Beijing, August 13 (KMS): China’s foreign ministry said it showed a principled stand on unilateral actions taken by India in a meeting between the two countries’ top diplomats on Monday.

Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said he hoped India would play a constructive role in regional peace and stability, China’s foreign ministry said in a notice on its website following the meeting. »

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New Delhi, August 13 (KMS): The Indian Supreme Court has refused to pass any orders on a petition filed by an activist Tehseen Poonawalla seeking lifting of prohibitory orders in occupied Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian government.

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra adjourned his petition for two weeks after Attorney General KK Venugopal and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said the ground situation needed to improve before prohibitory orders were lifted and communication networks restored. »

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Indian supreme court refuses to pass order on lifting curbs in IOK

Srinagar, August 13 (KMS): Occupied Kashmir is facing the worst humanitarian crisis in the modern human history as strict curfew along with all communication blackout entered its ninth day, today.

Indian troops clamped tight restrictions across Jammu and Kashmir, fearing anti-India protests, after New Delhi abolished the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5. The people of the occupied territory have no contact with the rest of the world as internet and phone lines are cut since then. A famine-like situation is emerging as tens of thousands of Indian troops are deployed in all streets right from Srinagar in the Kashmir valley to Doda and Kishtwar areas in Jammu region to maintain strict curfew.

The news sources, in their reports said shops are shut, their shutters and walls are carrying anti-India graffiti including, “Go India Go Back” and “We Want Freedom”. The sources quoting paramilitary police officials said the restrictions in Srinagar are the city’s tightest ever. The troops, many wearing heavy riot gear, are dotting silent streets where checkpoints had been added around midnight, with more concertina wire laid out to create barricades. »

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Srinagar, August 13 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, all communications and the internet remain cut off and curfew continues for the ninth consecutive day, today.

Indian troops clamped tight restrictions across Kashmir, fearing anti-India protests. Internet and phone communications have been cut and tens of thousands of troop reinforcements have flooded Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley and Doda and Kisthwar areas of Jammu region. »

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New Delhi, August 13 (KMS): Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has warned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to act thoughtfully or else Kashmir will slip out of their hands.

Digvijaya Singh referring to an international media report, said, “See the international media and what is happening in Kashmir. They (government) have burnt their hands in fire by abolishing Article 370…” »

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New Delhi, August 13 (KMS): MDMK, political party active in Tamil Nadu and other states of India, has said that Kashmir will not be in India when the country will celebrate its 100th year of freedom.

MDMK chief Vaiko in a media interview said, “Kashmir will not be in India when India will celebrate its 100th year of freedom. They (BJP) have smudged Kashmir in mud. I have expressed my view on Kashmir earlier too. I have attacked Congress 30 per cent and BJP 70 per cent on the Kashmir issue,” he told reporters. »

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