Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicArticle 370

Topic: Article 370

Difficult to ally with BJP after Article 370, says J&K People’s Conference chief Sajad Lone

Separatist-turned-politician Sajad Lone says the issue of getting back Jammu and Kashmir's statehood remains of utmost importance to him and his party.

Before Art 370, Nehru was ‘irritated’ by Sheikh Abdullah’s Kashmir interview

In 'Hamīñ Ast: A Biography of Article 370', authors talk about how Nehru, whose relations with Abdullah are best characterised as fraternal, had mixed feelings.

SC agrees to list pleas against scrapping of Article 370 after summer vacation

The court also agreed to re-constitute a 5-judge bench to hear petitions against Centre’s abrogation of Article 370, which were referred to a bench headed by CJI N V Ramana himself in 2019.

Modi govt goes all out for bumper footfall in 1st Amarnath Yatra post-370 scrapping & Covid

Govt hopes for double the footfall of last Amarnath Yatra in 2019, which was curtailed ahead of scrapping of Article 370. The 2020 and 2021 editions were cancelled due to Covid.

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Terrorist incidents decreased in JK after Article 370 was revoked, govt tells Rajya Sabha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

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.