Friday, 19 August, 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.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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