JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Kashmir case: Who could be competent authority to reconstitute constituent Assembly, asks SC
The top court, which was hearing a batch of petitions challenging the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370, also raised the point that if the decision rested with people then will it be a case of "referendum, concurrence or consultation".
84 infiltration attempts in Jammu and Kashmir since August 2019
In a written reply to a starred question in the House, Reddy said regular att...
Former bureaucrat Shah Faesal & activist Shela Rashid contest government move on Jammu & Kashmir in apex court
A five-judge bench of the cour...
Indian Army gets new American assault rifles in Kashmir Valley against terrorists, Pakistan Army on LoC
"The first lot of 10,000 SiG 716 assault rifles has arrived in India and has been sent to the Northern Command," top Indian Army sources told ANI. The Northern Command looks after the counter-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir including the stopping the influx of terrorists from Pakistan and Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir who are trained there.
Article 370, Ayodhya case top India's 'What is?' list on Google this year
According to Google 2019 Year in Search report, netizens in India searched for a variety of topics, seeking information on Article 370, exit poll, black hole and 'Howdy Modi' event.
2 mortar shells defused by security forces along IB in J-K's Kathua
The Pakistan Rangers fired dozens of shells targeting Rathawa village in Hiranagar sector on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, villagers said. The house of Ram Piyari, a resident of Rathawa village, was hit by three mortar shells, of which one exploded causing damage to the walls. The other two shells did not explode, which were defused later.
Congress spreading confusion over CAB: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Senior BJP leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan charged the Congress with speaking the "language of Pakistan" on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. The BJP leader asked those who were opposing the CAB, where will Hindu minorities in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan go for life and honour other than India.
Concerned over situation in Kashmir, important to restore normalcy: EU Envoy
European Union Ambassador to India Ugo Astuto on December 10 cleared EU's stand on the situation of Kashmir. He said, "We are concerned over...
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.
Opposition could get numbers against Citizenship Amendment Bill: Ghulam Nabi Azad
This bill is totally discriminatory and unconstitutional. It has been rejected by one and all from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. The northeastern states are burning and there are huge protests in other parts of the country, Azad said.
Travellers show little interest in Kashmir
Business to Kashmir is very slow, both for Indian and foreign travellers. Comparing it to last year's records which was not good either, this season witnessed a dip of 50%. Although hotels are operational, there have been hardly any bookings. Internet blockade continues to be a huge detterent, putting off the visitors.
Aadhaar mandatory for getting PM-Kisan benefits from December onwards: Centre
"The mandatory requirement of Aadhaar seeding of beneficiaries' data continues to be applicable for release of all installments falling due with effect from December 1, 2019 onward," Agriculture Minister said in Lok Sabha. Under PM-Kisan scheme, the government is providing Rs 6,000 per annum in three equal installments to 14 crore farmers.
Local admin in J&K to decide on release of detained political leaders: Amit Shah
The minister's statement came after Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury asked the government when political leaders, including sitting member and former chief minister Farooq Abdullah, would be released.
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch, targets civilians
Pakistan violated ceasefire in the Shahpur sector of Jammu & Kashmir’s Poonch district on December 09. Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefi...
Over 400 youths from Jammu and Kashmir inducted into Indian Army
The passing-out-parade of the soldiers, belonging to different areas of Jammu and Kashmir, was conducted at the regimental centre of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry at Rangreth in the outskirts of the city here, an Army official said.The parade was reviewed by the General Officer Commanding of Srinagar-based Chinar Corps, Lt Gen KJS Dhillon.
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