Monday, 30 January, 2023

Shikha Salaria

Shikha Salaria
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Shikha Salaria works as Special Correspondent for ThePrint in Lucknow, covering the vast state of Uttar Pradesh, with a special focus on its politics, government and governance. She studied journalism at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication and worked as a reporter in the National Capital Region for eight years before moving to Lucknow. She can be reached at shikha.salaria@theprint.in. Follow her on Twitter @Salaria_Shikha1

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.
File photo of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at a public meeting for the sixth phase of state assembly elections, in Siddhartha Nagar | ANI

‘Bhagirath-like effort needed’ as Yogi 2.0 revives trillion-dollar economy dream for UP

To hit this target, UP’s growth would need to increase four-fold in the next 5 years, considering the govt's advance estimates of GSDP for 2021-22 stand at $254 billion.

Defence

File photo of a physical fitness test underway at an Army recruitment rally | PTI

‘Can’t study much, so badly need military job’: Story behind Agnipath protests in Agra region

In Jat-dominated Chaharbatti, where military service is a tradition, many say they're not prepared to face uncertainities that await them once they exit the armed forces after 4 years.

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.