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The minister said that the temporary provision allowed a set of narrow elite to arbitrage Article 370 for monopolising political power and creating a close loop politics.

India has maintained that its constitutional decisions on Kashmir is its internal matter -- a stance that has been supported by many countries around the world.

The Prime Minister is currently in the United States on a week-long visit, during which he is slated to speak at the UN General Assembly on Friday.

Further, trade concerns emerged with Trump saying that he will not accept a bad deal in trade talks with China as the world's two largest economies meet in early October to end the long-drawn trade war.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of UN session in New York on Tuesday.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump met in New York on Tuesday, on the sidelines...

Tensions between the US and China on the trade front have escalated since the beginning of this year, with both the sides having had imposed tariffs worth billions of dollars of each other's imports.

India has repeatedly stressed that its decision to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir is entirely a matter of its internal affairs. Pakistan, on the other hand, has tried making an issue out of it on the international platform, but to little avail.

Trump attended the summit even though the US pulled out of the accord in 2017, saying, "The Paris accord will undermine (the US) economy and will put (the US) at a permanent disadvantage." He, however, did not deliver the speech at the summit.

The meeting comes a day after the US President had shared the same dais with the Indian Prime Minister to address nearly 50,000 Indian-Americans and Hindu-Americans 'Howdy, Mody!' event in Houston.