A watershed year for BJP but new challenges emerge
The scale of protests prompted its top leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah, to decouple the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with the NRC. If the outgoing year again highlighted the appeal of 'brand Modi', it also brought to light the BJP's vulnerability in state elections.
View: Modi’s test in Twenty20
In the coming year, the political focus will largely shift squarely on governance.
Can anything ever be permanent: SC Judge on Article 370
The sole Kashmiri judge on the Article 370 bench of the Supreme Court, Justice Sanjay...
Supreme Court judge raises referendum in Article 370 case
The top court, which was hearing a batch of petitions challenging the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370, also raised the point that if the decision rested with people then will it be a case of "referendum, concurrence or consultation".
How the BJP's dominance changed India's political landscape
Indian democracy is sui generis. It as much a by-product of institutional design as it is an accidental outcome of contradictory forces rooted in society. The civilisational diversity of Indian society means that no electoral majority is cast in stone forever and no ideological hegemony can enjoy permanence.
Year-end review: Supreme Court's landmark judgments in 2019
The top court gave a peaceful closure to the decades-old politically and religiously sensitive case in a verdict that will be remembered for striking a balance between faith and rule of law.
Democrats unveil impeachment charges; Trump finds articles 'very weak'
A powerful US Congressional committee will begin on Wednesday debate on the two articles of impeachment charged against President Donald Tru...
Democrats unveil 2 articles of impeachment against Donald Trump
Democrats have not public released their plans. Details were shared by multiple people familiar with the discussions but not authorized to discuss them and granted anonymity. Trump, who has declined to mount a defense in the impeachment proceedings, tweeted Tuesday just as the five Democratic House committee chairmen prepared to make their announcement.
Abrogation of Article 370 unconstitutional, people of J&K bypassed: Petitioners to SC
A 5-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, which commenced hearing on batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Centre's decision, was told by the petitioner that it was violative of the Constitution as orders were passed in "disregard of consent" of people of J&K.
145 days after blackout, mobile internet services restored in Kargil
As mobile internet service was restored in Kargil in the Union Territory of Ladakh, Twitter users welcomed the development. #MobileInternet ...
J&K's statehood will be restored in near future: Ram Madhav
On a question on the proposed delimitation in the UT, he said it would be taken up soon after the formation of a committee for the purpose by the ministry of home affairs early next year.
145 days of internet shutdown in Kashmir, no word on service restoration
Mobile internet facility was resumed in Ladakh's Kargil district on Friday, however there is no word on when the internet services will be resumed in Kashmir. It has been more than 145 days since internet was shut down in the valley since abrogation of Article 370 that removed the special status of Kashmir.
India planning action of some sort in PoK: Imran Khan
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday claimed that India is planning to carry out an "action of some sort" in Pakistan occupied Kas...
Rights come with duties, protesters must introspect: PM Modi
PM Modi spoke in the backdrop of violent protests in UP that have left 18 dead.
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