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BJP's Gulam Rasool Dar, his wife shot dead by militants in J&K's Anantnag; TRF claims responsibility for attack
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BJP's Gulam Rasool Dar, his wife shot dead by militants in J&K's Anantnag; TRF claims responsibility for attack

Dar, a resident of Kulgam's Redwani, was a sarpanch affiliated with the BJP. He had unsuccessfully contested the last year's District Development Council elections

Explained: What Jammu & Kashmir Film Policy 2021 offers, from location and talent directories to incentives for filmmakers
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Explained: What Jammu & Kashmir Film Policy 2021 offers, from location and talent directories to incentives for filmmakers

Aamir Khan and Rajkumar Hirani were present at the launch event of Jammu & Kashmir’s Film Policy-2021, which aims to transform the place into a "preferred film shooting destination, reviving J&K’s halcyon days of being a cinematographer’s delight".

Explained: Why Modi's meet with all J&K parties is crucial, and what's likely to be on the agenda
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Explained: Why Modi's meet with all J&K parties is crucial, and what's likely to be on the agenda

The all-party meet in Jammu and Kashmir is the first such exercise since the Centre announced the abrogation of the erstwhile state's special status and its bifurcation into two Union territories in August 2019

Narendra Modi to chair all-party meet on Jammu and Kashmir on 24 June; 'better late than never', say parties
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Narendra Modi to chair all-party meet on Jammu and Kashmir on 24 June; 'better late than never', say parties

The meeting, which is the first such exercise since abrogation of Article 370 in August 2019, is likely to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Afraid of being dispossessed, Kashmiris question Centre's motives on new land laws, say can't trust the govt
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Afraid of being dispossessed, Kashmiris question Centre's motives on new land laws, say can't trust the govt

When the government had revoked Article 370 in August 2019, most locals had then said that it was done to bring outsiders into Jammu And Kashmir. With the new land laws, they say, their fears have come true

J&K govt declares actions under Roshni Act 'null and void'; what you need to know
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J&K govt declares actions under Roshni Act 'null and void'; what you need to know

The land-related law, popularly known as the Roshni Act, was brought into force by the Farooq Adbullah government in 2001. The law aimed to grant ownership rights of public land to occupants

KK Sharma appointed Jammu and Kashmir election commissioner after resigning as LG Manoj Sinha's advisor
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KK Sharma appointed Jammu and Kashmir election commissioner after resigning as LG Manoj Sinha's advisor

Sharma, 1983-batch IAS officer of AGMUT cadre, was appointed as advisor to the Jammu and Kashmir LG in November last year. He has also been Chief Secretary of Delhi and Goa

Centre amends J&K's land laws: Non-residents can buy property, but several safeguards will remain
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Centre amends J&K's land laws: Non-residents can buy property, but several safeguards will remain

The Centre has paved the way for people from outside Jammu and Kashmir to buy land in the union territory by amending several laws

Newly-elected J&K LG Manoj Sinha promises better security arrangements for sarpanchs and panchs in UT
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Newly-elected J&K LG Manoj Sinha promises better security arrangements for sarpanchs and panchs in UT

Sinha was responding to concerns raised after the killings of several panchayat members and some BJP workers in Kashmir in the past month

Manoj Sinha takes oath as Jammu and Kashmir's L-G; career politico succeeds ex-IAS GC Murmu
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Manoj Sinha takes oath as Jammu and Kashmir's L-G; career politico succeeds ex-IAS GC Murmu

Sinha succeeds former IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu, who resigned on Wednesday night and was appointed Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Thursday

Manoj Sinha is new J&K Lt Guv: After bureaucrat Murmu, Centre's choice of career politico is intriguing
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Manoj Sinha is new J&K Lt Guv: After bureaucrat Murmu, Centre's choice of career politico is intriguing

Much like his predecessor GC Murmu, Sinha's greatest challenge will be to remove the sense of alienation keenly felt in the Valley.

Former Union minister Manoj Sinha to be new Lt Guv of Jammu and Kashmir after GC Murmu resigns
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Former Union minister Manoj Sinha to be new Lt Guv of Jammu and Kashmir after GC Murmu resigns

Sinha was a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government between 2014 and 2019

Delhi Assembly polls: Politics over Shaheen Bagh protests and Manish Sisodia's support to agitators may hand BJP a possible lifeline
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Delhi Assembly polls: Politics over Shaheen Bagh protests and Manish Sisodia's support to agitators may hand BJP a possible lifeline

Although Kejriwal has been trying to keep the poll narrative away from the CAA and Shaheen Bagh, a recent statement by Sisodia has changed matters.

Lok Sabha polls: Varanasi among 13 Uttar Pradesh constituencies to vote in Phase 7 tomorrow; Narendra Modi, Manoj Sinha seek re-election
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Lok Sabha polls: Varanasi among 13 Uttar Pradesh constituencies to vote in Phase 7 tomorrow; Narendra Modi, Manoj Sinha seek re-election

Voting will be held for 13 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, which will see Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking re-election from Varanasi.

In Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur, developmental work may give BJP edge over gathbandhan's caste arithmetic
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In Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur, developmental work may give BJP edge over gathbandhan's caste arithmetic

A newly-built neat glass facade of grey, with blue and red outlines, welcomes visitors and passengers at Ghazipur railway station.

Lok Sabha polls: UP's Ghazipur is nothing like it was in 1970s, but Manoj Sinha has emerged as 2019's Sarjoo Pandey
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Lok Sabha polls: UP's Ghazipur is nothing like it was in 1970s, but Manoj Sinha has emerged as 2019's Sarjoo Pandey

Union communication minister Manoj Sinha fondly remembers communist leader Sarjoo Pandey (1919-89), arguably the tallest mass leader eastern Uttar Pradesh ever produced

Union Budget 2019: Manoj Sinha says increased investment in Railways expected; lauds installation of CCTV cameras, WiFi
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Union Budget 2019: Manoj Sinha says increased investment in Railways expected; lauds installation of CCTV cameras, WiFi

Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Friday said that he was expecting more investment in railways from the Interim Budget for 2019-20, which Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will present in the Lok Sabha at 11 am.

Postal dept to spin off life insurance business into separate unit, says communications minister Manoj Sinha
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Postal dept to spin off life insurance business into separate unit, says communications minister Manoj Sinha

The postal department plans to spin off the postal life insurance and rural postal life insurance operations into a separate business unit (SBU) for which it has moved a Cabinet note, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said on Wednesday

BJP's Manoj Sinha says Priyanka Gandhi elicits no curiosity among people, claims her entry into politics won't impact Lok Sabha elections
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BJP's Manoj Sinha says Priyanka Gandhi elicits no curiosity among people, claims her entry into politics won't impact Lok Sabha elections

Union minister and BJP leader Manoj Sinha said her appointment as Congress general secretary of Uttar Pradesh-East may have generated a buzz in media but it has drawn no response from the region of which she has been made in-charge by her party.

Allegations around allocation of microwave spectrum baseless, says telecom minister Manoj Sinha
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Allegations around allocation of microwave spectrum baseless, says telecom minister Manoj Sinha

Under attack for giving away valuable telecom spectrum without auction, the government on Wednesday strongly defended administrative allocation of microwave spectrum, saying the bidding rules do not apply to backhaul airwaves, which are critical for maintaining connectivity