Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicNational Conference

Topic: National Conference

NC leaders meet J&K L-G Sinha, allege attempts of horse-trading of district council members

The National Conference stressed the crucial need of ensuring neutrality and impartiality of the administration in establishment of District Development Councils.

J&K calculating how much it spends on politicians, ex-officials overstaying in govt houses

Estates Dept is issuing notices to those living in govt facilities past the appointed tenure. Several politicians, including those from BJP, PDP, Congress, on list of 'defaulters'.

Fissures hit Gupkar alliance’s J&K local poll campaign, but parties blame govt ‘intimidation’

Top leaders in the alliance have given the campaign a complete miss. NC, PDP leaders say J&K administration ‘scuttling’ their campaign.

How Gupkar alliance cracks have surfaced in small Baramulla hamlet in J&K DDC polls

Candidates in all-women Wagoora constituency include PDP women’s wing chief, homemaker representing Gupkar alliance, ex-minister’s wife and a Kashmiri Pandit.

Haseeb Drabu, NC, Congress leaders ‘gained’ from controversial Roshni land act — J&K govt

The J&K administration had last month cancelled all land transfers under the controversial Roshni Act following a high court order.

No consensus yet in Gupkar alliance on seat-sharing for DDC polls, nomination deadline Thursday

Leaders of Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration say the final list of candidates for DDC polls will be released by late Wednesday.

BJP has put J&K on sale, betrayed people, local parties say after Centre changes land laws

Centre allowing anyone in India to buy land in J&K is a ‘betrayal’, says alliance of Kashmiri parties. New laws slammed in Jammu region too.

J&K parties’ DDC polls dilemma — boycott & get marginalised or contest & accept Article 370 move

The Centre and the UT administration are preparing to hold the maiden DDC polls in J&K. Regional parties will have to decide their stand amid a dilemma over Article 370.

ED questions Farooq Abdullah for 5 hours in JKCA money laundering case

Abdullah was visiting the ED office for the second time in 3 days. According to ED officials, he was asked about the procedures & decisions taken when he was the JKCA president.

ED summons to Farooq Abdullah part of BJP’s coercive measures, says National Conference

NC spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said Abdullah being treated like this is proof that BJP is completely comfortable with being seen as a bully by the nation.

On Camera

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File photo of Taliban soldiers | ANI

Nothing has changed about Taliban, from terror to Sharia. Islamic world should pressure them

From upholding women’s rights to ensuring safety & internal harmony, the Taliban have backtracked on every promise they made, and the outcome can’t be great.
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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