One year of removal of Articles 370 and 35A in Jammu and Kashmir is completed. Today is the first anniversary of the end of the special status of the state and the creation of a union territory.
A year of removal of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir is nearing completion. In such a situation, the security system in the state has been tightened.
No reasons to refer Article 370 matter to larger seven-judge bench: SC
The move followed the nullification of Article 370 in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir in August last year, the officials said.
Soon after the removal of article 370 and 35A, the J&K high court has invited applications for 33 non-gazetted posts from candidates across the country in its first recruitment notice. This is the very first time in the Valley that eligibility for any government job isn't limited to permanent residents of Kashmir and Ladakh.
The services were restored in view of complete normalcy returning to Kargil, with no untoward incident taking place over the past four months, the officials said.
During his visit to Washington for the 2+2 US-India dialogue, Jaishankar refused to meet Indian-American Jayapal, who introduced a Congressional resolution urging India to lift all the restrictions imposed on Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has criticised the Narendra Modi government for not taking the opposition into confidence on key issues like the scrapping of Article 370 and the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.