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Article 35A in SC: Separatists call for two-day shutdown, state seeks adjournment till elected govt is in place

Calling it an “extremely critical issue of the very existence” of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, the separatist leadership has warmed of mass agitation across the state if the special position of the state is tinkered with.

J&K Governor rules out changes in procedure to grant permanent resident certificates

Omar Abdullah on Sunday said his party would oppose any move aimed at changing the procedure for granting permanent resident certificate in Jammu and Kashmir.


JK local body polls of historic significance, re-establish grassroots democracy: Rajnath Singh

The polls to elect 4,130 'sarpanches' (village headmen), 29,719 'panches' (panchayat members) and 1,145 ward commissioners will be held next month.

Jammu: NC expels 8 leaders for opposing poll boycott call

NC spokesperson Madan Mantoo said, ``They have willfully violated the party decision of non-participation in civic boy polls."

BJP unleashing misinformation campaign over Article 35A, says NC

"The adversaries of Article 35A were now frustrated over their disinformation campaign on this constitutional provision, which has backfired,” NC provincial president Devender Singh Rana said.

Participate in J&K local polls: Rajnath Singh

Both the PDP and NC have decided to boycott the polls until the Centre clarifies its stand on Article 35-A. The Congress has said the situation is not congenial for the electoral exercise.


NC, PDP call for boycott of local bodies polls over Article 35-A: All you need to know

Both National Conference and PDP have announced a boycott of Panchayat and Municipal elections in Jammu and Kashmir over Article 35-A. Here is all you need to know about the clause and the parties call for the boycott

Not right time for stand on Article 35A, says J&K Governor Satyapal Malik

Satyapal Malik, who took charge as Governor last month, has been holding consultations with political leaders to “ease (their) concern and address the issue”.

Supreme Court defers Article 35A hearing to January 2019, Centre

Centre, J&K urge apex court to hear matter after the local body elections in December.

The nuances of 35A

There is a powerful argument for not abrogating the Article. But we must also think beyond the binaries on it.