Tuesday, 6 December, 2022
TopicJammu and Kashmir

Topic: Jammu and Kashmir

Does a ‘gaali’ a day keep the doctor away & preparing to land(scape) in garden city

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Fear of the bullet’, no mention by Shah — angry Kashmiri Pandits say they’re just ‘showpieces’

Earlier this month, Home Minister Amit Shah addressed a rally in Baramulla. But Pandits say that their demand for relocation to Jammu found no mention in his speech.

Govt scraps rule granting new Kashmir residents voting rights after widespread anger

The rule which had been introduced Tuesday in a district of 20 in Jammu & Kashmir has been axed as Kashmris feared such rules would allow BJP to alter the region's demomgraphics.

‘Walk the talk… shut down terror infrastructure,’ India tells Pakistan at CICA meet

India asks neighbour not to interfere with its internal affairs and territorial integrity after the Pakistan PM brings up Kashmir.

‘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.

MEA reacts strongly to comments by foreign ministers of Germany & Pakistan on J&K

Responding to the joint press conference of the ministers of Germany and Pakistan, India emphasised the importance of the global community's role in calling out terrorism.

Jammu & Kashmir receives 16.2 million tourists this year, highest in 75 years

This is the highest tourists the region has received since India's independence. PM Modi's government calls it a sign of economic development in the strife-torn region.

Selfies, dhol, ‘BJP zindabad’ — Amit Shah’s Baramulla rally pulls huge crowd, especially Paharis

A day after Shah’s announcement of reservation for J&K’s Pahari-speaking tribes, jubilant community members throng his Baramulla rally, full of praise for Modi government.

‘Won’t talk to Pakistan, but wish to know what Kashmir’s people want,’ says Amit Shah in Baramulla

Addressing a rally on his last day in J&K, Shah also attacked the ‘Gupkar model’ alleging it was “getting Pakistani terrorists inside Kashmir who then carry out Pulwama-like attacks’.

Reservations for Kashmir’s Paharis meant to help them but it could start new fires instead

Fieldwork has shown Paharis and Gujjars are deeply entwined, in ways that their political leadership does not acknowledge.

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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...

Defence

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.