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TOP HIZB MILITANT AMONG TWO MILITANTS KILLED IN ANANTNAG

Srinagar, August 29: Two Militants including top Hizb Commander Altaf Ahmad Dar Alias Altaf Kachroo resident of Redwani Kulgam has been killed in Anantnag encounter.
He was listed among the top militant commanders in most wanted list released by government forces. The other slain militant has been identified as Umar Rashid who is believed to have escaped earlier in Batamalo encounter. A senior Police officer told GNS that both militants have been killed and have been identified as Altaf Kachroo and Umar Rashid, however families have not yet came to identity them. More details to follow

SC to hear New plea seeking omission of Article 35 A

Today’s hearing in Indian Supreme Court on Article 35A will be on fresh application submitted by Ashwani Upadhyay vs UIOThe Supreme Court will today hear a petition seeking the scrapping of Article 35 A in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, three weeks after the court was adjourned.Fresh application Submitted by Ashwani Upadhyay
The Jammu and Kashmir government had moved an application and sought to defer the hearing of the case, citing upcoming panchayat and urban local body elections.
Article 370 of the Constitution grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, while Article 35A disallows people from residing in Jammu and Kashmir, buying or owning immovable property in the state, settle permanently, or get state government jobs.
A non-governmental organisation, We the Citizens, filed a petitioned in the Apex Court in 2014 to abolish the law on the grounds that it was “unconstitutional”. There are apprehensions, amongst sections of Kashmiris, that if the law is repealed or diluted, outsiders …

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