After upholding Art 370, Delhi HC seeks JK, GoI stand on plea against Presidential Order 1954

After upholding Art 370, Delhi HC seeks JK, GoI stand on plea against Presidential Order 1954

SRINAGAR: Ten days after dismissing a petition challenging continuity of Article 370 of Indian constitution, Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought ‘written arguments’ from state as well as the government of India on a plea challenging 1954 Presidential Order that prevents applicability of any amendment in Constitution of India to Jammu and Kashmir. A division […]

Blame game after adjournment

Blame game after adjournment

The government on Wednesday held Opposition responsible for the adjournment of the legislative assembly ahead of a week. The government spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said opposition legislators who have been former ministers came to blows and assaulted the treasury benches and assembly staff. “In this atmosphere the house could not run its business.

Article 370: Thou shall not Speak Sine Die!

Article 370: Thou shall not Speak Sine Die!

In the tragicomic fallout and reaction to Mehbooba Mufti’s remarks in the Legislative Assembly wherein she had said that, ‘those opposing Article 370 were anti-national’, the Assembly morphed into a niggling and nit picking arena. The Speaker of the Assembly sought to expunge Mehbooba’s remarks and in the outrage that ensued, the Assembly was adjourned […]

Welcome Mehbooba statement, hope she stands by what she said: NC

Welcome Mehbooba statement, hope she stands by what she said: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Tuesday welcomed Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statement calling assaults on Article 370 as a big “anti-national act”. National Conference spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu said in a statement that the party welcomes this statement as it was a “reiteration of the party’s consistent stand on the issue and also factually and constitutionally […]

Abrogation of Article 370 core agenda of BJP: chief spokesman

Abrogation of Article 370 core agenda of BJP: chief spokesman

Jammu: Taking a dig on the statement of Chief Minister about Article 370 to the effect that demand of removal of Article 370 is anti-nationalist, Bhartiya Janata Party said her statement was “factually untrue and not sustainable.” State BJP chief spokesperson Sunil Sethi, in a press statement, said abrogation of Article 370 and its “aftermath, […]

Article 370: Between Rhetoric and Reality

Article 370: Between Rhetoric and Reality

Mehbooba Mufti has stated, in the Assembly that those opposing J&K’s special status enshrined in the Article 370 of Indian Constitution were “anti-national”. Mehbooba added that, ‘she was aware that some people were trying to use judiciary to scrap the legislation which gives J&K unique constitutional status and that those who are doing it are […]

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