Friday, 7 October, 2022

Topic: J&K

Villagers in border areas in India & Pakistan ‘told to stay ready for any eventuality’

There has been an increase in shelling from Pakistan amid fresh tensions with India in light of the 14 February Pulwama attack.

J&K governor dissolves assembly after rival alliances stake claim

J&K governor Satya Pal Malik took the decision after the PDP-Congress-NC and  BJP-backed Sajad Lone stake claim to form the government.  Srinagar: Governor's rule was clamped...

Omar Abdullah’s National Conference, Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP join hands with Congress in J&K

Altaf Bukhari of the Peoples Democratic Party confirmed that the trio will be coming together.

Alternative to Modi in Telangana, as foes join hands

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BJP wins 4 districts in South Kashmir urban body polls

Congress won 28 of 94 wards, giving it control over at least three municipal bodies.

Drabu rebuffs Mehbooba’s offer to join PAC, says panel not ‘empowered enough’

In letter, ex-J&K finance minister terms reorganisation and reconstitution of the PAC ‘more appeasement than atonement’.

J&K transport dept takes to Twitter to unclog Jammu and Srinagar roads

Residents, who need to vote, have three options: Odd-even scheme, ‘two cars per house’ norm, and three passengers per car rule.

Mehbooba Mufti warns of consequences if Modi govt tries to split PDP

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mufti says there are differences in PDP but they can be addressed.

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A woman walks past the logo of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters

SEBI orders Indian credit agency Brickwork Ratings to shut down

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cancelled the certificate of registration of the credit rating agency due to repeated lapses in the functioning.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.