Ladakh News

Ladakh welcome for explorers, but not exploiters, says BJP MP Jamyang Namgyal

The first-time MP said Ladakh was a “jewel for India”, not merely a “piece of land”, and called upon people to understand the land and its people.

Army conducts exercise in high altitude area of eastern Ladakh

Significantly, the exercise in which ground troops and mechanized units participated, comes a week after the troops of India and China were engaged in a heated exchange in eastern Ladakh near Pangong Tso.


Declare Ladakh a ‘tribal area’, recommends NCST

The Sixth Schedule provides for the administration of tribal areas after setting up autonomous district and regional councils.

At a Leh tribal fair, the region's women entrepreneurs hope to discover India

Showcasing their wares at a tribal fair in Leh, women from Ladakh look to expand their markets

Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal calls for region to be declared tribal area

After submitting his memorandum to Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda, Namgyal was “optimistic” about the government’s response to it.

Valley’s new dawn: An era of development and inclusion beckons

Ravi Shankar Prasad writes: "There was a thinking in New Delhi that if a few families of J&K are handled well, then problems of the entire state will be taken care of. These few families perpetuated their power, indulged in rank corruption and whenever accountability was sought, they took shelter behind Article 370."


The long disarm of the law

Even by its own spotty standards, abdication of the legal profession in leading the charge for liberty is striking.

'Can't accept more friend requests': Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal on Facebook

During the discussion over the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha on Tuesday, Namgyal had said that the region of Ladakh was facing neglect due to the problem in Kashmir and had welcomed the Centre's decision to make Ladakh a Union Territory.

Congress made us 'education refugees' due to step-motherly treatment: Ladakh MP

"We are education refugees, meaning we have to migrate to other cities for education. It doesn't feel nice," ANI quoted Ladakh MP Namgyal as saying.

J&K Reorganisation Bill passed: Future bright, says Ladakh MP, earns praise from PM Modi

Participating in the debate, Namgyal said the people of Ladakh had been fighting for UT status for seven decades. Namgyal also alleged that “two families” of J&K thought that the entire state was their private property.

Ladakh Videos

Mumbai Marathon Has An Early Morning Start

As the sun sets at Priyadarshini Park, nine young athletes hailing from Ladakh, their ages ranging from 18 to 24, put their best foot forward as they run laps along the jogging track and sweat it out.