Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicGeography

Topic: geography

Delhi NCR’s colonies are different from Western cities. The poor are closer to you

Neelanjan Sircar and Sanjoy Chakravorty's ‘Colossus: The Anatomy of Delhi’ is a collection of essays that dissect NCR's physical and social structure.

Why India should forget Afghanistan, Pakistan, ‘Terroristan’ & shift strategic gaze to the seas

India shouldn’t be paranoid about a weakened Pakistan creating a new ‘Terroristan’. This is the best chance to focus on maritime power and opportunity rather than overland threats.

Demonetisation, GST, Patidar demands pile atop traditional Gujarat poll plot

Caste and regional divides will influence elections next month but newer concerns such as the economic slowdown and aspirations for progress will also matter.

On Camera

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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