Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicArticle 370

Topic: Article 370

From doctor who partied in London to politician jailed in J&K — Farooq Abdullah’s many moments

Former Jammu & Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah reminisces about his life so far as he talks to ThePrint, notes that change is inevitable, but warns that govt should rethink its Article 370 decision.

Yediyurappa’s resignation was inevitable. Hopefully, the focus will now be back on governance

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Pro-India Kashmiris more or less hated here, but Delhi won’t hear the truth: Farooq Abdullah

In exclusive interview to ThePrint ahead of 5 August, second anniversary of Article 370 revocation, ex-CM Farooq Abdullah speaks about Modi govt's treatment of people in Kashmir.

It’s a changing Kashmir, stone-pelting Fridays are history, J&K L-G Manoj Sinha says

In an exclusive interview with ThePrint ahead of 5 August, the second anniversary of Article 370 revocation, L-G Manoj Sinha says Kashmir is looking forward now & could see investors pour in as much as Rs 50,000 cr.

No Amarnath Yatra for 3 yrs: Sonmarg horses are idle, their owners jobless and ‘in huge debt’

In Sonmarg, ghodawallahs offer horse rides through tough terrain to hidden tourist gems. They also help pilgrims chart 15-km trek between Baltal base camp and Amarnath cave shrine.

India is and will remain a democracy and why restoring statehood for J&K will be a mistake

Subscribers look at Middle East and Myanmar to argue in favour of India’s democracy and note how statehood will undermine all progress made by  revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

PDP to stay away from delimitation process, writes to panel member

In a letter to the Delimitation Commission, PDP said it will not be part of 'some exercise, the outcome which is widely believed to be pre-planned'.

This is Modi govt’s 3-pronged strategy for J&K before it begins to talk full statehood

PM Narendra Modi’s 24 June meeting with 14 non-BJP leaders of J&K parties shows the Centre is moving forward to put in place an elected govt in the union territory.

Modi-Gupkar meeting was a four-part game. Delhi has upper hand in three rounds

An echo of Vajpayee’s own reach-out to Kashmiri leaders, Modi's 'Dilli ki duri and Dil ki duri’ will require trust.

Restoration of Article 370 is ‘next to impossible’, says Jammu & Kashmir BJP chief

Ravinder Raina, his senior party colleagues and former deputy chief ministers, Nirmal Singh and Kavinder Gupta, attended the 24 June all-party meeting on J&K.

On Camera

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Mamata Banerjee holding a rally in Kolkata, kali

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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