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Security forces stand guard in Srinagar | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Demand of some Kashmiri Pandits to restore Art 370 is illogical, lacks historical support

Most of the cases challenging Modi govt's decision seek to maintain exclusivity and deny the emotional and economic integration of J&K with the rest of India.
File photo of Raghuram Rajan

Madhav Khosla on Constitution’s caste ‘conundrum’, Raghuram Rajan’s tug of war in trade

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.
Photograph of Kashmiri Pandits in Srinagar, Kashmir, ca. 1895 | British Library | Wikimedia Commons

For Kashmiri Pandits, Azadi slogans are bringing back a three-decade old nightmare

In 1990, thousands were shouting Azadi slogans on the streets of Kashmir, from its mosques all over, while baying for the blood of the minority Hindus.
Representational image of a deserted market during the 2019 shutdown in Srinagar, Kashmir | Photo: PTI

Why Kashmiri Pandits can’t return to the Valley, even if they want to

When there exists no practical policy or intent to rebuild Kashmiri Pandit homes, how can anyone expect us to give a sure-shot answer on whether we want to return or not?
Photograph of Kashmiri Pandits in Srinagar, Kashmir, ca. 1895 | British Library | Wikimedia Commons

Why Kashmiri Pandits may never return to the Valley

The only meaningful ‘return’ can be had through truth and reconciliation.
Irfan Ahmed opens the gates of the Rama Koul Temple, Srinagar | Nawal Watali

Against odds: The Muslim & Kashmiri Pandit caretakers of Hindu temples in Srinagar’s old city

A temple with one visitor and a temple locked for security -- Srinagar residents are making sure their rich heritage is not destroyed.

Tears, tea & a gift of almonds: How a Kashmiri Pandit was welcomed back in the Valley

The reopening of Roshan Lal Mawa's shop in Srinagar was a big affair, with neighbours, acquaintances and old friends turning up in hordes for a hug.
Representational image of a woman teaching Kashmiri language | harfkar.com

Govt removes Kashmiri from language portal after Kashmiri Pandits object

Kashmiri Pandits claim the version of language put out is based on the script widely used by Muslims in the Valley.

Sarina Kamini’s book Spirits in a Spice Jar is contrary to Kashmir’s finger-licking food

The Kashmiri Pandit author's account turns out to be nothing more than a glorified cookbook.
Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra meets Rohingya refugees, Hindu trolls start ‘but what about’ campaign

If Priyanka Chopra had met with Congolese refugees or Ukrainian refugees, the trolls would have cheered her. But Muslim refugees are another matter.

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Plastic pollution in water bodies

Banning glitter is not going to save the oceans

Humans release 1.5 million tons of primary microplastics into the ocean annually, a sum equivalent to one disgorged plastic bag for every person each week.

Karnataka High Court stops Franklin Templeton debt funds closure without investor consent

Franklin Templeton shut six of its fixed-income and credit-risk funds run in India in April, locking in Rs 308 billion of investor monies following a liquidity crisis.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.