Tuesday, 21 March, 2023

Topic: Bakarwals

‘Give us a roof, water’: With Paharis assured ST tag, J&K’s Gujjars, Bakarwals fear more neglect

Amit Shah announced ST reservation for Paharis in J&K last week, but Gujjars and Bakarwals fear it may be at their expense when many don’t even have the ‘bare minimum’ yet.

BJP deploying battery of senior leaders, ministers in J&K district council poll campaign

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and BJP national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain have already visited J&K ahead of the November-December polls.

Bakarwal nomads return to the plains as business dries up due to Kashmir shutdown

Amid security and communication clampdown, the Bakarwals have advanced their return journey to the J&K plains by nearly two months.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.