Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicArticle 370

Topic: Article 370

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Terrorist incidents decreased in JK after Article 370 was revoked, govt tells Rajya Sabha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

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.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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