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Why Abdullahs, Mehbooba are silent on Article 370 and what it means for Kashmir politics

There's been no word on Article 370 from Farooq and Omar Abdullah, released from detention, or Mehbooba Mufti, who is otherwise vocal on Twitter. Analysts say they must make position clear.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti | File photo: PTI

Ex-Jammu & Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti shifted to residence from make-shift jail

Before shifting Mufti, the government accorded status of subsidiary jail to her official residence with immediate effect.
A file photo of Indian security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. Photo: Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Valley leaders cite coronavirus to seek release of Kashmiris detained in jails outside J&K

NC's Anantnag MP Hasnain Masoodi and Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija have sought revocation of detention orders against Kashmiris lodged in jails since August 2019.
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Farooq Abdullah meets Mehbooba Mufti’s family in Srinagar, party says it’s a courtesy visit

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter Iltija also described Farooq Abdullah’s visit to their house as a courtesy visit and said she appreciated the gesture.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti | File photo: PTI

Mehbooba won’t be free soon but more ‘Apni parties’ in 2nd phase of govt’s Kashmir policy

Release of NC leader Farooq Abdullah marked the beginning of the second phase, in which Modi govt wants to engage with politicians beyond the ‘old guard’.

Altaf Bukhari has BJP’s support in Kashmir. But Bakshi Mohammad has a history lesson for him

It is not surprising that Altaf Bukhari wants to follow Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad’s simplistic political maxim – be on the good side of New Delhi, and rule. But will it work?
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Supreme Court seeks J&K govt’s response on plea challenging Mehbooba’s detention under PSA

Mehbooba's daughter Iltija had filed a habeas corpus petition in the apex court challenging the govt's order issued on 5 February, detaining her mother under PSA.
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UK MP flashes her ‘visa’, Jaggi Vasudev milks publicity, Amar Singh apologises to Big B

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
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Supreme Court ruling on quota makes space for unemotional discussion on SC-ST reservation

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Jammu and Kashmir PDP leader Mehbooba before all-party meeting at Parliament House

‘Daddy’s girl’ Mehbooba in today’s papers & coronavirus hits imports, report Mint & ET

A round-up of the most important reports in major newspapers around the country – from TOI and HT, Express and The Hindu to The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror and The Tribune, as well as top financial dailies.

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Coronavirus succeeds where demonetisation failed as Indians dump cash for digital payments

Value of UPI transactions reached all-time high June as people feared handling banknotes amid the pandemic. Electronic fund transfers have also rebounded.

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Indian Army to order second batch of 72,000 Sig 716 assault rifles from US

The new rifles will replace the existing Indian Small Arms System (Insas) rifles used by the forces and manufactured locally by the Ordnance Factories Board.
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Uttar Pradesh is India’s broken heartland, break it into 4 or 5 states

Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and most powerful, is also the worst governed. A state with 1-in-6 Indians has no hope because of its size.