Ladakh to a UT without an assembly
Govt plans on making Ladakh a union territory without an assembly
J&K proposed to be a ‘union territory’
Govt plans reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir as a union territory with an assembly.
Ruckus in Rajya Sabha
President signs notification to scrap article 370
President Ram Nath Kovind signs notification to scrap article 370, which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses Parliament midst heavy sloganeering
‘Article 370 a historic blunder by Congress’
Prahlad Joshi, Parliamentary Affairs minister calls Article 370 a historic blunder of the Congress party
Chaos in Parliament
HISTORIC: Article 370 to be revoked
Home minister Amit Shah announces, Article 370 to be revoked
Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha
“I have 4 proposals on Jammu and Kashmir”, says Amit Shah addressing Rajya Sabha amid chaos.
Opposition slams government
“Government ready to embark upon J&K misadventure”, Chidambaram slams Centre.
Shashi Tharoor shows solidarity to former J&K CM Omar Abdullah over alleged house arrest, says ‘you’re not alone.
Section 144 not imposed in Ladakh
Restrictions under Section 144 CrPC not imposed in Ladakh region; schools to resume normally today
Opposition parties meet discussing J&K situation
Leaders of Opposition parties meet to discuss security situation in J&K. Leaders of political parties including the CPI, CPI(M), RJD, AAP, TMC, DMK attend the meeting.
Precautionary measures taken in the Valley
The government imposed restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC in Srinagar district with effect from Sunday midnight as a precautionary measure.
further, citing ‘precautionary measure’ government has beefed up security deployment and imposed curfew in J&K.
Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019
There were reports that Shah’s statement could be on the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019.
Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019, which is relatively “tame”, as a contrast to speculation around plans to scrap Article 35A, which gives the state the right to decide its permanent residents and grant them special rights and privileges in public sector jobs, on buying property in the state, scholarships and other public aid and welfare.
Home minister to address Parliament
Home minister Amit Shah reached Parliament. He is likely to speak in Rajya Sabha first and then in Lok Sabha.
Restrictions and curfew imposed
Panic gripped the Valley after the government imposed restrictions and curfews in several districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. Schools and colleges in J&K will remain closed on Monday.
ICYMI: Politicians and ex-CMs placed under house arrest in J&K
Former chief ministers Omar Abdullah of National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti, and Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference chairman Sajad Lone were all placed under house arrest on Sunday night.
Modi-Shah had an hour long meeting before cabinet meet
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah met for an hour this morning before the cabinet meeting