Article 35-A Current Affairs, GK & News

Article 35-A

Article 35A is a provision incorporated in the Constitution giving the Jammu and Kashmir Legislature a carte blanche to decide who all are ‘permanent residents’ of the State and confer on them special rights and privileges in public sector jobs, acquisition of property in the State, scholarships and other public aid and welfare. The provision mandates that ..

J&K Reorganisation Bill 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha

After passing a statutory resolution on scrapping special status to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) by diluting Article 370, Rajya Sabha has now passed voting on J&K Reorganisation Bill 2019 which will effectively bifurcate state of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir with a legislature and Ladakh without legislature. A statutory ..

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SC to take 'in-chamber' decision on listing of plea challenging Article 35-A

The Supreme Court has announced that it would take ‘in-chamber’ decision on listing of plea challenging Article 35-A. ‘In-chamber’ decision refers to a process of decision making where the orders are issued from the Justice’s chambers without a formal court proceeding. Article 35A of the Indian Constitution Article 35A empowers the Jammu and Kashmir Legislature to decide who all are ..

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