Article 370

International Democracy Day 2020: Lockdown on Indian democracy

International Democracy Day 2020: Lockdown on Indian democracy

September 15, 2020

“I was supposed to receive an award from the state government for one the best professors but suddenly after a Facebook post, my name was withdrawn from the list of nominees,” says an assistant professor at Lucknow University. “All I did was to put up a Facebook post about ...

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August 5: Shifting the discourse from Kashmir to Ram Mandir

August 5: Shifting the discourse from Kashmir to Ram Mandir

August 6, 2020

The decision to organise the bhoomi-pujan for the Ram Mandir at Ayodhya is a well-thought out and strategic move by the BJP to shape the political agenda of the country over years to come.

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Global leaders complicit in murder of democracy in J&K

Global leaders complicit in murder of democracy in J&K

August 5, 2020

A year of flagrant violation of human rights in Jammu & Kashmir has gone pretty much unnoticed globally as political leaders, self-proclaimed human rights champions, continue to look the other way.

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Exodus of Kashmiri pandits

Exodus of Kashmiri pandits

January 24, 2020

In the year 1990, Kashmiri pandits had witnessed a hysterical, macabre night in the form of blaring threats and slogans, asking them to either convert to Islam or face death. Most of them fled their home for centuries to find shelter as refugees in other parts of India.

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Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar’s hand, the great anarch

Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar’s hand, the great anarch

November 19, 2019

Government formation in Maharashtra has been in a stalemate nearly a month after the election results were announced. NCP leader Sharad Pawar is choreographing it as an improbable coalition is attempted between his party, Shiv Sena and the Congress.

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Kashmir: Indian MPs barred, red carpet for European lawmakers

Kashmir: Indian MPs barred, red carpet for European lawmakers

October 29, 2019

Even as the three former chief ministers continue to be incarcerated and thousand others jailed for more than 80 days, Modi government has rolled out a red carpet welcome to the European lawmakers to mobilise global opinion on Kashmir.

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Jammu and Kashmir: Caged and cut-off

Jammu and Kashmir: Caged and cut-off

August 21, 2019

A fortnight after special status of Jammu and Kashmir was scrapped, the state- a flashpoint between arch rivals India and Pakistan that hit the global headlines, is conspicuously silent as well as caged and cut-off.

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Article 370 no more?

Article 370 no more?

August 13, 2017

A Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice JS Khehar has sought the response of the Centre on the fate of Article 370 of the Constitution that grants special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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