Why valley is still distant, With end of Articles 370 and 35(A), there’s peace, hope and democracy in J&K

Source: The Indian Express (Article 1 and Article 2) Relevance: This article explains the situation of J&K ever since the abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A Synopsis: With the anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370, it is time to take a stock of the arguments regarding the abrogation. Context India bid farewell to… Continue reading Why valley is still distant, With end of Articles 370 and 35(A), there’s peace, hope and democracy in J&K

The Kashmir outreach

Synopsis:  The center announced few specific objectives towards the development of Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370. However, a recent analysis of the stated objectives shows that the center has failed to deliver on its objectives What are the objectives stated by the Centre after the abrogation of Article 370? Apart from ending terrorism… Continue reading The Kashmir outreach

EU backs Kashmir solution through bilateral dialogue

European Union(EU) has said that the Kashmir issue needs to be resolved through bilateral discussions between India and Pakistan. This statement came after India’s External Affairs minister briefed the EU on the security situation in Kashmir. Recently,India had revoked the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and bifurcated… Continue reading EU backs Kashmir solution through bilateral dialogue

PM rejects scope for third party mediation in Kashmir

Indian Prime Minister has met US President on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit in France. During the meeting,Indian PM has rejected any scope for a third party mediation between India and Pakistan on Kashmir.He reiterated that Kashmir is a bilateral issue. This statement came after US President has offered to mediate between India and… Continue reading PM rejects scope for third party mediation in Kashmir

Modi, Trump to meet: Kashmir and trade will be on table

Indian Prime Minister will meet US President on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit in France. The two leaders are expected to hold talks to resolve the differences over trade and investment. India and the United States has differences over issues such as trade imbalance between India and the US.India’s exports to the U.S. in… Continue reading Modi, Trump to meet: Kashmir and trade will be on table

Pakistan to approach ICJ over Kashmir issue

Pakistan has announced that it would take Kashmir issue to the International Court of Justice(ICJ). The tensions between India and Pakistan have escalated ever since India abrogated provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution to withdraw Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories. This move comes after the United Nations… Continue reading Pakistan to approach ICJ over Kashmir issue

End of special status to Jammu and Kashmir an internal matter

United Nations Security Council has met for a closed-door informal consultation on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir at the request of China. India and Pakistan did not attend the UNSC meeting which was open only to the five permanent members and 10 non-permanent members. However,except China,no other UNSC member commented on the meeting after… Continue reading End of special status to Jammu and Kashmir an internal matter

Kashmir returning to UNSC raises several legal questions

The UN Security Council will be meeting at the request of China and Pakistan to discuss India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. The last time UNSC discussed Kashmir was in 1971 during the Bangladesh war which led to the Simla agreement. UNSC Resolution 307 had taken up the Kashmir issue… Continue reading Kashmir returning to UNSC raises several legal questions

Kashmir: Why the Hangul’s future still hangs in the balance?

There has been a massive decline in the population of Kashmir’s iconic wildlife species,the Hangul also known as the Kashmir stag.This has been a matter of big concern as conservation efforts have not yielded any significant results so far. Hangul is the state animal of Jammu & Kashmir.It is the only subspecies of red deer… Continue reading Kashmir: Why the Hangul’s future still hangs in the balance?