Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicUnion Territory

Topic: Union Territory

J&K’s transition to 2 union territories a low-key affair under massive security blanket

Police officials say situation across Valley was tense but largely peaceful, as the Lt Governors of J&K and Ladakh took oath in Srinagar and Leh respectively.

J&K and Ladakh become union territories today — this is what changes on ground

153 state laws to be repealed, IPC to replace RPC. Girish Chandra Murmu & Radha Krishna Mathur will take oath today as first L-Gs of J&K & Ladakh.

I told Amit Shah J&K isn’t black & white but 50 shades of grey. Modi govt proving me right

The bifurcation of J&K has completely cut the legs out from regional parties that have no means of survival but to make common cause with the Hurriyat.

No debate, no discussion, no dissent, and the Constitution is changed

The Modi government’s unilateral and arbitrary decision to change the constitutional status of Jammu & Kashmir is anything but democratic.

After SC relief for AAP, all eyes on Kiran Bedi-Congress tussle in Puducherry

The southern union territory has a governance system similar to Delhi's, with a chief minister and an assembly.

Stalking probe puts Chandigarh’s bureaucratic soup in the spotlight

With officers drawn from three cadres running the union territory, administration and law enforcement of Chandigarh is often uncoordinated and haphazard. Chitleen K. Sethi

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

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.