Sunday, 22 July, 2018

Topic: Article 370

BJP president Amit Shah with J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti | @AmitShah/Twitter

BJP dumped PDP more due to voter sentiment than terrorism, suggests BJP mouthpiece

The PDP-led state government had alienated Jammu, Ladakh, left BJP with no option but to quit, says Kamal Sandesh.

NRC update, Article 370, Babri among key cases top court will hear after summer break

Coming months will also see the last leg of CJI Dipak Misra’s career, replete with controversies, as he retires on 2 October.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Officer Trainees of Indian Foreign Service in May 2018 | PIB

Don’t ignore us for top posts: IRS body tells Modi, and a visual timeline of the Emergency

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.

Syama Prasad Mookerjee on why Kashmir didn’t need ‘special status’

In a 1952 Lok Sabha speech Mookerjee pointed to the arrogance of Sheikh Abdullah, the government’s meek acquiescence to the same and the dangers inherent in such action – or inaction.
The viral Facebook post

HoaXposed: No, Omar Abdullah did not threaten to end the Amarnath Yatra

Facebook post accusing Abdullah of making the threat shared over 27,000 times.
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta

Article 370: Can Modi revoke it before 2019 and will it heal or hit Kashmir’s ties with rest of India?

Barely 48 hours after the BJP pulled out of the alliance with the PDP in Kashmir, talks on revoking Article 370 have gained steam. BJP MP, Sabha Subramanian Swamy in a tweet claimed to have written to the PMO on “why Article 370 can be deleted without Parliament concurrence."
Lal Chowk Supreme Court

Talk Point: What are the constitutional ramifications of revisiting Article 370?

The Supreme Court is revisiting its position on the special status granted by the Constitution to J&K. Many parties have voiced their opposition to this move.

Legal ground under J&K special status getting shaky in Supreme Court

With Centre hedging its position on special status, all eyes are on likely SC hearing Tuesday on challenge to Article 370. Apurva Vishwanath

We will neutralise every single militant in Kashmir, Indian or foreign — Ram Madhav

The BJP’s pointsman for Kashmir made it clear that the Modi government is different and will not talk for the sake of talks ThePrint Team