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 […]

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 […]

Former law secretaries, NC considering legal moves

Former law secretaries, NC considering legal moves

SRINAGAR: The National Conference (NC) and a group of former Jammu and Kashmir Law Secretaries, both in their individual capacities, are exploring the options of going to the Supreme Court against the petition that has asked for the scrapping of Article 35A. NC general secretary and former state law minister Ali Mohammad Sagar told Kashmir […]

Supreme Irony!

Supreme Irony!

The “mainstream” political spectrum in Kashmir has, historically and contemporarily, been keen and eager to please and ingratiate New Delhi. This has been thematic cutting across political dispensations and administrations. Often times, “mainstream” politicians have looked to Delhi as their core constituency. Whether it be the National Conference(NC) or the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), both, […]

Geelani giving cover to PDP again: NC

Geelani giving cover to PDP again: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Thursday accused Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani of having reached an arrangement with the PDP-BJP government to divert public opinion from the Article 35-A issue “by issuing vituperative and misleading statements against National Conference’. In a statement issued here, National Conference said that “ex-MLA” Geelani should introspect and “stop selling […]

Joint resistance slams CM, Omar

Joint resistance slams CM, Omar

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership on Wednesday reacted to remarks made by chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and former CM Omar Abdullah. Mehbooba said on Tuesday that ‘pluralism was vanishing from Kashmir while it was vibrant in Jammu’, Omar had said ‘Hurriyat has no business to comment on Article 35A’. Ridiculing CM for her “biased and […]

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