Thursday, 7 July, 2022

Topic: Gwalior

SC orders reinstatement of MP ex-woman judge who resigned in 2014 over ‘sexual harassment’

Supreme Court bench rules that her resignation ‘cannot be construed to be voluntary’, orders state to reinstate her with all consequential benefits, but no back wages.

Indian biscuit company that made migration of the Sindhi population to Gwalior possible

In ‘Branded in History’, Ramya Ramamurthy explores how colonial Indian brands — both home-grown and foreign — were produced, distributed and marketed.

Gwalior to Godse — Was Sardar Patel soft on Savarkar in Gandhi murder case, and if so, why

My mother was part of the prosecution team in the Gandhi murder trial. She pointed out several loopholes that were allowed to remain so.

Gwalior shuts banks for a week, a first as Covid cases spike in Madhya Pradesh district

The order suspends banking services until 21 July and prohibits customers from entering bank premises during this time. Banks can open for employees though.

Gwalior residents found without mask or violating lockdown have to volunteer in hospitals

An order of this effect was issued by district administration in Madhya Pradesh after Collector Kaushlendra Vikram Singh held a meeting on the ongoing 'Kill Corona' campaign.

HC fines Scindia, his family Rs 10,000 for not filing replies on PIL alleging land grab

The petitioner has alleged that the Scindias sold land to a builder that the high court had declared government land in 2006.

Jyotiraditya could well become the first Scindia to lose from Guna

The Scindias have held Guna since 1957, barring 1967 and 1984, but this potential loss for Jyotiraditya Scindia will break that imperious family record.

What 3 French Rafale jets were really doing with IAF in Gwalior this week

The French hailed the Rafale stopover as a symbol of the strategic relationship, but was it really such a big deal?

Vajpayee’s demise is not the end of an era, but the continuation of one: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley remembers Vajpayee for personifying the name given to him: 'Atal', which means determination.

On Camera


Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.