The National Conference moves SC challenging Presidential Orders on Article 370

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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Delhi HC refuses to pass order agst Abdullah over PoK remarks

The Delhi High Court today refused to pass any order on a PIL seeking action against National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah over his alleged remarks on Pakistan occupied Kashmir. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar directed the petitioner to approach the ministry concerned, which will decide the issue […]

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DGP to conduct inquiry into suicide attack on CRPF camp

State Director General of Police Ashok Prasad has been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to conduct a detailed inquiry into the suicide attack on a CRPF camp and killing of a youth in alleged firing by security forces. “The DGP, who is camping in Srinagar, will be making a detailed inquiry into the happenings,” […]

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Ansari sworn in as 14th Vice-President

Hamid Ansari was sworn-in as the Vice-President of the country for the second consecutive term by President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi on Saturday. Mr Ansari, 75, was administered the oath by the President at a grand ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. He had defeated NDA candidate Jaswant Singh with a comfortable margin earlier this […]

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No communication from high court: Kashmir government

The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday denied it had received any communication from the state high court regarding the nomination of a sitting judge for a probe into the death of a ruling National Conference (NC) worker Sep 30. Reacting to a news item carried by a section of the local press and IANS, Home […]

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