Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir said on Monday that schools across the Union Territory will re-open from September 21 although students' attendance will be on voluntary basis.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan unveiled a new political map which includes the UT of J&K as part of Pakistan on Tuesday. Khan has decided to present the new political map at the United Nations as well.
A group of UN rights experts urged India to address the "alarming human rights situation" in Kashmir since it stripped its autonomy a year ago on Wednesday.
Seven political parties, which were part of the democratic process in Jammu and Kashmir for years, have come together to work for restoration of its statehood and special status in the Constitution of India.
On Aug. 5, 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government stripped Jammu and Kashmir’s statehood, scrapped its separate constitution and removed inherited protections on land and jobs.
"Till the time we get back the flag that was robbed from us, we will not raise any other flag," Mehbooba Mufti said. The Jammu and Kashmir BJP on Friday demanded the arrest of Mehbooba Mufti for her "seditious remarks".
India has amended a law in Jammu and Kashmir allowing Indian citizens to buy land in the disputed territory, said officials, sparking opposition criticism about a steady erosion of the rights of Kashmiri people.
Militants shot dead three young workers of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party in Kashmir late on Thursday, days after his government changed laws allowing people from the rest of the country to buy land in the disputed region.
Indian artillery fire in the disputed Kashmir region hit Pakistani army posts and villages killing a soldier, a woman and a 16-year-old girl, Pakistani military and government officials said on Thursday.