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Breather For Kashmiris: Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Article 35-A

The Supreme Court today adjourned the hearing of the plea challenging Article 35A of the Constitution which empowers the Jammu and Kashmir legislature to define its ‘permanent residents’ and bestow on them special rights and privileges. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Mishra adjourned the hearing after the Centre told the court that

Shutdown in Kashmir, Chenab Valley Against Article 35-A Abrogation

News Desk A complete shutdown is being observed in Kashmir valley against a plea in the Supreme Court seeking abrogation of Article 35-A which confers special rights on J&K’s permanent residents. The call for shutdown was issued by Joint Resistance Leadership against “assault” on state’s special status and “efforts” to abrogate Article 35-A. In summer