SRINAGAR, INDIA, Oct 30: India will formally split up disputed Jammu and Kashmir state into two federal territories on Thursday, aiming to tighten its grip on the restive region that has been in the grip of a harsh security clampdown for nearly three months.
KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Ambassador of Pakistan to Nepal, Mazhar Javed, has said that situation in Jammu and Kashmir had grown serious after the Indian government decided to revoke Article 370 of the Indian Constitution that granted autonomy to local people in these territories.
NEW DELHI, April 8: India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party will scrap a decades-old law providing special rights to the residents of Jammu and Kashmir state, according to the party’s election manifesto released on Monday.
Every year, October 27 serves as a grim reminder of the painfully unresolved status of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute; a seventy-year-long history of a valiant struggle of the people of Jammu and Kashmir for their right to self-determination that was promised to them by the International Community through UN resolutions that required a free and fair plebiscite. This day is observed around the world as the “Black Day”.