Monday, 24 January, 2022

Topic: Jodhpur

How East India Company introduced rewards for killing India’s ‘dangerous vermin’ tigers

In ‘The Maharaja of Jodhpur's Guns’, Robert Elgood writes on historic Indian firearms and Rajput traditions relating to hunting and war.

Union Minister Kailash Chaudhary tests positive for Covid, admitted to hospital

In a tweet, the Minister of State for Agriculture said he is experiencing fever and breathing problem and is currently under treatment at a hospital in Jodhpur.

Mother of ‘murdered’ NLU Jodhpur student seeks CBI probe, SC issues notice

Vikrant Nagaich was found dead in an open ground near railway tracks in August 2017 in Jodhpur. His mother contends the police was negligent in its probe.

20 years later, this is why Salman Khan is still hated by the Bishnois of Jodhpur

As soon as the first shot was fired at the black buck, Salman Khan was in trouble. Bishnois living close by rushed out of their houses and chased the actor’s vehicle.

The four A-list weddings of the year give us an idea of the new feminism emerging in India

From Sonam Kapoor to Priyanka Chopra, there is an almost gleeful and defiant embrace of hyper-ritualistic ostentations.

The alarming number of crashes Indian Air Force has seen in last 9 months

The MiG-27 that crashed in Jodhpur Tuesday is the second this year. Now, the Indian Air Force has 20 MiG-27s left in its inventory.

IAF’s MiG-27 fighter jet crashes in Jodhpur during routine mission, pilot safe

The aircraft had taken off from IAF's Jodhpur airbase. A court of inquiry is set to investigate the incident.

‘He was my God. To see him undress and assault me made me numb’

The girl’s statements to police and the court, as well as the chargesheet, lay bare a chilling account of a minor assaulted by a ‘man of God’ she and her family deeply revered.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.