NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday strongly countered critics questioning initiatives such as the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), making triple talaq punishable and revocation of Jammu & Kashmir’s special status, saying the opposition stemmed from his determination to change the status quo which was holding the country back. “When the status quo changes, then these people (critics) start seeing particular disruptions. Those who describe themselves as messiahs of gender justice oppose our decision on triple talaq. Those who tell the world about the rights of refugees oppose CAA when it is enacted for refugees. Those who swear by the Constitution are against removal of Article 370 — a temporary arrangement — to fully implement the provisions of the Constitution in J&K,” the PM said at the sixth edition of the Economic Times Global Business Summit. As it happened: PM Modi’s address at ET Global Business Summit The PM also spoke about the erosion of monopoly the elite had enjoyed in shaping public opinion. “There was a time when the prognoses of a few would set the direction of decisions. Their views on any matter would be treated as the final word. But thanks to technology and the democratisation… Read full this story
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