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AMU student Mannan Wani

North Kashmir most vulnerable as new wave of militancy sweeps Valley

A photo of AMU scholar Mannan Wani carrying a gun had gone viral on social media, fuelling fears about highly-educated youths falling prey to militancy.
A file photo of Home Minister Rajnath Singh | PTI

In a first, Rajnath Singh to connect with Valley youths at Kashmir University event

Move seen as part of peace process initiated by the Centre; home ministry has advised J&K govt to formulate rehab policy for youths who shunned militancy.
Majid Arshid, the footballer-turned militant, being presented before the media during a joint press conference in Pulwama district

J&K adopts soft approach to local militants

PDP-BJP government has rolled out a new surrender policy for militants with the help of their families, a departure from the earlier policy to “neutralise” every single militant.
Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale | Commons

Before Indira Assassination: Life and Death of a man called Bhindranwale

First Person, Second Draft: In the week of the anniversary of Indira Gandhi’s assassination, my account of the last months of the dangerous man who she unleashed her Army on, and sacrificed her life.

Top-heavy Punjab Police sets a new record, has 12 DGPs instead of sanctioned 2

More at the top, less at the bottom of the Punjab Police. Chitleen K Sethi

On Camera

File photo of Narendra Modi at the Dhola Sadia Bridge, across River Brahmaputra, in Assam | PIB

Under Modi government, the PMGSY road scheme is connecting every last Indian

Beneficiaries of the programme from Manipur, Meghalaya and Odisha talk about how their lives were transformed thanks to the newly built roads.

Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 income pledge: Are populist freebies the only way to win elections?

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday pledged to give Rs 12,000 per month to every family in India if the Congress is voted to power in the 2019 elections.

Defence

A Chinook helicopter

India inducts Chinook helicopters, adds muscle to military along China border

Each Chinook helicopter can lift 45 soldiers, artillery guns or even light armoured vehicles to high altitudes. It can also fly through narrow mountain valleys.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.