Topic: Indian states
States going to assembly polls this year — Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand — got a total of 10 ministers in the Modi govt, including 4 cabinet posts.
Borrowings by states almost doubled between fiscal years ended 2013 and 2018, with the trend picking up after 2008.
Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.
From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.
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.