Monday, 17 January, 2022

Topic: Indore

‘Introvert’, ‘very religious’: Family of Sulli Deals accused say he’s trapped in a conspiracy

Aumkareshwar Thakur’s father says his son barely left the house, and he had made the app, ‘there will be others who taught him’.

Safe waste disposal, street sweeping at night: Take a look at how Indore became ‘cleanest city’

ThePrint brings you pictures from Indore which retained the 'cleanest city' tag for the fifth consecutive year.

These are the secrets to Indore’s 5-year ‘cleanest city’ streak. And it’s not rocket science

Indore is Madhya Pradesh’s largest and most populated city. A responsible & responsive public, and an army of 'safai mitras', are key allies in this city's successful cleanliness drive.

84 days, 5 court dates, no bail hearing: How case diary has held up Indore bangle-seller case

Tasleem Ali, who was allegedly thrashed for selling bangles to women by ‘posing’ as a Hindu, has been in jail since 23 August. Procedural delays have hit 5 bail hearing dates in MP HC.

Juvenile Justice Act ‘inadequate’, allows delinquents to commit heinous offences, says MP HC

Denying bail to a boy accused in a rape case, the court said pains to observe that the Legislature has still not learnt any lesson from the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder.

How Indore transgenders are helping govt tackle vaccine hesitancy, one door at a time

It all began in May, when Sandhya Gharvi, an Indore-based transgender activist, began noticing that not many members of the community had been vaccinated yet.

Black fungus found in brains of at least 15% patients admitted in Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital

While most of these patients had a ‘small size infection’ in their brains, four had to go undergo major brain surgery to prevent the spread of infection, Dr Gupta said.

Political hate has engulfed everyone on internet — Munawar Faruqui on safe jokes & jail trauma

In an interview, Munawar Faruqui talks about his time in jail and its impact on him. He spent over one month in an Indore jail for allegedly cracking indecent jokes.

Indore DM ‘apologises to god’ after homeless people are driven out of city, abandoned

The episode comes as the administration of Indore, adjudged India's cleanest city four times in a row, tries to keep it neat with eye on topping Swachh Survekshan 2021.

Indore cracks down after viral video shows municipal workers dumping homeless outside city

UP Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi hit out at the MP govt after videos allegedly showing elderly homeless people being abandoned on the outskirts were widely shared.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.


HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.