Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: J&K

LeT militants behind Monday attack on 2 CRPF personnel identified, says IGP Kashmir

Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar sought to assure people, saying there is no need to panic and ‘the situation is under control.’

J&K regional parties say Modi govt’s amendment to new domicile law is ‘cosmetic’, a ‘bluff’

After receiving flak over its new domicile rule, the BJP government Friday made amendments but regional parties aren't convinced.

Centre amends J&K’s new domicile order amid resentment, now reserves all jobs for residents

In its 1 April order, the government had reserved jobs for J&K's residents only up to the group four category, leading to an angry backlash

Yes Bank’s Rana Kapoor, coronavirus, UP anti-CAA hoardings raise alarm on front pages

A round-up of the most important reports in major newspapers around the country – from TOI and HT, Express and The Hindu to The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror and The Tribune, as well as top financial dailies.

Supreme Court seeks J&K govt’s response on plea challenging Mehbooba’s detention under PSA

Mehbooba's daughter Iltija had filed a habeas corpus petition in the apex court challenging the govt's order issued on 5 February, detaining her mother under PSA.

What Agha Ashraf Ali said when I asked about Kashmiri Muslims who chant ‘Pakistan Zindabad’

Former J&K chief secretary Moosa Raza writes in his book about a conversation he had with the educationist to seek answers for Kashmiris’ disenchantment with India.

Centre sanctions Rs 5.5 lakh settlement for 5,300 J&K families displaced in 1947

The families had earlier been left out of the Centre's 2016 settlement package for displaced families of Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir

This is how use of deflectors on pellet guns makes them ‘less lethal’ in J&K

CRPF claims that the muzzle it now uses in J&K diverts 90% pellets in a downward direction, concentrating the hit on the lower part of the body, away from the eyes.

Top security & intelligence officials go into a huddle at PMO

The meeting was called to discuss the current security situation, say sources.

1 police officer & 1 militant killed during gun battle in Kulgam

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Turigam area of Kulgam district following information about presence of some militants there.

On Camera


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.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

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.