Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicTexas school shooting

Topic: Texas school shooting

Reducing gun violence will require more policing, not less

If progressives make guns harder to get and don’t penalize illegal possession, then a future where only outlaws have guns is inevitable.

Texas school shooting: Husband dies 2 days after teacher killed, family says of ‘broken heart’

Irma Garcia, her co-teacher Eva Mireles and 19 children were shot dead at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday.

A carnage in America, by America, and why Sibal’s Congress exit came with ‘zero loss’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘When are we going to stand up to gun lobby?’ Biden asks after Texas school shooting

The US president, who had just returned from an Asia trip, said these kind of mass shootings rarely happened anywhere else. 'Why are we willing to live with this carnage?' he asked.

Texas school shooting leaves 19 children, 2 adults dead, several critical

Texas Senator Ted Cruz described the shooting as "truly horrific", but said gun reforms would not prevent such crimes. Biden, however, urged action to control the gun lobby.

Instead of loans, China to provide multiple bailout packages to Pakistan

Here's what's happening across the border: Parents of Pak student killed in Texas school shooting sue shooter’s family, and Reham Khan speaks up against corporal punishment in schools.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

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.
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