Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicJammu & Kashmir

Topic: Jammu & Kashmir

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.

J&K de-empanels 34 newspapers, suspends ads for 13, issues notice to 17 for ‘malpractice’

The decision, taken in December 2020, cites plagiarism and poor content, and is based on a four-month-long investigation into complaints received from media fraternity.

8th phase of district development polls in J&K begins amid freezing weather

Against the 13 District Development Council constituencies of Kashmir division going to polls, there are 83 candidates in fray, including 31 women.

This is what triggered J&K U-turn on high court scrapping Roshni Act

J&K administration last week asked the HC to review its ruling that scrapped the Roshni Act, under which encroachments on state land were regularised.

Gujjar, Bakerwal communities peaceful, govt ‘pushing them to the wall’, Mehbooba Mufti says

PDP chief & J&K ex-CM Mehbooba Mufti interacted with Gujjars and Bakerwals whose houses were dismantled during a recent govt drive to vacate forestland.

Gupkar Alliance to contest local body elections, the first polls in J&K since it become a UT

The District Development Council elections are scheduled to take place between 28 November and 22 December, and will cover 280 constituencies.

Hurriyat shutdown against new land laws disrupts normal life in Kashmir

Most shops, petrol pumps & other business establishments were shut in Srinagar Saturday to protest against the Modi govt's new land laws, along with public transport as well.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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