Category Governance and Law

Article 370 Verdict: India's Global Standing Receives a Significant Boost

Article 370 Verdict: India’s Global Standing Receives a Significant Boost

A process that started in August 2019 finally culminated this week when the Supreme Court placed its seal of approval on the Narendra Modi government's decision to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution. On 5 August 2019, Home Minister Amit Shah announced in parliament the scrapping of Article 370, which had exempted Jammu and Kashmir from the Indian Constitution (except Article 1 and Article 370 itself) and permitted the state to draft its own Constitution. india
Kashmir's Crossroads: Challenges and Dreams in a Post-Article 370 Era

Kashmir’s Crossroads: Challenges and Dreams in a Post-Article 370 Era

Now that the abrogation of Article 370 has received the Supreme Court’s imprimatur, and all laws passed by India’s Parliament would apply in equal measure to Jammu and Kashmir as to any other state of the Union, have we regained the Kashmir of tranquil beauty depicted in films like Kashmir ki Kali?