Corona Virus: Will World Resentment from China Prove to be a Boon for India?

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Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari recently told the Indian media that the world’s displeasure with China is like a boon for India. He meant that angry countries and companies from China would try to bring their factories out of China and put them in other countries and this would be a big opportunity for India. Since the devastation of the corona virus worldwide, the nationalist media of India and close economists of the ruling party have been raising such hopes. This campaign is also strengthened by the fact…

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What is NPR in India: Introduction to NPR

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Union Cabinet on Tuesday (24 December) announced that it has allocated around Rs 3,900 crores for updating the National Population Register (NPR) which is linked to the Census. The process shall start from April 2020 and will be completed by September 2020. The first NPR data was collected in 2010 and then updated in 2015. What is NPR? NPR full form is ‘National Population Register’. The National Population Register (NPR) is a register of usual residents of the country. It is being prepared by collecting information at the local (village/sub-town),…

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Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti Put Under House Arrest

photo of former J&K chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti

The three most prominent leaders from Jammu and Kashmir, Former CM Omar Abdullah, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and Sajjad Lone have been put under house arrest as the authorities imposed restrictions on the people’s movements across Srinagar. Mobile internet has been suspended in many places and public meetings or rallies have been banned. “Former CMs Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti not to be allowed to move out of house as strict curfew to be imposed at crack of dawn, ” the police said. “I believe I’m being placed under house arrest…

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