Article 370

BJP delaying local bodies polls in J&K as it realised it will be wiped out: Ex-CM Mehbooba

The PDP chief charged that the BJP does not accept the Constitution and wants to end the democratic system of the country, and they want to start it from Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 27th September 2023

Freed after four years, Mirwaiz makes Kashmir dialogue pitch

The Mirwaiz criticised the reading down of Article 370 saying it was an assault on Kashmiri identity, adding harsh and unilateral decisions of disempowerment were taken by the administration.

published on : 23rd September 2023

Ladakh saw 'unbelievable changes' after Article 370 abrogation, claims Lt Governor BD Mishra

The L-G claimed that the people of Ladakh were coming forward to set up startups, while infrastructure was being developed at a rapid speed "only due to the abrogation of Article 370."

published on : 17th September 2023

Awaiting the SC judgement on Article 370

When the Republic and its Constitution are dynamic, how could 370 be fixed and eternal? If 370 was a temporary provision, its unchangeability seems a spurious argument

published on : 13th September 2023

SC reserves verdict on Article 370, says will study Lone’s allegiance to India

The bench while reserving verdict said that it would analyse Lok Sabha MP Mohammad Akbar Lone’s affidavit swearing allegiance to the Constitution and recognising J&K as India’s integral part.

published on : 6th September 2023

SC asks NC leader Mohd Akbar Lone to file affidavit saying he owes allegiance to Constitution

Lone, the lead petitioner challenging the abrogation of Article 370 that accorded special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, will file the affidavit by Tuesday.

published on : 4th September 2023

Article 370: Kashmiri Pandit group questions credentials of petitioner NC leader Akbar Lone in SC

The group alleged that Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Mohammad Akbar Lone is known as "a supporter of secessionist forces operating in J&K, who support Pakistan."

published on : 3rd September 2023

Polls in Jammu and Kashmir can be held at any time, decision to be taken by EC: Centre to SC

Restoration of complete statehood in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will take some time: Centre to SC hearing Article 370 matter.

published on : 31st August 2023

Full clarity on Jammu and Kashmir's statehood timeline on Aug 31: Solicitor General tells SC

The court had said although it was conscious about converting J&K into a UT “in lieu of national security”, that status could not be permanent.

published on : 30th August 2023

Converting a state of India into a union territory

There is an apprehension that the government can convert any state into a Union territory and thus control that state. After Kashmir’s conversion, it is no longer an impossibility

published on : 30th August 2023

Article 35A snatched rights of non-residents in Jammu and Kashmir, says SC

CJI DY Chandrachud also said that Article 35A also took away the power of judicial review. 

published on : 29th August 2023

J&K govt suspends lecturer for appearing in SC's hearing on abrogation of Article 370

The order states that during the period of suspension, the “delinquent officer shall remain attached in the office of Director School Education, Jammu”.

published on : 26th August 2023

List states that joined Union without a merger agreement, says SC at Article 370 hearing

"For J&K, the Constitution decided to go for Article 370. Other states merged completely,” the bench said. 

published on : 25th August 2023

SC: No provision in Constitution bars its applicability to J&K

The court also said, “Article 5 says that the legislative and executive powers of the State would extend to all matters except those with respect to which the Parliament has power to make laws.

published on : 23rd August 2023

Abrogation of Article 370 hearing: Is court being asked to review government’s wisdom, asks SC

These remarks were made as senior advocate Dushyant Dave pointed out BJP’s 2019 manifesto regarding the repeal of Article 370.

published on : 18th August 2023

Civil servants and the breakdown of balance of power

Democracy flounders when governments and their instruments, the civil servants, act with anger and brutality.

published on : 18th August 2023

Article 370: SC asks if Parliament can enact law to divide J-K into two UTs during President's Rule

"Yes," Dhavan replied, adding "The president can suspend a provision of the Constitution but it has to supplement the proclamation.

published on : 16th August 2023

J&K’s sovereignty ceded completely to Union: Supreme Court

The five-judge bench led by Chief Justice CJI DY Chandrachud stressed that the inclusion of J&K in Article 1 of the Constitution meant that the “transfer of sovereignty” was complete.

published on : 11th August 2023

Article 370 provides provision for modification: Supreme Court

The CJI asked if there was a need for a constitutional amendment to recognise J&K’s constitution as its intrinsic part and bring the same within its fold. 

published on : 10th August 2023

BJP leaders' remarks on Article 370 tantamount to contempt of court: Omar Abdullah

"We wouldn't have gone to the Supreme Court had there been no hope. We went to the SC because we have hope. At least we haven't threatened the SC like the BJP," Abdullah told reporters here.

published on : 9th August 2023
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