Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicMaharaja Hari Singh

Topic: Maharaja Hari Singh

How Maharaja Hari Singh warded off Pak overtures and met RSS chief before ceding J&K to India

With no love lost between him and the Abdullahs of the National Conference (NC), the Maharaja, contrary to the reality, wasn’t projected as a patriot.

Arun Anand on Hedgewar’s freedom struggle, Naushad Forbes on reviving ‘animal spirits’

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

J&K to lose special status, but revocation threat low for Article 370 peers in other states

Constitutional provisions that allow special privileges to other states, including Assam & Nagaland, are quite different from Article 370 for J&K autonomy.

Congress betrayal of Kashmir like Lady Macbeth’s: Vaiko on scrapping of Article 370

Opposing Modi govt move to strip J&K of its special status, MDMK founder Vaiko said this is a day of shame, a murder of democracy.

Martyrs’ Day vs Hari Singh birthday – Fresh battle between Jammu and Kashmir

Maharaja Hari Singh was the last Hindu Dogra ruler of Jammu & Kashmir, on whose watch the instrument of accession was signed with India.

Hari Singh — the last Dogra king who gave J&K its special status was an ‘autocrat’ too

On the death anniversary of J&K's Maharaja Hari Singh, ThePrint remembers his ‘feudal’ rule, legacy and more.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.