Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicArticle 35 (A)

Topic: Article 35 (A)

BJP says Modi govt committed to restoring J&K statehood, will do it when situation is better

BJP’s national vice-president and J&K in-charge Avinash Rai Khanna also said party has decided to publicise Modi government’s schemes in the UT.

We sacrificed cadre to ensure democracy in J&K, now it’s being used against Omar: NC

NC spokesperson Imran Dar says grounds for detention of former CM Omar Abdullah under the Public Safety Act is ‘shocking and perplexing’.

In case of both Article 370 and Brexit, right-wing nationalism is its own nemesis

Hindu nationalists resemble the English Brexiteers as they blithely smash up fragile constitutional arrangements — a lesson in how nationalists so often overplay their hand.

Cautious RSS tells supporters to welcome Modi govt’s J&K move without being jingoistic

RSS functionaries say scrapping Articles 35A and 370 and bifurcating the state will establish the sovereignty of the Constitution over Jammu and Kashmir.

Modi govt needs to offer clarity on why it reduced J&K to Union Territory

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Modi govt scraps Article 370, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh will be Union Territories

President Ram Nath Kovind signs order after Home Minister Amit Shah moves resolution in Rajya Sabha to scrap Article 370.

PM Modi won’t hoist tricolour in Kashmir, no plan now to scrap Article 35A, govt says

Security is being tightened in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of ‘credible inputs’ of a Pakistan-backed terrorist attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims.

BJP promises to build Ram temple, annul Article 35A in poll manifesto

The BJP, in its manifesto, announced a number of welfare schemes and promised zero tolerance towards terrorism, among several other promises.

Tension grips Kashmir as govt launches crackdown on separatists

Govt orders concerning food supplies, among others, have added to the Valley's fears.

On Camera

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

The MacMahon Line, with Arunachal Pradesh marked in red | Source: US Department of Defence

Behind teen’s ‘abduction’ on LAC in Arunachal, a legacy of colonial maps, empires and wars

It's not clear which side of LAC Miram Taron was on when he was ‘kidnapped’. Different perceptions of the border in India & China and competing maps make this tricky ground.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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