Wednesday, March 29, 2023


How state-owned IGL plans to upgrade Delhi govt’s gaushalas with solar panels, biogas plants

The IGL, in collaboration with a private energy company, has started to implement a plan to help Delhi govt's cash-strapped cow shelters generate power and revenue both.

9 months after its top cop was shunted out, why UP Police is still without a permanent DGP

Acting DGP D.S. Chauhan is set to retire on 31 March. With no movement in the process to appoint a new DGP, Opposition has raked up the issue time and again.

Haryana MLAs will undergo training to understand ‘nitty-gritty’ of Budget for ‘constructive debate’

The training sessions is the result of a letter written by speaker Gian Chand Gupta to Lok Sabha saying standing committees needed training to understand nuances of Budget.

Shinde govt targets Dec 2023 finish for Nagpur-Mumbai Expressway, just ahead of state & LS polls

The first 520-km stretch of the 701-km expressway was opened to the public last December, but officials say the remaining 181-km distance is ‘most challenging’.

Cybercriminals ‘cloning’ Aadhaar biometric data to commit fraud: MHA nodal agency to states

I4C, MHA's nodal agency for cybercrime, has requested states/UTs to 'mask' fingerprints on documents when uploading them on registry websites.

After fatal dog attack on Rajasthan infant, strays ‘tortured’ and left to die, say activists

Following infant’s mauling death at Sirohi hospital, videos emerge of purported municipal workers brutalising dogs with tongs, dragging them on streets. Activists are crying foul.

Haryana grants permission to investigate 2 IAS officers in Rs 200-cr Faridabad civic body ‘scam’

'Scam' concerns payments allegedly made to a contractor between 2015 and 2020 for work that was never done. Opposition Congress claims govt still shielding 'chosen' officers.

DDA okays Delhi master plan 2041, critics say layout ‘generalised’ & far from ‘ground realities’

Draft ‘Master Plan For Delhi - 2041’ will be sent to housing & urban affairs ministry for final approval. Critics say it lacks 'local-level planning', puts 'cart before horse'.

Bulk permits, geo-fencing of e-autos: How Delhi govt plans to boost emission-free connectivity

The ‘experimental model’ was started in Dwarka last year with 50 e-autos and now the Delhi government is planning to scale it up by introducing it in Rohini, Chhatarpur & NDMC areas.

Real estate boom vs last-mile challenges — mixed reactions to Khattar’s Gurugram metro projects

In his budget speech Thursday, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar announced approval for long-pending Gurugram Metro extension, as well as 3 new metro rail projects.

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File photo of Rahul Gandhi | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Modi can play ugly, but would he really make fading Rahul...

Perhaps Rahul could apply his mind to other work, make a new man of himself. He will then deprive Modi of what he wants most: Rahul Gandhi as his opponent.
Solar panels are installed on the rooftops of residential houses in Modhera, India's first round-the-clock solar-powered village, in the western state of Gujarat | Reuters file photo

Indosolar, Reliance, First Solar among 11 companies to manufacture solar PV...

The allotments are part of tranche two of a production-linked incentive scheme by the govt with a total outlay of 140 billion rupees ($1.7 billion).


File photo of Bhutan’s PM Lotay Tshering | Twitter @PMBhutan

PM Tshering denies Chinese villages built in Bhutan. Expert suggests Bhutan...

Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering refutes reports of Chinese villages being built on Bhutanese territory, says 'it is not for Bhutan alone' to settle Doklam issue.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Four reasons the Sikhs are hurting. And it’s not about the...

'Causes' of anger are dera threat to Sikhism, incarceration of ‘Bandi Singhs’, inaction in sacrilege cases, & ‘if BJP-RSS want Hindu Rashtra, what’s wrong with Sikh Rashtra?’