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Wednesday, August 7th, 2019


Political Leaders Among Over 100 Arrested in Kashmir; Reports Say 1 Protester Dead, Six Injured in Valley

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The orders of their arrest were issued by the magistrates concerned in view of their activities to disturb peace and tranquillity in the Kashmir valley. Jammu: Amid a complete lockdown with a paralysing curfew imposed and all lines of communication snapped, security agencies have arrested over 100 people, including political leaders and activists, as they were considered a threat to peace and tranquillity in the Kashmir valley, officials said on Wednesday. “Over 100 political leaders and activists have been arrested in the Valley so far,” a senior official of theRead More

Congress Working Committee Deplores Govt’s ‘Undemocratic’ Manner in Abrogating Article 370

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At a meeting of the Congress’s highest decision-making body, the party accused the BJP of violating constitutional law, the states’ rights, parliamentary procedure and democratic governance. New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee late Tuesday deplored the “unilateral, brazen and totally undemocratic” manner in which provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution was abrogated and the state of Jammu and Kashmir was bifurcated by the government into two Union Territories. At a meeting of the Congress’s highest decision-making body, the party accused the BJP of violating constitutional law, the states’ rights,Read More

281 Hours, 36 Bills: Modi 2.0 Produces Most Productive Parliamentary Session in 6 Decades

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n the first Budget session after the newly elected Modi government took charge, Lok Sabha worked for 281 hours, which is 135 per cent of the scheduled hours. New Delhi: The Parliament, in its first session after the Lok Sabha elections, passed not only landmark bills like repealing of Article 370, geographical reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir, Triple Talaq Bill, new Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill, but also created the record for maximum Bills passed in the last 67 years. Lok Sabha passed 36 Bills, out of which, in seven cases, thereRead More

OPINION | Narendra Modi and Amit Shah Tick Another Box in BJP Manifesto With Kashmir Move. What’s Next?

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Unafraid of controversy and undeterred by ‘what ifs’, Narendra Modi and Amit Shah have established themselves as masters of Game Theory in politics. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pulled off a major political coup in effectively scrapping provisions of Articles 370 and 35A. The widespread support for the suspension of Jammu & Kashmir’s statehood gives the BJP an edge in the upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Haryana, Delhi and Arunachal Pradesh, while dealing a critical blow to the Congress. Winning public endorsement for highly contentious policies is the PM’sRead More

Amit Shah Says J&K, Including PoK, Integral Part of India; Congress Calls Article 370 Move ‘Constitutional Travesty’

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The Congress questioned the legality behind introducing the bills, even as Home Minister Amit Shah said nobody can stop the government from introducing a resolution on Kashmir in Parliament. New Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday asserted in Lok Sabha that Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Aksai Chin are part of Jammu and Kashmir and said “we are ready to give our lives for it”, even as the Congress slammed the Centre’s move to repeal Article 370. Moving a resolution for revoking provisions of Article 370 and the Jammu andRead More