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Hirdesh Kumar appointed as new Chief Electoral Officer of Jammu & Kashmir

DNA Monday, 16 March 2020
The Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly had 87 active seats including 4 seats of Ladakh before Parliament passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act on August 5, 2019.
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As long as BJP don't reinstate Article 370, issues won't be resolved in J-K: Mehbooba Mufti [Video]

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As long as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) don't reinstate Article 370 the issue won't be resolved in Jammu and Kashmir, said Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on November 29 while addressing media persons. She said, "Until and unless the Kashmir issue is resolved, the problem will remain and persist. As long as they do not reinstate Article 370 the issue won't be resolved. Ministers will come and go."

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Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on November 29 alleged that People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) candidates are not allowed to go for campaigning for the ongoing District Development Council elections. "After we decided to participate in DDC Election, the degree of oppression has increased in Jammu and Kashmir. Candidates of PAGD are confined and are not allowed to go out for campaigning. How candidates will contest if they are not allowed to canvass?" asked Mufti.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on November 29 reacted on Owaisi's remark 'If there're illegal Rohingyas here, what is Home Minister doing?'. He said, "When I take action then they create ruckus in Parliament. Tell them to give in writing that Bangladeshis and Rohingyas have to be evicted... who takes their side in Parliament?

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Amid the raging protests by the farming community, mainly from Punjab, against the new agricultural reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly radio show Mann Ki Baat on November 29 reaffirmed his stand on the contentious farm laws, stating that the new farm reforms have not only broken shackles of farmers but have given new rights and opportunities to them. "Parliament has recently passed farm reform laws after rigorous brainstorming. These reforms have not only broken shackles of farmers but have also given new rights and opportunities to them," said PM Modi. He further informed about a Maharashtra-based farmer Jitendra Bhoiji who, the PM said, benefitted from the new farm laws by getting good price from traders for the maize he produced. "You should know how Jitendra Bhoiji, a farmer in Dhule, Maharashtra used these new farms laws. He produced maize and decided to sell it to traders at the right price. The total amount agreed at was around Rs 3.32 lakh," said PM Modi during Mann ki Baat. Farmers, mainly from Punjab, have camped in and outside the national capital to intensify their protests against the new farm laws.

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India-China standoff: India deploys marine commandos at Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh

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MARCOS deployed near Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh, naval commandos to get new boats soon

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India and China locked in stalemate over troop disengagement in eastern Ladakh

India and China are yet to agree on the modalities for the proposed troop disengagement in eastern Ladakh, making it virtually certain their soldiers will remain..
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