Dissidence queers opposition’s pitch on Article 370
On Monday, even as Rajya Sabha proceedings were on, Congress’ chief whip Bhubaneshwar Kalita resigned
The TMC had staged a walkout in the Rajya Sabha on Monday during the voting on the accompanying legislations
A series of dissidence in Rajya Sabha, not just from opposition parties but also individual leaders, has queered opposition’s pitch against revoking Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Despite strong protests from opposition benches, the Rajya Sabha approved the resolution revoking Article 370 and passed another bill to split the state into two Union Territories -- Ladakh, and Jammu and Kashmir.