Kashmir Conflict: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Shah Faesal unveiled Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement

Shah Faesal, a former IAS officer from Jammu and Kashmir has launched his political party ‘Jammu and Kashmir Peoples’ Movement’. The motive behind this movement is to bridge the distance between New Delhi and Islamabad in order to resolve the Kashmir dispute. It will curb corrupt system and work towards a peaceful resolution to the Kashmir ..

Ladakh Given Divisional Status by Government

Ladakh was granted a divisional status by the State Government on 9th February, which created three administrative units – Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh in the state. The status was granted by the J&K Governor Mr. Satya Pal Malik. What is the Divisional Status and Why Give it to Ladakh? Indian states are sometimes divided into ..

2018 All India annual conference of State DGPs & IGs started in Gujrat

On December 20, Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 2018 All-India annual conference of the State Directors General and Inspectors General of Police, which is started near the Statue of Unity located in Narmada district of Gujarat. Heads of all the three forces, Home Ministers of all the states and heads of all government security ..

Jose Eladio Alcain appointed as Head of Mission and Chief Military Observer for UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan

Major General Jose Eladio Alcain of Uruguayan Army has been appointed new Head of Mission and Chief Military Observer for UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP). He will succeed Major General Per Gustaf Lodin of Sweden, who will complete his two year assignment in July 2018. In 1948, the UN Security Council ..

Shujaat Bukhari, veteran journalist shot dead

Shujaat Bukhari (50), the veteran journalist and editor of Srinagar based Rising Kashmir newspaper, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside his office in the Press Enclave area of Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) on June 14, 2018. Apart from Bukhari, his two personal security officers (PSOs) Hamid Chaudhary and Mumtaz Awan were also ..