Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicJammu & Kashmir

Topic: Jammu & Kashmir

JeM terrorist and Pulwama attack conspirator killed in encounter in J&K

JeM terrorist Mohammad Ismail Alvi, who was a Pakistani national and an Afghan war veteran, was involved in conspiracy and planning of the 2019 Pulwama attack.

Pro-India Kashmiris more or less hated here, but Delhi won’t hear the truth: Farooq Abdullah

In exclusive interview to ThePrint ahead of 5 August, second anniversary of Article 370 revocation, ex-CM Farooq Abdullah speaks about Modi govt's treatment of people in Kashmir.

CBI carries out searches at 40 locations in J&K, Delhi in arms licence case

CBI confirmed that the exercise was being conducted in connection with allegations that between 2012 and 2016, deputy commissioners in J&K had fraudulently issued bulk arms licences.

Carefree walks, new roads, electricity in villages — how ceasefire has changed life along LoC

The current LoC ceasefire began on 25 February this year, and has brought comfort to villagers living near the border and the defence personnel posted there.

Hizbul chief Salahuddin’s sons among 12 sacked by J&K govt for ‘aiding, funding terrorists’

The other employees included an orderly at ITI, Kupwara, two teachers from Anantnag, three constables of Jammu & Kashmir Police, an orderly at the health department, among others.

Arrest in auto theft case puts Delhi Police on possible terror trail, team heads to Kashmir

Delhi Police team is set to carry out probe in Kashmir after they recovered images of suspected terrorists & attacks on the mobile phones of 2 men arrested in an auto theft case.

In open letter to PM Modi, ex-IPS officers say govt efforts in Kashmir ‘exemplary’

The signatories, 10 of whom have served as state DGPs, said the complete integration of Kashmir with Union of India was an unfinished task since the Constitution was adopted in 1950.

IIT-K team predicts likely scenarios for third Covid wave

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

CPEC project is an economic initiative & has not affected its stand on Kashmir, says China

At a media briefing Monday, China defended the USD 60 billion CPEC project with Pakistan, disregarding India's protests as it is being laid through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

66 senior officers transferred in major reshuffle in Jammu & Kashmir

The order issued by the General Administration Department said the decision was taken in the interest of the administration and will come into effect immediately.

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After Mammootty and Mohanlal, who? Fahadh Faasil is the new poster boy of Malayalam cinema

Fahadh Faasil won’t play your garden-variety hero. He’s bending the norms, creating his own multiverse and getting pan-Indian acclaim.
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You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

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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