News from December 1-10, 2019

December 1, 2019
End of Article 370 gives administrative autonomy

The removal of applicability of Article 370 of the Constitution of India, gave the region substantial administrative autonomy. It makes virtually all laws of the Union of India applicable in Jammu-Kashmir

December 2, 2019
December 3, 2019
West needs to understand India's actions on Kashmir

The London Bridge attack will bring India’s difficulties in Kashmir closer home to the West. Western nations are living in a fool’s paradise if they believe that India remains the sole focus of Pakistan’s considerable terror infrastructure.

Kashmiri media and the forced fear psychosis

Pakistan’s ISI has worked single-mindedly to entrench a deep terror network in the Valley. It has also carefully nurtured a large section of Kashmir’s media to toe its line, in order to effectively project an anti-India narrative to the world

December 8, 2019
India is building a more prosperous Kashmir

Pakistan has a vested interest in preventing prosperity in J&K, and in the Ladakh area of Kashmir, because a weak economy fuels separatist sentiments in some quarters.

December 9, 2019
Turk President's Kashmir stance 'baffling'

Diary Marif acknowledged that he personally learned democratic values, tolerance, dignity to minority communities and unity in diversities from India

December 10, 2019
Pakistan propaganda falls flat with its hubris deflated

Pakistan exports terrorists and imports everything else. Begging the world for alms, they continue to put the blame on India even for their own economic mess

Govt employees euphoric over hike in salaries and allowances

Lieutenant Governor (L-G) G.C. Murmu in his recent order has awarded benefits of central pay grade to government employees, in addition to various allowances and incentives

Demystifying the trepidation in J&K

Parliamentary debates on Fundamental Rights makes it amply clear that Article 370 only contributed to trepidation tendencies in the Indian Union

December 13, 2019
Development in full swing in J&K

The significant project that needs special mention here is the development of historical Mughal Road, which connects Kashmir Valley with border town of Poonch, through Shopian district.

December 17, 2019
The outcome of India’s Kashmir bet could be profound

The altering of Kashmir’s special status poses risks, but it can also help consolidate our periphery

December 21, 2019
Exposing vicious disinformation campaign against CAA

A false narrative is being purposefully constructed so as to instigate fear, violence and division in Indian society, just for the sake of opposing the government of the day

December 23, 2019
Integration of Kashmir : 153 J&K laws scrapped

The Narendra Modi government deserves kudos for scrapping the J&K Resettlement Act and other 152 J&K laws, which had held Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh aloof from the national mainstream

December 25, 2019
Women’s rights and the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act – analysis

For women who were Permanent Residents of J&K, the decision on Article 370 and 35A facilitates better access to equal opportunities and rights

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