Article 370
India  /  Published 12.02.20

Ex-judge lists SC ‘missteps’

Some recent orders of the Supreme Court suggest its role as an institution that keeps majoritarian impulses in check is diminishing and it seems to be behaving in a way that is indistinguishable from ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Judge recuses self from hearing Omar's detention plea

Supreme Court justice M. M. Shantanagoudar on Wednesday recused himself from hearing the plea filed by Sara Abdullah Pilot challenging the detention of her brother and NC leader Omar Abdullah under th...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.02.20

Four J&K politicians released from detention

The Jammu and Kashmir adminstration on Sunday released four politicians from preventive custody in the MLA hostel, which has been temporarily converted into a subsidiary jail, officials said in Srinag...
By PTI in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 19.01.20

Revived focus on Kashmir

One of the consequences of the de-operationalization of Article 370 in August 2019 and its related actions was the resurfacing of the Jammu and Kashmir issue on the United Nations Security Council’s...
By Luv Puri in

India  /  Published 15.01.20

J&K cites terror threat to not resume Internet

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has cited possible misuse of Internet by anti-national elements and terrorists as a reason for not restoring these services for the general public and the media in...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 09.01.20

PDP expels 8 seniors, more trouble brews

The People’s Democratic Party appeared on the brink of collapse on Thursday as it expelled a battery of senior politicians on the ground of acquiescing to the scrapping of Article 370 provisions, wi...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 04.01.20

In Kashmir’s long lament, poems

Kashmir’s poets haven’t been completely silenced by the siege. While sharing the sense of hurt and humiliation felt by Kashmiris after the unilateral abrogation of Article 370 and the subsequent l...
By Majid Maqbool in Srinagar

India  /  Published 26.12.19

Valley outreach through sport

The Valley on Thursday hosted its first major sporting event since August 5 but politics too appeared to be as much at play after the central government’s repeated failures to break the ice on the g...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 23.12.19

Kashmir leader jailed in UP dies

Jail was second home for Jamaat activist Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, 62, but when he was arrested one last time, days ahead of the August 5 scrapping of the erstwhile state’s special status, he had antici...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 11.12.19

BJP's ideological leaps

The conventional wisdom that governed electoral politics and, indeed, governance in India deemed that election manifestos were purely decorative in nature. They were hurriedly prepared in the run-up t...
By Swapan Dasgupta in


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