Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicArticle 35 (A)

Topic: Article 35 (A)

‘Rogue elements’ were lured by money to contest Kashmir local polls, Mehbooba Mufti says

Former CM Mehbooba Mufti also says low turnout shows Kashmir local body polls are a wasted effort

Following National Conference, PDP to now boycott local body polls over Article 35A

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti said that PDP will go to any extent to protect Article 35A.

Supreme Court defers hearing on Article 35A to January 2019

Article 35-A gives special rights and privileges to the citizens of J&K and bars people from outside the state from acquiring any immovable property in the state.

BJP wants Article 35A scrapped, but its Jammu MLA is sending out a warning

Outsiders from neighbouring states will take away jobs and land in Jammu if Article 35A is removed, says dissenting BJP MLA Gagan Bhagat.

Amarnath Yatra to be suspended in view of protests in support of article 35A

A police official said the yatra was suspended from Jammu as a precautionary measure in view of the strike called by the Joint Resistance Leadership.

Shops & businesses closed across Valley after separatists call for shutdown in Kashmir

Separatists have called for a 2-day strike starting Sunday as SC is scheduled to hear a PIL challenging the validity of the Article 35-A Monday. 

‘Time is ripe for political solution to J&K woes, Jammu’s aspirations will be addressed’

J&K deputy CM Nirmal Singh says new interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma is free to talk to anyone and that his predecessors offered no political solution to problems on the ground.

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PM Modi calls upon spiritual centres to inspire startups

Dear PM Modi, only you can stop Hindutva brigade that attacks Islamic history for attention

The question is, when is PM Modi going to tell the Hindutva brigade that attacking India's rich history isn’t what sets his soul on fire?

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

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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