Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Maharashtra under President’s Rule
Published: November 13, 2019
On 12 Nov, President Ram Nath Kovind approved a proclamation imposing President’s Rule under Article 356(1) of the Constitution in Maharashtra, following a recommendation from Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. The Assembly will be kept under suspended animation. The decision comes a day after he invited the third largest party in the Assembly, the NCP, to ..
Topics: Chief Minister • Constitution of India • Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir • Constitution of Pakistan • Direct rule • Federalism in India • Government of India • Governor • India • Law in India • Parliament of India • President of India • President's rule • Ram Nath Kovind • Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly
Jammu and Kashmir: Union Territory with Legislature
Published: August 7, 2019
With the passing of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 in both the houses of Parliament, Jammu and Kashmir is all set to become third union territory alongside National Capital Territory of Delhi and Puducherry to have a legislature. Article 239A of the Indian Constitution The provisions under Article 239A empowers the union territory with ..
Topics: Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir • Geography of Asia • India • Jammu and Kashmir • Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill 2019 • Outline of Jammu and Kashmir • State Legislative Assembly • Union territory • Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019
Published: August 5, 2019
Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 was introduced in Rajya Sabha on August 5, 2019. This bill provides for reorganisation of the existing State of Jammu and Kashmir and related matters. The bill once becomes at act, would result in bifurcation of Jammu & Kashmir state in two Union Territories viz. Ladakh and Jammu & ..
Topics: Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir • Divided regions • Geography of Asia • Government of India • Jammu and Kashmir • Jammu Division • Kashmir • Ladakh • Outline of Jammu and Kashmir • Parliament of India • Political geography • Rajya Sabha
Issues Around Article 35A
Published: May 21, 2018
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 ..
Topics: Article 35A of the Constitution of India • Article 370 of the Constitution of India • Constitution of India • Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir • India • Jammu and Kashmir • Jammu Division • Law in India • Modern History • Political geography