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J&K was integrated with country by scrapping 370: Sitharaman Pioneer
BJP leader and Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah integrated Jammu and Kashmir with rest of India by scrapping Article 370.
Ending Kashmir's special status entirely internal matter with no external ramifications: India Pioneer
India on Friday said the revoking of Jammu and Kashmir's special status was "entirely an internal matter" with "no external ramifications" and firmly told Pakistan that it has to stop terrorism to start talks, as the UN Security Council held a rare closed door meeting on the Kashmir issue.
Case filed against Priyanka Gandhi for her tweet on Pehlu Khan lynching case verdict Zee News
A criminal case has been filed against Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday in connection with her tweet on a trial court verdict which acquitted all six accused in the Pehlu Khan lynching case in Rajasthan's Alwar.
Former finance minister Arun Jaitley in critical condition at AIIMS Zee News
Former finance minister and veteran BJP leader Arun Jaitley remained in a critical condition and was put on life support by Friday afternoon. He was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on August 9. 
Babita Phogat, Mahavir Phogat join BJP Pioneer
International wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Phogat, a noted wrestling coach, joined the BJP on Monday. They joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju, party's general secretary in charge of Haryana Anil Jain and its state chief Subhash Badala.
CBSE issues clarification on exams fee hike, says it is now at par with other boards Ravindra Kumar & Shobhit Sujay, Zee News
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a clarification on the increase in the exams fee structure for students. Releasing a statement in this regard, the board dismissed media reports suggesting that the fee hike was just for the students in the national capital.
Article 370: Chidambaram says regional parties didn’t cooperate against BJP in Rajya Sabha out of fear Financial Express
Senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram on Sunday slammed the regional parties for helping the BJP to sail through the Parliament with regard to abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir and divide the state into two UTs. He said that the parties did not cooperate against the BJP’s move in the Rajya Sabha out of fear.
Parties should have code of conduct for their MPs in Parliament: Naidu Pioneer
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday that political parties should have a code of conduct for their MPs in Parliament to monitor their behaviour. Speaking to reporters at a get-together after the end of the Parliament session, Naidu who is also the Rajya Sabha chairman suggested that the parties should include such a code in their election manifestos.
CEC rules out return to ballot papers; cites SC verdicts in Support Pioneer
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Friday categorically dismissed the demand for doing away with EVMs and bringing back ballot papers, citing orders passed by the Supreme Court in the past. He also said assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir will be held only after receiving a formal communation from the union ministries of home, and law and justice to that effect.
Navy put on high alert after revoking special status to Jammu and Kashmir Pioneer
The Indian Navy has put all its warships and key assets on high alert for quick operational deployment in the wake of the government's decision to revoke special status to Jammu and Kashmir and split the state into two Union Territories, official sources said on Friday.
Prez gives assent to JK Reorganisation legislation, 2 UTs to come into existence on Oct 31 Pioneer
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday gave assent to a legislation for bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir, and two Union Territories -- Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh -- will come into existence on October 31. The Parliament had earlier this week given its nod to the legislation for bifurcating the state, a bold and far-reaching decision that seeks to redraw the map and future of a region at the centre of a protracted militancy movement.
India urges Pakistan to accept reality; J&K curbs eased Rezaul H Laskar & Mir Ehsan, Hindustan Times
India said on Friday that Pakistan’s unilateral actions in response to the stripping of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status were aimed at conveying an “alarming picture of bilateral relations”, an effort it said hadn’t gained traction with the world community.
39 more die in Kerala, Karnataka & Maharashtra floods, toll rises to 86 Times of India
Rains continued to bring gloom to parts of Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra with 32 fresh deaths reported on Friday, taking the death toll due to floods in these states in the last three days to 79.
Bill for more Supreme Court judges gets Lok Sabha nod Hindu
Judges should exercise restraint, says Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday told the Lok Sabha that judges in the higher judiciary should be careful about their observations in ongoing cases and should be pertinent to the case they are hearing.
Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti arrested; Kashmir on edge as Art 370 scrapped Hindustan Times
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah, who were under house arrest since Sunday night, have been arrested, news agency Press Trust of India quoted unnamed officials as saying on Monday.
Ayodhya case: RSS ideologue moves Supreme Court for live streaming of proceedings Economic Times
RSS ideologue K N Govindacharya moved the Supreme Court on Monday, seeking live streaming or recording of the day-to-day proceedings in the Ayodhya land dispute case, which is scheduled to commence from Tuesday. The matter was mentioned for urgent listing before a bench comprising Justices S A Bobde and B R Gavai.
Panic in Assam as people rush to attend NRC re-verification hearings on 24-hour notice Arunabh Saikia, Scroll
The farthest Hashin Nessa has travelled in her 69 years of life is Guwahati, around 80 km from her home in Assam’s Kamrup Rural district. But on the afternoon of August 4, Nessa, who suffers from acute respiratory syndrome, was waiting anxiously for a bus to ferry her to Mariani in Jorhat district, over 300 km away.
Army asks Pak to take back bodies of J&K intruders, Islamabad scoffs Vishnu Som, NDTV
The Indian Army has asked Pakistan to take back the bodies of five intruders who were shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Keran sector this week. The five men of Pakistan's Border Action Team or BAT were killed while they were trying to infiltrate into India and strike a forward post in the Keran sector, the Indian Army said on Saturday. Heavy cross-border firing is continuing in Keran sector, sources said.
Notice to Mehbooba on “illegal recruitments” in J&K Bank Peerzada Ashiq, Hindu
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Sunday served a notice on former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti asking her “to explain her position before it regarding the illegal recruitments in the Jammu and Kashmir Bank”. Meanwhile, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) detained Engineer Rashid, an MLA.
Kapil Mishra, AAP MLA from Karawal Nagar, disqualified from Delhi Assembly Zee News
Aam Aadmi Party's Karawal Nagar MLA Kapil Mishra was on Friday disqualified by Speaker Ram Niwas Goel as a member of the state assembly. The order was issued by Delhi Assembly said that rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra has been disqualified under the anti-defection law.
Chandrayaan-2 Orbit Successfully Raised for Fourth Time: ISRO NDTV
The fourth orbit raising activity for India's moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 was performed successfully at 3:27pm on Friday, the ISRO said. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said the orbit of the Chandrayaan-2 was raised to 277 x 89,472 km by firing the onboard motors for 646 seconds. All spacecraft parameters are normal, it said.
India turns down Pakistan offer, wants unimpeded access to Kulbhushan Jadhav Rezaul Laskar, Hindustan Times
India has effectively turned down Pakistan’s offer for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav in its current form, with officials saying on Friday that New Delhi has asked Islamabad to provide “unimpeded” contact with the Indian national on death row.
Former Maldives Vice-President stays put on boat off Tamil Nadu Hariprasad Radhakrishnan, Hindu
Former Maldives Vice-President Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor, who fled his country and was detained by Indian authorities off the Thoothukudi coast on Thursday afternoon, stayed put on the boat anchored near the old harbour for the second day on Friday.
Airlines advised to be ready to run extra flights from Srinagar: Report Hindustan Times
With situation appearing turbulent in Kashmir, aviation regulator DGCA advised airlines on Friday to remain ready to operate additional flights from the Srinagar airport if the need arises, according to a source.
After Amarnath Yatra, J&K Govt cuts short Machail Pilgrimage in Kishtwar over security concerns News18
A day after the Jammu and Kashmir government curtailed the Amarnath Yatra citing a terror alert, the Machail Mata Yatra in Kishtwar was also called off on Saturday. The devotees were stopped at Udhampur, the starting point of the 320-kilometre journey to the shrine.
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