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Right Intentions, Wrong Steps
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Right Intentions, Wrong Steps

August 13, 2019

By T.J.S. George When the makers of our Constitution used the term ‘India that is Bharat,’ the implication was that the cultural strength of ancient Bharat would energise the modernistic thrust of resurgent India. It did for a while; India became a model for newly-independent nations. Then new forces rose that damaged India’s position as…

Finally, from Kashmir to Cape Comorin
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Finally, from Kashmir to Cape Comorin

August 10, 2019

Kashmir is no more the special one. But it remains so for the Congress Party and Pakistan. And why not? Kashmir has been used and misused for politics both within India and Pakistan.  After the special status to Kashmir was revoked, a headline in a Pakistani newspaper read, “Madman on the loose” with the photograph…

President gives assent to defang Article 370
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President gives assent to defang Article 370

August 7, 2019

Jammu and Kashmir’s Special Status ends; PM Modi to address Nation today New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind this morning declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave Special Status to Jammu and Kashmir. The move came after both Houses of Parliament passed a resolution in this regard.  The Centre’s…

Home Minister tables J&K Bill in Lok Sabha
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Home Minister tables J&K Bill in Lok Sabha

August 6, 2019

New Delhi: A day after the Bill scrapping Article 370 and Article 35(A) was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, Home Minister Amit Shah today moved the resolution to revoke Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, in the Lok Sabha. He also introduced Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Bill, 2019 in the Lower House of…

Revocation of Article 370, 35(A): High alert in Mysuru
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Revocation of Article 370, 35(A): High alert in Mysuru

August 6, 2019

Mysuru: With the Centre revoking two key Constitutional Provisions – Article 370 and Article 35(A)  that gave the State of Jammu and Kashmir a host of special rights yesterday, the City Police have declared high alert throughout the city as a precautionary measure. Speaking to SOM, DCP M. Muthuraj said that soon as the Centre…

Article 370 to be REVOKED
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Article 370 to be REVOKED

August 5, 2019

* Union Territory of Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir to be created, announces Amit Shah * Army and Air Force put on high alert Kashmiri politicians under house arrest New Delhi: The Narendra Modi Government has finally dropped the big Kashmir bomb this morning with Home Minister Amit Shah moving to revoke two key Constitutional provisions…

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