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Centre justifies amending Article 370 in counter affidavit in Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Centre has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, justifying the revocation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir by saying that the power under Article 370(1)(d) of the Constitution could validly be exercised even after the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly of the erstwhile state. “Since there was no Constituent Assembly at […]

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3 issues that will determine how Maharashtra votes today

New Delhi: There are three issues, which will determine which way the electorate will vote in the ongoing Maharashtra Assembly elections. 1. Article 370: Like in Haryana, the BJP has turned the Maharashtra Assembly election into a referendum on its national security agenda with both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP leader Amit Shah in […]

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Cong dares Modi to tell people who dismembered Pakistan

New Delhi: The Congress has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for only highlighting abrogation of Article 370 in the Assembly poll campaigns and dared him to tell the people who split Pakistan into two. “Wherever the Prime Minister goes, he only remembers (Article) 370. He (Modi) does not know when Pakistan was divided and by […]

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SC directs J&K to produce orders on restrictions

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Jammu and Kashmir administration to place those orders before the court under which communications were restricted in the valley after abrogation of Article 370 which granted special status to J&K. The top court also questioned why the J&K administration has not placed the orders and notifications […]

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J&K: Farooq’s sister, daughter detained after women’s protest over Article 370 abrogation

Srinagar: A group of Kashmiri women led by former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah’s sister Suraiya and daughter Safiya staged a protest here on Tuesday against the scrapping of Article 370. The 20-odd women were protesting against the scrapping of Article 370 and 35A on August 5. They were carrying placards which read, […]