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Internet Shutdown

Kashmir lockdowns, slow internet rob students of their education

Consecutive lockdowns in the restive region for security and COVID reasons, coupled with a shutdown of high-speed internet and mobile connectivity, have hurt students'...

Podcast: There Was a Human Cost to the Internet Shutdown in Kashmir

In conversation with Devdutta Mukhopadhyay, a lawyer and researcher from the Internet Freedom Foundation. After almost 18 months, 4G internet services were restored across Kashmir...

WHO WILL BE PROSECUTED FOR LONGEST INTERNET RESTRICTIONS IN KASHMIR?

The Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) administration announced the restoration of high-speed internet in the erstwhile state after eighteen months of continued restrictions. Simultaneous with...

Kashmir Internet Shutdown Takes Toll on Economy

WASHINGTON / SRINAGAR - The internet shutdown in India's Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir, which shows no signs of abating and has been...

Killing militants or killing militancy? The internet and Kashmir

gust 2019, a blanket communication blockade was imposed across J&K with landlines becoming nonfunctional and a mobile connection (prepaid or postpaid) being rendered useless....

‘Fundamental Right’: All You Need To Know About Longest Internet Shutdown In Kashmir

The Supreme Court said the access to the Internet is a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution. The Supreme Court on Friday said...

Protests In J&K’s Sopore Over Alleged Custodial Death, Internet Snapped

Protests have erupted in Jammu and Kashmir's restive Sopore town after a shopkeeper was allegedly killed in police custody. The police maintain theman worked...

Internet Shutdown Takes Toll on Economy

WASHINGTON / SRINAGAR - The internet shutdown in India's Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir, which shows no signs of abating and has been...

J&K Internet Shutdown Based on ‘Dubious’ Legal Framework: Report

GovernmentThe Jammu-Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society has documented the disruptive influence of the communications blockade, and its material cost on the Kashmiri population. Srinagar: The communication...

Kashmir: Govt Says E-Learning Possible Over 2G, But Students And Teachers Struggle

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah has slammed the government, asking how the students will study without 4G. The Narendra Modi government has claimed that students and teachers...

Coronavirus: Why Kashmir needs full speed internet

Anxiety grips valley even as low-speed internet discourages efforts to fight Covid-1917:26 March 18, 2020 Kashmir: Lack of functional internet makes it nearly impossible for...

Slow Internet Is Speeding the Spread of the Coronavirus in Kashmir

The region is accustomed to lockdowns, but New Delhi’s ban on high-speed internet is undermining the medical community’s ability to fight the pandemic. SRINAGAR, Jammu...

India’s Internet Shutdowns Are Counterproductive

India is battling a massive contradiction when it comes to digital access. On the one hand, the government is strongly promoting a vision of a...