Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicIndian youth

Topic: Indian youth

‘Overage’ at 21, rural India’s Army aspirants are running for their lives — and out of time

Making a living, manliness, marriage — all hinges on the Army for many in Rajasthan and Haryana’s military-obsessed belts. But no recruitments in 2 years means boys are aging out.

Unemployment and unlimited data pack — UP’s youth are neither angry nor idle

Afternoons are to charge phone batteries, evenings are to play digital games in parks, and nights are to climb rooftops, catch network, and escape into videos and Insta reels.

Congress video on ‘youth anger’ against BJP uses image of Manmohan-era Kashmir protest

Containing a series of images of Indian youth, the Congress video has garnered nearly 3,500 views on YouTube, and received over 1,000 likes and 450 retweets on Twitter.

Punjab youth most dissatisfied with work in India, 78% feel state has ‘bad’ jobs

According to survey conducted by Centre for Studying Developing Societies-Lokniti & German thinktank Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Karnataka youth most satisfied about job opportunities in state.

India ranks 122nd on new Global Youth Development Index among 181 countries

The triennial rankings, released by the Commonwealth Secretariat in London, found India among the top five risers between 2010-2018, advancing in areas such as education & employment.

India’s youth of today aren’t apolitical. Just look at social media

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Modi should ask MPs, MLAs to give up pension & use the funds to support youth — Rakesh Tikait

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait also batted for safeguarding interests of people engaged in milk supply, apprehending a new policy could jeopardise the community’s livelihood.

‘Engagement for action’ is International Youth Day 2020 theme & India’s young living up to it

In India, youth activism has been in the spotlight lately, with protests against CAA, NRC and other issues taking place across the country.

Govt has to focus on strengthening health security of old people, says NGO after Lancet study

Population Foundation of India’s statement comes days after a Lancet study predicted that India’s young population will decline by 182 million by 2100.

Biggest hope of stopping Modi govt’s sinister NRC project in 2020 rests on India’s youth

CAA protests were not just organic, but a sharp message from India's youth that they won't take Modi government's divisive politics lying down: Shashi Tharoor

On Camera

YourTurn

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.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

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.
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