With Article 370 gone, terror in J&K came down by 63.93%

New Delhi, Jan 11: The number of terror incidents in. Jammu and Kashmir until November 15 2020 reduced by 63.93 per cent, the Ministry of Home Affairs said.

There was also a decrease in the fatalities of special forces personnel by 29.11 per cent. 

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A year on and how terrorism witnessed a decline in J&K

On August 5 2020, a year had passed since the abrogation of Article 370. On August 5 2019, the Indian Parliament abrogated the article that gave Jammu and Kashmir special status. In the past one year, Jammu and Kashmir has seen a considerable decline in the number of youth joining terror groups.

While infiltrations or attempts to infiltrate into the Valley from J&K have remained high, terror groups operating in the Valley have suffered considerable losses. 

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Thanks to scrapping of Article 370, WPRs, Valmikis set to vote for the first time

Srinagar, Nov 16: For the first time ever after the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, West Pakistan refugees and the Valmiki community will vote in the district development council elections.

WPRs comprise members of the Sikh and Hindu community. They had migrated from the erstwhile West Punjab (now Pakistan) in 1947 after partition. They had settled in the border areas of Jammu. 

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Bihar Elections 2020: Will Congress mention Article 370 asks BJP

New Delhi, Oct 18: A day after the Congress pitched for restoration of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP Saturday dared it to say so in its manifesto for the Bihar assembly polls and accused it of speaking the language of “separatists”.

Senior BJP leader and Union minister Prakash Javadekar accused the Congress of practising the politics of “dividing society” for collecting votes ahead of the Bihar polls, which begin from October 28, and asserted that people have supported the government”s move on Jammu and Kashmir. 

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Pakistan sets agenda for August 5 with outreach to Malaysia, Turkey

pakistanNew Delhi, July 28: In the next couple of days, Pakistan has planned a host of propaganda programmes against India. This comes in the wake of a year going by on August 5, when the Indian Parliament abrogated Article 370 or the special status for Jammu and Kashmir.

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Indo-China tensions began in September 2019

India-ladakh-armyNew Delhi, June 28: The first signs of tensions between India and China were witnessed post the abrogation of Article 370.

It may be recalled that the Indian government had on August 5 2019 abrogated Article 370 and also announced the creation of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as a separate Union Territory.

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Engage with New Delhi for correct assessment on Article 370, citizenship law

parliament-eurpoeNew Delhi, Jan 27: The European Parliament will take up for discussions this week, issues such as the new Indian citizenship law and Article 370 being scrapped in Jammu and Kashmir.

A majority of the parliamentarians have filed resolutions in this regard and a crucial vote on these issues would take place this week after discussions. The parliamentarians say that the curbs and such issues would impact ties between India and the European Union.

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2019: Paving the way for the persecuted and passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

citizenship11New Delhi, Dec 14: After the abrogation of Article 370, that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the next major call that was taken by the Narendra Modi government was the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

The BJP said that history had been created after the Bill was passed easily both in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

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Article 370: Land banks for industrial growth being created in J&K

jkNew Delhi, Dec 10: Four months post the abrogation of Article 370, the administration of Jammu and Kashmir has started creating land banks to set up industrial units.

We are looking at the creation of land banks of around 624 acres or 5,000 canals in both regions of J&K. Land has been identified to set up industrial units, Ravinder Kumar, the managing director of the J&K State Industrial Development Corporation said.

First Article 370, now Ram Temple, Amit Shah set to add another feather to his cap

amitshahnewNew Delhi, Nov 11: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been busy ever since he took charge of the Home Ministry earlier this year.

He started out with a bang when he announced in Parliament the decision to abrogate Article 370. This was one of the oldest demands of the BJP and finally, the party went ahead with that historic decision.