Warning that the Indian government’s recent move to change Kashmir’s status “opens up a dangerous precedent that may strike at the very root of Indian federalism,” Shyam Saran contends that the nation should brace itself for the repercussions of the change. Soutik Biswas writes that India’s “federalism has . . . been hard-earned and hard-fought,” but the government’s new Kashmir policy “spells trouble” for other Indian states.