Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: Varanasi

On national highways alone, UP has 226 distressed bridges that need attention

The UP government wants a regional version of IBMS system to take stock of all the bridges in the state, and then figure out what to do with them.

Last Laughs: Surprising turn of events in Karnataka and the ‘real Congress boss’

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

Plugged-In: The race for the chair is still on in Karnataka & contempt plea likely in Babri case

Single largest party BJP falls short of majority in Karnataka, Congress and JD(S) come together: The BJP emerged as the single largest party in...

Varanasi flyover collapse kills at least 18, PM & VP condole deaths

The portion of the bridge which collapsed Tuesday had been constructed barely three months ago.

Gods are abundant in Modi’s Varanasi, but money and jobs aren’t

Many of the young men who came of age in the wake of India’s economic liberalisation now find that the opportunities and lifestyles represented on the internet and television linger just beyond their reach.

Talkpoint: Has Modi transformed Varanasi enough to showcase it to foreign dignitaries?

Experts weigh in on state of sewage and filth in Varanasi as Narendra Modi hosts Emmanuel Macron, President of France, in his constituency.

For Amit Shah’s Varanasi rally, attendees pay Rs 20 each through digital means

The rally is scheduled for 20 January, and local leaders say massive attendance will show that digitisation is reaching every nook and corner. New Delhi: Even...

More than 3 years after Modi’s clean Ganga promise, Varanasi is still drinking its sewage

Almost 4 years since PM’s promise, corpses and puja leftovers still pollute the river, while data shows that the holy city might be drinking its own sewage.

PM’s Varanasi catchment takes Union Cabinet by storm

Each of the five MPs along the 300-km highway corridor on either side of Varanasi is now a Union minister.

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Italian PM vows cooperation during India's G20 presidency

India can open a new chapter in ties with Italy. Rome knows real intent of China’s outreach

India and Italy can easily support each other in gaining access to areas where they have limited presence, and should also relaunch the discussion of the trilateral partnership with Japan.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.