Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicUT of Jammu and Kashmir

Topic: UT of Jammu and Kashmir

Power balance or bid to disenfranchise Valley? J&K delimitation report kicks up furore

Delimitation Commission submitted its report to Modi govt Thursday. Leaders in Kashmir call it attempt to change UT's demographic profile, Jammu leaders it will be equaliser.

Why Kashmir parties claim ‘Hindu bias’ in delimitation proposal, which adds 6 seats in Jammu

According to ThePrint's analysis of the 6 proposed constituencies in Jammu region, 2 are Hindu-dominated, 1 is predominantly Muslim, and 3 have mixed demographic profile.

Kashmir’s new UT administration falters in first snow test

Heavy snowfall throughout last week blocked arterial roads and highways, plunged much of the Valley into darkness and cut off upper reaches.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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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