A few minutes ago, Amit Shah told the Rajya Sabha that the government intends to revoke Article 370 from Kashmir causing a massive ruckus in the Upper House of the parliament. 

Kashmir has been going through a major turmoil in the last two days, even by its own standards. It started when the central government led by the BJP asked Amarnath Yatra devotees to curtail their say and leave as soon as possible. 

Deccan Herald

The region has since been in a state of panic. 

Non-residential students from NIT and other educational institutions had also been asked to leave the place as soon as possible. 

The Kashmir Walla

There are already 35,000 troops stationed in the Valley and their number will rise to almost 90,000 now making Kashmir the most heavily armed place on Earth, right now. 

Sunday Guardian

Yesterday, Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) tried to infiltrate Kashmir and attack a forward post along the LoC in Kieran sector. The Indian Army managed to foil the attempt to infiltrate, killing five to seven intruders.

The centre has since imposed Section 144 and curfew in the entire state. 

The tribune

Which means that there will be no movement of public and all educational institutions shall also remain closed. 

New Indian Express

There will be a complete bar on holding any kind of public meetings or rallies during the period of operation of this order.

Restrictions and night curfews were also imposed in several districts as the Valley remained on edge with authorities stepping up security deployment.

Greater kashmir

Meanwhile, Kashmiri leaders like former CMs Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah have been put on house arrest since yesterday.

Internet, cable TV, radio, landline has also been cut, effectively shutting down any form of information flowing from the valley