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Manjul | Firstpost

Terror on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka & BJP politicians in a cursing spree

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Sandeep Adhwaryu | The Times of India

BJP’s quest for ‘terror-free India’ and ‘missing names’ in voters’ list

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This Kashmir district used to defy calls for poll boycott, but now it couldn’t care less

Despite bad roads & chronic power shortage, the mood in Budgam is marked by political indifference after 8 young men were killed in 2017 during bypoll voting.
Srinagar: A girl plays with the Chinar leaves at the Mughal Garden, during autumn in Srinagar, Sunday, November 18, 2018. Autumn which sets in from September to November is known as golden season of the valley when the colours of Chinar leaves turn into golden red. Kashmiris collect these Chinar leaves and make charcoal to use during winter to beat the cold. (PTI Photo/S Irfan) (PTI11_18_2018_000078B)

Despite conflict, Kashmiris economically better off than people of most Indian states

NSSO data shows average Kashmiri household spends more on recreational goods and rural Kashmir fares much better than rural areas of rest of India.
PM Modi speaking at a rally in Kathua, Kashmir

In Kashmir rally, PM Modi says he won’t allow Abdullahs & Muftis to divide India

The prime minister also attacked Congress saying the party has never trusted valour of Indian armed forces.

Before Facebook, Twitter removed 2,600 anti-India & anti-Modi accounts with ‘Iran links’

“Boycott India”, “Modi is a terrorist”, “Modi is a donkey” — that’s how some of the posts read on these now-removed Iranian accounts.
Manjul | Firstpost

Caution against ‘communal black hole’ and Imran Khan sings Modi paeans

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File photo of voting in Jammu and Kashmir during the 2009 general elections

Separatists in Kashmir call for a strike against first-phase polling for Lok Sabha

Separatists also said in a statement that they have called for a complete shutdown as a protest against NIA's stance against JKLF chairman Yasin Malik, among other issues.

‘Elections are haram’: Kashmiri militant groups ask voters to stay away from Lok Sabha polls

Hizbul Mujahideen and Ansar Ghazwatul Hind commanders release audio clips ‘requesting’ voters to stay away from polls and targeting Kashmiri leaders.
Manjul | Firstpost

BJP’s ‘Shatru’ joins Congress, and will the real NaMoTV please stand up?

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On Camera

CJI Gogoi

Is Supreme Court handling sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi correctly?

Two advocates Monday wrote to the Bar Council of India criticising it for its support to CJI Ranjan Gogoi and called the hearing a ‘travesty of justice’.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.