2019: Paving the way for the persecuted and passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

citizenship11New Delhi, Dec 14: After the abrogation of Article 370, that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the next major call that was taken by the Narendra Modi government was the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

The BJP said that history had been created after the Bill was passed easily both in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

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Article 370: Land banks for industrial growth being created in J&K

jkNew Delhi, Dec 10: Four months post the abrogation of Article 370, the administration of Jammu and Kashmir has started creating land banks to set up industrial units.

We are looking at the creation of land banks of around 624 acres or 5,000 canals in both regions of J&K. Land has been identified to set up industrial units, Ravinder Kumar, the managing director of the J&K State Industrial Development Corporation said.

First Article 370, now Ram Temple, Amit Shah set to add another feather to his cap

amitshahnewNew Delhi, Nov 11: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been busy ever since he took charge of the Home Ministry earlier this year.

He started out with a bang when he announced in Parliament the decision to abrogate Article 370. This was one of the oldest demands of the BJP and finally, the party went ahead with that historic decision.

Article 370 gave special discrimination, not special status: Ajit Doval

New Delhi, Sep 08: The abrogation of Article 370 is purely an internal matter, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval said.

Article 1 of the Constitution included Jammu and Kashmir as a state of the Union. Article 370 was the only article out of the 395 articles that was temporary in nature. The making and amending of the constitution is purely an internal matter, Doval also said. The constituent assembly of India had representatives from all over the country, including J&K.

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In first recruitment drive since scrapping of Article 370, 29,000 youth sign up for Indian Army

indian-armyNew Delhi, Sep 05: For the first time since the abrogation of Article 370, encouraging news of youth joining the Indian Army has come up.

Around 29,000 youth from the Chenab Valley and Pir Panjal region queued up to join the Indian Army.

With J&K being a UT, new schemes can reach the people directly: Amar Bhushan

The curbs have come under question and three petitions have also been filed in the Supreme Court. The former officer of the Research and Analysis Wing, Amar Bhushan tells OneIndia that the curbs were absolutely needed and had it not been imposed passion and anger would have spiralled out of control.

I have dealt with such situations and I know how high the anger and passion can be. It would have been a foolish decision to go ahead with such a decision without the restrictions, Bhushan also adds. Questioning the need for restrictions in the Valley is foolish, he also adds.

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Give it time, Supreme Court tells petitioners who sought easing of curbs in Kashmir

On the petition filed by Kashmir Times editor, Anuradha Bhasin, Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi said, “ we would like to give it some time. I have read in the newspapers that landlines will be restored by evening.” Justice S A Bobde added, “ the landlines are working.

I got a call from the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Advocate Vrinda Grover then told the court that only a select few are able to use landlines.

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And now Poland: Has Pakistan lost the Kashmir plot at UN already?

New Delhi, Aug 13: Speaking out for the first time since the abrogation of Article 370, Poland has made it clear that a solution to the Kashmir issue should be found bi-laterally. Poland currently holds the UNSC presidency.

The statement by Poland comes a few days after Russia, a permanent member of the UNSC made it clear that the move by India was carried out within the framework of the Constitution of the Republic of India.

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Article 370: India secures its land and seas after Intel warns of terror strike

chinanavyNew Delhi, Aug 09: India has secured its land, seas and air after Intelligence report have warned of terror attacks and aggression by Pakistan, in the wake of Article 370 being abrogated.

The Indian Navy is on high alert after the intelligence signalled the possibility of a terror strike. The surveillance through radars have been stationed at crucial points keep a watch on any activity, officials have said.

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How Shah and his men burnt the midnight oil to make scrapping of Article 370 legally tenable

amitshahnewNew Delhi, Aug 07: Before taking any decision on Article 370, there were a host of issues that the government had to take care of.

Firstly, it had to legally tenable, secondly, secrecy around it had to be maintained and lastly, violence had to be under control in the Valley.