Abrogation of Article 370 Current Affairs - 2020

Adoption of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act gets cabinet approval.

The Union Cabinet have approved the adoption of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj act on October 21, 2020. Key Facts The adoption of Panchayati Raj act will establish the three tier of Grass root level democracy in Jammu and Kashmir. This is the first time in 73 years after independence that the Grass root level Read More…

Why Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020 is being Opposed?

The Lok Sabha passed the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020 on September 23, 2020. Under the bill Dogri, Kashmiri, and Hindi will be the  official languages in the Union territory of J&K besides Urdu and English.  The bill was passed by the voice vote despite opposition. Why the bill is being opposed? Gujjar Read More…

J&K launches National Generic Document Registration System

Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha has launched the National Generic Document Registration System for the region on September 18, 2020.  This is an online registration system for transactions in purchase or sale of land. National Generic Document Registration System The system has been generated by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). The registration Read More…

Union Cabinet approves Hindi, Dogri and Kashmiri to become official languages of Jammu and Kashmir

On September 2, 2020, the Union Cabinet headed by PM Modi approved the Jammu and Kashmir Language Bill, 2020 to make five languages namely Urudu, Hindi, Dogri, English and Kashmiri as the official language of the Union Territory. Highlights Earlier, that is, before the abrogation of Article 370, Urudu and English were the official language Read More…

Facts Box: Rules for administration in Jammu and Kashmir

On August 28, 2020, the Government of India issued rules for administration in Jammu and Kashmir. It specifies the functions of Council of Ministers and Lieutenant Governor. Role of Lieutenant Governor The executive functions of Lieutenant Governor include public order, police, anti-corruption, All India Services. The critical issues that affect the peace of the Union Read More…