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Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam

J&K was a broken state, frauds were at unbelievable levels everywhere, says chief secretary

Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam said there was no system in place in J&K due to years of misgovernance and corruption.
J&K High Court Chief Justice Gita Mittal and new Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at the swearing-in ceremony at the Raj Bhavan in Srinagar Friday | Photo: PTI

NC & PDP boycott Manoj Sinha swearing-in, MP says J&K needs change of policy, not face

Anantnag MP Justice Masoodi said ceremony was ‘insignificant’, while his Baramulla counterpart Akbar Lone said NC didn’t accept decisions of 5 August 2019.
Manoj Sinha takes oath as Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Friday | Photo: ANI

Why Manoj Sinha, PM Modi’s first true emissary in Kashmir, is in for a rough ride

Manoj Sinha’s appointment as J&K Lieutenant Governor is a strong policy statement. He has a strong RSS background and enjoys proximity with PM Modi.
Manoj Sinha takes oath as the new Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, at a ceremony in Raj Bhavan, Srinagar on 7 August

There should be peace in J&K, dialogue with people will start soon, says new L-G Manoj Sinha

Taking oath as J&K L-G, the former union minister said there will be no discrimination against anyone and Constitution will be Gita in that.
New J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, who arrived in Srinagar Thursday, is expected to take the lead in the young entrepreneurs empowerment programme | Photo: ANI

Former union minister Manoj Sinha takes oath as L-G of Jammu and Kashmir

Sinha succeeds former IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu, who resigned Wednesday night and was appointed Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Thursday.
File image of the Supreme Court of India | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Come up with final stand on 4G services in J&K by 11 August, SC tells central govt and UT

The Supreme Court also asked both the central govt and J&K administration to explore possibilities of restoring 4G network in some areas.
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu

Former J&K L-G Girish Chandra Murmu appointed new Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Girish Chandra Murmu's appointment came a day after he resigned as the Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. He will succeed Rajiv Mehrishi, who completes his term on 7 August.
New J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, who arrived in Srinagar Thursday, is expected to take the lead in the young entrepreneurs empowerment programme | Photo: ANI

J&K sends list of over 100 budding entrepreneurs to Centre for youth empowerment programmes

Beginning two months ago, administration and police officials were asked to compile a list of youth interested in entrepreneurship.

Kashmir’s continuing internet struggles, and the making of Pakistan’s new map

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RBI rightly kept status quo on rates, but with inflation set to rise, its options are limited

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Shaktikanta Das

Inflation in India well above benign level, but RBI is yet not uncomfortable: Manpreet Badal

Should India go back to Keynes and start spending? Sadly, Modi govt does not have sufficient fiscal space to propel a strong enough multiplier.
A woman in a marketplace deserted due to lockdown in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh | Photo: ANI

India isn’t facing up to the true financial cost of Covid

Truth is currently as scarce as capital in India. The govt doesn’t have the appetite for large-scale socialisation of private losses, lest the opposition accuse PM Modi of cronyism.


Women recruits at the Corps of Military Police Centre and School in Bengaluru

Army begins process to recruit second batch of 100 women soldiers for military police

Army intends to induct 1,700 women recruits in the military police by 2036, increasing the percentage of women in the cadre to 20 over 17 years.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.