Article 370: Question of referring issue to 7-judge bench to be considered at later stage, says Supreme Court
The top court's remarks came after some of the parties, challenging the Centre's decision of abrogating Article 370 of the Constitution, said there were two conflicting decisions by a 5-judge bench of apex court given in 1959 and 1970. The provisions were abrogated by the Centre on August 5.
Supreme Court judge raises referendum in Article 370 case
The top court, which was hearing a batch of petitions challenging the abrogation of...
Article 370, Ayodhya case top India's 'What is?' list on Google this year
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Human rights matters won't be part of 2+2 dialogue between India, US: American diplomat
"Human rights is not part of this 2+2 discussion that's taking place next week, although I'm confident that issues on Kashmir and the threat perceptions that India sees will obviously be a part of the agenda,” Alice G Wells, the acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, said on Wednesday at a programme.
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Amit Shah says Indian Muslims have nothing to fear
Amit Shah rejected the Opposition charge that the bill was anti-Muslim. He repeatedly stressed that the legislation will not take away anyone's citizenship and was only intended to help minority communities facing religious persecution in the three neighbouring countries. "No provision in citizenship bill touches citizenship of Muslims," he said.
Infiltration from Pakistan being ignored: Sena after passage of CAB
An atmosphere is being created for granting citizenship to refugees, an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana' said, and asked whether the government will open its eyes over the issue of intrusion from Pakistan. The bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, was passed by the parliament.
Abrogation of Article 370 unconstitutional, people of J&K bypassed: Petitioners to SC
A 5-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, which commenced hearing on batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Centre's decision, was told by the petitioner that it was violative of the Constitution as orders were passed in "disregard of consent" of people of J&K.
Shiv Sena opposes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Rajya Sabha
The Sena does not need to prove how "staunch Hindu" and "patriotic" the party is, Sanjay Raut said while participating in a debate on the Bill in the Upper House. "We should discuss this Bill based on humanity not on religion. The Sena member also attacked some MPs who said that those opposing the Bill were "traitors" and "speaking the language of Pakistan".
Govt has no data on minorities who faced religious persecution: Ghulam Nabi Azad
"Honourable home ministerji, you brought demonetisation, GST, (legislation on) tripple talaq, NRC, Article 370 (related law) and Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the same pattern. You bring such bills every four or six months to divert the attention of people from unemployment, problems of farmers, poverty....," Leader of Opposition in RS, Azad said.
5,000 paramilitary personnel being sent to NE in wake of protests over citizenship bill: Officials
Nearly 20 companies have been withdrawn from Kashmir, where they had been sent prior to the Centre's decision on August 5 to abrogate Article 370 provisions and split the erstwhile state of J-K into two union territories. The remaining 30 companies have been withdrawn from other places and rushed to Northeastern states, the officials said.
JDU changed stand on CAB after backlash over opposing 370
Some senior leaders such as Prashant Kishor, KC Tyagi and Pavan Verma seem to be unhappy over the party announcing support to the CAB in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
Indian Constitution can be amended by people, Parliament: Maldivian Foreign Minister
While speaking to ANI on Article 370 revocation, Maldives Foreign Affairs Minister, Abdulla Shahid said, “Indian Constitution can be amended...
Supreme Court's five-judge Constitution bench to begin hearing on pleas against abrogation of Article 370
A 5-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice N V Ramana will commence the hearing on a batch of petitions including that of private individuals, lawyers, activists and political parties like National Conference, Sajjad Lone-led J&K Peoples Conference and CPI (M) leader Mohd Yousuf Tarigami.
Former bureaucrat Shah Faesal & activist Shela Rashid contest government move on Jammu & Kashmir in apex court
A five-judge bench of the court led by Justice NV Ramana, began hearing arguments against the decision four months after it was done. The state has since been under a complete lockdown activists say, a charge the government has denied. The government insists that everything is normal in the state.
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Sena accuses Centre of 'invisible Hindu-Muslim partition'
In an editorial in the party mouthpiece 'Saamana', the Sena also raised the timing of the bill saying, "There is no dearth of problems in India now but still we are inviting new ones such as CAB. It looks like the Centre has made an invisible partition of Hindus and Muslims over the bill".
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