Jammu and Kashmir live blog: Home minister Amit Shah to make important announcement in Parliament

Jammu and Kashmir live blog Home minister Amit Shah to make important announcement in Parliament

11:51 AM IST

Subramanian Swamy says amendments not needed for abrogation of articles

Rajya Sabha BJP MP Subramanian Swamy says that he had already said there was no need for amendment to abrogate articles 370 and 35A

11:47 AM IST

As government announces scrapping of articles 35A and 370, criticisms flow in

Moments afer Amit Shah made it clear that the government wants to scrap articles 35A and 370, leaders like Mehbooba Mufti have said it will have a catastrohpic effectt on J&K and even termed it "darkest day of democracy". CPU(M) state secretary even termed the government autocratic. 

11:43 AM IST

Ladakh to be union territory without legislation

Union home minister says Ladakh to be union territory without legislation

11:37 AM IST

Amit Shah introduces bill for reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir

Amid ruckus in the Rajya Sabha, Amit Shah introduces bill to reorganise Jammu and Kashmir 

11:31 AM IST

PM Modi and home minsiter Amit Shah to address nation on August 7th?

Reports are coming in that PM Modi and home minsiter Amit Shah to address nation on August 7th

11:27 AM IST

Rajya Sabha adjourned as ruckus prevails

Amid chaos prevailing in the Rajy Sabha, Rajya Sabha has been adjourned 

11:22 AM IST

Amit Shah says government to revoke article 370


Home minister says on the floor of the house that the government wants to revoke article 370 

11:17 AM IST

Amit Shah says he will present four bills

In relation to the state of Jammu and Kashmir, home minister Amit Shah says he will present four bills 

11:13 AM IST

'Let there be a debate before any bill is presented': Opposition members

Opposition members want a discussion to be held before any bill is tabled 

11:10 AM IST

Opposition creates ruckus in Rajya Sabha

As Amit Shah rises to speak, Opposition members create ruckus in Rajya Sabha 

11:01 AM IST

Home minister Amit Shah to address Parliament

As several theories make the rounds on what could happen in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, home minister Amit Shah will address the Parliament 

Home minister Amit Shah will be making an important announcement on the floor of the House on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir by 11 am.