Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: ARMY

37 duped on OLX by crooks using leaked Aadhaar copies of Army, CISF personnel

Most cases reported from Rajasthan; OLX blocks the accounts that were opened to carry out fraudulent deals.

Aurangzeb interrogation video shows 44 Rashtriya Rifles must check inside chatter & leaks

The interrogation video of late Aurangzeb does nothing to help the image of 44 RR, and, in fact, exposes serious lapses that have occurred. The...

Torture, detentions, pellet guns: 13 counts of rights abuse in Kashmir that UN wants probed

UN body indicts India over alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir between July 2016 and April 2018.

Meet the stars of Pakistan’s sitcom – A chief justice, Imran Khan and, of course, the army

Pakistan has serious problems, and is seen as a problem by many in the world. Its affairs should not resemble a television situational comedy.

Kashmir’s witnessing a new chapter of darkness. Even shadows can’t be trusted

A carpet of mutual suspicion covers everybody in Kashmir these days. Nobody knows who is tipping off the army and bringing the boots to your door.

Change in IAS selection, Indian Army’s socialising rules, 7 reasons for Modi’s upper hand

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

Army Major at centre of Kashmir human shield row detained after clash over woman at hotel

The altercation took place after the Srinagar hotel manager refused to allow the woman to meet Major Leetul Gogoi who had booked a room there, police said.

Dictatorship undermined the civil service structure, helped relax rules: Pakistan SC

In a written order, Pakistan's Supreme Court has called out the new rules that have helped people circumvent hiring regulations in Punjab.

An IIT grad’s little-known firm will now make bulletproof jackets for the Indian Army

SMPP Pvt. Ltd to supply 1.86 lakh special bulletproof jackets to Army, a move that is in sync with the Modi govt's 'Make in India’ policy.

Contact data of 15 lakh NCC cadets being sent to PMO as Modi wants to interact with them

The PMO has also asked for a special list of mobile numbers of college students among NCC cadets

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.