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Monthly Archives: AUGUST 2019


When a health report becomes Hawala Report
CARDIOLOGIST QUIZZED BY ANTI-TERROR AGENCY
30.08.19 - Team PT


Prominent Delhi based cardiologist Dr Upendra Kaul was summoned on Friday by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to explain a SMS exchange he had with his patient Yasin Malik, the Kashmiri Hurriyat leader in jail.

While surprise and outrage ...
  


When his heartbeat dropped
SRINAGAR LOCKDOWN, A REPORTER AND HIS SISTER'S MISCARRIAGE
27.08.19 - ADIL AKHZER*

A journalist normally tells tales of other people, but at times, a moment arrives when his own tale becomes a representative of the life experience of millions. With his pregnant sister in hospital, this journalist could travel in the Kashmir valley more freely than ...
  


Now, Trump says India, Pakistan can handle Kashmir dispute on their own
26.08.19 - Team PT


US President Donald Trump said on Monday that India and Pakistan could handle their dispute over occupied Kashmir on their own, but he was there should they need him.

Trump has previously offered to mediate between India and Pakistan on ...
  


Restrictions won’t help convince people of Kashmir: IAS officer who quit service
26.08.19 - Team PT

Days after resigning, IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan, who says he quit as he wanted to express his views against the "denial of freedom of expression” in Kashmir, on Sunday said people of the Valley have to be convinced on the Article 370 decision, but it ...
  


Shashi Tharoor tweets in support of Chidambaram with yet another big word
22.08.19 - Team PT

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has come in support of his party colleague P Chidambaram. In a tweet posted late Wednesday evening, Tharoor hailed Chidambaram for 'standing up to persecution' and 'character assassination'. And true to his style, he took the opportunity to treat his followers ...
  


Activists express solidarity with Kashmiris, demand immediate rollback of Modi govt’s moves on Art 370, 35-A
Resist Majoritarianism & Threats to Federalism & Constitutional Values
18.08.19 - Team PT

CHANDIGARH: Giving a resounding clarion call to India’s wider citizenry that believes in Constitutional values and democratic principles, a widely attended conclave of region’s activists, intellectuals, academicians, religious and political leaders demanded immediate roll back of Modi government’s move on Article 370, restoration of Art ...
  


Top Indian writers launch scathing attack on Modi govt on Art 370 move, exhort people to resist
'INDIA HAS LET DOWN KASHMIR'
16.08.19 - PT Bureau

In a boldly worded joint statement that amounts to scathing criticism of the Narendra Modi government's handling of the Kashmir issue, more than 200 top writers and cultural activists of India said the BJP regime has made "a mockery of democracy," "violated (its) solemn promises" ...
  


Not in accordance with due constitutional and judicial process: Punjab AG
PRESIDENTIAL ORDER REVOKING ARTICLE 370
05.08.19 - Team PT

Constitutional propriety apart, the Presidential Order revoking Article 370 is patently illegal as it would defeat the very legal structure of Article 370, which has in fact been laid down by the apex court to be ‘not temporary’, according to Punjab Advocate General Atul Nanda.

Reacting ...
  


Revocation of article 370: Totally unconstitutional & undemocratic, says CM Amarinder
WILL SET A BAD PRECEDENT
05.08.19 - Team PT

CHANDIGARH, AUGUST 5 - Terming it as totally unconstitutional, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday flayed the manner in which the Centre had imposed its decision on Kashmir, saying the democratic fabric of the nation had been ripped apart with this unprecedented violation of ...
  


New law on Triple Talaq challenged in Supreme Court
02.08.19 - Team PT

The newly enacted law which makes the practice of instant divorce through 'triple talaq' among Muslims a punishable offence was challenged in the Supreme Court on Friday.

A day after President Ram Nath Kovind gave assent to The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, ...
  



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