Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicBJP in Jammu

Topic: BJP in Jammu

Poll prep or toast to ‘nationalist hero’? Why BJP unveiled statue of Mehr Chand Mahajan in Jammu

Mehr Chand Mahajan is often credited as architect of Jammu & Kashmir princely state’s accession to India. The BJP is now giving him a fresh round of applause.

With camps for Pandit voters & push for ST status for Paharis, BJP eyes ‘minority pockets’ in J&K

BJP marking upcoming Panchayati Raj Diwas celebration programme in Jammu on 24 April as start of its poll campaign. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Samba for the event.

On Camera

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

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.
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