Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicKashmir Valley

Topic: Kashmir Valley

Killing gunmen easy, Kashmir’s ‘white collar terrorists’ a threat, says Army’s Chinar Corps chief

In interview, Lt Gen. Pandey says it is important to identify correct disease and malaise for sustainable peace and stability in Kashmir, and not end up just treating the symptom.

‘Breach’ in Kashmir work gets Indian anthropologist cut off from US univ’s gender programme

UC San Diego’s CGS programme says Saiba Varma’s book ‘repudiated’ as part of ‘struggle against Indian settler colonial rule’, as she hid that her father was ex-top RAW official.

Jagmohan’s death a personal loss for Kashmiri Pandits. He saved us, became a victim of lies

The propaganda around Jagmohan, former J&K governor who passed away at 93, has been carefully crafted over the years to peddle lies about the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits.

Kashmir valley records first case of coronavirus in Srinagar

Authorities said there will be restrictions on public transport and assembly of people in Srinagar from Thursday. The mayor urged residents to not venture out unnecessarily.

Kashmiri Pandits’ return to Valley is a must for ‘idea of India’. But here are the obstacles

The tragedy of Kashmiri Pandits remains underreported and needs multiple retellings, even as the 30th anniversary of exodus witnesses a vow of return: Hum Wapas Ayenge.

Indian Army’s Northern Command in Kashmir Valley gets American assault rifles

India has signed a more than Rs 700 crore-contract to equip the Army with 72,400 American SiG Sauer rifles to improve combat operations against terrorists in Pakistan and PoK.

Abdullahs, Mufti & other detained Kashmiri leaders could be moved out to beat harsh winter

Authorities in J&K would ideally want the relocation to happen before the 40-day period of peak winter, Chilla-e-Kalan, begins on 21 December.

J&K cops credit counter-insurgency ops that killed 388 militants for no violence since 5 Aug

In internal assessment report, police said the operations, which began in 2018, have left militant outfits in Kashmir without organisational structures.

Srinagar tense ahead of Muharram test as lockdown, pellets leave residents fuming

Srinagar residents plan processions on Muharram despite security clampdown, say it's unfair to stop followers from observing festival that holds deep meaning for them.

Chapatis, dal & rice and a lot of TV — how J&K leaders are spending time in detention

Top J&K politicians including Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti & others, were taken into custody on 5 August, after govt scrapped Article 370. They have been kept at Centaur Hotel.

On Camera

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Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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