Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicJammu and Kahmir

Topic: Jammu and Kahmir

Delimitation shows India’s democracy continues to struggle in the face of Kashmir challenge

The Delimitation Commission’s mapping of electoral constituencies for the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir has reopened the communal wounds of the Dogra century.

New scheme worth Rs 28,400 cr to provide 4.5 lakh jobs in Jammu & Kashmir: Modi govt in RS

MoS Home Nityanand Rai said that J&K has received investment proposals worth Rs 31,000 crore and a business revival package of Rs 1,352.99 cr has been approved.

UN body comment on J&K shows ‘lack of understanding’ of security challenges, says MEA

MEA spokesman Arindam Bagchi said that the allegations by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on specific incidents were baseless & unfounded.

Twitter website shows Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh as separate country

This is the second time Twitter has shown a wrong map of India. Earlier, it had shown Leh as part of China. The error comes amid its tussle with Indian govt over the new IT rules.

Top LeT terrorist among 3 killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Baramulla

LeT terrorist Mudasir Pandit involved in the killing of 3 policemen and 2 councillors in Sopore recently among other crimes was killed in the the encounter that started Sunday.

BSF vs Army turf war won’t make India safer. Pakistan exploits security fault lines

After the Nagrota encounter, retired Army officers have strongly advanced the case for placing the border guarding forces under its command.

Militants shoot dead police officer returning from evening namaz in J&K’s Anantnag

Inspector Mohammad Ashraf Bhat was rushed to Bijbehara sub-district hospital after the incident, where doctors declared him brought dead.

Shopian encounter is Manoj Sinha’s litmus test. Justice can act as bridge to Kashmir

As an Army Commander, I remained very alert about human rights violations that required investigations. Errors of judgement call for remedial action.

Terror recruitment in Kashmir ‘very high’, Al Badr active again as Pakistan revives outfit

According to official statistics, 131 Kashmiri youngsters have joined terror groups this year as against 117 last year. Local recruitment figures stood at 214 in 2018 and 128 in 2017.

J&K delimitation based on 2011 census will be injustice to Jammu — ex-dy CM Nirmal Singh

In an interview to ThePrint, Nirmal Singh says Kashmir’s population was shown to have increased by 14 lakh in 2011 census, while Jammu’s population was shown to have dropped.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

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Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

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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