Who Will Contest With Leaders Under Detention, Asks Congress, Boycotts J&K Local Body Elections  News18View full coverage on Google News
The Congress on Wednesday decided to boycott the J&K local body elections, the first after the Narendra Modi government scrapped the state’s special status, in protest against the detention of its leaders. The Congress on Wednesday decided to boycott the J&K local body elections, the first after the Narendra Modi government scrapped the state’s special status, in protest against the detention of its leaders.

Who Will Contest With Leaders Under Detention, Asks Congress, Boycotts J&K Local Body Elections - News18

The Centre had, on August 2, cancelled the Amarnath Yatra and advised pilgrims and tourists to cut short their stay in the Valley “immediately” in view of the “latest intelligence inputs of terror threats”, days before the revocation of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.The Centre had, on August 2, cancelled the Amarnath Yatra and advised pilgrims and tourists to cut short their stay in the Valley “immediately” in view of the “latest intelligence inputs of terror threats”, days before the revocation of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

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Jammu and Kashmir has been reopened to tourists from today, more than two months after the government asked tourists and pilgrims to leave the state before it made the big announcement of ending the special status for Jammu and Kashmir.Jammu and Kashmir has been reopened to tourists from today, more than two months after the government asked tourists and pilgrims to leave the state before it made the big announcement of ending the special status for Jammu and Kashmir.

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India News: Top hoteliers and tourist bodies across the Valley have ridiculed the directive of J&K governor, SP Malik, who asked the state administration to take India News: Top hoteliers and tourist bodies across the Valley have ridiculed the directive of J&K governor, SP Malik, who asked the state administration to take

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Re-opening the gates for visitors should spell relief for local tourism, which supports many livelihoods and was hit hard. But for large numbers to visit J&K, the state needs to regain its earlier semblance of normalcyRe-opening the gates for visitors should spell relief for local tourism, which supports many livelihoods and was hit hard. But for large numbers to visit J&K, the state needs to regain its earlier semblance of normalcy

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TheTribune: RESTRICTIONS on mobile telephony in the Kashmir Valley should have been lifted soon after they were removed in the Jammu region.RESTRICTIONS on mobile telephony in the Kashmir Valley should have been lifted soon after they were removed in the Jammu region.

Let the phones ring

“Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik held a Situation cum Security Review Meeting today with the Advisors and the Chief Secretary. The Governor directed that the Home Department’s advisory asking tourists to leave the valley be lifted immediately. This will be done w.e.f. 10.10.2019.”

DIPR-J&K on Twitter: "Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik held a Situation cum Security Review Meeting today with the Advisors and the Chief Secretary. The Governor directed that the Home Department’s advisory asking tourists to leave the valley be lifted immediately. This will be done w.e.f. 10.10.2019."

“Commencement of Vande Bharat Express from Delhi to Katra has made Jammu & Kashmir more accessible & also ensured a comfortable travel experience for devotees of Maa Vaishno Devi. Read my reply on Quora on how Vande Bharat has benefited the people: https://t.co/OOm1VJQKDN”

Piyush Goyal on Twitter: "Commencement of Vande Bharat Express from Delhi to Katra has made Jammu & Kashmir more accessible & also ensured a comfortable travel experience for devotees of Maa Vaishno Devi. Read my reply on Quora on how Vande Bharat has benefited the people: https://t.co/OOm1VJQKDN… https://t.co/nwdRU2lajd"

“A very productive meeting with UK representatives from the Indian Congress Party where we discussed the human rights situation in Kashmir. There must be a de-escalation and an end to the cycle of violence and fear which has plagued the region for so long.”

Jeremy Corbyn on Twitter: "A very productive meeting with UK representatives from the Indian Congress Party where we discussed the human rights situation in Kashmir. There must be a de-escalation and an end to the cycle of violence and fear which has plagued the region for so long.… https://t.co/cU5n3uCm3H"

“Restrictions in #Kashmir are disturbing some of India's best friends abroad: https://t.co/ScTYNvI0gf”

Shashi Tharoor on Twitter: "Restrictions in #Kashmir are disturbing some of India's best friends abroad: https://t.co/ScTYNvI0gf"

On August 2 the govt had issued an advisory asking tourists to leave the Kashmir Valley immediately saying there was a terror threat.On August 2 the govt had issued an advisory asking tourists to leave the Kashmir Valley immediately saying there was a terror threat.

Govt's tourist advisory for Kashmir ends today, but shutdown enters Day 67 in Valley - India News

The BJP has fielded candidates on 122 constituencies in Kashmir, said its spokesperson Brigadier (retired) Anil Gupta, adding that the party is also supporting 29 Independents for elections to the office of the chairpersons of BDCs. He said that the party is contesting on a total of 280 seats out of 316 seats on its own in the state.The BJP has fielded candidates on 122 constituencies in Kashmir, said its spokesperson Brigadier (retired) Anil Gupta, adding that the party is also supporting 29 Independents for elections to the office of the chairpersons of BDCs. He said that the party is contesting on a total of 280 seats out of 316 seats on its own in the state.

Jammu and Kashmir block council polls 2019: With majority local politicians under house arrest, BJP to contest on 280 seats by itself - Firstpost

The simple act by students of St Stephens will show the Kashmiris that there are people who have not abandoned them.The simple act by students of St Stephens will show the Kashmiris that there are people who have not abandoned them.

Postcards to the PM: Why Students' Solidarity With Kashmir Is Significant

The simple act by students of St Stephens will show the Kashmiris that there are people who have not abandoned them.The simple act by students of St Stephens will show the Kashmiris that there are people who have not abandoned them.

Postcards to the PM: Why Students' Solidarity With Kashmir Is Significant

The Modi government had scrapped the Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir nearly two months back.The Modi government had scrapped the Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir nearly two months back.

Two months after scrapping Article 370, Centre withdraws travel advisory on Kashmir today | Jammu and Kashmir News

"We have come to realise that these elections (Block Development Council elections) are being held to facilitate only one party - ruling party. Our leaders are under detention. We have no other option but to announce that we are boycotting the election," Congress leader Ghulam Ahmad Mir said while addressing a press conference

Congress decides to boycott BDC elections in Jammu and Kashmir

Mark Warner stated while India may have “legitimate security concerns”, he wanted it to "live up to its democratic principles".Mark Warner stated while India may have “legitimate security concerns”, he wanted it to "live up to its democratic principles".

Co-Chair of US Senate India Caucus Says He Is Disturbed by Restrictions in J&K

Mark Warner stated while India may have “legitimate security concerns”, he wanted it to "live up to its democratic principles".Mark Warner stated while India may have “legitimate security concerns”, he wanted it to "live up to its democratic principles".

Co-Chair of US Senate India Caucus Says He Is Disturbed by Restrictions in J&K

'Our leaders are under detention. We have no other option but to announce that we are boycotting polls,' Ghulam Ahmad Mir said.

Boycotting upcoming J&K Block Development Council polls, says Cong

PM Mahathir said that Malaysia is not taking sides in the India-Pakistan conflictPM Mahathir said that Malaysia is not taking sides in the India-Pakistan conflict

Malaysian PM Defends Remarks On Kashmir At UNGA, Says Not Taking Sides In India-Pakistan Conflict