Saturday, 21 May, 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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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

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An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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