abrogation of article 370 Current Affairs, GK & News

Abrogation of Article 370

The Article 370 was a part of the Indian Constitution which gave special privileges and status to the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. It was part of the Part XXI of the Indian Constitution which contains the temporary Transitional and Special Provisions. What special privileges does Article 370 grant to the state of Jammu ..

New name for Jammu and Kashmir High Court

With an order notified by Department of justice in Law Ministry on July 16, 2021, nomenclature of ‘Common High Court of UT of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh’ has been changed to ‘High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh’. Highlights President Ram Nath Kovind signed “Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Removal of Difficulties) ..

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Pakistan’s stand on Trade with India

Pakistan had stopped all the trade with India after Abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian Government. Also, the Pakistani Government had announced that it would not talk to India until the Indian Government completely rolled back the changes in Jammu and Kashmir. Lately, Pakistan has been softening its stand. The Wagah border has been ..

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Central Government Scheme for Industrial Development of J&K

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs recently chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved an ambitious scheme to boost the industrial development of Jammu and Kashmir. The Government of India has allocated 28,400 crores of Rupees for the industrial development of Jammu and Kashmir scheme. The funds are to be used to develop industrial sector ..

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Union Cabinet approves adoption of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act

On October 21, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the adoption of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj act. Key highlights The adoption of Panchayati Raj act will now establish the three tier of Grass root level democracy in Jammu and Kashmir. So far, the three-tier system was not in ..

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Jammu and Kashmir launch National Generic Document Registration System

On September 18 2020 Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha launched the National Generic Document Registration System for the union territory. The territory is now marking a major shift from its previous manual registration system to the online registration system for transactions in purchase or sale of land. Background Before the abrogation of ..

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