Sunday, 26 June, 2022
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Topic: Akali

Who pardoned 4 fake encounter police officers in Punjab? Congress, Akalis fight it out

Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore granted pardon to the 4 policemen on 19 June, barely four years since they began serving their sentences.

Lousy economics & lousier politics: Modi govt acting like any other panicky last-year govt

A series of bypoll losses has pushed the Modi government into panic mode. Uncharacteristically, it’s letting events dictate its actions.

On Camera

YourTurn

Protests opposing Russia's war on Ukraine | Pixabay

Ukraine war did a good thing for world—change its attitude towards refugees, survey shows

An outpouring of public support across Europe for millions of people fleeing war in Ukraine may point to a shift in attitudes towards refugees...
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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