Hurriyat aims stiff resistance against damaging JK’s special status

Hurriyat aims stiff resistance against damaging JK’s special status

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday asserted that the people of Jammu and Kashmir “will not tolerate” any attempt to damage or harm the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. “(They) will oppose tooth and nail any move aimed at changing the demography of the state,” said the Hurriyat Conference in […]

Attempts to Scrap Article 370 are a Setback for Jammu and Kashmir

Attempts to Scrap Article 370 are a Setback for Jammu and Kashmir

By Zeeshan Rasool Khan It was, more or less expected, that after implementation of GST, the second step of the Government of India would be alteration of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status- that is, Article 370. This article has been a thorn in their flesh since a long time; its abrogation had been in election […]

If 35A goes, basis of J&K’s accession to India goes: NC

If 35A goes, basis of J&K’s accession to India goes: NC

SRINAGAR: The relationship of Jammu and Kashmir with India will come under question if Article 35A that empowers the state’s legislature to define “permanent residents” of the state and provide special rights and privileges to them, is scrapped, said Ali Mohammad Sagar, general secretary of the National Conference (NC). Sagar, who belongs to the party […]

Special session on Article 35A crucial: Opposition

Special session on Article 35A crucial: Opposition

Srinagar: CPI(M) leader MY Tarigami and Independent MLA Hakim Yaseen on Sunday demanded a special session of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly to discuss the protection of Article 35A. “It is imperative to call a special session of the state legislature to discuss crucial issue of Article 35A without any delay, so that a strong response […]

NC for educating people about Art 35 A, Art 370

NC for educating people about Art 35 A, Art 370

SRINAGAR: National Conference Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani on Saturday impressed upon Youth National Conference to educate people at grassroots about State’s special status particularly the Article 370 and 35 A. Speaking at a meeting convened at party headquarters Nawa e Subha Srinagar, Nasir said involving youth in decision making process has been the cornerstone […]

Omar for special aseembly session on Article 35A

Omar for special aseembly session on Article 35A

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah on Friday sought a special session of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislature before August 29 to frame an appropriate response to counter the narrative regarding attempts to tamper with or repeal Article 35 A of the Constitution. “The issue is of vital importance for the people of […]

United Front

United Front

Contrary to myths and perceptions trotted out by vested interests, support for keeping Article 35 A and not abrogating it is emerging from all regions and quarters of Jammu and Kashmir. This debunks a certain narrative which claims that resistance to scrapping of the said Article is only restricted to Kashmir. Support for maintaining Article […]

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