Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicKashmir clampdown

Topic: Kashmir clampdown

Kashmir freeze will continue in 2020 as Modi govt’s promises to develop Valley look bleak

The silence maintained by the Kashmiri population and the leaders can in no way be taken as acceptance of Modi govt’s decision of 5 August 2019.

Kashmiris will accept Modi-Shah deal if govt assures no demographic change, the biggest fear

Kashmiris say Modi and Amit Shah raising Kashmir in assembly elections – from Maharashtra to Jharkhand – was like rubbing salt on their wounds.

Terror recruitment in Kashmir this year lower than 2017, steep fall after August clampdown

According to defence agencies, 110 Kashmiri youths have joined the terror ranks in 2019, with 36 from Pulwama district alone.

Calls for jihad against Indian forces will damage Kashmir cause: Pakistan PM Imran Khan

As people in Pakistan observed ‘Black Day’ Sunday in support of Kashmiris, PM Imran Khan in a video message said some elements were instigating jihad & armed struggle in Kashmir.

Supreme Court stays Aarey felling: Is it prioritising trees over Kashmir & civil liberties?

The Supreme Court Monday stayed the cutting of trees in Aarey for Mumbai metro. The SC order came on a PIL filed as a letter by a law student Sunday.

Food, business, schools: Kashmiris have devised coping mechanisms for everything

Since the abrogation of Article 370, Kashmiris have been borrowing from lessons learnt in 2010 and 2014, and perfected during 2016 unrest.

In the US, Modi out-Trumped Trump & forced RSS to swallow its protectionist agenda

RSS is aware that only lack of money in people’s pockets can hurt Modi government – not Rahul Gandhi or Sharad Pawar or Mamata Banerjee.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

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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.