Against controversial Ladakh order, Shutdown, Protests continue in Kargil on the ​sixth consecutive day

Against controversial Ladakh order, Shutdown, Protests continue in Kargil on the ​sixth consecutive day

Protests and shutdown continued for the sixth consecutive day in Kargil district of Ladakh division on Thursday to demand rotational divisional headquarters. Reports said the people from Sankoo sub division, Tai Suru block, Barsoo, TSG block, Minjee, Drass Sub-division, Batalik,...
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With divisional status, BJP tries to gain lost ground in Ladakh

With divisional status, BJP tries to gain lost ground in Ladakh

The BJP’s direction to the Ladakh unit to celebrate the grant of divisional status with much ‘fanfare’ is an indication that the saffron party is trying to retrieve its lost ground in the mountainous region through this historic decision by...
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Ladakh to be J&K’s third administrative division

Ladakh to be J&K’s third administrative division

Ladakh to have full administrative and revenue division at par with Jammu and Kashmir divisionsLadakh’s separate administrative and revenue division—comprising Leh and Kargil districts—will have its headquarters at Leh In a major decision, the Jammu ...
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PDP, Congress in war of words over granting divisional status to Ladakh

PDP, Congress in war of words over granting divisional status to Ladakh

The Congress and PDP on Tuesday accused each other of ‘communalising’ the proposed move of the state administration to grant divisional status to Ladakh and the demand raised by PDP president Mehbooba Mufti to impart similar status to the Pir...
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BJP faces leadership crisis in Ladakh

BJP faces leadership crisis in Ladakh

Ahead of parliamentary elections scheduled next year, the BJP is facing a “leadership crisis” in the Ladakh region as all attempts of party leaders to mollify the “angry” lone Lok Sabha member from the region, Thupstan Chhewang, have failed to...
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Like the Zojila Tunnel, Train to Ladakh is another empty promise

Like the Zojila Tunnel, Train to Ladakh is another empty promise

Every national media house has carried recent news about the railways getting to Ladakh. The announcements read that the line would stretch to 465 kilometers and would be one of a kind, comparable only to the Qinghai-Tibet Railway Line in...
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Via Manali, Ladakh region to get all weather road connectivity

Via Manali, Ladakh region to get all weather road connectivity

The Ladakh region in J&K will now be accessible throughout the year, with an all-weather road giving more strategic advantage to the country. A Border Roads Organisation (BRO) official said the cold desert would now be accessible by a double-laned...
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Thupstan Chhewang, Ex-MP writes to PM Modi, harps on false promises to Ladakh

Thupstan Chhewang, Ex-MP writes to PM Modi, harps on false promises to Ladakh

Thupstan Chhewang, the BJP’s face in Ladakh who recently resigned as a Lok Sabha member, has questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi what will he tell people now after all promises made by the party to the region sound like empty...
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Blow for BJP as Ladakh MP Thupstan Chhewang quits party, Parliament

Blow for BJP as Ladakh MP Thupstan Chhewang quits party, Parliament

In a major setback to the BJP in the Ladakh region ahead of the parliamentary elections scheduled for next year, the party’s lone Lok Sabha member and its tallest leader Thupstan Chhewang on Thursday resigned from both the primary membership...
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Jamyang Namgyal elected as Leh Council CEC by BJP

Jamyang Namgyal elected as Leh Council CEC by BJP

Against the backdrop of a major debacle of the party in the recently held civic elections in the Ladakh region, the BJP on Friday sprang a surprise and elected its young district party president Jamyang Tsering Namgyal as the new...
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