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Chronology of events in Kashmir case

Chronology of events in Kashmir case
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New Delhi: Following is the chronology of events in which the Supreme Court on Friday issued a slew of directions for lifting communication blockade in Jammu and Kashmir:

– Aug 5, 2019: Centre passes resolution to remove provisions of article 370, which gave special status to the erstwhile state of J&K.

– Aug 6: Advocate M L Sharma moves SC challenging abrogation of article 370.

– Aug 10: Kashmir Times editor Anuradha Bhasin moves SC against curbs on media after abrogation of article 370 in Kashmir.

– Aug 24: Press Council of India moves SC supporting Centre and J&K’s decision to impose restrictions on communication

– Aug 28 : SC issues notices to Centre, J&K on plea of Kashmir Times editor for removal of restrictions imposed on journalists

– Sep 5: SC fixes for hearing on Sep 16 various pleas on the issue

– Sep 16: SC asks Centre to restore normalcy in Kashmir

– Oct 16: SC asks J&K administration to place before it orders imposing communication restrictions

– Oct 24: How long restrictions will continue in valley, SC asks J&K administration

– Nov 6: SC seeks report from Centre on plying of public transport vehicles in J&K during restrictions

– Nov 27: SC reserves verdict on pleas challenging curbs in J&K

– Jan 10: SC asks J&K to review all curb orders within a week.

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