Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Topic: sonbhadra

Yogi’s cows, Modi’s houses, Akhilesh’s jobs: Why this is a more ‘normal’ Uttar Pradesh election

Caste is back, after 2014, 2017 and 2019. Joblessness is the new nationalism and religion. Too many poor people are hurting as they pay for cow protection.

In Sonbhadra, even professionals and officials got fooled. Such is India’s love for gold

News that nearly 3,500 tonnes of gold was found in Sonbhadra was first picked up by regional papers, but soon spread like wildfire across mainstream media.

Unlike BJP, which has just one voice, Congress gives every voice importance: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress general secretary Priyanaka Gandhi, who visited Sonbhadra a month after the state govt stopped her, said the scrapping of Article 370 was done in an 'unconstitutional manner'.

Priyanka Gandhi meets some Sonbhadra victims’ families, recharges Congress

Opposition leaders are detained at Varanasi airport while Section 144 remains in place in Mirzapur, UP, preventing Priyanka Gandhi Vadra from traveling to crime scene.

Priyanka Gandhi has entered UP politics lock, stock and barrel — overshadowing SP, BSP

The BJP is smiling from ear to ear at the prospect of a four-cornered UP election in 2022.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.