Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: Amphan

Discussed Covid situation, corruption in Amphan relief with Amit Shah, says Governor Dhankhar

West Bengal Governor Dhankhar said he held an hour-long talk with the home minister in which he focused on issues of governance by the Mamata Banerjee government.

Plastic tents on shaky dykes — Bengal’s Amphan-hit villages are waiting for help 60 days on

Amid corruption charges over the relief package in West Bengal after Cyclone Amphan, villagers in the Sundarbans area are still living without water and electricity.

Lockdown brought cute images of dancing peacocks, not rhino poaching, Uttarakhand forest fires

The economy has come to a standstill due to Covid-19, but increased natural disasters, poaching & deforestation prove the environment is still under attack.

Drive to Sundarbans sees paddy lands turned into fishing ponds by cyclone Amphan

The Sundarbans, a mangrove forest & UNESCO World Heritage Site, covers about 10,000 sq km & is home to hundreds of flora and fauna species.

Detour for PM Modi amid aerial survey, and the common man’s questions on loans

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

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.