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Two years since Article 370: A major success for the NDA?

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  Two years after Indian parliament revoked the autonomous status of Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narender Modi’s government seems to have succeeded in bringing the region under its direct control.On 5 August 2019, a proposal to abolish Article 370 and 35A implemented in Kashmir was introduced by Home Minister Amit Shah in the Rajya Sabha. After which President Ram Nath Kovind also approved it after the resolution was passed in the Rajya Sabha. After getting approval from the President, Article 370 and 35A were abolished from Jammu and Kashmir. After this big decision of the central government, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh were separated and divided into two separate union territories.   After the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had said, 'Now our country can move forward on the path of peace and development.' He said that this step will further strengthen the policy of zero tolerance towards terrorism. Shah exuded confidence th

Local Reservation in Employment: Political Brainwashing or A New Approach to Unemployment

  · Haryana is the newest state to try and implement a law for local reservation of jobs in the private sector residing inside the state. · The new law states that 75% of the jobs across the state which pay upto 50,000 rupees per month · This move is in line with similar proposals of different states such as Maharastra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. · Andhra Pradesh was the first state which tried to pass such amendments but was called up in the High Court for being unconstitutional In the wake of rising unemployment across different states partly due to the pandemic and the long term issues of employment generation in comparison to the steep rise in population finally catching the attention of different legislatures. However, is providing local reservation in employment just another political stunt to get more votes with minimal genuine effort or may actually prove to be a solution for the short term? The answer to this question requires us to get to the base of the employment problem

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