Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicNational Conference

Topic: National Conference

Howl of protest over J&K delimitation isn’t a surprise. PDP, NC didn’t mind injustice to Jammu

While both NC and PDP can oppose the new J&K delimitation proposals and retain hold over their constituencies, for the Congress, it is a strange predicament.

NC passes 7 resolutions, demands full statehood for J&K, restoration of Articles 370, 35-A

At a day-long convention, NC alleged that J&K has been 'downgraded and downsized' by bifurcating it into two UTs disrupting the social fabric, integrity & culture of the erstwhile state.

‘Jammu, Dogras neglected’ — Omar Abdullah ex-adviser & NC’s Jammu face Devender Rana joins BJP

Rana, a three-term MLA, was seen as the NC’s face in Jammu region. Despite the BJP’s sweep in the Jammu region in the 2014 assembly elections, he won from Nagrota.

National Conference leader Trilochan Singh Wazir found dead in west Delhi flat

The body of 67-year-old Wazir was found in a decomposed state. The NC leader was a Jammu resident and further investigation was on to ascertain the exact cause of his death.

National Conference will win next assembly polls in J&K, says Farooq Abdullah

Abdullah, who represents the Srinagar parliamentary constituency, regretted his party’s non-participation in the 2018 panchayat polls and the 2019 Block Development Council elections.

14 Jammu & Kashmir leaders invited to meet with PM Modi in Delhi to discuss future course

Among those invited are four former CMs -- Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar of the National Conference, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti.

End of India-Pakistan hostilities will have major impact on furthering peace in J&K — NC

In a statement Wednesday, National Conference spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said his party has been the strong votary of peace and camaraderie between the two countries all along.

Population shouldn’t be only factor in J&K delimitation, BJP members tell commission

Associate members of the Delimitation Commission from BJP said geographical considerations for Jammu should be taken into account, as NC members skip meet.

NC leader Hilal Lone arrested under UAPA for ‘hate speech’ in 2020, police say

National Conference leader Hilal Lone was arrested Monday in a case related to a speech he delivered while campaigning in the DDC polls in Hajin, a senior police official said.

Poll result for District Development Councils chairpersons no surprise, says Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party, led by Altaf Bukhari, won two of the three chairperson posts for which the polls were held in the first phase.

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Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
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India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

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Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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