With J&K status change, 15th Finance Commission will have to redo math

The Centre has revoked the provisions of Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.It has also proposed bifurcation of the state into two Union territories Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. However,due to the change in status of J&K statehood,the Fifteenth Finance Commission will have to rework its calculations for distribution of central… Continue reading With J&K status change, 15th Finance Commission will have to redo math

Explained: J&K Assembly — like, unlike Delhi

The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill,2019 has paved the way for the formation of the Union Territory of J&K.It will join two other Union Territories with legislature namely Delhi and Puducherry. The J&K bill states that the provisions contained in Article 239 A of the Constitution that are applicable to Union Territory of Puducherry shall… Continue reading Explained: J&K Assembly — like, unlike Delhi

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

After J&K bifurcation, hill parties want Darjeeling to be Union territory

The Centre has revoked provisions of Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.It has also proposed bifurcation of the state into two Union territories Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. This has led to the demand from Darjeeling which has asked for a separate Union territory with a legislature. Darjeeling is a picturesque… Continue reading After J&K bifurcation, hill parties want Darjeeling to be Union territory