Jammu And Kashmir Reorganisation Bill 2019
Opinion  /  Published 09.08.19

How Pakistan too has failed Kashmir

At a certain point I lost track of youThey make a desolation and call it peaceWhen you left even the stones were buried: The defenceless would have no weapons — Agha Shahid Ali, “Farewell”Kashmi...
By Mehmal Sarfraz

India  /  Published 06.08.19

Cloud on Jammu and Kashmir division

The Union home ministry’s decades-old Jammu and Kashmir division is likely to be shut down as the state has been bifurcated into two Union territories — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.“There is ev...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.08.19

Article 370: Which Congress leaders supported the government

Several leaders in a headless Congress today spoke out in favour of scrapping Jammu and Kashmir's special privileges under Article 370 and supported the carving up of the state into two Union territor...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.19

Nationalism: the ace up the BJP's sleeve

The neutering of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir enshrined in Article 370 along with the bifurcation of the state into two separate Union territories — the Jammu and Kashmir state reorganisa...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 06.08.19

India tempts fate in Kashmir

The Indian government’s decision to revoke the semiautonomous status of Kashmir, accompanied by a huge security clampdown, is dangerous and wrong. Bloodshed is all but certain, and tension with Paki...
By The New York Times Editorial Board


India  /  Published 05.08.19

Article 370: What are the legal questions

Anas Tanwir, a Supreme Court lawyer, said: “They’ve used a brilliant loophole in the law. They used the power under Article 370(1) to amend Article 367.' In Article 367, under 'Interpretation', a ...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.19

Article shadow on tour plans

The Centre’s decision on Jammu and Kashmir threatens to derail Calcuttans’ plans to spend the Puja holidays in the Valley.Travel agents, who were looking forward to a “big season” in the Valle...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.19

A government that keeps the media in the dark

In the run-up to the bolt-from-the-blue move to amend Article 370, scrapping Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, both the government and the Bharatiya Janata Party machinery led by the Union home mi...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 09.08.19

Amit Shah to state units: Hail Modi and me

Amit Shah has directed BJP-led state governments and local bodies to pass resolutions felicitating Prime Minister Narendra Modi and himself for their “determination, firmness and courage” in scrap...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.08.19

HK pot boiling, China stirs Ladakh kettle

China on Tuesday said the Centre’s decision to turn Ladakh into a Union Territory was unacceptable and urged New Delhi to avoid “unilateral actions” in Jammu and Kashmir.The response from New De...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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