Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: SPO

After resignations by J&K’s special police officers, Modi govt gives them a pay hike

Being locals, the SPOs, who fight militancy alongside the army and regular police, have emerged as the most vulnerable targets for militants in the Valley.

7 Kashmir special police officers resign amid Hizbul threats, govt says it’s propaganda

All 7 policemen are from south Kashmir, the hotbed of homegrown militancy. Sources say more resignations are likely as Hizbul threat looms. 

On Camera


General Qamar Javed Bajwa | File photo: Flickr

For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.