Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicArticle 370

Topic: Article 370

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.

There is a ‘level of mistrust’ in J&K, says Farooq Abdullah upon return from Delhi

The former CM said even senior Congress leader Karan Singh has called for the restoration of statehood to Jammu and Kashmir before holding elections.

PM Modi assures early election & statehood to J&K in first attempt to break ice in 22 months

Distance between Delhi and Kashmir should end, says PM. PDP & NC raise the issue of Article 370 restoration. PDP and Congress push for rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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