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Karnataka deputy CM seeks UT status for Mumbai after Uddhav Thackeray makes similar demand for Belagavi
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Karnataka deputy CM seeks UT status for Mumbai after Uddhav Thackeray makes similar demand for Belagavi

Thackeray had said that areas dominated by Marathi-speaking people on the state's border with Karnataka should be declared as a Union Territory till the Supreme Court gives its final verdict on the issue

Gupkar Declaration: NC's Farooq Abdullah announces alliance with PDP, 4 other parties for ‘restoring J&K's special status'
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Gupkar Declaration: NC's Farooq Abdullah announces alliance with PDP, 4 other parties for ‘restoring J&K's special status'

Abdullah said the alliance also seeks a dialogue between all stakeholders for resolution of the issue pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir

Gupkar Declaration: Why J&K politicos are meeting at Farooq Abdullah's home today
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Gupkar Declaration: Why J&K politicos are meeting at Farooq Abdullah's home today

The first Gupkar Declaration was a resolution issued after an all-party meeting on 4 August, 2019 at the Gupkar Road residence of the NC president

Union Cabinet approves adaptation of 37 central laws including Indian Penal Code, CrPC, Census Act in Jammu and Kashmir
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Union Cabinet approves adaptation of 37 central laws including Indian Penal Code, CrPC, Census Act in Jammu and Kashmir

The Indian Penal Code, 1860, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Representation Of People Act, 1950, Census Act 1948 and Prevention Of Corruption Act, 1988, are among the laws which will be applicable to Jammu and Kashmir following Union Cabinet's decision to approve adaptation of central laws under concurrent list to the Union Territory.

Security tightened in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Republic Day; all infiltration routes barricaded, check posts set up say officials
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Security tightened in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Republic Day; all infiltration routes barricaded, check posts set up say officials

Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor GC Murmu will take the salute at the Maulana Azad Stadium, the main venue of the Republic Day function in the newly created Union Territory on 26 January

Centre never termed ex-CMs of Jammu and Kashmir 'anti-national', it's UT admin's decision to release them, says Amit Shah
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Centre never termed ex-CMs of Jammu and Kashmir 'anti-national', it's UT admin's decision to release them, says Amit Shah

No one in the government has ever called the three detained former chief ministers of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir 'anti-national', Home Minister Amit Shah has said, adding that a decision on their release will be taken by the administration of the union territory

J&K administration tells SC it has revoked detention order against Mubeen Shah, non-resident businessman detained post-Article 370 abrogation
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J&K administration tells SC it has revoked detention order against Mubeen Shah, non-resident businessman detained post-Article 370 abrogation

Petitioner Asifa Mubeen has said in her plea that her husband is currently lodged at Agra Central jail and has been 'wrongfully deprived' of his liberty

J&K L-G GC Murmu faces first challenge as Jammu lawyers go on indefinite strike against govt's move to dilute judicial courts' powers
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J&K L-G GC Murmu faces first challenge as Jammu lawyers go on indefinite strike against govt's move to dilute judicial courts' powers

Work at the high court and lower courts was affected in most parts of Jammu region on Saturday, following an indefinite strike by lawyers against the recent decision to divest the judicial courts of its powers to register various documents

'Jammu and Kashmir won't be Union Territory forever': Amit Shah says region to get statehood once situation returns to normal
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'Jammu and Kashmir won't be Union Territory forever': Amit Shah says region to get statehood once situation returns to normal

Amit Shah on Monday reaffirmed that Jammu and Kashmir would not remain a Union territory forever and it will get back its statehood status once there is a favorable situation.

Kashmir issue LATEST updates: Pakistan minister slams Modi govt over Farooq Abdullah's detention, says even Delhi's most loyal is treated as enemy
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Kashmir issue LATEST updates: Pakistan minister slams Modi govt over Farooq Abdullah's detention, says even Delhi's most loyal is treated as enemy

Kashmir issue LIVE Updates: Pakistan minister Fawad Chaudhry condemned the house arrest of Farooq Abdullah and said that it shows how 'alienated' the Modi government is and that 'even most loyal of Delhi are now being treated as enemy'.

SC asks Centre, Jammu and Kashmir govt to restore normalcy in Valley but keeping national interest in mind
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SC asks Centre, Jammu and Kashmir govt to restore normalcy in Valley but keeping national interest in mind

The SC asked the Centre and J&K administration to make all endeavours to restore normalcy in Kashmir Valley as soon as possible but made it clear that the restoration would be on a 'selective basis' keeping in mind national interest.

Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh during DRDO's Kisan-Jawan Vigyan Mela in Ladakh
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Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh during DRDO's Kisan-Jawan Vigyan Mela in Ladakh

'Pakistan has no locus standi on Kashmir and no country is backing it on the 'current issue', Rajnath Singh said amid Islamabad's efforts to internationalise the Centre's move to abrogate provisions of Article 370.

Kashmir news updates: Satya Pal Malik says month-long house arrest of Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti will help them win more votes
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Kashmir news updates: Satya Pal Malik says month-long house arrest of Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti will help them win more votes

Kashmir news LIVE updates: Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday justified the action of "preventive detention" against former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti, and Farooq and Omar Abdullah, saying that the more politicians spend time in jail, the more political dividends they are likely to accrue.

Jammu and Kashmir after Articles 370 and 35a: A look at what happened over the past three weeks
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Jammu and Kashmir after Articles 370 and 35a: A look at what happened over the past three weeks

Kashmir, being the tense, conflict-induced zone that it is today, witnessed a series of events that unfolded over the past three weeks. Here is a timeline of all those events, right from the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A.

Authorities in Srinagar increase restrictions ahead of Friday prayers after separatist call for protests, reports Reuters
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Authorities in Srinagar increase restrictions ahead of Friday prayers after separatist call for protests, reports Reuters

Authorities in Srinagar tightened security ahead of Friday prayers after separatists called for a protest march to a UN office

Incarcerated separatists in Kashmir urge people to defy ban, join march after Friday prayers over loss of autonomy, reports Reuters
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Incarcerated separatists in Kashmir urge people to defy ban, join march after Friday prayers over loss of autonomy, reports Reuters

Separatist leaders in Kashmir have urged people to defy a ban and join a mass march after Friday prayers this week according to Reuters' report

Secret life of Article 370: Nehru's use of ruthless force to integrate Kashmir behind veil of 'special status' offers lessons for today
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Secret life of Article 370: Nehru's use of ruthless force to integrate Kashmir behind veil of 'special status' offers lessons for today

The truth is more complex: for former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Kashmir's special status, and Article 370 were, from the outset, a fiction — one which was authored against the background of war, great-power intrigue, and terrorism.

Kashmir news LATEST updates: 'Will your family approve if you reconstruct home without approval'; Sanjay Jha tweets about Article 370 abrogation
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Kashmir news LATEST updates: 'Will your family approve if you reconstruct home without approval'; Sanjay Jha tweets about Article 370 abrogation

Kashmir news LIVE updates: Senior Congress leader and party national spokesperson Sanjay Jha took to Twitter on Monday and said that the BJP-led Centre should have discussed it with those parties who are directly affected by the abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir. 'So you have a 3 BHK house. It is yours. Now you amend it, modify it into a 4 BHK house, by breaking one bedroom into two. The size remains the same. It is still yours. But would your family be happy if you did this reconstruction without asking for their approval?'

Article 370 scrapped: Ex-defence officers, former bureaucrats move SC against Centre's act, petition calls presidential order ‘brazen unconstitutionality’
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Article 370 scrapped: Ex-defence officers, former bureaucrats move SC against Centre's act, petition calls presidential order ‘brazen unconstitutionality’

More than half a dozen petitions have been filed in apex court against abrogation of provisions of Article 370 and for lifting restrictions in J & K

Country without a post office: The unconscionable communication siege of Kashmir must look beyond public order and state security
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Country without a post office: The unconscionable communication siege of Kashmir must look beyond public order and state security

As it exists, peacefulness in Kashmir is Schröndinger's cat until the restrictions are lifted —Kashmir currently is both reported as 'peaceful' enough to legitimatise the Union's decisions and not peaceful enough to justify the lifting of restrictions. The State is being permitted to rely on its own excesses to deny the court or civil society the ability to test their reasonableness.