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Shekhar Gupta: Pakistan gets a Modi Yorker

Until now, it was Pakistan that always set the pace on Kashmir. Modi has turned the tables by scrapping Article 370 and Pakistan is struggling for a response

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Jammu and Kashmir | Article 370 | India-Pakistan ties

Shekhar Gupta 

Shekhar Gupta

At the risk of drawing the charge of schadenfreude, let me note some delight at the amount of time, attention and emotion I saw the Pakistani National Assembly spend over intricacies of the Indian Constitution last week. This meltdown over the Indian decisions on Articles 370 and 35-A were striking for a bunch of reasons, and cheap partisan thrill isn’t one of them.

It was, first of all, the incredible irony for a nation, where a ruler is often known by the constitution he junks or writes, showing such concern for India’s. The high point for me, of course, was Imran ...

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First Published: Sat, August 10 2019. 00:14 IST
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