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2 years of abrogation of Article 370: 5 big changes in Jammu and Kashmir

On August 5, 2019, Articles 370 and 35(A) were nullified that gave the erstwhile state its special status and the mandate to define its domicile rules. The political parties in Jammu and Kashmir have vowed to continue their struggle for restoration of statehood.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah responds to the debate in the Lok Sabha to revoke Article 370 in Lok Sabha.(ANI File Photo)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah responds to the debate in the Lok Sabha to revoke Article 370 in Lok Sabha.(ANI File Photo)
Published on Aug 05, 2021 08:05 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Medicines in stock for 15-20 days in Jammu and Kashmir, says administration

The statement from the Jammu and Kashmir administration came in the wake of news about insufficient stock of medicine in the Union Territory.
Jammu and Kashmir has been under restrictions since August 5 when the Central government abrogated Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.(HT Photo)
Jammu and Kashmir has been under restrictions since August 5 when the Central government abrogated Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 01:12 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Indo Asian News Service

‘Tried reading it for 30 mins, couldn’t make sense’: CJI Ranjan Gogoi on Article 370 plea

A bench headed by the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said that the petition was not maintainable and had defects.
Supreme Court reprimanded advocate M.L. Sharma for filing a frivolous application opposing the Centre’s decision to revoke Article 370.(PTI Photo)
Supreme Court reprimanded advocate M.L. Sharma for filing a frivolous application opposing the Centre’s decision to revoke Article 370.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 16, 2020 12:56 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service

Pakistani army calls Articles 370, 35-A a sham after India scrapped special status

India’s diplomatic establishment is flummoxed over Pakistan’s unilateral action to suspend relations on various dimensions with India, and talk of escalating the matter to the United Nations.
The Indian military has reported no forward deployment of troops or fighters by Islamabad on both the international border and the Line of Control (LoC), according to government officials(AP File Photo)
The Indian military has reported no forward deployment of troops or fighters by Islamabad on both the international border and the Line of Control (LoC), according to government officials(AP File Photo)
Updated on Jun 12, 2020 10:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta

Post scrapping of Article 370, filmmakers book film titles Article 35A, Kashmir Hamara Hai, Kashmir Mein Tiranga

Several filmmakers have booked film titles like Article 370, Article 35A and Kashmir Mein Tiranga amid the scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir’s ‘special state’ status.
Parliament building illuminated as the 73rd Independence Day approaches, in New Delhi, India on Tuesday.
Parliament building illuminated as the 73rd Independence Day approaches, in New Delhi, India on Tuesday.
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 10:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

PIL filed in SC over presidential order passed in RS to nullify Article 35A

The petitioner, M L Sharma, has made a name for himself by filing Public Interest Litigations (PILs) in several cases.
A petition challenging the presidential order that paved the way for scrapping Article 35-A, and effectively revoking Article 370 of the Constitution was filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday by advocate M L Sharma.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A petition challenging the presidential order that paved the way for scrapping Article 35-A, and effectively revoking Article 370 of the Constitution was filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday by advocate M L Sharma.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 02:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Expect J&K to benefit from Centre’s decision on Article 370: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati said her party expects that the people of Jammu and Kashmir will benefit from the Centre’s decision and that due to this decision, the Buddhist followers of Bhimrao Ambedkar were feeling happy.
Mayawati said that there was a long-pending demand to scrap Article 370 with the intention of ensuring social, economic and political justice.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Mayawati said that there was a long-pending demand to scrap Article 370 with the intention of ensuring social, economic and political justice.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 23, 2020 04:02 PM IST
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Lucknow | By Press Trust of India

Article 370: Standing ovation for Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha

Amit Shah proposed scrapping provisions that allowed Jammu and Kashmir a special status among all Indian states.
Home Minister Amit Shah addresses the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Home Minister Amit Shah addresses the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jun 10, 2020 12:57 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service

‘Kashmir me bhi apna tiranga lehraya’ tweets Gautam Gambhir as Govt moves to scrap Article 370

Article 370 of the Constitution had given Jammu and Kashmir its own constitution and decision-making rights for all matters except for defence, communications and foreign affairs.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 11:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Govt moves to scrap Article 370: All you need to know

J-K governor Satya Pal Malik had earlier dismissed reports that preparations are being made for an announcement on Article 35A and Article 370 or on the trifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir by creating three states of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.
Security forces patrol in Srinagar, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.(AP Photo)
Security forces patrol in Srinagar, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.(AP Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2020 09:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Article 35A: Kashmir can’t afford to drift into an autumn of anxiety

The Kashmir Valley is rife with speculation that the Modi government may take the ordinance route to scrap the Article 35 A ahead of the state assembly elections.
What has raised the hackles in Kashmir is the Modi government’s emphatic assertion on its long-held ideological opposition against the Article 35A and the Article 370.(Waseem Andrabi / HT File Photo)
What has raised the hackles in Kashmir is the Modi government’s emphatic assertion on its long-held ideological opposition against the Article 35A and the Article 370.(Waseem Andrabi / HT File Photo)
Published on Jul 31, 2019 11:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Ramesh Vinayak

‘Like picking up explosives’: Mehbooba Mufti warns Centre on Article 35A

The former chief minister was addressing the 20th foundation day of her party in Srinagar.
Mehbooba’s comments come after a central government order allowed additional 100 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) to be deployed in Jammu and Kashmir to reinforce counter-insurgency operations and maintain law and order. (ANI Photo)
Mehbooba’s comments come after a central government order allowed additional 100 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) to be deployed in Jammu and Kashmir to reinforce counter-insurgency operations and maintain law and order. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2019 08:18 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussian

How the BJP wavers on Articles 370 and 35A

The commitment to abrogate them has provoked anger in the Valley. That, perhaps, is what the BJP wanted
Speaking in Anantnag, BJP’s Ram Madhav said the issue of Articles 370 and 35A will be decided by the Parliament(AP)
Speaking in Anantnag, BJP’s Ram Madhav said the issue of Articles 370 and 35A will be decided by the Parliament(AP)
Updated on May 04, 2019 04:49 PM IST
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‘Article 35A constitutionally vulnerable, hampers development in J-K’: Arun Jaitley

The state is under President’s rule and the Union Cabinet takes all policy decisions related to the militancy-hit state.
In a blog, Jaitley said the seven-decade history of the state of Jammu and Kashmir confronts changing India with several questions.(REUTERS)
In a blog, Jaitley said the seven-decade history of the state of Jammu and Kashmir confronts changing India with several questions.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 28, 2019 11:42 PM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Strike against Jamaat ban, bid to tinker Article 35A hits normal life in Kashmir Valley

Normal life in the Valley was affected due to the strike called by trade bodies against the ban on Jamaat-e-Islami and alleged attempts to tinker with Article 370 and Article 35 A of the Constitution.
CRPF Personnel stand guard in front of closed market during strike in Srinagar on Tuesday.(Imran Nissar)
CRPF Personnel stand guard in front of closed market during strike in Srinagar on Tuesday.(Imran Nissar)
Updated on Mar 05, 2019 09:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Unrest in Valley ahead of Article 35A hearing in Supreme Court

The petitions challenge Article 35 A of the Constitution, which empowers the Jammu and Kashmir’s legislature to define “permanent residents” of the state and provide special rights and privileges to them.
Amidst fears of war between India and Pakistan, following the Pulwama attack, people in the Kashmir valley also fear that Article 35 A may be abrogated.(HT FILE)
Amidst fears of war between India and Pakistan, following the Pulwama attack, people in the Kashmir valley also fear that Article 35 A may be abrogated.(HT FILE)
Updated on Feb 26, 2019 09:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

‘Hold polls so new govt can defend Article 35A,’ Omar tells Centre

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said the only responsibility of the Centre and the Governor now is to hold elections.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and national Conference leader Omar Abdullah wants teh Centre to hold elections in the state so that a local government will safeguard Article 35 A of the Constitution.(ANI)
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and national Conference leader Omar Abdullah wants teh Centre to hold elections in the state so that a local government will safeguard Article 35 A of the Constitution.(ANI)
Updated on Feb 25, 2019 02:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

No change in stance on Article 35A; only elected govt can take stand: J-K govt

The Jammu and Kashmir government’s counsel had sought permission from the Supreme Court for circulating a letter among the contesting parties for adjourning the upcoming hearing on the pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Article 35A, which provides special rights and privileges to the natives of the state, saying there was no “elected government” in the state
The apex court is scheduled to hear the petitions challenging Article 35A soon.(Hindustan Times)
The apex court is scheduled to hear the petitions challenging Article 35A soon.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 25, 2019 01:26 PM IST
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Jammu | By Press Trust of India

‘In-chamber’ decision soon, says apex court to plea for early hearing on Article 35A

The petition filed by an NGO claims that Article 35A is illegal and that it was added to the Constitution without being brought before the Parliament.
The Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Tuesday said he will take a call later on whether to admit a petition requesting an early hearing on the constitutional validity of Article 35A.(PTI)
The Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Tuesday said he will take a call later on whether to admit a petition requesting an early hearing on the constitutional validity of Article 35A.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 22, 2019 10:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Congress to fight local polls in Jammu and Kashmir amid boycott calls

Jammu and Kashmir’s two main political parties, National Conference and People’s Democratic Party, are boycotting the elections to protest against the Centre’s ‘unclear’ stand over Article 35A.
Only days before, the Congress had said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is not conducive for elections due to spike in militant violence.(PTI/File Photo)
Only days before, the Congress had said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is not conducive for elections due to spike in militant violence.(PTI/File Photo)
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 11:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Will safeguard Article 35A if voted to power in Jammu and Kashmir: Congress

Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir had earlier said that Governor Satya Pal Malik and the Centre need to clarify their stance on the situation arising in connection with the upcoming municipal and panchayat elections in the state.
J&K Congress chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir (pictured) said if Congress is voted to power, it will build consensus to address concerns regarding Article 35A as per legislation of the state.(File Photo)
J&K Congress chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir (pictured) said if Congress is voted to power, it will build consensus to address concerns regarding Article 35A as per legislation of the state.(File Photo)
Published on Sep 19, 2018 09:16 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Asian News International

BJP didn’t stay course... Atal’s vision was missing, says Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti said that the BJP lacked the vision of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was credited for an outreach to Kashmiris in the late ‘90s and the early 2000s.
People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti addressing her first public rally after stepping down as Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, at Sher-e-Kashmir Park, in Srinagar.(PTI File Photo)
People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti addressing her first public rally after stepping down as Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, at Sher-e-Kashmir Park, in Srinagar.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 08:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ramesh Vinayak

Congress, PDP want new J-K governor to evolve consensus over panchayat, municipal elections

The municipal and panchayat polls are set to start on October 1 and last till first week of November.
Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik.(HT Photo)
Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satya Pal Malik.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 09, 2018 08:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ashiq Hussain | By Ashiq Hussain

‘Mainstream parties politicising J&K panchayat elections’

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said the party will boycott the polls unless the Centre and state government clear their stand on Article 35A. Congress and PDP leaders are also meeting to chalk out whether to participate or not in the elections.
Municipal and panchayat polls are scheduled to start in Jammu and Kashmir on October 1 and conclude in the first week of November under the shadow of the row over Article 35A.(PTI/File Photo)
Municipal and panchayat polls are scheduled to start in Jammu and Kashmir on October 1 and conclude in the first week of November under the shadow of the row over Article 35A.(PTI/File Photo)
Published on Sep 06, 2018 06:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Protect Article 35A or we will boycott J-K local elections: NC party chief Farooq Abdullah tells Centre

The Supreme Court last week deferred hearing petitions against Article 35A after the Centre and the state government argued that it could lead to a law and order situation in the state ahead of the upcoming panchayat and local body elections.
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Farooq Abdullah(PTI)
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Farooq Abdullah(PTI)
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 06:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan

Having a separate constitution for Jammu-Kashmir was an aberration, says NSA Ajit Doval

Ajit Doval said sovereignty “cannot be a diluted and ill-defined”, and added that when the “British left, probably they did not want to leave India as a strong sovereign state.”
National Security Adviser NSA Ajit Doval was speaking at the launch of a book on Vallabhbhai Patel.(PTI)
National Security Adviser NSA Ajit Doval was speaking at the launch of a book on Vallabhbhai Patel.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 03:48 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

SC defers hearing on Article 35A to January after Centre warns of security issue in Jammu and Kashmir

Attorney general KK Venugopal told the Supreme Court bench that a larger number of paramilitary forces are moving to Jammu and Kashmir for the purpose of elections, adding that if any sensitive issues come up during this period, then it could lead to law and order situation.
The Supreme Court building in New Delhi.(Anushree Fadnavis/HT File Photo)
The Supreme Court building in New Delhi.(Anushree Fadnavis/HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 31, 2018 09:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Kashmir shuts down ahead of Supreme Court hearing on Article 35A

Government offices witnessed very thin attendance. Roads were deserted and markets empty amid a heavy presence of security forces on the roads and in sensitive areas to prevent any mass protests as the two-day separatists’ sponsored showdown started Thursday.
Police imposed curbs in northern and eastern parts of Srinagar to prevent escalation of violence.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
Police imposed curbs in northern and eastern parts of Srinagar to prevent escalation of violence.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 06:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

SC adjourns hearing on fresh plea against Article 35A

Article 35A, which was incorporated in the Constitution by a 1954 Presidential Order, accords special rights and privileges to the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir and bars people from outside the state from acquiring any immovable property in the state.
A general view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A general view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 11:41 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Shutdown, clashes in Kashmir over rumours of SC scrapping Article 35A

Separatists have called for a general shutdown on Friday and Saturday to highlight the public support for Article 35A.
Authorities on Monday imposed a shutdown on Srinagar and some other parts of the Kashmir Valley following rumours that the Supreme Court has scrapped Article 35A, police said.(AP File Photo)
Authorities on Monday imposed a shutdown on Srinagar and some other parts of the Kashmir Valley following rumours that the Supreme Court has scrapped Article 35A, police said.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 07:39 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
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