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BJP govt’s decision of bifurcation of J&K is a cardinal sin, says Congress leader P Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram (PTI)
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram (PTI)

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5 Aug 2019, 4:26 PM

Don't dismember the state of Jammu & Kashmir: Chidambaram

Chidambaram says, What you are doing today is sending a very very wrong signal to all the states of this country... For heaven's sake, don't dismember the state of Jammu & Kashmir... Don't commit that cardinal sin, monumental blunder

5 Aug 2019, 4:23 PM

Article 370: Punjab bans any kind of celebrations or protests

After the Centre on Monday revoked Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the government in neighbouring Punjab prohibited any kind of celebrations or protests that could vitiate the atmosphere.

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh directed the Punjab Police to be prepared to thwart any attempts by Pakistan to create disturbance in the state.

5 Aug 2019, 4:02 PM

History will prove you to be wrong, says Chidambaram in Rajya Sabha

P Chidambaram,Congress in Rajya Sabha says, Momentarily you may think you have scored a victory, but you are wrong and history will prove you to be wrong. Future generations will realize what a grave mistake this house is making today

5 Aug 2019, 3:38 PM

Dark day for Parliamentary democracy, federalism, Constitution, Rajya Sabha, idea of India: Derek O'Brien

Derek 'O Brien says, Today is a Black Monday.  A dark day for Parliamentary democracy, dark day for federalism, dark day for constitution, dark day for Rajya Sabha, dark day for the idea of India.

5 Aug 2019, 3:30 PM

Samajwadi Party opposes revocation of Article 370

RG Yadav,SP says, If you wanted to remove article 370 then you should have done only that, why did you abolish statehood and made it a UT? World history is witness that any attempt to suppress ppl through force has always failed. You should have taken ppl into confidence atleast

5 Aug 2019, 3:08 PM

NSA Ajit Doval likely to visit Kashmir valley later today

NSA Ajit Doval is expected to visit Kashmir valley on Monday along with other senior security officials to review the situation on ground. NSA Doval had earlier visited Srinagar in last week of July before the implementation of decision to revoke Article 370.

5 Aug 2019, 3:04 PM

Shameful that you have turned J&K into a non entity by making a Lt Governor there, says Azad

Ghulam Nabi Azad,Congress in Rajya Sabha says, Shameful that you have turned J&K into a non entity by making a Lt Governor there, so that you can appoint even a peon or a clerk, sitting in Delhi

5 Aug 2019, 2:43 PM

Pakistan says it "strongly condemns announcements" made by Indian Government regarding Jammu and Kashmir

5 Aug 2019, 2:09 PM

You're creating another Palestine, says CPI(M) MP, TK Rangarajan

TK Rangarajan,CPI(M) in Rajya Sabha says, It's black day. Indian constitution has been raped by BJP govt. You didn't consult people of Jammu and Kashmir-Ladakh. You dissolved Assembly,you don't want to hold any election. You've taken another 35000 Army people there. You're creating another Palestine

5 Aug 2019, 1:58 PM

Six columns of Army deployed in Jammu for maintaining of law and order

5 Aug 2019, 1:52 PM

Today is black day in constitutional history of India, says Chidambaram

Today is black day in constitutional history of India. We anticipated misadventure, but did not think they will take such catastrophic step, says Congress leader P Chidambaram.

BJP revoked Article 370 for votes, it is playing with unity and integrity of state, says Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad

5 Aug 2019, 1:38 PM

This is a day of shame, shame, shame, this is murder of democracy, says Vaiko

MDMK leader Vaiko in Rajya Sabha says, I am opposing this Bill (Article 370). This is a day of shame, shame, shame...this is murder of democracy.

5 Aug 2019, 1:21 PM

It's a political decision even though it is not a wise decision, says Soli Sorabjee

“I don't think there is anything revolutionary here. It's a political decision even though it is not a wise decision,”said Soli Sorabjee

5 Aug 2019, 12:55 PM

This move sends a wrong signal to the people of Kashmir, says Soli Sorabjee

“Presidential nod has to be supplemented with a nod of the Parliament. This move sends a wrong signal to the people of Kashmir, says Soli Sorabjee, Former Attorney General of India

5 Aug 2019, 12:50 PM

BJD supports repeal of Article 370

BJD MP, Prasanna Acharya in Rajya Sabha says, In real sense today, Jammu & Kashmir has become a part of India. My party supports this resolution. We are a regional party but for us nation is first.

5 Aug 2019, 12:40 PM

JD(U) opposes repeal of Article 370

“Our chief Nitish Kumar is carrying forward the tradition of JP Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia & George Fernandes. So our party is not supporting the Bill moved in the Rajya Sabha today. We have different thinking. We want that Article 370 should not be revoked,”says KC Tyagi, JD(U)

5 Aug 2019, 12:14 PM

BSP supports govt on scrapping of Article 370 for J&K

Satish Chandra Mishra, BSP MP, in Rajya Sabha says, Our party gives complete support. We want that the Bill be passed. Our party is not expressing any opposition to Article 370 Bill & the other Bill.

5 Aug 2019, 11:55 AM

Civilians have also lost their lives to keep Kashmir with India, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

Many have sacrificed their lives for Kashmir, many parties have lost their leaders in Kashmir. Civilians have also lost their lives to keep Kashmir with India, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

5 Aug 2019, 11:53 AM

Gazette notification on revocation on Article 370

Jammu and Kashmir LIVE updates: BJP govt’s decision of bifurcation of J&K is a cardinal sin, says Chidambaram 
5 Aug 2019, 11:49 AM

India has failed Kashmir in keeping its promises, says Mehbooba Mufti

5 Aug 2019, 11:46 AM

Kashmir and Jammu division will be separate Union Territory with legislature, Shah announces in Rajya Sabha

5 Aug 2019, 11:45 AM

Darkest day in Indian democracy, says PDP chief Mehboob Mufti

5 Aug 2019, 11:42 AM

Home Minister Amit Shah announces creation of union territory of Ladakh

5 Aug 2019, 11:40 AM

Jammu and Kashmir to be a Union Territory with Legislature

Jammu and Kashmir to be a Union Territory with the legislature. Ladakh to be a Union Territory without legislature.

5 Aug 2019, 11:18 AM

Union Home Minister Amit Shah moves Bill to repeal Article 370 in Rajya Sabha

Uproar in Rajya Sabha after resolution revoking Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir moved by Home Minister Amit Shah.

5 Aug 2019, 11:12 AM

There is a war like situation in Jammu and Kashmir, says Ghulam Nabi Azad in RS

“Entire valley is under curfew, political leaders including three former chief ministers are under house arrest. There is a war like situation in the state, so this should be discussed on priority,”said Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad

5 Aug 2019, 11:10 AM

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi arrives at the Parliament

5 Aug 2019, 11:06 AM

Ruckus in Lok Sabha over Kashmir issue

5 Aug 2019, 11:04 AM

Union Home Minister Amit Shah to address Parliament over Jammu and Kashmir issue shortly

5 Aug 2019, 11:00 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the Parliament

5 Aug 2019, 10:59 AM

Govt silence on J&K 'criminal', say PDP Rajya Sabha MPs

The government's silence on Jammu and Kashmir is "criminal", PDP MPs Nazir Ahmad Laway and Mir Mohammad Fayaz said as they appealed to opposition parties for support in demanding an explanation from the government on the Kashmir issue.

In a letter written to opposition members, the MPs said that they wanted to highlight the plight of common citizens of the state.

"There is a situation of chaos and uncertainty all around. People do not know what is cooking between the top brasses of the present government vis-a-vis the Kashmir issue.

5 Aug 2019, 10:42 AM

No press briefing after Union Cabinet meeting concludes

There will be no press briefing after the conclusion of Union Cabinet meeting at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg. Union Home Minister Amit Shah to make a statement in Rajya Sabha.

5 Aug 2019, 10:42 AM

Schools reopened normally today in Leh, classes resuming in colleges

Schools reopened normally on Monday in Leh, classes resuming in colleges and other educational institutions too.

5 Aug 2019, 10:33 AM

DMK MP TR Baalu has given Adjournment Motion notice in Lok Sabha over Kashmir issue

5 Aug 2019, 10:24 AM

Leaders of Opposition parties meet to discuss security situation in Jammu and Kashmir

Leaders of Opposition parties on Monday met in Parliament complex to discuss the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

The meeting took place at a time when the Union Cabinet was meeting amidst speculation that it will take a crucial decision on the state.

5 Aug 2019, 10:23 AM

Home Minister Amit Shah reaches Parliament.

5 Aug 2019, 10:20 AM

3 line whips issued to BJP MPs on Friday

5 Aug 2019, 10:20 AM

Amit Shah leaves from 7 Lok Kalyan Marg

Union Home Minister Amit Shah leaves from 7 Lok Kalyan Marg after the Union Cabinet meeting concludes.

5 Aug 2019, 10:16 AM

Union Cabinet meeting at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg concludes

5 Aug 2019, 10:15 AM

Amit Shah to speak in Rajya Sabha at 11 am and Lok Sabha at 12 pm over Kashmir issue

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will speak in Rajya Sabha at 11 am and in Lok Sabha at 12 pm today.

5 Aug 2019, 10:15 AM

A meeting of Congress MPs in Lok Sabha will be held at 10.30 am in Parliament today

5 Aug 2019, 10:15 AM

Rajya Sabha to discuss Kashmir 11 AM onwards

5 Aug 2019, 9:54 AM

Asaduddin Owaisi has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over Kashmir issue

5 Aug 2019, 9:50 AM

Opposition leaders in Rajya Sabha to meet at 10 am today in leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad's chamber

Opposition leaders in Rajya Sabha to meet at 10 am today in leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad's chamber, inside Parliament. Kashmir issue will be taken up in the meeting

5 Aug 2019, 9:47 AM

Union Cabinet meets at PM's residence

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Monday, amidst speculation that the government may take some decisions on Jammu and Kashmir.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad were the first to reach the prime minister's residence, where the meeting is taking place, officials said.

5 Aug 2019, 9:22 AM

Modi government to issue statement on J&K in Lok Sabha

The Centre will issue a statement in Lok Sabha over prevailing tension in Jammu and Kashmir.

5 Aug 2019, 9:13 AM

Congress MPs Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, K Suresh has given adjournment notice on Jammu and Kashmir issue

5 Aug 2019, 9:07 AM

Visuals from Jammu

5 Aug 2019, 9:06 AM

Manish Tewari has given adjournment notice on PM's silence over Jammu and Kashmir

Manish Tewari has given an adjournment notice on PM Modi's silence on the prevailing tensions and situation in Jammu and Kashmir

5 Aug 2019, 9:03 AM

Amit Shah briefed by Home Secretary on security deployment in Jammu and Kashmir

5 Aug 2019, 9:01 AM

Heavy deployment of troops in J&K's Rajouri

5 Aug 2019, 8:51 AM

Satyapal Malik has instructed Chief Secretary to apprise him of the situation every hour.

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik has instructed Chief Secretary to apprise him of the situation every hour.

5 Aug 2019, 8:50 AM

Modi govt is determined to embark J&K misadventure

5 Aug 2019, 8:48 AM

Amit Shah, NSA Doval at PM Modi's Residence

Home Minister Amit Shah and NSA Ajit Doval reach Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence ahead of the cabinet meeting.

5 Aug 2019, 8:38 AM

Union Cabinet to meet on Monday at 9.30 am, at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg

5 Aug 2019, 8:32 AM

Opposition to demand discussion on Kashmir in Parliament today.

5 Aug 2019, 8:23 AM

Section 144 has not been imposed in Ladakh region

Schools to reopen normally today in Ladakh region after summer vacations, classes to resume normally in colleges and other educational institutions too. Restrictions under Section 144 CrPC have not been imposed in the region

5 Aug 2019, 8:18 AM

Congress leader, CPI-M MLA Tarigami arrested

Congress' Jammu and Kashmir leader Usman Majid and Communist Party of India-Marxist legislator M.Y. Tarigami on Sunday night said they had been arrested as authorities were set to impose restrictions across the Kashmir Valley from Monday morning.

5 Aug 2019, 8:09 AM

Yasin Malik's condition normal: Tihar Jail

The health condition of jailed Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik is totally normal, Tihar Jail Director General Sandeep Goel said on Sunday.

The clarification came in wake of concern by Malik's family over his condition.

5 Aug 2019, 8:09 AM

Mobile internet suspended in Kashmir

Mobile internet has been suspended in Kashmir, it was announced late on Sunday night.

In response to Twitter user Rayees Wani who complained internet was snapped, service provider Airtel wrote: "Hi! As per instructions from the Govt. authorities, data services are currently suspended in your location. Once the suspension orders are lifted, our services will be fully up and running. We're sorry about the inconvenience. Thanks for your support, Aditya"

5 Aug 2019, 8:09 AM

Security tightened in Jammu in view of the imposition of section 144 from 6 am, today.

5 Aug 2019, 8:04 AM

Section 144 imposed in Srinagar, school, colleges shut across J&K

Security tightened in Srinagar in view of the imposition of section 144 CrPC from midnight 5th August.

All universities in the Valley have ordered cancellation of class work and exams scheduled on Monday without announcing any future dates for the same.

Deputy Commissioners of Jammu and Udhampur districts, Sushma Chouhan and Piyush Singla, respectively, sent messages on social networking sites saying that all school, colleges and other educational institutions shall remain closed as a precautionary measure

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