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The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija to travel from Chennai to Srinagar to meet her mother in private.

The abolition of Article 370 has taken away their privileges and claims over special status. Today, their bungalows estimated to be in crores is at risk.

A resolution removing the special status of the state under Article 370 was approved by the Rajya Sabha on Monday with Home Minister Amit Shah saying the constitutional provision was the "root cause of terrorism" in the state and the Modi government was committed to making the state the most progressive in the country.

As soon as the gate will open and our people will be out, we will fight, we will go to the court. We are not gun-runners, grenade-throwers, stone-throwers, we believe in peaceful resolutions. They want to murder us. My son (Omar Abdullah) is in jail," said Abdullah.

Taking the opposition by surprise, the reorganisation bill and the resolution to repeal Article 370 were tabled in the House amidst uproarious scenes with major opposition parties resisting it. The opposition complained that they had not got advance information about the bill.

Both former chief ministers were taken to Hari Niwas, a VVIP state guest house. Mehbooba was arrested after she tried to come out of her residence, where she was kept under house arrest. Section 144 of CrPC was imposed in Valley in the wake of Centre's move to revoke Article 370.

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a resolution abrogating Article 370 for Jammu and Kashmir and a bill to...

The BJP-led Central government converted Jammu and Kashmir into a Union Territory with the legislature, while hiving off Ladakh as a separate Union Territory without legislature.

Kashmir has been on the edge in the wake of a massive security build-up. Leaders of all major political parties in the state met here on Sunday and urged India and Pakistan not to take any step which may disturb the peace and escalate tensions between the two countries.

Centre’s announcement follows a major security build-up in border state and govt advisories asking pilgrims to Amarnath Yatra and tourists to leave Kashmir immediately.