Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill 2019 Current Affairs, GK & News

Ahmer Khan wins 2019 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize

Ahmer Khan, the 27-year-old Indian freelance reporter, was selected as the winner of the 2019 Agence France-Presse (AFP) Kate Webb Prize. The award is named after one of the best correspondents of Agence France-Presse (AFP), an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France. He was selected for the coveted award for his coverage illustrating Kashmir ..


Sushil Chandra named as nominee for proposed Delimitation Commission for J&K

Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra has been named as the nominee for the proposed Delimitation Commission for Jammu and Kashmir, by the Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, after a request from the government. As per the J-K Reorganisation Act, 2019, the number of Legislative Assembly seats of Jammu and Kashmir UT shall be increased from 107 to 114, ..


Jammu and Kashmir: Union Territory with Legislature

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 ..