PIL in SC challenging Article 370 granting special status to J&K

PIL in SC challenging Article 370 granting special status to J&K

New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir and limits Parliament’s power to make laws concerning the state. The plea has said the special provision was “temporary” in nature at the time of framing […]

‘Modi has gone back on Ram temple, Art 370 promise’

‘Modi has gone back on Ram temple, Art 370 promise’

Badaun: Hindutva hardliner Pravin Togadia Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of going back on his promises on the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya and the withdrawal of Article 370, which gives autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir. “The country elected Modi for Ram temple, Article 370 and rashtravaad. But he started going to […]

Will UGC ‘dare’ to celebrate Nov 8 as ‘surgical strike day’, asks Sibal

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday asked whether the University Grants Commission would “dare” to celebrate November 8, the day when demonetisation was announced in 2016, as ‘surgical strike day’. His remarks came in reference to the University Grants Commission (UGC) directive on Thursday to varsities and higher educational institutions across the […]

Patriotism not politics behind asking varsities to observe surgical strikes’ anniversary: Javadekar

NEW DELHI: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said Friday that a University Grants Commission’s communication asking varsities to celebrate anniversary of surgical strikes is “patriotism not politics”, and it is not compulsory for institutes to organise it. With opposition leaders accusing the government of politicising surgical strikes, Javadekar, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, rejected […]

Mayawati criticises RSS chief’s Ram Temple statement

Mayawati criticises RSS chief’s Ram Temple statement

Lucknow: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s assertion that a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya will help end tension among Hindus and Muslims drew flak from BSP chief Mayawati who Thursday claimed that a “narrow” mindset was not conducive for cordial relations. Mayawati also criticised the Centre over bringing an ordinance to ban instant Triple Talaq saying […]

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