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As internet restrictions in J&K cross 480 days, we await SC judgement #KeepUsOnline

Non-publication of orders issued by the Review Committee and Special Committee continues to remain a problem in Jammu & Kashmir which must be decided by the Supreme Court to ensure independent application of mind by these bodies and implementation of their recommendations.
26 November, 2020
5 min read

Govt agrees to staggered restoration of 4G mobile internet in J&K before the Supreme Court #KeepUsOnline

During today's hearing in Foundation for Media Professionals' contempt petition relating to the internet restrictions in Jammu & Kashmir, the government agreed to restore 4G mobile internet in one district of Jammu and Kashmir each on a trial basis after 15 August i.e. Independence Day.
11 August, 2020
3 min read

FMP files rejoinder before SC about Jammu & Kashmir 4G mobile internet ban #KeepUsOnline

During today's hearing before the Supreme Court, the Solicitor General sought an adjournment to go through FMP's rejoinder which challenges secrecy in the functioning of the Special Committee.
28 July, 2020
4 min read

Supreme Court directs Govt to file its reply in FMP's contempt petition #KeepUsOnline

The Supreme Court has directed the Government to file its reply in a contempt petition relating to the 4G mobile internet ban in Jammu & Kashmir.
16 July, 2020
3 min read

FMP demands compliance with SC directions by Special Committee for restoration of 4G in J&K #KeepUsOnline #4GforAll

FMP wrote to the Special Committee established by the Supreme Court seeking immediate review of internet restrictions in Jammu & Kashmir within 7 working days and publication of the Committee's recommendations.
29 May, 2020
3 min read

Supreme Court reserves order in petitions seeking restoration of 4G internet in Jammu & Kashmir

Today, the Supreme Court heard substantive arguments regarding the constitutionality and legality of the internet slowdown in Jammu & Kashmir during the COVID-19 pandemic and reserved its order in the matter.
04 May, 2020
5 min read

Supreme Court directs Govt to file reply to petition seeking restoration of 4G internet in J&K #KeepUsOnline

The Supreme Court has directed the Government to file its response to petitions seeking restoration of 4G internet in J&K by Sunday i.e. 26 April and the matter will be listed again next Monday i.e. 27 April.
21 April, 2020
4 min read

SC issues notice in FMP’s petition seeking restoration of 4G internet services in Jammu & Kashmir during COVID-19 crisis #KeepUsOnline

Today, a 3 judge bench of the Supreme Court issued notice in a petition filed by Foundation for Media Professionals against the internet slowdown in Jammu & Kashmir during the COVID-19 crisis.
09 April, 2020
3 min read

SC's Kashmir communication shutdown judgement is just the beginning of a long uphill campaign

The Supreme Court's judgement in Anuradha Bhasin v. Union of India is a step in the right direction but fails to provide immediate relief to Kashmiris who have already suffered immense hardship due to the 158 day communication shutdown.
10 January, 2020
6 min read

Recap Part II: Kashmir Communication Shutdown and Movement Restrictions Cases

Part II of the Recap summarizes arguments made by the petitioners and the government about the constitutional validity of the communication shutdown and movement restrictions in Kashmir under Articles 19 and 21 of the Constitution.
29 November, 2019
5 min read

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