Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicHandwara

Topic: handwara

How it took 76 hours, negotiations and protests for Kashmir encounter victims to bury their dead

2 civilians were among those killed in Hyderpora encounter. Their families faced a long drawn negotiation with the police to get the bodies. IG says police regret their killing.

Riyaz Naikoo killing doesn’t avenge Handwara. India must stop glorifying soldiers’ deaths

The high rate of casualties of security personnel, especially in the recent past, should be a wake-up call for the Modi government and the security establishment.

Instead of organising spectacles, military must focus on faultlines in Kashmir now

After the killing of 18 security personnel in Kashmir, India must review its political and military strategy to handle the situation in the region.

India to push for Pakistan’s blacklisting at FATF after Handwara & Keran terror attacks

Pakistan has to work on FATF’s 27-point action plan to come out of the ‘grey list’, but India believes it is still financing terror amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Intruders, a house besieged, gunfire — 12-hour J&K encounter that killed Indian Army colonel

Five security personnel, including an Army Major who got married just four months ago, died in a gun battle at Kashmir’s Handwara Saturday. 

Is Pakistan taking advantage of global Covid crisis to turn on terror tap against India?

Three CRPF personnel and a 14-year-old boy were killed in an attack by militants in north Kashmir’s Handwara Monday.

On Camera

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Mamata Banerjee holding a rally in Kolkata, kali

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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