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View from the Right: Kashmir crossroads

It claims that political parties of the Valley are voicing the separatist stand in the ongoing hearing in the apex court over Article 35A.

PM underlines nationalism, BJP promises to scrap Article 35A in J&K

As the BJP released its Sankalp Patra, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said it had not been “prepared with the tukde tukde mindset” or “Ivy League mindset” but with a “strong nationalist vision... rooted in Indian reality”.


If Article 35A is expended it will impinge on basic tenets of constitutional interpretation

It became law through a constitutional process. Its repeal will be a blow to federal India

PDP hits back at Jaitley, says Article 35A 'neither a charity nor a concession to J&K'

Naeem Akhtar said that “it seems the Sangh Parivar considers itself above the Supreme Court and that is why Mr Jaitley has chosen to patronisingly pronounce that Article 35-A is constitutionally vulnerable.”

Article 35A in SC: Tensions high in valley, 101 Kashmiri students from Mohali head home

The students from various colleges of Mohali, decided to travel back home as they fear more tension in the valley if Article 35A is tampered with.

Mehbooba Mufti: If Article 35A tinkered, will be difficult to hold Tricolour in J&K

Calling for a joint strategy, across the mainstream political divide, to safeguard the special position of the state, Mehbooba Mufti said she is already in touch with National Conference.


Fiddling with J&K's special status will have serious consequences: Omar Abdullah

Referring to the reports of emergence of a third front in Kashmir, Omar Abdullah said it was being "manufactured to split up" the people's mandate in the valley.

Any change in Jammu and Kashmir's status will kill mainstream thought: Sajad Lone

Lone, who was a minister in the PDP-BJP coalition government, advised the Centre to not fiddle with the special Constitutional provisions of the state.

J&K government seeks adjournment on Article 35A hearing in Supreme Court

"Our stand is clear. We have requested Supreme Court to defer hearing in the case," said Rohit Kansal, newly appointed spokesperson of the state government.

SC hearing on Article 35A not likely till Tuesday

The court is seized of a clutch of five petitions challenging the provision which was incorporated in the Constitution in 1954 by an order of President Rajendra Prasad on the advice of the Jawaharlal Nehru Cabinet.