Progress on the steps taken by Governor Shaktikanta Das' predecessor Urjit Patel to restore financial system integrity will be a key thing to assess any damage to the institution.
The bench was hearing a PIL filed by BJP leader Gagan Bhagat, who was an MLA before the Assembly was dissolved.
On Abdullah's remarks that the fax machine at the Governor's House was not working, Malik said, "Incidentally my fax machine was working and your fax was received and confirmed by my office while you were tweeting that it was not functional."
Amid reports that the PDP, National Conference and the Congress were close to forming an alliance to stake claim to power in the state, Malik dissolved the Assembly on November 21.
“This understanding (of an alliance) was formed to take the State from the current mess, from the uncertainty we find ourselves in,” the former CM said.
Till July 20, as many as 87 local youths had joined militancy in the state, according to Union Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir.
Purohit had appointed nine Vice Chancellors in Tamil Nadu purely on merit.
“Vohra’s removal was surprising. He was removed unceremoniously and without he having any prior information,” a senior politician says.
Malik replaced Narendra Nath Vohra, who was given a two-month extension after completing 10 years as the governor of Jammu and Kashmir.
It is clear that the Centre does not want to take any chances with J&K before 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Senior BJP leader Lal Ji Tandon has been appointed as the Governor of Bihar replacing Malik.
He had been kept in Dr B R Ambedkar Memorial Hospital's critical care unit and was under observation.
There has, he said, never been any kind of restriction on the force on how it should conduct its work.
The alliance was anyway not the last chance to improve the Kashmir situation but its end ought to have been more carefully crafted, says the CPI(M) J&K secretary.
Never before in the past, a political party has taken credit for its ability to ‘buy’ the support of elected legislators. The absence of media censure of it clearly shows the manipulation of electoral results has become the new normal in the country.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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