Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicCivic agencies

Topic: civic agencies

City municipalities are poor in fixing problems. People are turning to MLAs middlemen, NGOs

At the community level, citizens’ aspirations for their local areas are seldom heard or acted upon.

Rs 5,000 crore: That’s how much Maharashtra civic bodies haven’t paid for electricity used

Mounting arrears have been a major concern for MSEDCL, which has tried several schemes in the past to help consumers reduce their dues. 

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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