Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicAfzal Guru

Topic: Afzal Guru

Internet suspended in Kashmir again as Valley shuts down on Afzal Guru death anniversary

All shops and businesses in Kashmir remained shut on account of a strike call purportedly issued by the JKLF & the Hurriyat Conference.

Why 100 UP BJP MLAs are upset with Yogi, and questioning his ‘zero-tolerance’ on corruption

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

‘Half-baked’ Opposition meet, BJP’s economic failure and ‘guru-shishya’ connect in J&K

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Davinder Singh tortured me, told me I had to do small job for him: Afzal Guru letter

Afzal Guru alleges that Davinder Singh and other J&K police officers introduced him to one of the men who attacked Parliament, asked him to arrange for logistics.

Justice Dhingra, who probed Robert Vadra, himself in the dock for helping daughter’s firm

Retired judge of Afzal Guru hanging and Vadra probe fame under the scanner for allegedly misusing his position as court-appointed observer of private firm. Have done no wrong, says Dhingra.

On Camera

YourTurn

Bigg Boss is like TV news debates—‘captain’ starts fight, others join in with vile behaviour

Bigg Boss Season 16 has its daily share of in-house fights and screaming matches. And bonding between 'sexual harasser' Sajid Khan and Tajik singer Abdu Rozik.
File photo of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan distributing rice to PMGKAY beneficiaries at a PDS centre | ANI

How Modi govt extending free grains scheme could help BJP in Gujarat, Himachal polls

PMGKAY was extended for three more months last week. An analysis of the scheme's beneficiaries shows that over 50% of the population in Gujarat and 38% in HP will benefit from it.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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