Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicRiver

Topic: River

SubscriberWrites: When Ganga says no – our respect for the goddess fuels our disregard for the river

Ganga bemoans her loss of purity, accuses us of sustained abuse and warns us of the existential crisis she confronts today, writes Sangeeta Kampani.

See Indus water as resource not weapon: Why Modi govt took the right decision

Nitin Gadkari’s determination to use the un-utilised Indus waters will be a game changer, paving way for development of agriculture and industry.

State-sponsored anarchy

The fight between Punjab and Haryana over river water has evolved into an absurd mess. This is history in making — of constitutional subversion, anarchy and chaos.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

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.