Friday, 24 March, 2023
TopicMorbi bridge collapse

Topic: Morbi bridge collapse

Our take on stubble burning, Imran Khan assassination bid and Morbi tragedy—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

After bridge tragedy, poll equations may change in BJP stronghold Morbi, say analysts

AAP's entry into the fray and the urban infrastructure issues could be decisive factors in Morbi where the winning margins have been thin in the last three elections, said experts.

‘BJP trying to drown out talk of inflation & unemployment’, says Urdu press on Gujarat UCC panel

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Morbi bridge dents not just the Gujarat model. It’s an infrastructure hole India can’t unsee

Incidents like the Morbi tragedy reinforce the Western world’s longstanding prejudice that India is crumbling with its creaking infrastructure and teeming population.

How to ‘trigger’ a Pakistani & ‘whitewashing’ a poll-bound hospital

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

Musk, bird poop & other animal products, and how ‘poll’ution’s taking over Delhi & Gujarat

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

TV news calls it ‘murder’ on Gujarat’s Morbi bridge, offers many questions and fewer answers

Aaj Tak anchor Sudhir Chaudhary and Oreva company PR on Republic TV were in agreement on who was responsible for the Morbi bridge collapse: the people who died.

Gave jobs to women, built infra — why Oreva was revered in Gujarat’s Morbi, until tragedy struck

Oreva took up the task to maintain and manage the bridge that was 'pride of Morbi'. The group also set up a hospital, school and contributed to local and state irrigation schemes.

Morbi coverage shows sinking standards of TV news & why Lula’s win is good news for Lalu fans

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

‘Kept calling but nobody came’: Morbi bridge survivors’ stories of terror & abandonment

If fire department, police, hospitals had acted in time, more lives could have been saved, say survivors of the bridge collapse. 141 people were reported dead, 224 rescued.

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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.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

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.