Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicSajad Lone

Topic: Sajad Lone

Sajad Lone’s Peoples Conference quits Gupkar Alliance, cites ‘breach of trust’ by partners

Lone’s party is first to break from Gupkar Alliance, which has been in the news amid murmurs of discontent among partners. The coalition will now be left with six members.

Angry Kashmiri politicians confront cops after security personnel ‘body search’ Sajad Lone

The verbal spat occurred at the MLA hostel in Srinagar, where the Valley’s political detainees were being moved after complaints of inadequate heating at the earlier ‘sub-jail’ at SKICC.

Narendra Modi govt simply can’t comprehend the enormity of the problem in Kashmir

Unlike Vajpayee, Narendra Modi’s BJP has shown no inclination for dialogue with Kashmir.

J&K Governor gets image ‘makeover’ after speech video goes viral

Centre would've wanted Lone govt in J&K, says Governor Malik, explaining why he dissolved assembly. Omar Abdullah & Mehbooba Mufti praise move.  

The separatist and darling of Kashmir who is now Modi’s ‘younger brother’

Sajad Lone was once a staunch separatist opposed to Indian presence in Kashmir, he is now the BJP’s face in the Valley.

Governor Malik jumped the gun in dissolving J&K assembly, it’s advantage Congress-NC

Mehbooba Mufti’s letter to Satya Pal Malik was meant to prevent BJP-backed Sajad Lone from forming the government. But the governor took the bait.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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