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  • Russia supports India's move on Jammu and Kashmir
    World NewsRussia supports India's move on Jammu and Kashmir

    On Monday, India had revoked Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir in 1954 and bifurcated the state into two Union Territories - Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

    15 days ago
  • What is Article 15 of the Indian constitution: All you need to know
    India NewsWhat is Article 15 of the Indian constitution: All you need to know

    Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana upcoming film Article 15 is a crime thriller film directed by Anubhav Sinha. The film is based on Article 15 of the Indian Constitution, which prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth.

    3 months ago
  • Article 35A: Past, present and future; all you need to know
    PoliticsArticle 35A: Past, present and future; all you need to know

    Yet again, Article 35A of Indian Constitution is making controversial headlines. Lately, BJP President Amit Shah has said that abrogating Article 35-A is the party's manifesto and it is a commitment to the citizen of the country. He added that 'it has not happened till now' as the party do not have majority in Rajya Sabha.

    5 months ago
  • Assam rifles women ready to make history in Republic Day 2019
    India NewsAssam rifles women ready to make history in Republic Day 2019

    India will celebrate its 70th Republic Day on 26 January 2019. On the auspicious occasion, there will be a impressive parade in national capital New Delhi’s Rajpath. The day recalls the historic moments when Indian constitution was adopted and the country was declared a republic.

    7 months ago
  • What is Adultery law or IPC Section 497 in India
    India NewsWhat is Adultery law or IPC Section 497 in India

    The Supreme Court of India on September 27, decided to scrap Section 497, which deals with adultery, of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The five-judge Constitution bench, led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra and comprising Justices R F Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra, had reserved its verdict regarding the case in August.

    11 months ago
  • Sabarimala temple case: Why there is ban on women
    India NewsSabarimala temple case: Why there is ban on women

    Sabarimala hindu temple has been in news for quite some time. Finally, the verdict of apex court has come and women of all ages can enter Sabarimala temple. Millions of devotees visit the temple every year, but unfortunately, women are barred from entering. The strange behaviour towards women group became controversial when social activists pointed at discrimination and violation of their fundamental rights under the Indian Constitution.

    11 months ago
  • Article 35A and tension in Kashmir: All you need to know
    PoliticsArticle 35A and tension in Kashmir: All you need to know

    Jammu and Kashmir remains in limelight all the year round. And, now the state tension has thrown light on Article 35 A, which provides special rights to the restive state’s citizens. On September 5, the National Conference said that it will boycott the upcoming panchayat and local body elections in Jammu and Kashmir unless the Centre and state government clear their view on this particular Article.

    12 months ago
  • Article 370: All you need to know about Article 370 of Indian Constitution
    PoliticsArticle 370: All you need to know about Article 370 of Indian Constitution

    While politicians like Omar Abdullah, the former chief minister of J&K, believe that Article 370 is the only constitutional link between the state and rest of India, many others across the country argue that Article 370 has prevented Jammu and Kashmir from becoming an integral part of India.

    1 year ago
  • About Article 370 in Indian Constitution: Here is how it got permanent status
    India NewsAbout Article 370 in Indian Constitution: Here is how it got permanent status

    The long awaited Article 370 has acquired permanent status in the constitution of India. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court said it is impossible to abrogate Article 370 conferring special status on Jammu and Kashmir, because it has acquired permanent status through years of existence. The observation came from a bench of Justices Adarsh K Goel and R F Nariman. Article 370 of the Indian constitution gives autonomous status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

    1 year ago