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Article 370: A Reflection on India's Constitutional History | FindYourAdvocate

Article 370: The Future of Jammu and Kashmir Article 370 of the Indian Constitution was a provision giving special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. This removed the states from being fully covered by the Indian constitution and empowered them to have their own constitutions, flags, and sets of laws. This provision came into force in 1949, when India became independent from British rule. The aim was to give Jammu and Kashmir a degree of autonomy and preserve its own culture and identity. Section 370 has been controversial from the beginning.  Some argued that this was discriminatory as it gave Jammu and Kashmir people special privileges not available to other Indians. Some argued that the state's fragile security situation needed to be protected. In August 2019, the Indian government repealed Section 370. The decision sparked widespread protests in Jammu and Kashmir and remains a very sensitive issue. Below are some of the key provisions of Section 370.  Jammu and Kashmir d

[ PDF ] of the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023 | FindYourAdvofate

  The Indian Judicial Code Bill 2023 is a judicial code that was ratified by the Indian Lok Sabha on 8 August 2023 and the Indian Rajya Sabha on 13 August 2023. This judicial code will be the 16th judicial code of India. This judicial code will replace the Indian Judicial Code, 1860 and the Indian Judicial Code, 1973. The Indian Judicial Code Bill 2023 is such a judicial code that tries to make India's judicial system against the 21st century. This judicial code is set to make India's judicial system more just, more relevant and more socially just. Central government to introduce new penal, criminal, and evidence codes The central government is set to introduce three new bills to replace the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), and the Indian Evidence Act. The new bills, which are expected to be introduced in Parliament soon, have been framed after extensive consultation with various stakeholders. The new IPC, called the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023, re