Opinion  /  Published 22.04.20

Cleaner rivers, albeit briefly

There is fear that the lockdown, which has been necessitated by the marauding coronavirus, could sound the death knell for an already ailing economy. Ironically, the lockdown has breathed a fresh whif...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 25.12.19

CBI takes over probe into Yamuna Expressway scam

The CBI has taken over the investigation into the Yamuna Expressway scam and named former CEO PC Gupta and 20 others in its FIR, officials said on Wednesday.The agency has acted on the recommendation ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.19

Reinventing urban India

The latest Intergovernmental report by the Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) makes for bleak reading. It reveals that the health of our ecosystems on which we and ...
By Manit Rastogi in

India  /  Published 18.08.19

Delhi issues flood alert

The Delhi government on Sunday sounded a flood alert for the city and asked people living in low-lying areas to move to safer places as the water level in the Yamuna river is expected to cross the dan...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.07.19

How India's biggest sewage treatment plant is different

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Shekhawat on July 8 laid the foundation stone for the country's largest sewage treatment plant (STP) in Okhla, south Delhi.The STP...
By in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.07.19

Yamuna Expressway safety concern after tragedy

At least 29 people were killed when a bus travelling at high speed skidded off the accident-prone Yamuna Expressway in Agra and plunged into a drain, apparently after the driver had dozed off, early ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 19.04.19

Scared to be Muslim: family’s cry of anguish in Mathura village

Sher Khan is a 23-year-old unemployed science graduate who voted for the BJP in 2014. His entire family also did — theirs is the only Muslim family residing at Rawal village, believed to be the birt...
By J.P. Yadav in Mathura

Opinion  /  Published 10.03.19

Akash Vani: God, men, and men of God

While God is talking directly to his men in these miraculous times, his men — the chosen ones and those waiting to be picked — continue to depend heavily on social media to communicate with their ...
By Upala Sen in

India  /  Published 24.02.19

Abducted twins killed

The bodies of a businessman’s twin sons kidnapped from their school in Madhya Pradesh about a fortnight back were fished out of the Yamuna on Sunday in a crime that sparked outrage amid allegations ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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