Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicGupkar alliance

Topic: Gupkar alliance

J&K statehood a must for credible poll exercise, will instil faith, CPM’s Tarigami says

CPI(M) leader & Gupkar Alliance spokesperson, Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, says J&K parties are not against delimitation but want it along with the rest of the country. 

Disappointed at outcome of PM Modi’s all-party meet on J&K, says Gupkar Alliance

Speaking about the lack of confidence building measures, Alliance spokesperson M Y Tarigami said that it would have initiated the process of reaching out to the people of J&K.

Modi-Gupkar meeting was a four-part game. Delhi has upper hand in three rounds

An echo of Vajpayee’s own reach-out to Kashmiri leaders, Modi's 'Dilli ki duri and Dil ki duri’ will require trust.

Dialogue with PM Modi will gain credibility after ‘era of oppression’ ends in J&K, Mehbooba Mufti says

The Centre should initiate confidence-building measures and allow 'people to breathe', said Mehbooba, who was part of the 14-member delegation from J&K that met the PM.

Why Modi govt is suddenly ‘looking west’, talking to the Taliban and Pakistan

Talks with Taliban, J&K leaders, thaw with Pakistan are strategic imperatives for Modi govt. It can’t covet US as Quad ally in the east & work at counter-purposes with them in the west.

TV news featured many ‘villains’ this week—from ‘Gupkar gang’ to UP’s ‘conversion jihadis’

On Sharad Pawar-‘third front’ meet, Republic TV reduced PM Modi to a sticky, adhesive substance.

In Kashmir, there is buzz on the ground and the list of invitees suggests Modi means business

Modi’s meeting call shows the burden of Naya Kashmir will fall on shoulders of old leaders.

Gupkar Alliance wins DDC chairperson post in J&K’s Anantnag district

The coalition had fielded an NC candidate for the post. The win makes it the fourth chairperson post win for the Gupkar Alliance after winning Kulgam, Ganderbal and Pulwama seats.

Gupkar Alliance faces setback in DDC polls, NC bastion Srinagar breached by Apni Party

Apni Party bags the chairperson and vice-chairperson in Srinagar and Shopian, despite winning just 12 seats across Kashmir in last year's DDC polls.

Sajad Lone’s Peoples Conference quits Gupkar Alliance, cites ‘breach of trust’ by partners

Lone’s party is first to break from Gupkar Alliance, which has been in the news amid murmurs of discontent among partners. The coalition will now be left with six members.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at the party's Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir in Udaipur, on 15 May 2022 | Twitter/@ANI

Rahul Gandhi must clear his position on Congress leadership. Chintan Shivirs won’t help

If a 137-year-old party is still discussing its foundational ideas and core ideology, and can’t have everyone on board, the road ahead seems rocky.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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