Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: saffron

Slugfest over Karnataka cops dressed in saffron, Siddaramaiah calls it ‘UP-like jungle raj’

Congress leaders hit out at Bommai’s BJP govt, while senior police official says cops were celebrating ‘Ayudha Pooja’ and have been asked to be more careful about clothes.

Solar power on saffron field: How ‘first-of-a-kind’ project in J&K will produce electricity

A draft proposal for the plant is believed to have been submitted and work on the project, with an estimated cost of Rs 50 cr, is expected to begin this month.

72-year-old Meghalaya woman revives Garo fashion with recycled material

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

Not all murdered sadhus anger the BJP like Palghar. There are 50 shades of saffron

The outcry on social media over Palghar lynching erupted not just because Juna is a very powerful akhada, but also because of the blessings of the BJP's IT cell.

Gujaratis mistreated BJP workers, but viral video blames Rohingya Muslims & Bangladeshis

A video shared on Facebook claimed that Hindus in West Bengal have been reduced to second-class citizens & urged people to vote for BJP to change the scenario.

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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.