Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicJuna Akhara

Topic: Juna Akhara

Akhara body caught in successor row after UP mahant’s ‘murder’, 1 group claims leader is elected

Group of akharas in Haridwar declare Mahanirvani Akhara secretary Mahant Ravindra Puri as new chief of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad. But ABAP general secretary calls ‘election’ illegal.

Controversial UP priest Yati Narsinghanand is now a top leader of India’s largest akhara

Juna Akhara is the largest recognised sect of Hindu seers in India, and Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati has reportedly been named its 'mahamandaleshwar'.

On Camera

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(Clockwise from top right): Archana Sharma, Kusala Rajendran, Aashima Dogra, Nandita Jayaraj, Chandrima Shaha and Dr. Gagandeep Kang (centre)

India’s growth is not in dispute. But women not advancing in STEM holds us back

The male-skewed STEM job market makes Indian parents educate their daughters in scientific fields not to increase their labour market value, but their marriage market value.
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Gig economy booming, workers will triple to 2.35 crore by 2030, says Niti Aayog report

Niti Aayog report finds concentration of workers rising in low- and high-skilled categories, maximum share in retail trade and sales.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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.
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