Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

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.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.