Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicChhath Puja

Topic: Chhath Puja

Allow Chhath celebrations as Covid situation in control in Delhi, Kejriwal urges LG Baijal

The DDMA had prohibited Chhath puja celebrations at public places, including riverbanks, water bodies & temples last month citing the threat posed by the virus.

‘Covid not over’ — Modi govt refuses Delhi request for separate Chhath Puja guidelines

Deputy Delhi CM Manish Sisodia wrote to Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya seeking separate guidelines for Chhath Puja, after DDMA barred its celebration at public places.

How Delhi’s women celebrated the beginning of Chhath puja despite a ban & Covid worries

From seeking far out, isolated ponds to making small temporary ones, worshippers in Delhi got creative as they kicked off the four-day Chhath puja Friday.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.