:00 2019-08-07

Other Parties Trying To Create Fear Among People Of Kashmir, Says BJP The BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit on Saturday accused leaders of the National Conference, PDP and the Congress of deliberately trying to trigger panic...
22:48 2019-08-03

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 b...
17:48 2019-08-06

India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' Zakir Musa killed in gun battle with security forces, leading to protests and school closuresIndian security forces have killed an influential Kashmi...
05:16 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 ...
18:16 2019-08-08

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 ...
20:16 2019-08-16

Bus falls into gorge in Indian Kashmir, killing at least 33 A bus packed with passengers fell into a gorge in Indian Kashmir on Monday killing at least 33 people, a state official said, the second such acciden...
06:16 2019-07-01

She's Running From Kashmir To Kanyakumari In 100 Days With A Mission A 33-year-old marathon runner from Delhi is on a unique mission, one that combines immense physical strength and a wish to bring people of the countr...
10:48 2019-06-18

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 Srinaga...
03:16 2019-08-12

Kashmir remains tense despite partial easing of restrictions India further eased movement restrictions in Kashmir's main city Srinagar on Tuesday, even as large swathes of the historically-restive old quarter r...
15:16 2019-08-20

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 o...
07:16 2019-05-25

Girl, 11, Among 3 Injured In Pak Shelling In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch Three civilians, including an 11-year-old girl, were injured when the Pakistan Army shelled villages and forward posts during ceasefire violation alo...
23:32 2019-06-16

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 M...
05:16 2019-08-13

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 an...
10:32 2019-08-03

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. O...
15:32 2019-08-05

Government Of India Spreading Fear On Kashmir, Says Congress The Congress has hit out at the government after its advisory on Friday asking tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to leave the Kashmir Valley "imme...
10:32 2019-08-03

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 pr...
20:32 2019-08-05

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 l...
08:32 2019-06-23

Indian students, tourists ordered to leave Kashmir Hundreds of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Hi...
19:00 2019-08-03

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 Jamm...
12:48 2019-08-10

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...
04:32 2019-06-07

India introduces resolution to end Kashmir's special status India's Hindu nationalist-led government introduced a measure in parliament on Monday to revoke the special constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmi...
05:16 2019-08-05

| 'Kashmir women are the biggest victims of this inhumane siege' After August 5, when India revoked Kashmir's special status and followed the move with a military lockdown, Uzma Javed did not leave her house for da...
08:00 2019-08-21

‘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 th...
22:32 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 o...
18:16 2019-08-12

India’s ‘patriotism pop’ songs celebrate settling in Kashmir India’s ‘patriotism pop’ genre, known for celebrating Hinduism and opposing Pakistan, now promotes settling in disputed Kashmir region after governme...
00:48 2019-08-22

"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 ru...
19:48 2019-08-02

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...
13:16 2019-06-08

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 ...
19:16 2019-08-01

Fresh Kashmir border clashes leave several dead Both India and Pakistan offered conflicting reports of casualties. Pakistan on Tuesday announced plans to bring the Kashmir dispute before the UN's t...
02:00 2019-08-21

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 t...
12:48 2019-08-05

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...
11:16 2019-08-02

Police: 2 ex-cops among 4 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police say four militants have been killed in a gunbattle with government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir, including two c...
07:48 2019-06-07

Pakistan to take Kashmir dispute with India to World Court Pakistan said on Tuesday it would take its dispute with India over Kashmir to the International Court of Justice, after New Delhi revoked the special...
15:16 2019-08-20

French Minister, In Call With Pak, Calls For "Restraint" Over Kashmir France has called for "restraint and de-escalation" in a phone-call with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, asserting that it is "essen...
03:00 2019-08-21

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 terri...
09:32 2019-08-05

Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over Kashmir Pakistan has requested that the UN Security Council meet over India abolishing Kashmir's special autonomous status. Tensions have escalated in the re...
02:16 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-contro...
18:16 2019-08-08

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 po...
11:32 2019-08-07

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 strip...
11:32 2019-08-07

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...
06:48 2019-08-18

Seetlbird 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 fac...
09:32 2019-08-07

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-con...
12:00 2019-08-14

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 ...
16:16 2019-08-08

The Latest: Pakistan-controlled Kashmir leader dismisses LOC The leader of Pakistan-controlled Kashmir says his government will no longer recognize a decades-old border after India stripped the portion of the d...
09:32 2019-08-14

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 ter...
14:16 2019-07-22

Schools Reopen In Kashmir But Few Children Show Up: 10 Points A fraction of Kashmir's schools reopened today as the administration said restrictions were being eased in phases after two weeks of a security lockd...
07:32 2019-08-19

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 an...
12:48 2019-08-10

Pakistan downgrades relations with India over Kashmir move Pakistan said on Wednesday it would downgrade diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with arch-rival India after New Delhi stripped its por...
12:00 2019-08-07

India’s changes in Kashmir create long-term uncertainty India’s swift change in the special status of Muslim-majority Jammu-Kashmir state poses long-term uncertainty for the Himalayan region wracked by ins...
08:48 2019-08-08

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 t...
12:00 2019-08-07

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 ...
00:00 2019-08-17

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 ...
05:32 2019-07-03

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 a...
03:32 2019-08-08

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 ...
05:48 2019-08-17

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.     ...
02:32 2019-08-08

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 wa...
21:00 2019-08-08

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 p...
12:32 2019-08-16

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. K...
20:16 2019-08-06

‘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 ...
15:32 2019-08-07

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 ...
15:32 2019-07-04

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. Trump has the potential to "bring the ...
18:16 2019-07-22

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 ...
23:16 2019-06-29

| 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-sta...
23:32 2019-07-22

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 c...
11:16 2019-08-06

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 deni...
11:16 2019-07-23

"Can't Cut Off Head To Rid Headache": Omar Abdullah's Party MP On Kashmir National Conference leader and Anantnag MP, Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi, has urged the Central government to put decisions related to Jammu and Ka...
15:48 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 Ind...
11:00 2019-08-07

Kashmir on edge, locked down, as India looks to split state India’s lower house of Parliament is set to ratify a bill downgrading the governance of the Indian-administered portion of Muslim-majority Kashmir, a...
07:00 2019-08-06

Why Modi’s Kashmir coup threatens India’s democracy Clumsy intervention by Trump in dispute over Kashmir may have prompted Indian PM to actIt’s tempting, though illogical, to blame Donald Trump for all...
09:48 2019-08-10

"Labour Party Has Become Anti-Indian": British MP On Kashmir Amid a social media clash between British parliamentarians on India's decision to scrap the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, a Conservative lawma...
02:16 2019-08-14

"Only time will tell: Kamal Nath On Centre's Kashmir Move Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday said only time will tell whether the Modi government's move of scrapping of Article 370 will est...
15:48 2019-08-08

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 ...
14:16 2019-06-12

Rural Outreach By Bureaucrats Breaks Ice In Jammu And Kashmir It has been a massive public outreach program of the Jammu and Kashmir government. Around 4,500 government officers stayed overnight among people in ...
13:16 2019-06-21

"Not Proud As An Indian...": Amartya Sen's Critique On Kashmir Move Nobel laureate Dr Amartya Sen today vehemently criticised the government's move on Kashmir, saying it not only emphasised majority rule "as opposed t...
13:00 2019-08-19

The Latest: China concerned with rising tension over Kashmir China says it is “seriously concerned” about the developing situation in Kashmir, which Indian lawmakers have voted to split into two central governm...
11:16 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...
12:48 2019-08-06

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 Kas...
04:48 2019-07-23

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 administr...
15:32 2019-08-19

Pakistan requests U.N. Security Council meeting on Kashmir Pakistan has asked the United Nations Security Council for an urgent meeting on the contested Kashmir region also claimed by India, according to a le...
06:00 2019-08-14

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...
18:32 2019-08-16

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 a...
20:16 2019-08-06

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police ...
07:48 2019-06-14

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 fac...
12:00 2019-08-07

"No Such Request By PM": Centre To Parliament On Trump's Kashmir Claim Amid chaos in parliament on Tuesday over US President Donald Trump's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to "mediate" on K...
06:16 2019-07-23

Oregon students will be able to take 'mental health days' off, thanks to teen activists The measure is an effort to combat the epidemic of suicide, which is Oregon's second leading cause of death among those ages 10 to 34.  &...
12:01 2019-07-22

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a ...
12:48 2019-05-21

Mike Brown’s Death Changed the World, but Local Activists Say It Hasn’t Changed Ferguson Today marks five years since Darren Wilson gunned down 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was far from the only black man to die ...
17:48 2019-08-09

Magid Magid incident highlights EU's race problem, say activists Green MEP said he was asked to leave as he arrived for first day of European parliamentAn incident in which a black British MEP was asked to leave th...
10:32 2019-07-04

Islamic State group claims involvement in Kashmir gunbattle NEW DELHI (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed involvement in a gunbattle in Kashmir, the disputed Himalayan territory where militants have fou...
10:16 2019-06-11

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 ...
19:48 2019-08-02

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...
18:00 2019-08-03

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 milit...
06:00 2019-08-03

Soldier Killed In Encounter In Kashmir, Day After Army Major's Death Two terrorists were reportedly shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag this morning. An Army soldier was also ...
02:16 2019-06-18

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...
19:48 2019-08-02

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-...
02:32 2019-07-24

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 ...
20:32 2019-07-23

"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 situatio...
06:48 2019-07-08

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 Frid...
14:48 2019-06-21

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, polic...
10:48 2019-07-08

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 wit...
19:16 2019-08-01

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 8 injured 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 ...
15:16 2019-06-17

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 in their dispute over the Kashmir region, t...
11:16 2019-07-23

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...
15:48 2019-08-02

Hindu pilgrimage begins amid high security in Kashmir Thousands of Hindu pilgrims have begun the arduous trek to an icy Himalayan cave in disputed Kashmir with tens of thousands Indian government forces ...
10:32 2019-07-02

India officials stop Amnesty International event in Kashmir Authorities in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have stopped Amnesty International from holding an event to release a report on detention of ...
07:16 2019-06-12

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 guara...
10:00 2019-08-06

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 internatio...
18:00 2019-08-13

Kashmir's Loss of Autonomy Clouds Afghan Peace Efforts India’s historic move to end the autonomous governing status of a disputed region threatens to complicate U.S. efforts to forge a peace deal with the...
02:32 2019-08-07

Indian Parliament makes history, votes to reclassify Kashmir 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 t...
03:32 2019-08-07

| 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...
12:32 2019-08-07

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 ...
17:32 2019-08-07

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...
00:00 2019-08-08

| 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 I...
05:32 2019-08-08

| Protests, fear, gunfire in Kashmir after India strips autonomy Fear has gripped Indian Kashmir as residents leaving the restive territory spoke of a tense military crackdown and protests breaking out against the ...
05:32 2019-08-08

Barring Minor Incidents, Eid Peaceful In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Police The festival of Eid-al-Adha went peacefully in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, the government said, sharing photos of the mosques in and around Srinagar...
00:00 2019-08-13

Shobhaa De Denies Ex-Pak Envoy Claim He Influenced Her Kashmir Article Author Shobhaa De on Monday rubbished claims made by former Pakistan envoy to India Abdul Basit that he influenced her to write an article in 2016 wh...
00:00 2019-08-13

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 securi...
06:00 2019-08-08

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 w...
22:48 2019-08-06

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 wa...
05:48 2019-06-05

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 off...
09:32 2019-08-16

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 d...
02:00 2019-08-15

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 Ind...
14:16 2019-08-06

Pak, China Ask For UN Security Council Meet To Discuss Kashmir: Official China has formally asked for "closed consultations" in the UN Security Council to discuss India revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir afte...
01:32 2019-08-15

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 “tea...
22:00 2019-08-14