Outline of Jammu and Kashmir Current Affairs, GK & News

Sanjay Mitra committee to oversee bifurcation of J&K

The Union Government has constituted a 3-member committee to look into distribution of assets and liabilities of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) between Union territories of J&K and Ladakh, which will officially come into existence on October 31. The committee will be chaired by former defence secretary Sanjay Mitra.

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 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 & ..

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