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Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha As it happened

Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha - As it happened

Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha - As it happened
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Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019: Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 has been passed in the Rajya Sabha. Earlier on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government proposed to revoke Article 370 and Article 35A, which gives special rights and privileges to the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir in government jobs and land. The reorganisation will see Jammu and Kashmir and Ladkah be divided into two separate union territories.

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Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah detained##Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah detained

After the arrest of PDP chief and former state CM Mehbooba Mufti, Jammu & Kashmir National Conference chairperson Omar Abdullah has also been detained. 

Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha - As it happened
Aug 5, 2019 8:11 PM
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PDP president Mehbooba Mufti taken into custody##PDP president Mehbooba Mufti taken into custody

According to sources, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti has been taken into custody and shifted to Hari Niwas guest house.

Aug 5, 2019 7:50 PM
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Rajya Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill##Rajya Sabha passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill

Rajya Sabha has passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill.

Aug 5, 2019 6:54 PM
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Pakistan says it will exercise all possible options to counter 'illegal steps' taken by India in Kashmir##Pakistan says it will exercise all possible options to counter 'illegal steps' taken by India in Kashmir

"No unilateral step by the Government of India can change this disputed status, as enshrined in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions," read the statement, as quoted by Pakistan daily Dawn. "The decision will never be acceptable to the people of IoK and Pakistan.

"As the party to this international dispute, Pakistan will exercise all possible options to counter the illegal steps," the statement added.

Aug 5, 2019 6:22 PM

Ladakh will be a union territory without a lesgislature of its own##Ladakh will be a union territory without a lesgislature of its own

Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha - As it happened
Aug 5, 2019 6:06 PM

The difference between states and union territories##The difference between states and union territories

Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha - As it happened
Aug 5, 2019 5:56 PM
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US issues security alert to its citizens in J&K##US issues security alert to its citizens in J&K

The US citizens currently in Jammu and Kashmir were strongly advised to leave as soon as possible and to exercise great caution until they depart. “Communications to the region, including by phone, text, and e-mail, may be unreliable at this time,” it read.

Aug 5, 2019 4:51 PM

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