Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: Ghazipur

‘Dead body could infect us, wood is expensive’ — tragic stories of Covid victims in Ganga

Some residents of Gahmar in Ghazipur say they’ve had to resort to immersing bodies in the Ganga due to high number of deaths, rising cost of cremations.

Farmers at Ghazipur go back to 1907 ‘Pagdi Sambhal Jatta’ movement to keep the protest going

The ‘Pagdi Sambhal Jatta’ movement was spearheaded by Ajit Singh, the uncle of Bhagat Singh, to demand the withdrawal of three laws brought in by the British Indian government in 1907.

Rakesh Tikait is ‘ready to go to jail’, insists he doesn’t have any political ambitions

BKU leader Tikait, who revived protest at Ghazipur border with emotional appeal, insists now politicians who come to attend won’t even be handed microphones.

BKU (Lok Shakti) re-launches stir against farm laws day after withdrawing protest

BKU (Lok Shakti) chief Thakur Sheoraj Singh Bhati called on the union's supporters to reach Ghazipur border where BKU members are staying put.

Manish Sisodia visits Ghazipur border to check arrangements made by Delhi govt for farmers

Ghaziabad admin gave an ultimatum to farmers Thursday night to vacate the site, but farmer leader Rakesh Tikait remained adamant, saying he would commit suicide but not end the stir.

Will voluntarily court arrest if police forcibly removes farmers, says AAP’s Sanjay Singh

The Aam Aadmi Party leader's remarks come after the Ghaziabad administration gave an ultimatum to the agitating farmers to vacate the UP Gate protest site by Thursday midnight.

All eyes on Ghazipur, news channels wonder what will happen next

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Farmers mark sombre ‘kaali Lohri’ at Delhi’s borders, burn copies of farm laws

Farmers burnt copies of the three farm laws in Lohri bonfires at Singhu and Ghazipur borders Wednesday in protest against the three farm laws.

At Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill site, how waste is being recycled to level the trash mountain

The Ghazipur trash mountain has long been a matter of concern. Experts have said the 65-metre landfill could soon dwarf the Qutub Minar.

Vendors or buyers, no one can afford social distancing at Delhi’s wholesale vegetable markets

As odd-even rule kicks in amid lockdown, fruit & vegetable wholesale markets are also staring at rotting produce & huge losses.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.