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Petition filed in SC against Centre’s notification on J&K

Advocate says the move was unconstitutional and illegal A writ petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday challenging the August 5 notification of the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order of 2019, which amends Article 370 of the Indian Constitution and scraps its 65-year-old predecessor — The …

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Bifurcation of Kashmir arbitrary: Opposition

‘You have lost the confidence and trust of 1.5 crore people. History will not forgive you,’ says Anantnag MP Opposition MPs in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday questioned the Centre’s right to alter the status quo in Jammu and Kashmir without consulting stakeholders. They were discussing the Bill that bifurcates …

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Consumer Protection Bill gets RS green light

It will replace the Consumer Protection Act of 1986 The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 that provides for the establishment of authorities for the timely and effective administration and settlement of consumer disputes. The Bill, which has already been passed by the Lok Sabha, seeks …

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App to facilitate cattle transportation legally

The Dakshina Kannada administration will release a mobile app, Livestock Logistics Control, on Google Play Store to help those legally transporting cattle to get authenticity for their transaction, said Deputy Commissioner S. Sasikanth Senthil on Tuesday. Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/app-to-facilitate-cattle-transportation-legally/article28841632.ece

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Kashmir Valley remains cut off for second day

The Kashmir Valley remained cut off for the second consecutive day on Tuesday as the government anticipated violence after Parliament passed a resolution ending Jammu and Kashmir’s special status in the Indian Union under Article 370. The Hindu ’s Srinagar correspondent could not send any despatch for lack of connectivity. …

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Lok Sabha endorses Centre’s decisions on Kashmir

President’s declaration ending special status under Art. 370 notified in gazette The Centre’s decisions setting new terms of engagement with Jammu and Kashmir — by reorganising it as Union Territories, ending its special status under Article 370 and 35 (A) and extending to it all the provisions of the Constitution …

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Sudan military, protesters sign deal for civilian rule

Elections to be held after joint council’s rule for three years Sudan’s pro-democracy movement signed a power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council on Sunday aimed at paving the way for a transition to civilian rule following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April. Representatives initialled a Constitutional document …

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