Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicArticle 370

Topic: Article 370

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.

What is delimitation and why it is so crucial and controversial in J&K 

PM Modi’s meeting with J&K political leaders Thursday has sparked speculation of elections in the UT, but for that, a delimitation exercise will have to be completed.  

Even Ambedkar would be slandered as ‘pro-Pakistan’, Mehbooba slams BJP over Article 370

Mufti's remarks come amidst growing criticism of Digvijaya Singh over his purported comments that Congress would "relook" BJP's decision on Article 370 if party came to power.

Digvijaya Singh says Congress will ‘relook’ Article 370 revocation, BJP hits out

After an audio of a Clubhouse conversation leaked on social media, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh was criticised by BJP leaders. Singh called his critics 'illiterate' in response.

Kashmir or trade, only political will can help India, Pakistan move forward: Ex-envoy to Delhi

Salman Bashir, also Pakistan’s former foreign secretary, says Islamabad never recognised Article 370, but Jammu and Kashmir should return to ‘normalcy’.

Turkey, India look to revitalise ties after Kashmir low as US changes Afghan strategy

Tensions between Indian and Turkey had heightened after Modi govt scrapped Article 370 in J&K in August 2019.

BJP got blinded by Article 370 success. Now it’s getting a reality check

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's ‘oversight’ on small savings interest rate is the latest example of the BJP govt bowing to popular sentiment.

Taken note of DDC polls, resumption of 4G internet services in J&K, says EU spokesperson

The EU spokesperson's comments came a day after top diplomats from the 27-member bloc returned from Jammu and Kashmir after a two-day visit.

24 foreign envoys arrive in Srinagar to assess situation post revocation of Article 370

The delegation was taken to a govt college in Budgam where they were received by the admin & briefed about the strengthening of local bodies, including panchayat, officials said.

On Camera

YourTurn

News anchors Rahul Shiv Shankar, Arnab Goswami, Sweta Singh, Bhupendra Chaubey and Navika Kumar | Arindam Mukherjee/ThePrint

Why do anchors have all the fun? Because it’s prime time on Indian news TV

If only all reporters were given more respect and airtime, we would be looking forward to switching on our TV sets at the end of the day.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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