Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: jammu

‘Dictatorship’, no ‘accountability’, no jobs: People in Jammu say Modi govt has failed them

Hindu traders in Jammu who seemed to support Modi govt's move to scrap Article 370 are also suffering under its hidden xenophobic agenda.

Why Kashmiri Pandits may never return to the Valley

The only meaningful ‘return’ can be had through truth and reconciliation.

Modi govt wants to end Kashmir dominance over Jammu with new administrative division

Govt is working on creating an administrative division that will comprise at least 3 districts of Jammu and 3 districts of Kashmir.   

Modi govt set to turn Mughal Road connecting Jammu to Kashmir into an all-weather route

The Mughal road now operates only in the summer months. The tunnel will make it a yearlong route and reduce the traffic pressure on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway.

Lawyers in Jammu go on indefinite strike, against decision to divest judicial courts of power

The lawyers' strike will be a major challenge for G C Murmu who took over as the first Lt Governor of the Union Territory of J&K on October 31.

Three militants, one jawan killed in ongoing operation with security forces in Jammu 

The militants had kept a man hostage in a building in Batote village, but he has been rescued by security forces.  

Grenade explosion at bus stand in Jammu, 28 injured

Police said the injured were shifted to a hospital after a grenade caused the explosion.

PM Modi lays foundation stones for AIIMS, IIMC & other projects in Jammu

New AIIMS would transform health care facilities and will also provide new opportunities to the youth, he said.

Only 39.49% voter turnout in the third phase of civic polls in Kashmir

Though 151 wards were to go to polls in the third phase in the Valley, voting was held only in 40.

India’s top media houses pay up Rs 1.1 crore as fine for identifying Kathua rape victim

The court has also issued notices to Facebook India, YouTube and Google India to pay the fine. Al Jazeera and Buzzfeed may be on the list too.

On Camera


Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.