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Jammu and Kashmir: Govt looks at land laws to dilute Article 35A

For the state’s residents and political parties, any dilution of Article 35A will be an assault on the state’s autonomy and will be seen as an attempt to change the Valley’s demography.

J&K HC Bar Association suspends two for statement on Article 35A

A V Gupta, who had been president of the Bar Association, and S C Gupta were among a number of lawyers who at a recent meeting emphasised the need to retain and strengthen Article 35A.


Decision on 35A will keep J&K interest in mind: Ram Madhav

The BJP general secretary also said holding Assembly elections in the state is a priority for the party, and they have already started preparations.

Modi govt will take necessary steps for benefit of J-K: Ram Madhav on Article 35A

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said the state's political parties were creating an atmosphere of fear in Kashmir by linking the movement of central armed paramilitary forces with other issues to save their political turf.

Joint plan to defend special status: J&K parties assert need for consensus, united approach

In a statement, Mufti urged all stakeholders in the state to make a joint effort “to prevent this catastrophe that can potentially lead to unimaginable problems”.

Kashmir's politicians wrongly linking movement of troops to abrogation of Article 35-A: Chouhan

Asked whether the Centre was planning to repeal Article 35-A, Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the matter was before the Supreme Court.


Annulling Articles 370, 35-A will tantamount to constitutional coup: Farooq Abdullah

Referring to Article 35-A, the NC chief said that the special provision was the fallout of Article 370 and fiddling with it will upset all the successive amendments to the presidential order of 1954.

BJP for early abrogation of Articles 370, 35A of the Constitution: Ravinder Raina

Raina said his party will work for defreezing of the eight assembly seats reserved for refugees from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and revoking of the cumbersome M-Form exercise for Kashmiri migrant pandits before the next assembly polls.

Farooq Abdullah: Modi cannot remove Article 370, 35-A from J&K

Farooq Abdullah said the prime minister should make efforts to unite the people of the country instead of dividing them.

J&K's relation with India will end if terms and conditions of its accession altered: Mehbooba Mufti

The former chief minister was responding to BJP president Amit Shah's assertion that Article 35A, which guarantees special status to Jammu and Kashmir in terms of residency rights, will be repealed by 2020.