Jammu & Kashmir

SC cracks whip, sets up three-judge panel on Manipur violence

Cracking whip, the Supreme Court on Monday constituted a committee of three former women judges – Justice Gita Mittal, Justice Shalini Joshi and Justice Asha Menon to oversee the measure for the relief, rehabilitation, rebuilding of homes, places of worship and suggest compensation and appointed former DGP of Maharashtra and Mumbai Police Commissioner Dattatrey Padsalgikar to oversee investigations by the SITs.

SC apprised of constitutional provisions for abrogation of Artical 370

The Supreme Court on Wednesday was told that Article 370 of the constitution that conferred special status to Jammu & Kashmir could not have been abrogated and the state’s status into two Union Territories could not have been changed without ascertaining the will of the people of the state.