Thursday, 30 June, 2022
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Topic: Delhi

Ex-SC judges to re-examine 1984 riot cases

The 241 cases were closed by an SIT set up in 2015 and the CBI  for lack of evidence.

In this Muslim neighbourhood, triple talaq verdict spells gloom

While images of burqa-clad women erupting in joy flood TV channels and social media, scepticism abounds in the community.

HoaXposed: AAP’s Alka Lamba tweets fake photo of pre-poll survey, deletes

The AAP MLA tweeted 'results of a pre-poll survey' that ABP said it had never done.  ThePrint Reporter Alka Lamba, AAP MLA from Chandni Chowk, tweeted...

Indians should remember their non-violent traditions – the Dalai Lama

Speakers at the launch of Arun Shourie’s new book said looking at our past and the lives of Indian mystics, whose lives were inextricably linked to religion yet so removed from the bigotry that vitiates religion today, can be extremely enlightening. SANYA DHINGRA

“Museum wahin banayenge!”

All politics is symbolic, and the BJP is replacing realpolitik with symbolic politics, especially in Ayodhya, by trying to build a museum.

Whispers in despatches

In old power capitals, gossip and rumour are more convincing than fact. Durbari Delhi is no different

Why we should let Aurangzeb Road be

A short history of Independent India’s strange priorities through a tour of Delhi’s avenues.

Big cities, capital drain

Our biggest cities have continued to rot away in the last decade, but why should the future of India's urbanisation policies remain bleak too.

East to west, money defines politics in India’s double-income, no ideology city of ‘freedom fighters’

Delhi is driven by greed, ambition and arrogant, freebooting cynicism as no other city in the country. AAP has figured out the havenots, BJP its old, pushy made-gooders, and Congress none at all.

The lane permit quota raj

Memory may usually play funny games with one's mind, but sometimes it can be deadly serious. As it was with me just last week...

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
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.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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.
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