SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir

The Indian Supreme Court on Thursday issued a notice to the government of the Indian-administered Kashmir region with regard to a plea seeking restoration of high speed internet, amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Three judges, including justices N V Ramana, R Subhash Reddy, and B R Gavai issued a notice, and called for a response from the Jammu and Kashmir government within a week.

Foundation for Media Professionals, a non-profit organization working for the welfare of journalists in the mainland India, filed the case while throwing a challenge to the “restrictive internet orders” passed by the Jammu

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