Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Haryana

A mourning father in Haryana asks: What’s the point of Beti Bachao?

Haryana, a patriarchal state, has launched campaigns to fight its unfavourable sex ratio and gender disparities. But these efforts have not helped address one basic concern of women – safety. RUHI TEWARI in Rohtak, Sonipat & Gurgaon

Faster, higher, stronger, but for God’s sake, be calmer

No country can go from zero to hero in Olympic sports. A hundred Indians now feature in the top-25 and why that's real progress.

Clueless in Kaithal

Why the ravaging of Haryana isn't about caste or jobs, it's about the "moochh".

Rajbala Vs State of Haryana = No more Pakori Lals

Why I disagree with Supreme Court's clearance of a Haryana law stipulating literacy, solvency and hygiene qualifications to contest panchayat elections.

Until holy cows come home: You call this maximum governance?

If Modi wishes to rise as a tall reformer PM, he must call the RSS/VHP bluff now.

Hi-Fi, Wi-Fi, Modi in Mhara state

Let me begin this ride with an opening gambit that only a pukka native of my home state could get away with in our...

In a tearing hurry-ana

A new Haryanvi machismo & urbanisation-fuelled hedonism is on the rise while identity politics is slowly on its way out in the heavily caste-ridden, allegedly khap panchayat-ruled state.

Playing with water – no, fire

The resolution on Sutlej-Yamuna Link Canal could scar, blight and bedevil the entire nation for decades to come. So, how come nobody in Delhi figured what was going on?

On Camera


Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.