Friday, 28 January, 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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Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.
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.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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