Article 370

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India

Supreme Court of India pulls up anti-abrogation Article 370 petitioners for spreading lies

A five-member Supreme Court of India’s Constitution bench [https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/supreme-court-to-hear-pleas-challenging-abrogation-of-article-370-from-today-1604974-2019-10-01] of Justices N V Ramana, S K Kaul, R Subhash Reddy, B R Gavai and Surya Kant heard pleas related to Abrogation of Article 370.  There were, in all, 11 pleas against abrogation of

01 Oct 19 1 min read
India

How Pakistan has no cards post Article 370 revocation!

In the first week of April, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan made an interesting statement, which he – and his ISI smart alecks – calculated would embarrass Narendra Modi. No economy, no friends, no internal political allies, no diplomatic plays left. Pakistan is without any cards post #Article370 revocation [https://twitter.com/

06 Aug 19 3 min read
India

How Brilliantly Amit Shah and Modi Check-mated everyone with Article 370

A month back, the Wire had a shrieking headline which said “The Constitution is allowing the Continued Discrimination against of Valmikis in J&K [https://thewire.in/rights/jammu-and-kashmir-article-35a-valmikis]“.   This was about the 206-272 families of Dalits who had now grown to 636 families.  Same old obsession with Dalits, right?

05 Aug 19 6 min read
India

Definitive Story of Kashmir: Part I

The situation in Kashmir is strongly contested, historically misrepresented and ideologically argued. That is why the discussions and debate on this topic are grounded in rhetoric as opposed to reality. To understand where we are, it is important to understand why we are here. So, before we proceed to discuss

16 Jul 10 9 min read
India

Field Marshall Sam Maneckshaw and the Accession of Kashmir

I was reading the eye witness account of Field Marshall Sam Maneckshaw of the 1947-48 war with Pakistan (and their surrogates, the tribesmen). Field Marshall Maneckshaw had accompanied VK Menon to get the military assessment on the ground. He writes about how he saw the Maharaja jumping around all over

26 Nov 08 2 min read

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