Thursday, 20 January, 2022
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Topic: lieutenant governor

Rehabilitation of migrant Kashmiri Pandits may be in pipeline, says L-G Manoj Sinha

J&K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha Thursday said 8,000 underground bunkers have been completed along the Line of Control and the International Border for the safety of border residents.

AAP urges Opposition to counter bill giving more powers to Lt Governor in Rajya Sabha

The controversial bill, being opposed by AAP and Congress, makes it mandatory for Delhi govt to take the opinion of the Governor before any executive action.

Lok Sabha passes bill that gives more powers to Delhi L-G

According to the bill, the 'government' in Delhi means the 'Lieutenant Governor'. The bill also makes it mandatory for the Delhi govt to take L-G's opinion before any executive action.

Govt introduces bill in Lok Sabha to define role, powers of Delhi’s Lt Governor

The govt said it wanted to clarify the expression 'govt', which in context of legislations to be passed by Delhi assembly, shall mean L-G of Delhi, consistent with its status as UT.

Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan sworn in as Puducherry Lt Governor

As the fifth woman to hold the post, Soundararajan takes charge at a time when the ruling Congress-led government has lost its majority after one more MLA quit the party Tuesday.

NC & PDP boycott Manoj Sinha swearing-in, MP says J&K needs change of policy, not face

Anantnag MP Justice Masoodi said ceremony was ‘insignificant’, while his Baramulla counterpart Akbar Lone said NC didn’t accept decisions of 5 August 2019.

Why Manoj Sinha, PM Modi’s first true emissary in Kashmir, is in for a rough ride

Manoj Sinha’s appointment as J&K Lieutenant Governor is a strong policy statement. He has a strong RSS background and enjoys proximity with PM Modi.

Former union minister Manoj Sinha takes oath as L-G of Jammu and Kashmir

Sinha succeeds former IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu, who resigned Wednesday night and was appointed Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Thursday.

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Jammu and Kashmir L-G Murmu said to have quit on first anniversary of Article 370 scrapping

Officials in the J&K L-G office refused to confirm or deny the move but two senior officials in the administration said Murmu had resigned.

On Camera

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Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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