The smooth passage of the bill repealing Article 370 and 35A in both the houses of Parliament marks an important watershed in the country’s evolution. The move was well-planned and executed. A few thousand troops were sent to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in advance. Tourists, including Amarnath yatris and students from
It has been customary for the Prime Minister to present in his Independence day address a report on the performance and programmes of his government. Narendra Modi, bolstered by the stability of his government, has been looking ahead at major reforms and announces new schemes in his Independence Day addresses.