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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Krishn Kaushik


Rs 45k-crore submarine project: Mazagon Dock, L&T in, Adani out
Wed, Jan 22, 2020

The Adani Group, which had bid in partnership with the public sector Hindustan Shipyard Limited, was not selected since it did not fulfill the requisite criteria, sources in Defence Ministry and the Indian Navy said.

President Kovind at RNG Awards: Our democracy relies on uncovering facts, willingness to debate
Tue, Jan 21, 2020

Fake news new menace, purveyors proclaim themselves as journalists, taint this noble profession, said the President at the annual RNG awards.

CDS Bipin Rawat: Children being radicalised in J-K, isolate them gradually
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Responding to a question at the Raisina Dialogue forum, Rawat said that “radicalisation can be countered” but “first, you get to the nerve of this whole thing, as to who are radicalising people”.

New Army Chief says Constitution prime, ‘can’t err if led by Preamble’
Sun, Jan 12, 2020

The Army Chief also mentioned fundamental rights “guaranteed to all our citizens”, and said if the Army was guided by them, “we will not go wrong in the discharge of our duties”.

Northern Army Commander on China visit
Thu, Jan 09, 2020

The Army said in a statement that Singh “is on a strategically significant five-day visit” and is “leading a high-level military delegation which will hold talks with top Generals of the People’s Liberation Army”.

Citizenship, Article 370, Ram temple problems of legacy: Jaishankar
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

On the citizenship issue, he said, “Just look at the citizenship issue, the citizenship issue started 40-50 years ago, Rajiv Gandhi did an agreement in Assam in 1980s.”

Sikh killed, India tells Pakistan: ‘guard minorities’
Mon, Jan 06, 2020

In a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi condemned the killing of Ravinder Singh, the younger brother of a television anchor, who was shot dead by unknown assailants in Peshawar.

After Kanpur, two shot in December 20 Bijnor violence to be probed as ‘accused’
Mon, Jan 06, 2020

Post-mortem reports of both Suleman and Anas state bullet injuries as cause of death.

Soleimani plotted terror in India, says Trump; Delhi walks diplomatic tightrope
Sun, Jan 05, 2020

The Indian security establishment has never considered Iranian intelligence or militia operations as a major threat. Barring an attack on an Israeli diplomat in New Delhi in 2012, there is no history of Iranians or Iranian agencies being involved in a terrorist attack or subversive activity in India.

Property damage: 140 get notices for Rs 40 lakh in Meerut
Sun, Dec 29, 2019

According to the estimate prepared by the Public Works Department, Nagar Nigam, Meerut Development Authority and Road Transport Office for police vehicles that were damaged, the total cost of the damaged property in the city is Rs 40.87 lakh.

Drones to bandobast to peace meetings: UP has a quiet Friday
Sat, Dec 28, 2019

Security drones kept watch on groups of people moving on roads and senior officers led police patrols. In Lucknow, roads wore deserted looks with heavy police bandobast in areas of the old city which was rocked by violence on December 19.

Youngest casualties in UP: Children injured, shot at, at least two are locked up in jail
Fri, Dec 27, 2019

While police claimed that no minor had been detained, the two families have alleged that their boys have been lodged in Bareilly jail for a week. Protests in Sambhal had turned violent last Thursday, leaving two dead.

Meerut Police say 24-year-old’s death not linked to violence, kin say cops shot him
Wed, Dec 25, 2019

According to a report prepared by senior police officers in the district, they are yet to associate the killing of 24-year-old Aleem, previously mis-identified as Areef, to the violence around the protests.

First official admission in UP: Bijnor man killed when police fired in self-defence
Tue, Dec 24, 2019

Suleman was in his final year of graduation and was preparing for UPSC exams at his maternal uncle Anwar Usmani’s place in Noida. He had come to Nehtaur since he was down with high fever.

After five deaths, anger, unsteady calm in Meerut
Sun, Dec 22, 2019

As hundreds of locals walked down the narrow lanes of the neighbourhood to bury their youth, the mood was taut.

Pranab Mukherjee: ‘Democracy to lose if we cease to hear voices other than ours’
Thu, Dec 19, 2019

Stressing the significance of diversity, he said, “We ought to remember that democracy will be the loser when and if we cease to hear voices other than our own”.

Major restructuring at headquarters awaits approval of Appointments Committee
Sat, Dec 14, 2019

According to the restructure plan, the HQ will have a senior officer for human rights who will directly report to the Vice Chief of the Army.

Army to set up more than dozen integrated battle groups by 2020
Sat, Dec 14, 2019

IBGs were first proposed in one of the four studies regarding the reorganising of the Army, which was commissioned last year by Army chief General Bipin Rawat.

Change in citizenship dharma: Muslims have nothing to fear… Cong echoes Pak, says BJP
Thu, Dec 12, 2019

Parliament clears law to ease citizenship for illegal migrants — but non-Muslim — from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh

In echo of Article 370, Amit Shah becomes Govt face for CAB too
Thu, Dec 12, 2019

As Shah walked out, BJP MPs stood to greet him, he nodded at some, ignored others, and then shook hands with Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan before leaving.