Wednesday, 6 July, 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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Currently, India provides pensions for the elderly on the basis of the National Pensions Scheme | Representative Image | Wikimedia Commons

Giving up on NPS a tragedy for state govts. DB pensions are ad hoc, delay fiscal stress

Several of the problems of the National Pensions Scheme can be easily remedied. The solution to fiscal stress isn't going back two decades ago.
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.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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