Articles about Article 370

'Democracy has penetrated the grassroots in J&K,' says PM Modi

24 Apr 2022

India
'Democracy has penetrated the grassroots in J&K,' says PM Modi

Democracy has reached the grassroots level in Jammu & Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Sunday while marking the National Panchayati Raj Day in Jammu's Palli.

Modi government will ensure J&K is most developed: Amit Shah

25 Oct 2021

India
Modi government will ensure J&K is most developed: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said the government will ensure Jammu and Kashmir becomes the most developed province in India.

Civilian killings: PDP demands J&K L-G's resignation; says 'situation alarming'

08 Oct 2021

Politics
Civilian killings: PDP demands J&K L-G's resignation; says 'situation alarming'

Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday demanded the resignation of J&K's Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha over the recent killings of civilians by terrorists.

J&K: Mehbooba Mufti meets PDP youth leaders; pitches for 'self-rule'

09 Aug 2021

Politics
J&K: Mehbooba Mufti meets PDP youth leaders; pitches for 'self-rule'

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday chaired a meeting of the party's youth wing and pitched for PDP's "self-rule" formula for the resolution of the Kashmir issue.

J&K: PDP writes to Delimitation Commission, refusing to meet panel

06 Jul 2021

Politics
J&K: PDP writes to Delimitation Commission, refusing to meet panel

The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by former CM Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday decided to not meet the Delimitation Commission, saying the body lacks constitutional and legal mandate and is part of the overall process of political disempowerment of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

PM Modi set to chair all-party meet on J&K today

24 Jun 2021

Politics
PM Modi set to chair all-party meet on J&K today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a crucial meeting with political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir at his Delhi residence at 3 pm today.

J&K: Centre to hold all-party meeting to discuss delimitation exercise

19 Jun 2021

Politics
J&K: Centre to hold all-party meeting to discuss delimitation exercise

The Centre will hold an all-party meeting on Jammu & Kashmir next week to discuss the delimitation process—redrawing and re-adjustment of constituencies—and has reached out to mainstream parties. This could eventually pave the way for Assembly elections.

Digvijay's statement regarding 'relook' at Article 370 revocation creates stir

12 Jun 2021

Politics
Digvijay's statement regarding 'relook' at Article 370 revocation creates stir

Congress leader Digvijay Singh's purported comments in a clubhouse conversation that the revocation of Article 370 and stripping Jammu and Kashmir of statehood was an extremely sad decision and his party will have a relook at the issue have triggered a row, with BJP accusing him of speaking against India.

Digvijay Singh said Congress could consider restoring Kashmir's special status

12 Jun 2021

Politics
Digvijay Singh said Congress could consider restoring Kashmir's special status

Congress leader Digvijay Singh said the party could reconsider the current regime's decision to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir if it comes to power at the Centre, reports said citing an alleged audio chat on the Clubhouse app.

Abrogation of Article 370 improved law-and-order situation: Top CRPF officer

15 Feb 2021

India
Abrogation of Article 370 improved law-and-order situation: Top CRPF officer

The law-and-order situation in Kashmir has improved a lot since the abrogation of Article 370 provisions, a top CRPF officer said on Sunday.

Srinagar: Punjabi jeweler gets domicile certificate, terrorists shoot him dead

02 Jan 2021

India
Srinagar: Punjabi jeweler gets domicile certificate, terrorists shoot him dead

In a spine-chilling incident, a 70-year-old Punjabi jeweler Satpal Nischal was shot dead in Srinagar weeks after he got a domicile certificate that allowed him to purchase immovable property.

Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans

25 Nov 2020

India
Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans

In a supplementary charge-sheet filed in connection to the riots in Northeast Delhi, police said former JNU student Umar Khalid exploited the "religious fanaticism" of Sharjeel Imam, another scholar from the prestigious university, for his benefit.

Amit Shah slams Gupkar Declaration; Mehbooba, Omar hit back

17 Nov 2020

Politics
Amit Shah slams Gupkar Declaration; Mehbooba, Omar hit back

In a series of tweets on Tuesday, Home Minister Amit Shah slammed the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), saying the "Gupkar Gang" has gone global and it wants foreign forces to meddle in Jammu and Kashmir's matters.

PM Modi could celebrate Diwali with soldiers in Jaisalmer

14 Nov 2020

India
PM Modi could celebrate Diwali with soldiers in Jaisalmer

Despite the raging coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate Diwali with soldiers — a practice he started in 2014 when he was first elected to the office. As per reports, PM Modi will visit the border area in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to ring in the festival with the brave men guarding the borders.

Farooq Abdullah grilled over cricket association scam; party cries vendetta

19 Oct 2020

Politics
Farooq Abdullah grilled over cricket association scam; party cries vendetta

Just as Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah today over alleged misappropriation of funds in the J&K Cricket Association, his party decried the move with son Omar calling it "political vendetta."

J&K: Gupkar signatories form alliance to restore Article 370

15 Oct 2020

Politics
J&K: Gupkar signatories form alliance to restore Article 370

Days after the People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti was released from her year-long detention, Jammu and Kashmir politicians floated an alliance to restore J&K's constitutional status as on before August 5, 2019.

Mehbooba Mufti released, vows to take back what Delhi snatched

14 Oct 2020

Politics
Mehbooba Mufti released, vows to take back what Delhi snatched

The Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir and chief of Peoples' Democratic Party, Mehbooba Mufti, was released from detention late last night, more than a year after the abrogation of Article 370.

Three soldiers martyred along LoC due to Pakistan shelling

01 Oct 2020

India
Three soldiers martyred along LoC due to Pakistan shelling

In a terrible piece of news, the Indian Army lost three soldiers due to unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. Five other soldiers were injured.

Indian diplomat walks out, then shreds Imran Khan's UNGA speech

26 Sep 2020

India
Indian diplomat walks out, then shreds Imran Khan's UNGA speech

Lodging a strong protest after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan brought up Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly, the Indian diplomat walked out of the hall in New York when his pre-recorded message was being played on a large screen.

Kashmiris would rather be ruled by Chinese, says Farooq Abdullah

24 Sep 2020

Politics
Kashmiris would rather be ruled by Chinese, says Farooq Abdullah

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, who was the Chief Minister of the erstwhile state Jammu and Kashmir, has claimed Kashmiris would rather be ruled by the Chinese than the Indian government, a remark that will certainly spark a political slugfest.

Expunged-remark, coronavirus talk: Details from Day 1 of Monsoon Session

14 Sep 2020

Politics
Expunged-remark, coronavirus talk: Details from Day 1 of Monsoon Session

On the first day of the Monsoon Session, the Lok Sabha witnessed an uproar over various issues, from the removal of question hour to the rise in coronavirus numbers and a comment by Trinamool Congress leader Sougata Roy on Finance Minister.

'This is not Gandhi's India,' says NC chief Farooq Abdullah

21 Aug 2020

Politics
'This is not Gandhi's India,' says NC chief Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu & Kashmir CM and National Conference chief, Farooq Abdullah, said his party won't remain silent on the abrogation of Article 370, stripping the erstwhile state of its special status in August last year.

10,000 troops to be immediately withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir

20 Aug 2020

India
10,000 troops to be immediately withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir

More than a year after the abrogation of Article 370, the Centre decided to withdraw 10,000 troops from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, an order released on Wednesday evening said.

Aamir Khan meets Turkey's First Lady, draws criticism on Twitter

17 Aug 2020

India
Aamir Khan meets Turkey's First Lady, draws criticism on Twitter

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan was targeted by Twitter users (and rightly so) after he met Emine Erdogan, Turkey's First Lady, on a trip to Istanbul while shooting for his upcoming movie Laal Singh Chaddha.

A year later, two J&K districts get 4G internet

17 Aug 2020

India
A year later, two J&K districts get 4G internet

More than a year after internet services were suspended in J&K, 4G speed returned to two districts — Ganderbal and Udhampur — on a trial basis from Sunday, days after the Centre submitted in Supreme Court that it was toying with such an idea.

Intelligence suggests terror strike on Independence Day, Delhi on alert

14 Aug 2020

India
Intelligence suggests terror strike on Independence Day, Delhi on alert

Delhi is on high alert as reports of a possible terror strike in Delhi within the next few days have surfaced.

4G for two J&K districts after I-Day on trial basis

11 Aug 2020

India
4G for two J&K districts after I-Day on trial basis

More than a year after an internet blackout was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir, two districts will get 4G services after Independence Day, albeit on a trial basis, the Centre told Supreme Court on Tuesday.

J&K: L-G Murmu resigns; BJP's Manoj Sinha given top post

06 Aug 2020

Politics
J&K: L-G Murmu resigns; BJP's Manoj Sinha given top post

On Wednesday, exactly one year after the contentious Article 370 was abrogated, GC Murmu, who took oath as the Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu & Kashmir on October 31, 2019, resigned, paving the path for the appointment of former Union Minister Manoj Sinha.

J&K's UT status humiliating, won't contest Assembly polls: Omar Abdullah

27 Jul 2020

Politics
J&K's UT status humiliating, won't contest Assembly polls: Omar Abdullah

Almost a year after Jammu and Kashmir was stripped of its special status and split into two Union Territories, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah wrote a strongly-worded opinion piece in Indian Express, announcing that he would not contest Assembly polls till statehood is restored.

Kashmir: BJP leader, his brother, and father killed by terrorists

09 Jul 2020

India
Kashmir: BJP leader, his brother, and father killed by terrorists

A leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), his brother, and father were shot dead by terrorists in Bandipora, North Kashmir, late on Wednesday evening.

Face of Kashmir's separatism, Syed Geelani, quits Hurriyat at 90

29 Jun 2020

Politics
Face of Kashmir's separatism, Syed Geelani, quits Hurriyat at 90

On Monday, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the most known face of Kashmir's separatist politics, quit Hurriyat Conference, an umbrella body of separatist parties formed in 1993.

CRPF jawan martyred, minor killed in terror attack in Anantnag

26 Jun 2020

India
CRPF jawan martyred, minor killed in terror attack in Anantnag

In a tragic piece of news, a jawan of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was martyred and a six-year-old boy was killed after terrorists attacked security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag, police said on Friday.

Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan

24 Jun 2020

India
Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan

Already at loggerheads with Pakistan for several years, India on Tuesday decided to reduce the presence of the neighboring country's staff at the High Commission in New Delhi.

Migrants suffered tremendously, accepts PM Modi in letter to nation

30 May 2020

India
Migrants suffered tremendously, accepts PM Modi in letter to nation

As he completed the first year of his second term today, May 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a verbose letter to Indians, detailing the achievements of his government, and also conceding that migrant workers, artisans, craftsmen, and hawkers suffered in the recent days.

BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand

25 May 2020

Politics
BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand

An aarti of Narendra Modi, launched by a BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi of Uttarakhand, has sparked a major political slugfest with the Congress filing a complaint for equating the PM to God.

SC doesn't order to restore 4G Internet services in J&K

11 May 2020

India
SC doesn't order to restore 4G Internet services in J&K

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to pass an order on the restoration of 4G services in Jammu and Kashmir, asking a special committee to look into the concerns of various petitioners.

USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings

29 Apr 2020

India
USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings

Claiming that religious minorities aren't being treated well in India, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Tuesday urged the Donald Trump administration to label it as a "country of particular concern".

J&K: Mehbooba Mufti returns home but remains in detention

07 Apr 2020

Politics
J&K: Mehbooba Mufti returns home but remains in detention

Former Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, was on Tuesday shifted to her residence in Gupkar Road, but her detention will continue.

'Dog-lover' Sonam's 'It isn't Diwali' tweet gets her trolled, again!

06 Apr 2020

Entertainment
'Dog-lover' Sonam's 'It isn't Diwali' tweet gets her trolled, again!

Sonam Kapoor was mighty angry last night.

After backlash, Centre overturns rules on J&K government jobs

04 Apr 2020

India
After backlash, Centre overturns rules on J&K government jobs

In a dramatic turn of events, the BJP-led Centre changed rules pertaining to government jobs in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, merely days after introducing a monumental order.

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