Jammu and Kashmir government issues 18.52 lakh domicile certificates

The total number of DCs issued to non-state subjects stands at 59,993, including 17,978 to West Pakistani Refugees, 1,825 to the Balmiki community and 755 to Gorkhas.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Former Permanent Resident Certificate holders get 99 per cent of domicile papers in J&K

So far, 11,398 West Pakistan refugees, 415 Valmikis, 10 Gorkhas and 12,340 registered migrants have been issued the certificates, he said.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Domicile certificate only for applying for jobs: Jammu and Kashmir administration

The domicile certificate is for applying for jobs in Jammu and Kashmir. It does not confer right to buy land at the moment, Principal Secretary Revenue Pawan Kotwal said.

published on : 1st September 2020

Domicile certificates to J&K residents to be handed out in five days 

The new time limit comes after Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday directed officers to speed up the process of issuance and delivery of domicile certificates.

published on : 26th August 2020

Jharkhand domicile policy will be reviewed: CM Hemant Soren

Soren said that his government has decided to review the policy thoroughly, so that changes required could be made to it.

published on : 15th August 2020

INTERVIEW | Domicile law, certificates in Kashmir are a fraud: Saif-ud-Din Soz

Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Saif-ud-Din Soz is not a free man despite the Jammu and Kashmir government telling the Supreme Court that he was never under detention.

published on : 1st August 2020

J&K admin begins online registration for Kashmiri migrants, displaced persons

Over 120 applications for the registration of Kashmiri migrants living outside the UT have been received on the first day of the registration.

published on : 25th July 2020

SC refuses to entertain plea against 100 per cent domicile quota in J&K

The plea, filed through lawyer Nishant Khatri, said that since the abrogation of Article 370 in August last year, the UT is equally subject to all laws and the Supreme Court judgments.

published on : 15th July 2020

Delhi High Court dismisses review plea on 50% domicile student quota

The petitioner student, in the review plea, claimed that the video conferencing was ‘disconnected’ when the counsel was to address the court on another aspect.

published on : 15th July 2020

 HC declines to entertain plea against 25 per cent domicile reservation in NLSIU for Karnataka students

The Karnataka state assembly passed the National Law School of India (amendment) Act of 2020 in March this year and it received the assent of the Governor in May.

published on : 3rd July 2020

New domicile law for Jammu and Kashmir illegal, unconstitutional: Farooq Abdullah

As per the new domicile law, non-permanent residents who have residency proof of at least 15 years in J-K are entitled to get domicile certificates.

published on : 29th June 2020

Pakistan rejects grant of domicile certificates by India to people not originally from Jammu and Kashmir

As per the new domicile law, non-permanent residents who have residency proof of at least 15 years in Jammu and Kashmir are entitled to get domicile certificates.

published on : 27th June 2020

Distribution of domicile certificates among deprived communities begins in Jammu

West Pakistan Refugees (WPRs), ‘safai karamcharis' and children of women married outside Jammu and Kashmir are also eligible for a domicile certificate.

published on : 27th June 2020

Jammu and Kashmir cadre IAS officer is first 'outsider' to get domicile certificate

The government has set a 15-day deadline for issuance of a domicile certificate and officials will be fined Rs 50,000 in case of a delay.

published on : 26th June 2020

J&K domicile: NPP torches effigy of BJP-led government to protest new rules in Jammu

The JKNPP termed the notification an 'obnoxious piece of superimposed legislation' enacted by the executive authority by defying popular sentiment in the erstwhile state.

published on : 20th May 2020
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