Saturday, 26 November, 2022

Topic: Palghar

13 Covid-19 patients die in hospital fire in Maharashtra’s Palghar

The fire was preceded by an explosion in the AC unit of the intensive care unit, District Disaster Control Cell chief Vivekanand Kadam said.

Losses worth Rs 1.25 crore in Thane, Palghar due to Cyclone Nisarga: MSEDCL

MSEDCL said its Kalyan circle office bore the maximum brunt of the cyclone that flattened 168 power poles and destroyed 8 transformers and power lines of 32-km length.

Palghar lynching: Muslims, Christians usual suspects. No one blamed Facebook, WhatsApp

The blame game after Palghar lynching is a fresh reminder of how the politics of hate can ruthlessly hijack the much-needed development agenda.

In Bulandshahr’s Pagona, all loved the ‘extremely amiable’ sadhus killed over a pair of tongs

Villagers in Pagona said they have been making appeals to everyone coming to the burial of the two sadhus murdered on Monday night to not make this a Hindu-Muslim issue.

Deepak Chaurasia’s ‘khulasa’ on Palghar, Amish Devgan praises govt’s Covid-19 response

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Arnab faces multiple FIRs for anti-Sonia remarks after blaming Congress for midnight ‘attack’

TV journalist Arnab Goswami called Sonia Gandhi a ‘coward’ after his car was attacked. Police in Bihar, Delhi, Chhattisgarh have filed FIRs against him on Congress complaints.

Sadhus lynched in Palghar were affiliated with this UP akhara, the largest in India

As the case takes a political colour amid communal allegations, ThePrint takes a look at the history and organisation of Juna Akhara the sadhus belonged to.

No Muslim among those arrested for Palghar incident: Maharashtra Minister

The mob-lynching incident took place on the night of 16 April for which 101 people have been arrested.

NHRC sends notice to Maharashtra police chief over Palghar lynching

National Human Rights Commission said it has called for a detailed report in 4 weeks, on action taken against culprits and relief granted to kin of the deceased.

The joke that is Earth day and hand sanitisers instead of food for poor

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera


A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
Representational image | Wiki Commons

How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.