What GOI achieved in last 9 months, post scraping of J&K’s special status?

What GOI achieved in last 9 months, post scraping of J&K’s special status?

Taking the revocation of Articles 370 and 35A to be a fait accompli – since it may be a vain expectation that the Supreme Court will, at any time in the future, restore what the government has scrapped – the question that...
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Are gulf ties being jeopardised by Hindutva hatred?

Are gulf ties being jeopardised by Hindutva hatred?

In his six years as prime minister, Narendra Modi has expended more time, effort and commitment to cultivating ties with the Gulf region than any of his predecessors, and India’s initiatives have been fully reciprocated by his regional counterparts. These...
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Kashmir: The Lock-down Within the Lock-down

Kashmir: The Lock-down Within the Lock-down

Shahnaz Bashir The coronavirus left the world freaking out in quarantine – and left Kashmir laughing. It was a bitter laugh, half at itself and half at everyone else. In part schadenfreude towards nations long indifferent to besieged people, and in...
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Fasting during Ramadan can boost your immunity

Fasting during Ramadan can boost your immunity

Dr Amir Khan This year, the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan will be like no other; it will occur in the middle of a global pandemic. Ramadan, which began on the evening of April 23, will see a month-long period...
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You say you understand the pain of Kashmiri’s now that you are in lock-down. Do you really?

You say you understand the pain of Kashmiri’s now that you are in lock-down. Do you really?

An open letter to fellow Indians.By Anuradha Bhasin Jamwal Dear fellow citizens, Presuming that you are all English speaking, reasonably well-off or better and, like me, safely ensconced in your homes with enough provisions to last as the lockdown has bee...
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India’s new Kashmir domicile law mirrors Israel’s settler-colonial blueprint

India’s new Kashmir domicile law mirrors Israel’s settler-colonial blueprint

As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic amid a global race to stop its spread, India has passed a new law in Kashmir which residents fear will change the demographic status of the Muslim-majority territory.  The new domicile law announced by India&#8217...
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‘Third world region of a Third world country’: How Kashmir struggles with the Coronavirus

‘Third world region of a Third world country’: How Kashmir struggles with the Coronavirus

While a lockdown is nothing new, a healthcare system in shambles and a sluggish internet make Kashmir particularly suited for the virus to spread as India looks away. Soon after the first patient of COVID-19 – a 67-year-old woman who...
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Should U.S. Take ‘NO’ of India as an Answer?

Should U.S. Take ‘NO’ of India as an Answer?

“I would like to categorically state that no such request (mediation on Kashmir) has been made by the Prime Minister (Modi) to the US President,” Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs told the Indian Parliament on July 23, 2019. He....
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History lessons for Amit Shah on Kashmir that he should have studied in school

History lessons for Amit Shah on Kashmir that he should have studied in school

Amit Shah must know that former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru is the reason why two-third of Jammu and Kashmir is a part of India today Seventy-two years after the state of Jammu & Kashmir acceded to India, questions are still...
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Marriage and Culture: Two sides of the same coin

Marriage and Culture: Two sides of the same coin

Human beings transcended barriers of barbarism and jungle life in quick succession and modified the way they lived to evolve a life worth living. It is this space of contextual dimension where the law arose to place of prominence to...
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