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Article 370: Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas challenging curbs in J-K

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The Supreme Court reserved on Wednesday its verdict on a batch of pleas including that of Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad challenging the restriction imposed in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir following abrogation of provisions of Article 370. A bench of Justice N V Ramana, Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice B R […]

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 The Supreme Court asks J&K HC Juvenile Justice Committee to examine fresh allegations of detention of minors

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The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the four member juvenile justice committee of Jammu and Kashmir High Court to examine afresh allegations of detention of minors by security forces in the state after abrogation of provisions of Article 370. A bench headed by Justice N V Ramana asked the committee to place its report as expeditiously […]

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Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad: Article 370 had become shield for terrorists

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On Saturday, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, had become a platform to “shield” terrorists and their patrons. “The Government’s decision on Article 370 was taken in the interest of the nation as well as the common people of Jammu and Kashmir,” Prasad […]

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The National Conference moves SC challenging Presidential Orders on Article 370

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The National Conference mounted a legal challenge in the Supreme Court on Saturday to the changes made in the constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir, contending that these have taken away rights of its citizens without their mandate. Arguing that the legislation approved by Parliament and the orders issued by the President subsequently were “unconstitutional”, […]

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Official notification on scrapping of Article 370 released from President’s Office.

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The decision which came as surprise to the whole nation has attracted everyone’s nation. Scrapping of Article 370 ffrom Constitution that provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir has been international talking point in past days. Ever since the announcement by Home Minister Mr. Amit, reactions from all over the world can be noticed. Security […]

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Jammu and Kashmir: SC refuses to hear fresh petition challenging Article 370

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday refused to entertain a fresh petition on Article 370, that gives special autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Ajay Rastogi asked the petitioner to file an application for impleadment in the pending matters. Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah said they will hear […]

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SC to hear plea challenging constitutional validity of Article 370 in April

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court adjourned the hearing on a plea challenging the validity of Article 370 of the Constitution till April 2019, following a request by the state and the Centre.  The Centre had asked for the adjournment saying the current situation is very sensitive in the state. Supreme Court bench comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and M […]

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PIL in SC challenging Article 370 granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir

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New Delhi:A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir and limits Parliament’s power to make laws concerning the state. The plea has said the special provision was “temporary” in nature at the time of framing of […]

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SC: Article 370 not a temporary provision

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The Supreme Court today said that Article 370 of the Constitution which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir is not a temporary provision. The Supreme court said that in its earlier verdict of 2017 in the SARFESI case, it has been already held that Article 370 was “not a temporary provision”. “The issue concerned […]

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File prayers of pleas pending before SC on Art 370

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The Delhi High Court today asked the Centre to file the prayers of petitions pending in Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The court’s direction came on a similar PIL filed before it challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 after the Centre submitted […]

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Article 370 is permanent: J-K HC

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Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ruled that Article 370, granting special status to the state, has assumed place of permanence in the Constitution and the feature is beyond amendment, repeal or abrogation. The Court also said that Article 35A gives “protection” to existing laws in force in the State. “Article 370 though titled as […]

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HC admits plea challenging validity of Article 370

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The Delhi high court today agreed to hear a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 that gives special status to J&K. A bench of chief justice G Rohini and justice Jayant Nath posted for October 19, the hearing on a plea by a 22-year-old girl who contended that Article 370 was a temporary […]

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