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  • 12:41 (IST)

    Satya Pal Malik calls on Narendra Modi, say reports



    Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Satya Pal Malik called on prime minister Narendra Modi today, reports ANI.

    While addressing a public function on Saturday, Malik said that the message from Narendra Modi when he took charge of the erstwhile state was to make it “shine so much” that the people of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) would want to come and settle here.

    The governor added that the “tremendous work” done by him cannot be matched by the elected governments that have served the former state in the past








  • 12:07 (IST)

    Will visit Jammu and Kashmir if need arises: CJI Gogoi 



    Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi said in Supreme Court that he may visit Jammu and Kashmir if “requirement arises.” “If requirement arises, I may visit Jammu and Kashmir,” he said








  • 12:06 (IST)

    CJI seeks report from Jammu and Kashmir HC on condition of children



    Supreme Court has sought a report from the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court on whether the High Court is accessible for litigants. The order has come to be passed on a plea filed by child rights activist Enakshi Ganguly alleging difficulty in accessing the High Court.

    The Supreme Court said that it was “difficult to approach” Enakshi Ganguly and Shanta Sinha’s petition on condition of children in Jammu and Kahmir.

    “This is an extremely serious submission. We must verify this. We will not go into the aspect of children just yet.” said SC. It ordered report form the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court. 








  • 11:53 (IST)

    SC allows Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit four districts in Srinagar

    Supreme Court issues notice in plea by Ghulam Nabi Azad who had sought permission to visit Jammu and Kashmir, interact with people there. The apex court allowed him to visit four districts in Kashmir: Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramullah and Jammu.

    Azad, who had tried to visit the state twice after the abrogation of Article 370 provisions in Jammu and Kashmir but was sent back from the airport by the authorities, has sought a nod from the top court to visit his family members.








  • 11:42 (IST)

    SC tells govt to file affidavit on pleas against scrapping Article 370, listed for 30 September



    The Supreme Court on directed the Centre and State to ensure that normal life is restored in Jammu and Kashmir after revocation of Article 370, keeping in mind national safety and security.

    The Centre has also asked the Union Of India and J&K government to file an affidavit over petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370. It has fixed the matter to 30 September








  • 11:36 (IST)

    Supreme Court asks Centre, state to ensure normal life restored in Valley

    The apex court has asked the Centre, state to ensure normal life is restored in Jammu and Kashmir, subject to the national interest and security. “Schools, hospitals, public transport should function properly,” said Supreme Court. 








  • 11:27 (IST)

    File affidavit on efforts being made to restore normalcy in Valley: SC to Centre

    The apex court ordered the Centre to file an affidavit and make every effort to restore the function of normal life keeping in mind the national security.








  • 11:24 (IST)

    Farooq Abdullah detained under PSA

    Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah has been detained under the Public Safety Act. PSA allows the government to detain a person for upto 2 years without a trial

    Abdullah earlier was put under house arrest at his Srinagar residence since the abrogation of Article 370 on 5 August.








  • 11:22 (IST)

    Media professionals are facilitated for, says AG Venugopal



    Attorney General, KK Venugopal, appearing for Union of India, told the Supreme Court that landline and many other communication facilities are being provided to media professionals for their work.








  • 11:18 (IST)

    All newspapers working except Kashmir Times, argues editor Anuradha Bhasin

    “A media centre has been set up for mobile, internet and telephones in the Valley. It works from 8am to 11pm for media persons. All channels and newspapers are working properly except this newspaper,” argues advocate Vrinda Grover on behalf of Anuradha Bhasin.








  • 11:15 (IST)

    SC questions Kashmir Times editor

    Apex court asks advocate Vrinda Grover, who is representing Kashmir Times Anuradha Bhasin, if the matter should be heard in the high court. 

    ‘If the situation is local in nature, is it not better if Jammu and Kashmir High Court deals with it?”, asks Justice SA Bobde








  • 11:07 (IST)

    SC allows ailing CPM leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami to return to Kashmir

    Apex court hears the plea of CPM Sitaram Yechury who had moved the apex court seeking to see his ailing party colleague Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami in Jammu and Kashmir. SC allows Tarigami to go back to Kashmir. 

    The court, however, declines to pass orders on detention, movement etc








  • 10:57 (IST)

    SC sends notice to Centre over Vaiko’s petition 

    The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre on Tamil Nadu politician and MDMK chief Vaiko’s habeas corpus petition for former Jammu and Kashmir cheif minister, Farooq Abdullah, who is detained post the abrogation of Article 370.

    The hearing is listed for 30 September, reports Live Law








  • 10:49 (IST)

    SC to hear Kashmir Times editor plea against media restrictions in the Valley

    The top court is going to hear the petition of Anuradha Bhasin, the Executive Editor of Kashmir Times, who told the court that even after a month of annulling provisions of Article 370, journalists in the Valley were “not allowed to move freely”.

    “It is difficult for journalists to travel beyond Srinagar, making it difficult to report,” the editor further alleged. 








  • 10:42 (IST)

    SC to hear Yechury’s report after returning from meeting his ailing party member in the Valley 

    The plea of CPI(M) Sitaram Yechury who had moved the apex court seeking to see his ailing party colleague Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami in Jammu and Kashmir is also among the batch of petitions listed for hearing. The top court had allowed him to pay a visit to Tarigami but with certain conditions and had granted him liberty to file a report on his return. 








  • 10:36 (IST)

    SC set to hear MDMK founder Vaiko’s plea to produce ex-CM Farooq Abdullah in court

    A plea of Rajya Sabha MP and MDMK founder Vaiko is also listed for hearing, in which he has sought a direction to the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir to produce former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, allegedly under detention following the abrogation of Article 370, before the court.



    In his plea, Vaiko has said that authorities should allow Abdullah to attend a “peaceful and democratic” annual conference, being organised in Chennai on 15 September, on the occasion of the birthday of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister C N Annadurai.








  • 10:29 (IST)

    SC to hear child right activists plea against alleged illegal detention of children in the Valley

    Child right activists Enakshi Ganguly and Professor Shanta Sinha have also filed a plea against the alleged illegal detention of children in Jammu and Kashmir since the revocation of special status








  • 10:27 (IST)

    SC to hear petition challenging revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir

    Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference party led by Sajjad Lone has also challenged the abrogation of provisions of Article 370 and the validity of the state Re-organization Bill.








  • 10:13 (IST)

    Ghulam Nabi Azad’s petition to visit Kashmir also to be taken up by SC today

    Senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad moved the Supreme Court seeking permission to visit his home state to inquire about the well being of his family members.

    Azad said he has filed the petition in his personal capacity and it is apolitical.








  • 10:12 (IST)

    CJI to preside over three-judge bench today

    A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices SA Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer will be also hearing a bunch fresh petitions.








  • 10:10 (IST)

    SC to take up petitions against Article 370 abrogation today

    The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370, the validity of the imposition of President’s rule and the related restrictions on communications and public movement mposed in the state.

Kashmir issue LATEST updates: Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi said in Supreme Court that he may visit Jammu and Kashmir if “requirement arises.” “If requirement arises, I may visit Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.

Supreme Court has sought a report from the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court on whether the High Court is accessible for litigants. The order has come to be passed on a plea filed by child rights activist Enakshi Ganguly alleging difficulty in accessing the High Court.

The Supreme Court said that it was “difficult to approach” Enakshi Ganguly and Shanta Sinha’s petition on condition of children in Jammu and Kahmir.

“This is an extremely serious submission. We must verify this. We will not go into the aspect of children just yet.” said SC. It ordered report form the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court.

Supreme Court issues notice in plea by Ghulam Nabi Azad seeking permission to enter the Jammu and Kashmir, interact with people and allowed him to visit four districts in Kashmir: Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramullah and Jammu.

Azad, who had tried to visit the state twice after the abrogation of Article 370 provisions in Jammu and Kashmir but was sent back from the airport by the authorities, has sought a nod from the top court to visit his family members.

The Supreme Court on directed the Centre and State to ensure that normal life is restored in Jammu and Kashmir after revocation of Article 370, keeping in mind national safety and security.

The Centre has also asked the Union Of India and J&K government to file an affidavit over petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370. It has fixed the matter to 30 September

The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre on Tamil Nadu politician and MDMK chief Vaiko’s habeas corpus petition for former Jammua and Kashmir cheif minister, Farooq Abdullah, who is detained post the abrogation of Article 370.

The hearing is listed for 30 September, reports Live Law

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday pleas challenging abrogation of provisions of Article 370 — which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, validity of imposition of President’s rule and the related restrictions imposed in the state.

A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer will be also hearing a bunch fresh petitions, including the one filed by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad seeking permission to visit his family members and relatives.

Azad, who had tried to visit the state twice after the abrogation of Article 370 provisions in Jammu and Kashmir but was sent back from the airport by the authorities, has sought a nod from the top court to visit his family members.

Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference party led by Sajjad Lone has also challenged the abrogation of provisions of Article 370 and the validity of the state Re-organization Bill.

Child right activists Enakshi Ganguly and Professor Shanta Sinha have also filed a plea against the alleged illegal detention of children in Jammu and Kashmir since the revocation of special status.

A plea of Rajya Sabha MP and MDMK founder Vaiko is also listed for hearing, in which he has sought a direction to the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir to produce former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, allegedly under detention following abrogation of Article 370, before the court.

In his plea, Vaiko has said that authorities should allow Abdullah to attend a “peaceful and democratic” annual conference, being organised in Chennai on September 15, on the occasion of birthday of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister C N Annadurai.

The plea of CPI(M) Sitaram Yechury who had moved the apex court seeking to see his ailing party colleague Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami is also among the batch of petitions listed for hearing.

The top court had allowed him to pay a visit to Tarigami but with certain conditions and had granted him liberty to file a report on his return.

The plea of Kashmir Times editor Anuradha Bhasin seeking removal of media restrictions imposed in the valley after the abrogation of Article 370 will also be taken up along with some other petitions.

Updated Date: Sep 16, 2019 12:41:05 IST