Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicJammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill

Topic: Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill

Non-residents bought 7 plots of land in J&K since ban was lifted, all in Jammu: Govt tells RS

Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai gave this information in the Rajya Sabha in response to a question by Communist Party of India (Marxist) MP Jharna Das Baidya.

Delimitation Commission likely to get a year’s extension, J&K polls could be further delayed

Delimitation Commission was formed last year in March to redraw Lok Sabha and assembly constituencies of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, and other states.

NC in a bind: Party against J&K delimitation but its MPs could need to be part of exercise

NC has been against J&K reorganisation Act, but the party could go unrepresented on the govt panel that will execute the delimitation exercise if its MPs aren't on it.

Modi government releases new maps of union territories Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh

On the recommendation of Parliament, President Kovind scrapped Article 370 of the Indian Constitution and gave assent to the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019.

3 rights panels among 7 J&K state commissions wound up ahead of bifurcation

Commissions were repealed in accordance with J&K Reorganisation Act 2019, which comes into effect from 31 October when state will be bifurcated into 2 UTs.

Parliament approves revoking Article 370, passes bill to bifurcate J&K into two UTs

The resolution for splitting Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories was passed 351 to 72 in favour.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
Representational image | Wiki Commons

How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.