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Obstruction during Guv’s address

Obstruction during Guv’s address

The opposition created ruckus and forced the Governor N N Vohra to cut short his speech during address and left the House. As the Governor’s address is the customary and it was sad for the state to face this kind of misbehavior from the opposition parties. It is very unfortunate that opposition parties don’t believe

State of the U.P. battleground

A. K. Vermann All parties in the fray are not just positioning themselves against each other – they need to bring clarity on many issues before the Assembly elections The Uttar Pradesh Assembly election of 2017 has become interesting for a variety of reasons. One, since 2007, people are giving clear mandate to a party,

CRPF lacking winter clothing in valley

Over 200 companies of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), called during unrest in Kashmir Valley, have been left at the mercy of God without any infrastructure in bone chilling weather. This is a matter of grave concern for both security forces as well as for government. Even during the time of Kashmir unrest, government has

Trump’s nuke rhetoric: New proliferation threat

Manan Dwivedi With US President-Elect Donald Trump attempting to expand the ambit of the nuclear capability of Washington and Russia intending to build up forces, the possibility of the revival of Cold War-era arms race looms large The ideals of non-proliferation of nuclear weaponry and attestations by the nuclear weapon owners were established upon the

Govt tough on separatists

Fed up with the ongoing Kashmir valley unrest, the state government decided to tighten the noose around the separatists and in this regard police department taken the coalition partners into confidence. This is really appreciable decision of government. However, the intelligence agencies had received inputs that in the past around a month, the separatists “misused

No closure to  Nirbhaya’s agony

No closure to Nirbhaya’s agony

Shreya Kedia Justice in the shocking case remains half-done, four years down the line. Such delays lead to erosion of people’s faith in the efficacy of the judiciary. This also calls into question the apex court’s strange priorities in dealing with issues of public importance What happened on the cold night of December 16, 2012,

Militants escapes from encounter site

Fleeing of two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants from the cordon area is a matter of grave concern as already they injured two army men during a gun battle between them in Shahgund area of Hajin in Bandipora district. These were the same militants who fled from the cordon in Parray Mohalla Hajin, when Army’s 13 Rashtriya

Still frowning upon intermarriages

Diane Coffey and Amit Thorat As 2016 draws to an end, it may seem that inter-caste marriages aren’t as uncommon as they used to be. Maybe you’ve even met someone whose spouse is from another religion. Do these salient examples mean that the times are changing? Are the divisions of caste and religion less sharp