Saturday, 22 January, 2022
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‘Posturing & double standard’ — why Shiv Sena is drawing flak for leading Aarey stir

As Shiv Sena protests against the cutting of nearly 3,000 trees at Aarey Colony, political experts and opposition leaders allege hypocrisy.

Section 144 imposed in Aarey Colony, 60 held as tree-felling for Mumbai Metro triggers stir

Police booked 38 protesters as hundreds gathered at the proposed site of the Mumbai metro car shed after authorities started felling trees.

It took 6 years to build a metro line in Mumbai, but authorities say 3 will be ready by 2021

It took six years to complete just an 11-km route in the first corridor, now government is trying to fast-track work on the next three projects.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

The MacMahon Line, with Arunachal Pradesh marked in red | Source: US Department of Defence

Behind teen’s ‘abduction’ on LAC in Arunachal, a legacy of colonial maps, empires and wars

It's not clear which side of LAC Miram Taron was on when he was ‘kidnapped’. Different perceptions of the border in India & China and competing maps make this tricky ground.

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.
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