Trump calls Modi, PM tells him Pakistan’s rhetoric isn’t helping

Amid rising India-Pakistan tension following India’s defanging of Article 370 and Article 35A granting special status to Jammu & Kashmir, the US president, Donald Trump, called the prime minister, Narendra Modi. Read More
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Kashmir decision: New Delhi sensitizes key world capitals

Considering the depth of the decision taken about removing the special status granted to Jammu & Kashmir and also withdrawal of Article 35A, the government has readily apprised the key countries including the United States, China, United Kingdom, France and Russia. Read More
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Sushma Swaraj, former foreign minister, dies at 67

Former external affairs minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj passed away due to a cardiac arrest, on Tuesday night. She was 67. Read More
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Govt’s J&K decision expected to be challenged in Supreme Court

The opposition vehemently objected to the Centre’s decision to defang Article 370 and scrap 35A of the Constitution and making Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh two separate Union territories and has warned the government for dangerous fallout. Read More
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Now, all Indian laws will be applicable to J&K and Ladakh

With the decision of withdrawal of special status and designate J&K as a Union territory, taken by the central government, on Monday, all the laws that are applicable elsewhere in the country, will now be applicable in J&K also. Read More
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J&K’s Article 370 ‘scrapped’; RS passes bill to split state into 2 UTs

Amit Shah, the Union home minister, announced in Rajya Sabha, that the special status given to the state of Jammu & Kashmir has been scrapped after modifying Article 370 of the Constitution through a presidential order. Read More
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Ayodhya dispute: Daily hearing of case to start from August 6

The Supreme Court, while dismissing the mediation panel for failing to come up with any settlement, announced that the daily hearing of the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute case will be commenced from August 6. Read More
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Mufti, Omar arrested as report says govt may dilute Article 35A

Political leaders of Kashmir, including former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, have been put under house arrest from Sunday midnight and massive troops have been deployed in the valley. Tourists have already been asked to leave the valley. Read More
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Rajya Sabha passes UAPA Bill, opposition expresses concern

The Rajya Sabha passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 with 147 votes in favour and 42 against it while the opposition called it to be sent to a selection committee. Read More
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In Jamshedpur, 3-year-old girl raped, beheaded; 2 arrested

Police arrested two suspects – Rinku Sahu (36) and Kailash Kumar (38) – two days after the heinous crime. The footage from security camera has helped police to nab the culprits. Both the men have confessed to the crime. The head of the brutalized child is yet to be found. Read More
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