Why valley is still distant, With end of Articles 370 and 35(A), there’s peace, hope and democracy in J&K

Source: The Indian Express (Article 1 and Article 2) Relevance: This article explains the situation of J&K ever since the abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A Synopsis: With the anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370, it is time to take a stock of the arguments regarding the abrogation. Context India bid farewell to… Continue reading Why valley is still distant, With end of Articles 370 and 35(A), there’s peace, hope and democracy in J&K

Kashmir: five-judge Supreme Court Bench to hear pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370

The Supreme Court has referred petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of the state of Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories to a five-judge Constitution bench. The apex court decision came after the Parliament has passed the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019.The order effectively abrogates the special status… Continue reading Kashmir: five-judge Supreme Court Bench to hear pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370

PM Modi to people of J&K, Ladakh: Your representatives will be elected by you, among you

Indian Prime Minister has addressed the nation for the first time since the Parliament has approved the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019.The order effectively abrogates the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under the provision of Article 370. The Parliament has also passed the Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Bill,2019.The bill bifurcates… Continue reading PM Modi to people of J&K, Ladakh: Your representatives will be elected by you, among you

Home Ministry pulls out original instrument of accession to support Article 370 move

Home ministry officials has said that the Instrument of Accession signed with 562 princely states during the time of Independence was similar to the one signed with J&K. This statement was made to provide a legal basis for the amendment to Article 370 taking away the special status of Jammu & Kashmir. They said that… Continue reading Home Ministry pulls out original instrument of accession to support Article 370 move

Article 370: Petition filed in Supreme Court against Centre’s notification on J&K

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the Presidential order on Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order,2019. The order effectively abrogates the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under the provision of Article 370 whereby provisions of the Constitution which were applicable to other states were not applicable to Jammu… Continue reading Article 370: Petition filed in Supreme Court against Centre’s notification on J&K

Lok Sabha endorses Centre’s decisions on Kashmir

Parliament has approved the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019. The order effectively abrogates the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under the provision of Article 370. The Parliament has also passed the Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Bill,2019.The bill bifurcates the State into two separate union territories of Jammu and Kashmir(with legislature)… Continue reading Lok Sabha endorses Centre’s decisions on Kashmir

J&K loses its special status, divided into two UTs

President of India has promulgated the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order,2019.  The order effectively abrogates the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under the provision of Article 370 whereby provisions of the Constitution which were applicable to other states were not applicable to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). The Presidential Order has extended… Continue reading J&K loses its special status, divided into two UTs

India can repeal Article 370 at will: Centre

The government has said that Article 370 is a temporary provision in the Constitution and Article 35A was added through a Constitution order issued by the President of India. The government has also said that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and matters relating to the Constitution are internal and entirely for… Continue reading India can repeal Article 370 at will: Centre

Scrap 370,35A says Rajnath,targets Omar

Union Home Minister has said that Articles 370 and Article 35A should be reviewed and scrapped. This statement came after National Conference leader had said that his party will bring back the autonomy of Jammu and Kashmir that could include having a Sadar-e-Riyasat(President) and Wazir-e-Azam(Prime Minister). J&K had its own Sadar-e-Riyasat(President) and Wazir-e-Azam(Prime Minister) until… Continue reading Scrap 370,35A says Rajnath,targets Omar