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PM Narendra Modi Tuesday said that Articles 370 and 35A act as hindrance in the development of J&K, where people ‘want a change’.
While the BJP manifesto or ‘Sankalp Patra’ includes a bit of populism, it largely projects the party as a facilitator for aspirational classes.
The people of Kashmir are welcoming development, while the activities of the state’s two mainstream parties have been confined to social media, writes Arun Jaitley.
A senior Kashmiri official of the Jammu & Kashmir govt said any move to tinker with Article 35A will create a law and order situation that 'will be difficult to control'.
Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Omar Abdullah speaks to ThePrint on several issues, including impact of Pulwama attack on Kashmir, alliances and Pakistan.
The case has been in the Supreme Court since 2014, when a Delhi-based NGO called We The Citizens challenged its validity.
Recent reports suggested the J&K administration under Governor Satya Pal Malik was looking to ease the procedure for the grant of permanent resident status.
PDP chief's statement comes hours after the National Conference announced decision to boycott elections until Centre clarifies its stance on the issue.
There are at least 11 others allowed special privileges, mostly to preserve their local culture. ThePrint explains.
Supreme Court will hear on the validity of Article 35A which bars people, from outside the state, from acquiring any immovable property in the state.