Article 370 of the Constitution of India: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

16 Foreign Diplomats likely to visit Jammu & Kashmir for a 2-day trip

As per media reports, 16 foreign diplomats representing countries from different regions of the world will be on a two day trip to the newly formed union territory of India- Jammu & Kashmir, starting on Thursday, January 09, 2020. The visit is regarded as to see the first-hand efforts made by the Government of India ..

Pakistan’s assertion on Kashmir ignored at South Asian Speakers’ Summit

In yet another diplomatic victory for India and continuing the trend of international embarrassment for Pakistan, the South Asian Speaker’s Summit unanimously supported India on the entire Kashmir issue.  What has happened? The South Asian Speakers Summit was being held in Male, the capital of the island nation of Maldives. The South Asian Speakers Summit ..

4th South-Asian Speaker’s Summit held in Male

The 4th South-Asian Speaker’s Summit was recently held in Male, Maldives. The summit was meant to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) but Pakistan tried to raise the issue of abrogation of Article 370 provisions on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) despite not being part of the agenda. The Indian delegation in the summit was represented by ..

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 ..

Indian Army launches “Mission Reach Out” in Jammu

The Indian Army has launched “Mission Reach Out” in Jammu to ensure availability of basic necessities & essential services in the region post the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 and reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). Regarding to this issue, a high level “Mission Reach Out” conference was held in the Nagrota Military ..

Mission Reach Out

The Army has launched “Mission Reach Out” in Jammu to ensure basic necessities and essential services are available in the region post the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 and reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir. Initiatives under Mission Reach Out The basic necessities and essential services provided under Mission Reach out include: Mobile medical ..

Issues Around Article 35A

Article 35A gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. It provides the legislature of Jammu and Kashmir with the freedom 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 ..

‘Review Central Acts, Articles of Constitution extended after Delhi 1952 Agreement’:J&K interlocutors

The Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors report has called for a review of all central Acts and articles of constitution extended to the state after the Delhi Agreement, 1952 . As per the report, if state government is dismissed, Assembly elections should be held in 3 months. The ministry had formed the team after youth unrest ..