Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicLutyens’ Delhi

Topic: Lutyens’ Delhi

CDS a huge step, says Sujan Chinoy, 2020s decade of smaller economies — Ruchir Sharma

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Edwin Lutyens’ Delhi is unique. India’s political class must not tamper with it

Lutyens’ Delhi is inhabited mostly by politicians and civil servants. They are the birds of passage who have no long-term interest in retaining it.

41 former Lok Sabha MPs in Lutyens’ Delhi get eviction notices

The Lok Sabha Housing Committee had in August ordered 200 former MPs to move out of their official bungalows in Lutyens' Delhi within a week.

Khan Market booth didn’t vote for Modi. This is why he projects himself as anti-elitist

The Congress party got more votes than the BJP in some of the affluent Lutyens’ Delhi neighbourhoods, data shows.

Time Modi & Amit Shah stop abusing Lutyens’ Delhi. They are the new power elite in Capital

Amartya Sen has been edged out by Subramanian Swamy while Arundhati Roy has made way for nationalist flag-bearer Chetan Bhagat.

400 new flats to be built for MPs in Lutyens’ Delhi using construction waste

Old flats built nearly 60 years ago will be demolished and replaced by new ones in North Avenue and South Avenue.

36 flats with modular kitchens, lift & view of Rashtrapati Bhawan to be allotted to new MPs

The Central Public Works Department have constructed the 4-bedroom flats that also have an office area.

Rahul Gandhi is wrong in thinking anti-BJP votes will automatically come to Congress

Congress' defeat in Jind bypoll and its inability to stitch an alliance with AAP raise questions about its strategy for 2019 elections.

Why the lack of approval from Lutyens’ Delhi bothers Narendra Modi so much

Mr Modi's regret with Lutyens' Delhi is perhaps that the BJP is still cast as the subaltern in this enclave.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Abhilasha Barak is the first woman officer to join the Army Aviation Corps

‘Golden Letter Day’: Captain Abhilasha Barak becomes Army’s 1st woman combat pilot

Indian Army so far did not have women officers in the flying branch, unlike the Indian Air Force and the Navy.

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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