Monday, 8 August, 2022

Topic: Latur

Take care of parents or face 30% pay cut, Maharashtra Zilla Parishad tells employees

Latur Zilla Parishad says it will secretly survey employees and investigate complaints of neglect, such as parents being sent to old-age homes or daughter-in-laws ill treating them.

NOTA secures second spot in the Latur rural Assembly seat

NOTA garnered 13.78% votes and finished just behind the Congress's Dhiraj Deshmukh, the son of former Maharashtra CM, the late Vilasrao Deshmukh

It’s not just Chennai, India’s drying lakes crisis has spread far and wide

From Bhopal to Bengaluru and Chennai to the perennially thirsty Marathwada region of Maharashtra, rain-fed lakes are drying up alarmingly fast.

EC examines PM Modi’s remarks on Balakot airstrike at Latur rally in Maharashtra

Local poll authorities flagged Modi's remarks -- in which he asked first-time voters to vote for the soldiers behind the Balakot airstrike -- as a poll code violation.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.