Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicArticle 370

Topic: Article 370

New book by Army ex-chief Gen. Vij offers ‘complete picture’, way forward on Jammu & Kashmir

Published by HarperCollins India, ‘The Kashmir Conundrum: The Quest for Peace in a Troubled Land’ by General N.C. Vij will be released on 28 December on ThePrint’s SoftCover.

Kashmir was never an issue. India moved on from Partition, but Pakistan couldn’t

In 'The Kashmir Conundrum', General N.C. Vij looks into the troubled history of Kashmir, and how Pakistan kept the pot boiling.

Non-residents bought 7 plots of land in J&K since ban was lifted, all in Jammu: Govt tells RS

Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai gave this information in the Rajya Sabha in response to a question by Communist Party of India (Marxist) MP Jharna Das Baidya.

Article 370 was in place for 75 years, but there was no peace in J&K, Amit Shah says

Shah was referring to a statement by former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah who had said that the govt will not be able to bring peace in the Union territory until Article 370 is restored.

Terrorist incidents decreased in JK after Article 370 was revoked, govt tells Rajya Sabha

MoS for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai also informed that 14 terrorists have been apprehended and 165 terrorists were killed in Jammu and Kashmir between December 2020-November 2021.

BJP to host sports league named after Article 370 in Amit Shah’s constituency to woo youth

Gujarat BJP leaders say the aim of the league is to connect maximum youth with the BJP and increase their participation in sports.

MoS Ajay Mishra should’ve been sacked right after Lakhimpur speech, says Satya Pal Malik

In an interview to ThePrint, Meghalaya governor talks about Lakhimpur Kheri incident, the impact of Modi govt's decision to repeal farm laws, and scrapping of Article 370.

Modi govt working on new Kashmir strategy as civilian killings, Taliban stoke worries

The visit of Home Minister Amit Shah to Kashmir in October, the first since amendment of Article 370 and repeal of Article 35A in August 2019, is an indication of the recalibration. 

Deepak Chaurasia’s #PicOfTheYear of ‘Yadav sweet shop’ in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk is morphed

Deepak Chaurasia shared the image of the store, purportedly named ‘Yadav Misthaan Bhandaar’. However, the morphed image has been in circulation since August 2019.

Only 2 people outside J&K bought properties after revocation of Article 370, govt tells LS

No instance of impediment was reported to the government by anyone while buying properties in the erstwhile state, MoS Home Nityanand Rai said Tuesday in a written reply.

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
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

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

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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