Category Archives: Nation

The promise of big investment in Uttar Pradesh

CM Yogi Adityanath is bent on transforming Uttar Pradesh into India’s top investment destination, the latest effort being the Global Investors Summit. But challenges remain Lucknow,ISSUE DATE: Jan 30, 2023 | UPDATED: Jan 20, 2023 14:49 IST CM Adityanath with industry minister Nandi, finance minister Suresh Khanna and others at a GIS curtain-raiser event in… Read More »

BJP’s Muslim outreach | Mixed signals

Senior BJP and RSS leaders signal an interest in dialogue with Muslims in the wake of the crackdown on the PFI. But the politics of polarisation endures ISSUE DATE: Oct 31, 2022 | UPDATED: Oct 21, 2022 18:02 IST Union home minister Amit Shah at a rally in J&K’s Baramulla; (Photo: ANI) Tf there is… Read More »

Agra | City of stalled projects

Development takes a backseat in the zeal to rewrite the history of the erstwhile capital of the Mughal empire and rename its heritage monuments such as the Taj, with many of the city’s development projects caught in purgatory Lucknow,ISSUE DATE: Oct 3, 2022 | UPDATED: Sep 23, 2022 22:01 IST The proposed site for a… Read More »

Teak Smuggling in Madhya Pradesh | Rumble in the jungle

The death of an alleged teak smuggler in an armed encounter with the forest department in Vidisha causes anger in tribal communities and despair among the foresters in Madhya Pradesh Bhopal,ISSUE DATE: Sep 19, 2022 | UPDATED: Sep 9, 2022 20:20 IST Timber seized from smugglers stocked at the Lateri forest depot; (Photo: Mujeeb Faruqui)… Read More »