Article 35A

Article 35A of the Constitution confers special rights to the permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir

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Indian Navy on high alert, says any misadventure by anyone will be met with all force

The Army, as well as the Indian Air Force, were also put on high alert following Centre's decision abrogating Article 370, which scrapped special status of the Valley, PTI reported.

IIM off-campus in Srinagar gets HRD Ministry green light

The move comes within days of the Parliament approving a resolution abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution, and a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised IITs and IIMs for the region in his address to the nation.


Under cover of night, ailing try to find way to Srinagar hospitals

The Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) Hospital, usually packed with patients and attendants every night, now receives a trickle. Its corridors and wards are more or less empty and ambulances are stationed outside, in a row.

Jammu and Kashmir Article 370 Highlights: Sec 144 withdrawn from Jammu, schools to open tomorrow

Jammu and Kashmir Article 370 Highlights: The Jammu and Kashmir administration in an order withdrew Section 144 which had been imposed since August 05.  

Telling Numbers: How Jammu and Kashmir fares in key indicators compared to the rest of India

As a new chapter opens in the history of Jammu and Kashmir with the state being split into two Union Territories, there have been discussions around how it has fared compared to the rest of India. Here are some selected indicators.

Where is the promise of dialogue with Kashmir?

Jammu and Kashmir: The government may have given up on dialogue in Kashmir. But people of Kashmir must know that there are still people in this country for whom it is an article of faith.


Decoding Modi’s address on Kashmir: Words and ideas in the Prime Minister’s speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi address to nation on Kashmir: He used the words Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh 65 times and 28 times respectively, and referred to desh (nation) 22 times.

Pakistan to review downgrading of diplomatic ties if India reconsiders Kashmir move: Foreign Minister Qureshi

Reiterating that developments pertaining to Article 370 are an internal matter, India said it was not surprised that developmental initiatives in Jammu and Kashmir are "negatively perceived" in Pakistan.

There are several positives of diluting Article 370, says Karan Singh

Karan Singh called it "unfair" to dismiss the two main regional parties in the state — the PDP and NC — as "anti-national", and urged that its leaders be released as soon as possible.

No chest-thumping please, long haul ahead: PM Modi's message to party

The Prime Minister, according to this source, reminded his ministerial colleagues that being the ruling party, BJP leaders should be aware of the “repercussions” of such a decision and its effect on a section of people.

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Article 370 'scrapped': BJP supporters celebrate across the country

Union Home Minister Amit Shah diluted the special status to Jammu and Kashmir guaranteed under Article 370 of the Constitution without scrapping the provision. The BJP workers celebrated the development across the country by distributing sweets and bursting crackers.