Representational image of military equipment in Ladakh | Photo: ANI
Representational image of military equipment in Ladakh | Photo: ANI

Indian troops are using ‘new rules of engagement’ along LAC to counter Chinese aggression

New rules of engagement are in play along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and could have helped prevent tensions from spiralling over the weekend when Indian troops won the “race for the passes” on the southern bank of Pangong Tso, reports Snehesh Alex Philip.

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My cousin Vikram hanged himself because of JEE pressure. September dates made it worse

Vikram was struggling to study during the lockdown and the online tutorials were getting to him. He was hoping the JEE exams would be postponed, writes Vineeta Dwivedi.

Rajapalayam, Kanni, Combai — all about Indian dog breeds PM Modi talked about in Mann ki Baat

In his Mann ki Baat radio address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged Indians to adopt dogs of Indian breeds as he emphasised the need to be self-reliant in all areas, reports Simrin Sirur.

Only non-serious aspirants, Modi-baiters want JEE-NEET postponed: ex Kota student

Most of those speaking against the JEE NEET schedule have no locus standi to comment on the matter, having never appeared for either of these exams themselves, writes Achyut Mishra.

All ministries to list IAS, IPS, other officers with ‘doubtful integrity’ for early retirement

The central government has instructed all ministries and departments to maintain a register of government servants in the 50-55 year age bracket, and those who have completed 30 years in service, as it plans to weed out more “corrupt” and “inefficient” officials, reports Sanya Dhingra.

Modi govt cut red tape to hire 7 firms for Covid ‘war room’, but data-sharing questions remain

Should a government ministry’s response to an unprecedented health emergency go through the loops of rules and bureaucracy? Even if it means the response could be slowed down and risk lives? Read this report by Abantika Ghosh and Moushumi Das Gupta to know.

Indian economy is heading for a K-shaped recovery and it won’t be a pretty sight

K-shaped recovery means the growing gap between ‘winners and losers’. An example in India is the stock market being healthy while millions have lost their jobs, writes TN Ninan.

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