The stand of hurriyat is that it believes in a

  • No School
  • AA 1
  • 173

This preview shows page 132 - 134 out of 173 pages.

The stand of Hurriyat is that it believes in a sincere and result-oriented dialogue as a means of conflict resolution of Kashmir dispute. The talks should include India, Pakistan and people of Jammu and Kashmir, ” said the Mirwaiz. All three top separatist leaders have described Mr. Sharma’s visit as “a futile exercise” and “time bidding move”. Protests in Kupwara after civilian is killed in crossfire A civilian died in an Army ambush, laid for militants, in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, triggering violent protests and widespread condemnation . The government ordered a magisterial inquiry . The police, who filed a First Information Report (FIR), called it “an incident of mistaken identity.” Security forces used tear-gas shells to contain the situation in the area, where Internet services remained suspended. No plan to take away J&K’s special status, says Centre The Union government informed Rajya Sabha that there was no proposal as of now for the abolition of Articles 35A and 370, which give special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Abrogation of Article 370, which gives autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir, continues to be part of the core ideology of the ruling BJP, but the party maintains that it does not have enough numbers in Parliament to do away with it. In the case of Section 35A, a writ petition was filed in the Supreme Court by a non-governmental organisation seeking its abrogation. The PIL petition said the Jammu and Kashmir government, under the guise of Articles 35A and 370, was discriminating against non-residents who are debarred from buying property, getting a government job or voting in the local elections in Kashmir. Article 35A was added to the Constitution by a presidential order in 1954 and it empowers the State legislature to define the State’s “permanent residents” and their special rights and privileges.
Image of page 132

Subscribe to view the full document.

CURRENT AFFAIRS DECEMBER 2017 133 | Page 9004078746 [email protected] SECURITY 2) CYBER Watch out for ransomware in 2018: report Ransomware attacks in the cyberspace are likely to increase and become more sophisticated in 2018 targeting high net worth individuals and corporates, McAfee Inc. warned in its latest prediction report . The report also warns individual home users that greater inter-connected home devices will surrender consumer privacy to corporates. The profitability of traditional ransomware campaigns will continue to decline as vendor defenses, user education, and industry strategies improve to counter them . Attackers will adjust to target less traditional, more profitable ransomware targets, including high net-worth individuals, connected devices, and businesses,” the McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions Report stated.
Image of page 133
Image of page 134
  • Fall '19

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern

Ask Expert Tutors You can ask bonus questions You can ask questions ( expire soon) You can ask questions (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes