Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Topic: Delhi

Odd or even, data shows road rationing just not effective

Experts call it an emergency measure, suggest long-terms solutions like augmenting public transport, to check air pollution in Delhi.

Bus karo: Delhi govt will hire 500 buses for odd-even, hasn’t bought one since 2010

As per Master Plan 2021, DTC is short by 10,000 buses. Congress didn’t buy after CWG, AAP promised 10,000, but floor height issue has stalled the process.

‘Smells like paint’: What international publications reported on Delhi’s smog

Media houses across the world have been reporting on the smog that has enveloped Delhi. Here's what they said.

Politics, with a dollop of Even-Oddium Sulphate

We haven’t lost it. No virus garbled this headline. Suck Delhi’s killer air, recall Vidya Balan’s immortal but unprintable human chemistry lesson from Ishqiya, and you will get it.

Red tape and lethargy ensure Delhi remains a gas chamber

Expert points out how systemic failure in checking air pollution is causing great damage to public health; Delhi can take a cue from LA to improve air quality

Innovation needed to end stubble burning, but Delhi does little to stop pollution in NCR

There is an urgent need to encourage innovation and educate farmers rather than taking punitive action against already stressed farmers. It is that time of...

Can’t terrorise farmers with laws to stop stubble-burning. Understand their problem first

The central government’s policy of not allowing Punjab to diversify is resulting in stubble burning which is causing damage to the health of people in faraway Delhi.

India’s rise in EODB rankings: Good for optics, great for hope

No matter your view of the usefulness of the rankings, you cannot deny that it’s positive news for India.

Mujhe Kuchh Karna Hai

Delhi air is at gas-chamber levels despite the well-intended activist-judicial complex’s “we must do something” ban on the sale of crackers, old vehicles, etc.

Happy Diwali, Singapore style!

Singapore’s former premier Lee Kuan Yew had a tough time balancing firecrackers and his First World aspirations in the 1960s, but here’s what he did.

On Camera


51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.