Jammu and Kashmir: COVID-19 information blackout by Indian govt hitting Kashmir hard
22nd Mar 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: COVID-19 information blackout by Indian govt hitting Kashmir hard

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Anxiety and fear is gripping residents of Indian-administered Kashmir after the first coronavirus case was found in the region’s main city, Srinagar, yesterday, yet a lid is still being kept … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Internet shutdown cripples research in Kashmir
19th Feb 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Internet shutdown cripples research in Kashmir

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): The communication clampdown over the past six months in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir has crippled research activity in academic and scientific institutions . The region has two central and nine … Continued

UN holds Kashmir talks as rights fears continue
16th Jan 2020

UN holds Kashmir talks as rights fears continue

By James Reinl   UNITED NATIONS (AA): UN Security Council members held rare talks on the disputed region of Kashmir on Wednesday amid ongoing concerns over the flashpoint between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan. After the meeting, senior Russian diplomat … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner
2nd Dec 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Aafreen Zaira, a media student at the Women’s College Srinagar in the capital of Indian Jammu and Kashmir, is looking keenly at a model paper which has 14 questions to … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian diplomat’s Israeli-type settlement idea for Kashmir draws ire
28th Nov 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian diplomat’s Israeli-type settlement idea for Kashmir draws ire

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Because of an internet ban, not many Kashmiris are aware of an Indian diplomat’s comments that settlements modelled after Israel’s illegal settlements could be built to settle Kashmiri Hindus — … Continued

UN extremely concerned at rights deprivation in Kashmir
30th Oct 2019

UN extremely concerned at rights deprivation in Kashmir

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN Human Rights office says it is extremely concerned that the population of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir continues to be deprived of a wide range of human rights. “We urge the Indian authorities … Continued

Malaysia dismisses Indian threat to limit oil imports on Kashmir condemnation
23rd Oct 2019

Malaysia dismisses Indian threat to limit oil imports on Kashmir condemnation

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Even as Indian traders have decided to limit importing palm oil from Malaysia, as part of retaliation against the Southeast Asian nation, for criticizing New Delhi’s recent actions on Kashmir, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian women’s group alleges 13000 Muslim boys arrested
27th Sep 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian women’s group alleges 13000 Muslim boys arrested

By Riyaz ul Khaliq (AA): Indian authorities arrested an estimated “13,000 boys” in Jammu and Kashmir since Aug. 5, according to a fact-finding report by a team of five women who visited the region recently. “Shops closed, hotels closed, schools, … Continued

UN ‘deeply’ concerned over India’s brutal clampdown of Jammu & Kashmir
10th Sep 2019

UN ‘deeply’ concerned over India’s brutal clampdown of Jammu & Kashmir

By Diyar Guldogan ANKARA (AA) – The UN Human Rights Council on Monday voiced concern over the recent Indian brutal clampdown of Jammu and Kashmir and their impact on the human rights situation there. “I am deeply concerned about the … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar pro-India Mayor under house arrest
5th Sep 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar pro-India Mayor under house arrest

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): The Mayor of the capital of the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region has been placed under house arrest following remarks critical of the ongoing brutal clampdown on Kashmir and the detention of … Continued

EU supports India calling for India & Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue
28th Aug 2019

EU supports India calling for India & Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): EU said on Tuesday a bilateral political solution of Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan is the only way to solve the dispute. EU has neither criticised nor condemned the brutal clampdown of Jammu … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Blockade in Kashmir a ‘collective punishment’, says UN
23rd Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Blockade in Kashmir a ‘collective punishment’, says UN

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): The UN on Thursday described communication blockade in Indian administered Kashmir a form of a “collective punishment” and urged Indian authorities to restore telephone and internet links. In a joint statement issued in Geneva, … Continued

Kashmir in lockdown a military prison, children detained, activists report
15th Aug 2019

Kashmir in lockdown a military prison, children detained, activists report

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): The entire state of Kashmir is currently a prison and under military control, a fact-finding team of Indian activists who visited the region since the imposition of a lockdown said Wednesday. “Hundreds of boys … Continued

Subdued Eid in Jammu and Kashmir amid clampdown by India
14th Aug 2019

Subdued Eid in Jammu and Kashmir amid clampdown by India

By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): Low-key Eid prayers were reported in India administered Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, as authorities kept strict vigil. UK is still refusing to condemn the clampdown by Indian Government with hundreds of people … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: One killed, hundreds injured in brutal clampdown by India
9th Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: One killed, hundreds injured in brutal clampdown by India

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   AA: One Kashmiri Muslim was killed and hundreds injured in violent clampdown by India  in Jammu and Kashmir. Around 500 have been detained by the Indian troops in the last five days. The world governments … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Top leaders in Indian occupied Kashmir arrested
6th Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Top leaders in Indian occupied Kashmir arrested

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah, have been arrested on Monday evening, said media reports. According to broadcaster New Delhi Television (NDTV), Mehbooba Mufti was taken … Continued

India extends president’s rule over Jammu and Kashmir
13th Jun 2019

India extends president’s rule over Jammu and Kashmir

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): The government here approved Wednesday an extension of the president’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six months effective July 3, officials said. “Based on the prevailing situation in the state as stated … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian troops kill one civilian, injure 80
30th May 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian troops kill one civilian, injure 80

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): One civilian was killed and at least 80 others were wounded Wednesday when local youths clashed with Indian security forces in a bid to help trapped militants escape a search … Continued

UN demands India provide answers on civilian killings in Kashmir
21st May 2019

UN demands India provide answers on civilian killings in Kashmir

[Photo: Indian policeman fires pellets towards pro freedom protestors during anti India clashes in south Kashmir’s Pulwama on May 16, 2019. Photographer: Faisal Khan/AA] Ahmad Adil CHANDIGARH, India (AA): Three UN rapporteurs have written a letter to India seeking details … Continued

India: Hindus assault Kashmiri vendors in UP
8th Mar 2019

India: Hindus assault Kashmiri vendors in UP

By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): Amid heightened tensions with Pakistan over Kashmir, two Kashmiri men have been assaulted by local Hindus in northern India, media reports said Thursday. The two men were abused, slapped and beaten with a … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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