Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicJammu & Kashmir

Topic: Jammu & Kashmir

Pakistan used terror groups to change J&K’s status quo, US diplomat tells lawmakers

Alyssa Ayres, senior fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations think-tank, said India revoked Article 370 to tackle terrorism but has not shown improvement one year on.

J&K should have same rights as rest of the country, it needs 4G too, says Farooq Abdullah

In Lok Sabha, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah asks if India is progressing, does Jammu and Kashmir not have the right to progress with the rest of the country.

4G internet services restored in 2 Jammu & Kashmir districts on trial basis

The J&K home department said high-speed mobile data services will be restored in Ganderbal district of Kashmir and Udhampur of Jammu region with immediate effect.

Farooq Abdullah calls for restoration of statehood of Jammu and Kashmir

In his first media interview since 5 August 2019, the former CM of Jammu and Kashmir said he hoped the Supreme Court would strike down the repeal of Article 370.

3 terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian

The encounter began between security forces and terrorists in Amshipora area in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian early Saturday.

CRPF personnel, minor boy dead in militant attack in J&K’s Anantnag district

Militants fired at a road opening party of 90 Batallion CRPF near Padshahi Bagh bridge Friday in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir district.

Modi govt wants more UT cadre IAS and IPS officers to serve in Jammu and Kashmir

According to current protocol, Jammu and Kashmir administrative service officers cannot serve in any other UT, but cadre from other UTs can serve here.

Omar Abdullah’s Delhi visit, his advisor’s op-ed trigger talk of ‘reconciliation’

Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah landed in Delhi just days after his political advisor Tanvir Sadiq wrote an article on ‘reaching out to the people of Jammu and Kashmir’. 

Wife, son of advisor to J&K Lt Governor G C Murmu test positive for Covid-19

The officials said the advisor's wife and son had returned from Delhi a few days back and were staying at a guest house.

Tamil Nadu govt offers Rs 20 lakh to family of CRPF jawan killed in J&K terror attack

Chief Minister K Palaniswami, while condoling the death of C Chandrasekar, also announced a government job to one person from the slain jawan's family.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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