New constituencies in Occupied Kashmir, shifting more seats to Hindu-majority areas. It is a controversial plan.

Indian Home Minister Amit Shah had said in January that elections would be held in Jammu and Kashmir soon after the delimitation process was completed. – Photo: AFP


A list of new political constituencies for Occupied Kashmir was released on Tuesday in which the Hindu population in the Muslim-majority areas has got a large representation and the way is being paved for new elections.


The Occupied Territories originally consisted of the Muslim-majority Valley of Kashmir, the Hindu-majority region of Jammu and the remote Buddhist enclave of Ladakh.

The government said that a delimitation commission has finalized 90 assembly constituencies in Occupied Kashmir, excluding Ladakh, with 43 reserved for Jammu and 47 for Kashmir, followed by 37 in Jammu and Kashmir Valley. There were 46 seats.

It is a controversial plan as the commission did not take into consideration the population based on 2011 census. 

As the census Jammu’s population is 44% and Kashmir’s 56%. The commission gave more seats to Jammu relative to their population.

The report was rejected by the People’s Democratic Party of Jammu and Kashmir.

The National Conference said in a statement on Twitter that “any manipulation will not change the ground realities. Whenever there is an election, the voters will punish the BJP and its proxies for what they have done in the last four years.” What has happened with Jammu and Kashmir?

India condemns IIhan Omar’s visit to Pakistan Administered Kashmir. Calls her narrow-minded 

The Kashmir issue is not being discussed at the level in the US where it should be, US Congressman

Ilhan Abdullah Omar was also given a tour of the Line of Control (LOC) in Chakoti sector. Photo: Naveed Siddiqui

Ilhan Abdullah Omar, a US congresswoman, has acknowledged that the issue of Kashmir is not being discussed in the US House of Representatives at the level it should be, but hoped that the situation will change.

Talking to local media in the Presidency of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Ilhan Abdullah Omar said, that purpose of the hearing in the House Foreign Relations Committee was to discuss the Narendra Modi administration’s anti-Muslim narrative and to discuss how this narrative leading to human rights abuses.

She hoped that her visit would pave the way for further discussions on Kashmir issue.

She further said that the condemnation, reservations and question of Kashmir issue of the people fighting for human rights would also be included in this hearing of the Foreign Affairs Committee..

The President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir also drew the attention of Ilhan Abdullah Omar to the demographic engineering in Occupied Kashmir and said that India had issued fake domiciles in Kashmir to 4.2 million Indian Hindus to change the proportion of population in Occupied Kashmir.

“In the current context, there is an urgent need for the international community, especially the United States, to come forward and help resolve this long-running dispute between the two nuclear powers,” he said.

According to official sources, Ilhan Abdullah Omar was also given a tour of the Line of Control (LOC) in Chakoti sector where he was briefed before and after the recent reconciliation between Pakistani and Indian forces to honor the 2003 ceasefire agreement. 

On the occasion of this visit, the residents affected by the Indian shelling also gathered there before the ceasefire and told their stories of horror to the guests.

India’s response to the visit

This is not the first time that US President Joe Biden’s Somali-American Alhan Abdullah Omar, a member of the Democratic Party, has drawn attention to India’s  human rights record.

In early April, she also questioned the US government’s alleged reluctance to criticize Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on human rights.

A few days after her remarks, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Washington was monitoring the rise in human rights abuses in India by some government, police and prison officials.

It was during the visit of US Congresswoman Ilhan Abdullah Omar to Azad Jammu and Kashmir that India strongly condemned his visit.

According to Indian media reports, a spokesman for the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said, “All I can say is that if such a politician wants to pursue his narrow-minded politics at home, it is her will.”

The Indian spokesman added, “But the violation of our territorial integrity and sovereignty connects us to this issue and we consider this visit is condemnable.”

The language of the spokesman should be condemned. India has already received a direct rebuke from Blinken on human rights abuses. She has a Congresswoman of the US not Pakistan. This offensive remark will not go well with the Biden Administration. 

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Live-in relationships are a recent trend in India

Source : Deccan Herald

India is a country with a diverse culture and people from different parts of the world have brought their own unique ideas to it. One such idea that has been growing in popularity is live-in relationships. It has been said that the number of people opting for this type of relationship is increasing every year.

Live-in relationships are an increasingly popular trend in India and it is believed to be one of the reasons for the increase in divorce rates in India.

The number of live-in couples has increased by over 40% since 2005, according to a report by The Times of India.

Live-in relationships have been on the rise in Indian society for some time now. While there are many reasons for this, one of them is the increasing cost of living and lack of housing in the country.

In the modern times, people are settling down later in life and often marrying someone who is not their partner. This phenomenon is known as “live-in”.

There are many benefits of live-in for both parties involved. It helps to save on the cost of living, it can also help to reduce the stress and anxiety that comes with marriage, and live-in can be a solution for people who want to avoid an arranged marriage or an inter-caste marriage.

Live-in is becoming more popular in India as more people choose to marry later in life or even without a partner at all.

This type of relationship has become more popular among urban singles who want to avoid living with parents or other family members.

The rise of live-in relationships has also been attributed to the changing social norms and attitudes towards sexuality that are prevalent in India today.

In a live-in relationship, the person who is living in the home with the other person has to take on the role of a domestic worker. They have to do all the chores and cooking while also taking care of any children.

As India becomes more urbanized, it is becoming more common for people to live in relationships without marriage. It is important for both partners to understand their roles and responsibilities in this type of relationship.

The future of live-in relationships will be one where people are able to maintain their own identities and not have to give up their personal lives just because they are living together.

In a live-in relationship, the person who is living in the home with the other person has to take on the role of a domestic worker. They have to do all the chores and cooking while also taking care of any children.

A study found that there’s a higher rate of “dating, cohabiting or living with partners” among Indian women than men. The study also found that the reason for this is because women are more likely to be single and not married.

The study was conducted by Bingo Dating and the findings were published in the International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy.

This is one of many studies that have been done on dating patterns in India. This particular study was done in 2016 when there were over 100 million people online using dating apps and sites like Tinder, Woo, Happn etc.

The future of live-in relationships will be one where people are able to maintain their own identities and not have to give up their personal lives just because they are living together.

The Hijab Row in India and What it Means for Muslim Women in the Country

The Hijab Row in India is a controversy that has been unfolding in the country for the last few months. It all started when a group of Muslim women from Kerala were denied entry into a temple, citing their headscarves as the reason. The incident sparked off debates and discussions on whether or not women should be allowed to wear Hijabs in public places.

The recent incident has opened up a can of worms for Muslim women in India, who are now being discriminated against on two fronts – one by individuals and secondly by the government. The discrimination goes beyond just clothing and extends to other aspects of life, such as education and employment opportunities.

The hijab is a headscarf worn by Muslim women in order to cover their hair and sometimes their neck or ears. It can be worn in many different styles, with different types of clothing.

Now hijab has been banned from schools and colleges by the High Court of Karnataka in their recent verdict. This ban has created an uproar among Indian Muslims and non-Muslims alike.

The headscarf is a symbol of modesty for Muslim women all around the world, but it is not just the Muslim community that is rallying behind the hijab. Non-Muslim Indian women are also supporting this movement as they believe that it will help them fight against sexual harassment at work places.

The Muslim Minority Community of India and Hijab in Their Culture

In India, the Muslim minority community is facing a lot of discrimination and inequality. The Karnataka government has banned hijabs in schools and universities.

The hijab has been an integral part of the Muslim culture for centuries. It is a symbol of modesty and dignity. Indian Muslims say that banning hijabs in schools is denying women their right to choose what they wear, which is a violation of human rights.

The Controversy of Hijab Among Other Religious Communities and Why It Is Such a Huge Debate

There are many reasons why it is such a huge debate, but the most important one is that the hijab may be seen as a symbol of oppression and inequality. The hijab can be interpreted as an act of modesty that is not forced upon women by men. It’s also seen as an act of rebellion against Western ideals and norms in order to preserve their culture and identity.

The hijab has been a contentious issue in the South Asian region. The Indian media recently banned hijabs on television, citing concerns for “Indian culture”. However, this is not the only country to have such policies. The Hindu Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (HRS), a conservative Hindu nationalist group in India, has also been vocal about their opposition to the hijab.

The HRS believes that women who wear the hijab are oppressed and are being forced into wearing it by men. They believe that this is an insult to women because it takes away their agency and autonomy over their bodies and lives.

In contrast, many Muslim women in India argue that wearing the hijab is a personal choice made by them as an expression of their faith

The current hijab row in India has sparked debates across the world. It is a symbol of the split between traditional values and modernity, and how it is affecting Muslim women.

The ban on wearing hijabs in public schools by the Karnataka High Court of India was seen as an attack on religious freedom by many Muslims around the world, including those living in India. The ban is seen as an attack on Islam itself, which views hijab as an obligatory part of modesty for both men and women.

The ban has caused backlash from Muslims who felt that they were being discriminated against because of their faith.

Motorola Edge 30 Pro With Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC Launched in India

Motorola unveiled in India the first phone with Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 processor – the new Moto edge 30 PRO, which is a part of the moto edge range . 

The smartphone has an advanced camera system and an impressive screen that helps to render vibrant and bright images.

Superb performance

The new moto  edge 30 PRO  is equipped with the Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 processor, the most advanced mobile processor from Qualcomm® Technologies®, which powers the latest 5G, AI, gaming, camera, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® technologies.



It is a powerful processor. However, 5G is not available in India. Will the Indian smartphone users pay extra to use their phones in 4G platform?

Moto Edge owners can enjoy the full suite of Snapdragon® Elite Gaming feature,including intelligent command optimization and bright and vibrant image rendering for ultra-realistic graphics. Compared to previous generation models, the Moto  edge 30 PRO  is 30% more powerful and 25% more efficient thanks to the Adreno ™ Qualcomm® graphics processing unit (GPU).



It is equipped with the Snapdragon® X65 RF Modem system, the new device in the  edge  family achieves Gigabit data transfer speeds, both in 5G mobile networks and in Wi-Fi networks via Wi-Fi 6E (6GHz). The 5G network enhancements, along with the impressive capabilities of the Moto  edge 30 PRO  smartphone provide a complete solution for all users.

The new device offers up to four times faster performance in managing applications, thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI) that helps improve the quality of photos, video game experience and smartphone connection. The Moto  edge 30 PRO  also optimizes and streamlines battery life with a new low-power device management feature.



For longer battery life, the new  edge 30 PRO device  comes with a 4800mAh battery, so users will be able to stay connected at 5G speeds longer. In addition, users can expect the fastest charging of devices so far, thanks to the TurboPower function ™  with a capacity of up to 68W  which allows a charge of over 50% of the battery, in just 15 minutes and which is also compatible with TurboPower ™ 15W wireless technology. For added convenience, the new edge family member   can be powered from other devices via wireless charging capability.

High resolution camera for an amazing experience

From improvements to the main camera’s focusing and stabilization hardware to significant noise reduction and night-time front-facing camera enhancements, the new  Edge 30 PRO  features a complete photo operating system for taking photos and high quality videos.

The 50 MP camera system offers ultra-wide photos and close-ups. Users can capture images up to 32 times clearer using instant pixel focus. In addition, the smartphone achieves faster and more accurate performance in any light and stabilizes image capture with new enhanced OIS technology, so photos will always be clear.



Edge 30 PRO  comes to the aid of video content creators with HDR10 + dynamic technology that renders a wide range of bright and vibrant colors. The screen of the device also has an 8K resolution that ensures an image quality of over 26 million pixels, the highest video resolution available on a smartphone in 2022.

Thanks to the innovative technologies included in the new  edge 30 PRO , the smartphone overcomes the challenges of ultra-wide cameras and achieves top performance, even in dark spaces. The ultra-wide sensor built into the 50 MP camera enhances brightness and brightness in low light, creating high-resolution images. In addition, the Macro Vision feature for realistic close-ups brings users four times closer to the subject than a standard lens. The device also has a 60 MP front camera that integrates Quad-Pixel technology that helps capture high-resolution selfies.

Ultra-responsive screen and superior sound quality



The new edge device   brings movies to life with over a billion realistic colors, rendered on a   6.7-inch Max Vision OLED screen . Motorola offers Full HD resolution images that optimize both the viewing experience and battery life. Moreover, the incredibly fast 144 Hz refresh rate allows you to play serials, videos and streams for entertainment without lag.

To enhance this cinematic experience, the  edge 30 PRO  integrates the Dolby Atmos® audio system and two large stereo speakers for immersive and fun music experiences, whether the sound is played through headphones or speakers. In addition, Snapdragon® Sound ™ technology ensures superior wireless audio quality for clear calls and unforgettable music experiences, all via Bluetooth® 5.2.

The new Motorola  edge 30  PRO  12/256 GB, brings for the first time for India the fastest Qualcomm® Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 processor  in the color Cosmos Blue.

Demand for boycott of car maker Hyundai in India in support of Kashmiris : Tweet taken down

The campaign was launched in response to a post by the company’s Pakistani partner – Photo Facebook Hyundai

People in India have now launched a boycott campaign against the ‘Hyundai Motor Company’ on Twitter in response to a tweet by Hyundai’s Partner expressing solidarity with the people of Indian Kashmir.

The South Korean carmaker faced demands from angry Indians for a boycott of its cars as Kashmiris took to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts of Hyundai’s Pakistani partner Nishat Group on the annual Kashmir Solidarity Day in Pakistan.

Social media users in India have backed the boycott, saying Hyundai should apologize for being careless with the country’s official stance on the decades-old controversy.

Indians have threated to cancel orders of Hyundai cars. They are urging support for Indian brands such as Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra.

The controversial tweet was later deleted from Hyundai Pakistan’s Twitter account.

The uproar caused by social media posts due to growing nationalism in India highlights the dangers facing international companies.

Responding to this strong response, Hyundai’s Indian unit said that insensitive talk is not tolerable for us and we strongly condemn any such ideology.

A message from Hyundai India’s official Twitter account said, “An unnecessary social media post linked to Hyundai Motor India is hurting our unparalleled commitment and service to this great country, a patriotic organization.” It is firmly committed to its policy.

Ashwini Mahajan, an official in the economic wing of the Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Singh (RSS) group has demand a clarification company’s position on Kashmir.

He said that the Indian unit of Hyundai Global had talked innumerable about its affiliation with India but without criticizing Hyundai Pakistan he could not say that Kashmir is an integral part of India.

He asked whether this practice did not demand a boycott of India.

Shares of Hyundai fell 1.25% yesterday, weaker than Seoul’s benchmark index.

The main reason for the decline was concerns over the record number of Corona cases in South Korea, and concerns that a global decline in the chip could affect production and sales.