Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Neera Majumdar

Neera Majumdar
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Neera Majumdar works as a Journalist at ThePrint. She is a former Young India Fellow. Neera has a Masters in English from Jadavpur University, Kolkata as well as Diplomas in Art Appreciation and Editing. Her areas of interest include policies, human rights, education, gender, and literature. She can be reached at: neera.majumdar@theprint.in Find her on Twitter: @NeeraMajumdar

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Animal hides used by tanneries being dried on the banks of Ganga

Fact check: Arun Jaitley claims in Budget that Ganga cleanup has picked up speed. It hasn’t

ThePrint's visits to Kanpur and Varanasi showed that the Ganga is far from being cleaned, and projects under Namami Gange have been progressing sluggishly.

Defence

A file image of Indian Army in Srinagar | Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Nuclear-armed neighbours India & Pakistan have been looking for modern rifles for years now

While the bulk of Indian Army personnel use a rifle from the 1990s, Pakistan's army uses one which dates back to World War II.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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