Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicJammu & Kashmir

Topic: Jammu & Kashmir

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.

Congress activists protest against Ghulam Nabi Azad in Jammu, demand expulsion from party

In the first-of-its-kind protest against the former J&K CM, the Congress unit accused Azad of conspiracy against the party on the behest of BJP after he praised PM Modi.

PDP demanding restoration of pre-August 2019 status for J&K, says Mehbooba Mufti

The PDP chief also called for resumption of dialogue for the resolution of the Kashmir issue and said that there was 'jungle raj' in the country.

NC leader Hilal Lone arrested under UAPA for ‘hate speech’ in 2020, police say

National Conference leader Hilal Lone was arrested Monday in a case related to a speech he delivered while campaigning in the DDC polls in Hajin, a senior police official said.

31 years on, 19 January still a dark day for Kashmiri Pandits as they wait for exile to end

'Visthapna Diwas' marks the day Kashmiri Hindus fled their homes in J&K back in 1990. While they wait to return, Modi govt is working to ensure a safe & economically viable life for them.

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Italian PM vows cooperation during India's G20 presidency

India can open a new chapter in ties with Italy. Rome knows real intent of China’s outreach

India and Italy can easily support each other in gaining access to areas where they have limited presence, and should also relaunch the discussion of the trilateral partnership with Japan.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.