Indian Supreme Court fixes Nov 14 for hearing constitutional validity on Article 370 abrogation


New Delhi, Oct 01 (TNS): Indian Supreme Court has fixed November 14 for hearing on constitutional validity of Modi government decision to aborogate Article 370 that gives special status to occupied Kashmir.

A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana allowed the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir administration to file counter-affidavits on petitions challenging scrapping of Article 370.

The bench said one week time would be for the petitioners to file their replies to the counter-affidavit that would be filed by the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir administration within four weeks.