Jammu and Kashmir High Court division bench disposes of a PIL seeking recognition of Hindi language as the official language in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir as well as in the Union Territory of Ladakh in tune with the mandate of Articles 343 and 251 of the Constitution of India.
The Supreme Court has disposed of a writ petition filed by a victim of sexual harassment working with the health department of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir while refusing CBI investigation in the case.
Ardhendumauli Kumar Prasad, counsel for Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir made submission that status quo to be maintained, while asking for stay of operation of contempt proceedings initiated against Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir
In the latest development, the MHA has notified land laws paving the way for Indian citizens to buy land in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. The ministry in a statement stated that the order will be called Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization (Adaptation of Central Laws) Third Order, 2020.
J&K Official Languages Bill, 2020 received Presidential assent on September 26. The amendment Act has been enacted to provide for the languages to be used for the official purposes of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
The Jammu and Kashmir State Legal Service Authority organized its first E-Lok Adalat through different digital platform modes. A total of 4,273 cases were disposed of by 110 benches across the UT’s of J&K and Ladakh on August 22.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) today issued a statement saying that yet another attempt by China, trying to meddle in “India’s internal matter” and trying to bring it up at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has met with “little support from the international community”.