Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicHaryana village

Topic: Haryana village

Badminton court, parks, CCTV — how professor-turned-sarpanch transformed Haryana village in 5 yrs

Khurdban sarpanch Yuvraj Singh, 32, believes his education gives him the confidence to express demands to authorities, and to keep villagers informed about govt schemes.

In Haryana, 5 villages with ‘enough money’ have donated over Rs 50 cr to Covid relief fund

Panchayats claim the Haryana villages are well-to-do, but local residents say there are not enough schools, and issues like electricity, sewage persist.

All the Hindus and Muslims in this Haryana village are in on a terrible secret

Villagers of Titoli, which has a majority Jat population, deny reports that its Muslim members were asked to get rid of religious identity markers.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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