BDC polls will be held Jammu and Kashmir on October 24. These will be the first elections to be held in the state since its special status was revoked under Article 370 on August 5.
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Aleem Syed on August 10, had moved to the Supreme Court by filing a writ petition for habeas corpus nature seeking information and access to his parents in Kashmir.
The call for “Astha Rally” was given by former union minister and Rajya Sabha MP Chaudhary Birender Singh.
“As per the available news reports in print, TV as well as social Media, the present clampdown is the most draconian in the history of Jammu and Kashmir,” the petitioner wrote.
Article 370 will apparently begin a new association with the law of the country through various articles in the Constitution and its identity as a Union Territory
The provisions of Article 35A of the Indian Constitution allows the Jammu and Kashmir state Assembly to define who is and is not a “permanent resident” of the state.
The advisory came hours after the Indian Army, citing intelligence inputs, said Pakistan-based terrorists were planning to target the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.
Rashid is the chief of Awami Itehad Party, while Faesal, who gave up his coveted career in the IAS to join politics, formed the JKPM.
The arrested youth identified as Adil Dar of Kulgam, Tahir Lone of Shopian, Sameer Bhat of Sopore and Naveed Parra of Pattan in Baramulla district.
The last time a delimitation exercise took place in the state was also under President’s Rule, as far back as 1995 in extremely difficult circumstances by the Justice (retired) K.K. Gupta Commission.
Jammu: Seven aspirants from Jammu and Kashmir have cracked the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil service exam-2018. The list of 759 successful candidates made public by the UPSC on Friday included seven names belonging to the Jammu region. Rehana Bashir from Poonch has secured the 187th rank in the[Read More…]
Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in a case of fratricide at their camp in Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. A CRPF officer said that there was a scuffle and heated argument between some soldiers following which one of them opened fire killing three of his[Read More…]
As an Indian Muslim, the most significant event was that it was on the 27th of Ramadan, 1947 that freedom came to our country (27th Ramadan is the day of Laylatul Qadr, the night of destiny).
Srinagar: A civilian was injured in overnight shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri sector, police sources said. Two residential houses were damaged in the heavy shelling by the Pakistan Army all along the Kamalkote sector and at four other places in Uri since[Read More…]
New Delhi: There has been no change in Article 370 and 35A following the Union Cabinet’s decisions on Jammu and Kashmir, and any reports to the effect were “mischievous”, official sources said here on Thursday. They said some people were spreading rumors about the cabinet decisions and the Home Ministry[Read More…]
Srinagar: A gunfight started between the security forces and holed up militants on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. Police said security forces started a cordon and search operation in Mamender village of Shopian district following specific information about the presence of militants there. “When the cordon around the[Read More…]
Srinagar: Four soldiers were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said on Monday. The gunfight started late Sunday night after security forces, including the Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operations Group (SOG) of the state police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), surrounded Pinglena village[Read More…]
Counter-terrorism, energy security to top Indian agenda during Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visit
New Delhi: Counter-terrorism, including Pakistan’s role in sponsoring terrorism against India, and energy security are likely to be on top of India’s agenda for discussion during Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit starting on Tuesday. India is expected to take up with the Saudi Crown Prince Pakistan’s role in[Read More…]
Islamabad: Pakistan said on Sunday that it has not yet been informed by India on withdrawing the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to Islamabad in the wake of a bloody suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir. Abdul Razak Dawood, adviser to the Pakistan’s Prime Minister on Commerce, said: “We are[Read More…]
Close on the heels of a ghastly suicide attack on a Central Reserve Police Force convoy killing over 40 personnel near Pulwama on Jammu-Srinagar highway, a Major-rank officer of Indian Army lost his life on Saturday (February 16). He met the tragedy while defusing an improvised explosive device. The second[Read More…]