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Jammu Kashmir

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Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) the northern-most Union Territory of India has assumed significant importance for national security as it shares borders with Pakistan, China and Afghanistan. The boundary as well as the UT status of the state has been disputed by China and Pakistan. The Union Territory consists of two regions – Jammu and the Kashmir valley. The UT which was designated as such from a State on 05 August 2019 has seen a long drawn Pakistan supported insurgency for the past three decades since 1989. Prior to 05 August, Union Territory retained a special status within the union government of India. Unlike the rest of the states, bound by the Indian constitution, it followed a modified version of constitution which affirmed integrity of the state within the Republic of India as per Encyclopaedia Britannica. The Ministry of Home Affairs Department of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Affairs deals with the UTs administration of the Armed Forces(J&K) Special Powers Act,1990 (21 of 1990) and all matters relating to the UTs, including Counter-terrorism within Jammu and Kashmir and coordination in respect of subjects/matters specifically allotted to any other Ministry/Department like coordination with Ministry of Defence as regards manning and managing the line of control between India and Pakistan, but excluding those with which the Ministry of External Affairs is concerned. The Department also coordinates with various Ministries/Departments, primarily concerned with development and welfare activities in Jammu,Kashmir & Ladakh and being a Union Territory is closely involved in overall management of security after it was transformed from a state.  
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After Afghan Triumph What Next for Pak ISI?
S R Research
Sep 05, 2021
4 min read
J & K Strategic Review and Projections
S R Research
Aug 28, 2021
3 min read
J & K International and Regional Factors
S R Research
Aug 28, 2021
6 min read
Review of Political Developments in J & K
S R Research
Aug 28, 2021
4 min read
Recent Economic and Business Trend J & K
S R Research
Aug 28, 2021
3 min read
Terrorism Low Violence Low Base in J & K
S R Research
Aug 28, 2021
4 min read
With Haqqanis controlling Kabul, India’s Concerns to Grow?
S R Research
Aug 20, 2021
3 min read
Taliban in Kabul and Jammu and Kashmir
S R Monitor
Aug 18, 2021
less than 1 min read
Ceasefire Violations Restricted After February
S R Monitor
Aug 07, 2021
less than 1 min read
Progress of Delimitation Commission in Kashmir
S R Monitor
Aug 07, 2021
2 min read
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