Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicNational Conference

Topic: National Conference

J&K parties hoodwinking people, they can’t bring back Article 370, ex-PDP leader Bukhari says

In an interview to ThePrint, Apni Party chief Altaf Bukhari says J&K parties knew about Article 370 decision beforehand. He says Gupkar Declaration is local parties' means to grab power.

Will tirelessly fight to restore Article 370, says J&K parties, Congress & CPM joint statement

In a statement, NC, PDP, Congress, CPI(M), among others, said they’re ‘wholly bound’ by the Gupkar Declaration, which was issued last August before Modi govt’s Article 370 move.

Pick political advisers, talk to NC & PDP, speed up pending work — BJP wishlist for J&K L-G

J&K BJP leaders have sought time from new L-G Manoj Sinha so that they can meet him and apprise him of all these issues.

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.

Kargil Congress, NC declare 5 August ‘darkest day’, demand reintegration & statehood for J&K

The Congress & NC took part in an ‘all-party meeting’, to which they said BJP was invited but didn’t attend. They didn’t demand restoration of Article 370.

Parties misleading people of J&K, govt says on criticism of move to notify ‘strategic areas’

Regional parties, including NC & PDP, have called administration's move to notify areas for construction of armed forces facilities an attempt to turn J&K into a 'military establishment'.

Farooq, Omar Abdullah move HC for release of 16 NC leaders detained since 5 August

The writ petitions filed under Article 226 notes that the leaders have been held in 'brazen violation' of the constitutional guarantee of right to liberty.

Politics of terror has to end, BJP’s Ram Madhav says in Kashmir, attacks separatists, NC, PDP

Without naming anyone, BJP general secy Ram Madhav says some people are using scrapping of Article 370 to support violence, while others sit & mourn at home.

‘Aim is to give youngsters entertainment’: Kashmir to get big screen back with 1st multiplex

Most theatres in Kashmir were shut due to diktats issued by militant groups in late 1980s & 1990s to limit access of local residents to Indian cinema, says a former DGP.

NC MPs won’t join delimitation exercise, that would mean ‘accepting events of 5 August’

National Conference says delimitation is being conducted on the basis of the J&K Reorganisation Act, which it’s challenging in the Supreme Court.

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What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

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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