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Dec 13, 2019, 08.42 PM IST

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Can anything ever be permanent: SC Judge on Article 370

The sole Kashmiri judge on the Article 370 bench of the Supreme Court, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, on Thursday sought to know if any constitutional provision or even a Constitution could ever be a permanent structure.

Supreme Court judge raises referendum in Article 370 case

The top court, which was hearing a batch of petitions challenging the abrogation of...

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    A 5-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, which commenced hearing on batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Centre's decision, was told by the petitioner that it was violative of the Constitution as orders were passed in "disregard of consent" of people of J&K.

    An atmosphere is being created for granting citizenship to refugees, an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana' said, and asked whether the government will open its eyes over the issue of intrusion from Pakistan. The bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, was passed by the parliament.

    "Human rights is not part of this 2+2 discussion that's taking place next week, although I'm confident that issues on Kashmir and the threat perceptions that India sees will obviously be a part of the agenda,” Alice G Wells, the acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, said on Wednesday at a programme.

    A 5-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice N V Ramana will commence the hearing on a batch of petitions including that of private individuals, lawyers, activists and political parties like National Conference, Sajjad Lone-led J&K Peoples Conference and CPI (M) leader Mohd Yousuf Tarigami.

    Some senior leaders such as Prashant Kishor, KC Tyagi and Pavan Verma seem to be unhappy over the party announcing support to the CAB in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

    BSP fielded its MP Afzal Ansari to speak on and oppose the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday, and he reiterated Mayawati’s stand that the bill was anti-constitutional.

    Nearly 20 companies have been withdrawn from Kashmir, where they had been sent prior to the Centre's decision on August 5 to abrogate Article 370 provisions and split the erstwhile state of J-K into two union territories. The remaining 30 companies have been withdrawn from other places and rushed to Northeastern states, the officials said.

    The Sena does not need to prove how "staunch Hindu" and "patriotic" the party is, Sanjay Raut said while participating in a debate on the Bill in the Upper House. "We should discuss this Bill based on humanity not on religion. The Sena member also attacked some MPs who said that those opposing the Bill were "traitors" and "speaking the language of Pakistan".

    "Honourable home ministerji, you brought demonetisation, GST, (legislation on) tripple talaq, NRC, Article 370 (related law) and Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the same pattern. You bring such bills every four or six months to divert the attention of people from unemployment, problems of farmers, poverty....," Leader of Opposition in RS, Azad said.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday accused the opposition of speaking Pakistan's language on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and asserted that the legislation will be written in "golden letters" in history.

    Amit Shah rejected the Opposition charge that the bill was anti-Muslim. He repeatedly stressed that the legislation will not take away anyone's citizenship and was only intended to help minority communities facing religious persecution in the three neighbouring countries. "No provision in citizenship bill touches citizenship of Muslims," he said.

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