Article 370 Current Affairs - 2020

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…

First Anniversary of creation of Ladakh and J&K celebrated

On August 5, 2020, the Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir celebrated their first anniversary of formation. Background On August 5, 2019, the Government of India revoked the special status to Jammu and Kashmir by modifying Article 370 of the Constitution. After the abrogation of the article, two union territories Ladakh and Jammu Read More…

United Nations Report: Significant Increase in ISIS Terrorists in Kerala and Karnataka

The United Nations report recently warned that there is significant increase in ISIS terrorists in Kerala and Karnataka. The report was titled “Report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team concerning ISIS” Highlights The report says that Al-Qaida, that has 150-200 militants from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar is planning to attack Indian Subcontinent. Read More…

International Religious Freedom Report

The US Government recently released the International Religious Freedom Report, 2019. India has raised its concerns over the report. This was because the report alleged India with discrimination and attacks against religious minorities in the country. What were the concerns raised in the report? The religious freedom conditions in India is experiencing downturn. The national Read More…