Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: RWA

RWAs can’t bar residents from keeping pets, it is illegal, says Kerala High Court

Court tells state govt to direct State Animal Welfare Board & law enforcement agencies to ensure citizens' complaints against violation of the judgment are promptly looked into. 

With Pujo looming, Kolkata’s housing complexes are Covid time bombs

Covid management is near collapse in most residential societies. With Mamata Banerjee govt washing its hands off, things can only get worse in the festive season.

Breaking TV sets to boycotting Chinese goods — India’s RWAs wage ‘war’ against Xi’s China

For middle-aged RWA men, the death of 20 Indian soldiers is a moment to prove nationalism. As part of revenge, they are breaking goods for which they have already paid money to China.

RWAs threaten animal lovers inside societies. This isn’t resident welfare: Maneka Gandhi

RWAs have run vicious campaigns on Facebook, threatening to beat feeders and ordered guards to beat animals inside the compounds, all in the name of lockdown.

In coronavirus crisis, are RWAs helping or becoming vigilantes?

The coronavirus lockdown has empowered Resident Welfare Associations to ensure social distancing norms to curb the spread of infection.

RWAs acting like the first line of defence against coronavirus. They are Modi’s soldiers

Besides sharing WHO advisories on coronavirus, RWAs are also behaving like private republics, banning domestic workers and delivery men from entering the gate.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.