Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicAnil Baijal

Topic: Anil Baijal

Delhi L-G banned construction due to pollution. But govt departments carried on anyway

Delhi's L-G Anil Baijal banned construction activity last week when the Capital was faced with severe dust pollution. 

Why Arvind Kejriwal is not Sheila Dikshit and Narendra Modi is not Vajpayee

The capital transformed under a Congress government in Delhi and an NDA government at the centre. But, Kejriwal is not Sheila Dikshit and Modi is not Vajpayee.

Sisodia begins hunger strike at L-G’s office after Kejriwal’s second overnight sit-in

AAP govt wants L-G Baijal to issue directions to IAS officers to end strike and take action against those who have struck work for four months.

Another conflict brews between Centre & Delhi govt after L-G sacks advisers

Nine advisers and consultants to the Delhi govt sacked after their appointments had been objected to by the union home ministry. AAP up in arms.

On Camera

YourTurn

US Special Forces and NATO troops in Afghanistan | Representational image | Commons

US interests in Af-Pak now just ‘transactional’. People can fight their own battles

US drone attack that killed al-Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri shows America can still challenge the Taliban and remain a player in the Af-Pak security discourse.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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