US CONGRESSIONAL HEARING ON KASHMIR CALL TO END LOCKDOWN (WATCH)

Sat 16 November 2019: Lawyers and human rights advocates have testified at a United States congressional hearing on Kashmir, demanding the release of detainees, giving foreign journalists and legal observers access to the majority-Muslim region, and calling for an end to the communication blackout that has been in place since August 5. Kashmiri Americans, legal observers, scholars […]

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KASHMIR CALLS ON ISLAMABAD TO WITHDRAW FROM ALL PEACE ACCORDS WITH INDIA

Tue 12 November 2019: Islamabad must withdraw “from all aspects” of several peace accords with India and re-designate the de facto Kashmir border Line of Control [or LoC] back to ceasefire line, a top resistance leader in the disputed region urged Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday. Syed Ali Shah Geelani, a 92-year-old Kashmiri […]

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MALAYSIA TURNS TO AFRICA AFTER INDIA REBUKE ON PALM OIL

Malaysia turns to Africa after India rebuke on palm oil Fri 08 November 2019: Indian businessmen stopped importing palm oil after Malaysian premier called for solution to Kashmir dispute Malaysia has intensified efforts to explore new markets, including African continent, for one of its main exports, palm oil, after India unofficially reduced its imports over […]

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“WE KASHMIRIS HAVE BEEN BETRAYED. IF YOU CAN SAVE YOURSELVES, DO IT”, SHEHLA RASHID

 “We Kashmiris Have Been Betrayed. If You Can Save Yourselves, Do It”, Shehla Rashid Wed 06 November 2019: In the first edition of LiveWire Offline, The Wire’s younger sibling took the discussion offline with activist Shehla Rashid in New Delhi on October 15. During an informal chat with LiveWire editor Aleesha Matharu, Shehla opened up […]

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CURRENT SITUATION IN KASHMIR “NOT SUSTAINABLE”, NEEDS TO CHANGE FOR SURE: ANGELA MERKEL

Current situation in Kashmir “not sustainable”, needs to change for sure: Angela Merkel Tue 05 November 2019: The comments by the German Chancellor, who is in India on a come amidst concerns expressed by some foreign lawmakers, including from the US, over restrictions imposed by the government post abrogation of Article 370 to withdraw Jammu […]

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KASHMIR LOCKDOWN, ARREST OF ACTIVIST, WHATSAPP SPYING: IS INDIA HEADED FROM DEMOCRACY TO POLICE STATE?

Illegal tapping of WhatsApp of activists, journalists, Opposition leaders is scandalous Mon 04 November 2019: History is a cruel judge. The verdict is dispassionate. Unmoved by theatrics, spin and headline management. Narendra Modi, second term Prime Minister of India, a Hindutva icon in full, wants to go down as the man who reclaimed India and […]

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NEW MAP OF INDIA SHOWS UNION TERRITORIES OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR, LADAKH

New Map Of India Shows Union Territories Of Jammu And Kashmir, Ladakh Sun 03 November 2019: According to the notification, the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will constitute all districts of the former state except Kargil and Leh, which will form the Union Territory of Ladakh The Home Ministry issued a notification on Saturday detailing […]

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MOSCOW AND NEW DELHI TO BOOST COOPERATION IN THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

MOSCOW AND NEW DELHI TO BOOST COOPERATION IN THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM Fri 01 November 2019: India and Russia on Wednesday without naming Pakistan called for elimination, once and for all, of all ‘safe havens’ of terrorists in South Asia. The two sides also underlined the urgent need for meaningful, credible, irreversible, verifiable and sustainable […]

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INDIA IMPOSES CHANGES ON KASHMIR: NO KASHMIRI FLAG, CONSTITUTION

India imposes changes on Kashmir: No Kashmiri flag, constitution Thu 31 October 2019: India on Thursday formally implemented legislation approved by Parliament in early August that removes Indian-controlled Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status and begins direct federal rule of the disputed area amid a harsh security lockdown and widespread public disenchantment. The legislation divides the former state […]

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