Thursday, 27 January, 2022

Topic: Conservation

This is not a movie review of Vidya Balan’s Sherni. It’s about the raw impact it has

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Blue sheep, ibex, snow leopards – How this Ladakh village stopped hunting and took to tourism

A remote village in Ladakh’s cold Markha Valley was so poor two decades ago that they took to hunting to survive. A sarpanch writes how they stopped.

Now world truly values Jaipur: How residents thanked us for getting UNESCO Heritage tag

It is the commitment that Jaipur residents have for their city that will finally safeguard its heritage.

Citizen science: How India’s conservationists are mapping wildlife to protect it

From Hornbill Watch to Amphibians of India and Roadkills India, citizens are creating a conservation constituency rooted in sound science.

Prince William shows conservation still has a problem with ‘white saviours’

Decades after independence of many countries in the Global South, conservation still has this (neo-)colonial undertone.

On Camera


File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.