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Buzzing Manesar hub goes silent in powerless summer

Buzzing Manesar hub goes silent in powerless summer

Rediff.com1 days ago

The intensity of power crisis this season has hit a new high with average coal stock dipping to less than eight days. The first of a pan-Indian series, based on a ground report, shows how the Manesar industrial hub is coping with the challenge. As the scorching heat wave and the lengthy power cuts intensify in Haryana, the usually bustling labour chowk of the Industrial Model Township (IMT) of Manesar wears a deserted look.

How AAP aims to recreate Punjab magic in Haryana

How AAP aims to recreate Punjab magic in Haryana

Rediff.com18 Apr 2022

AAP is working on its new strategy to build a strong organisational set-up with leaders from all sections of society, reports Nitin Kumar.

Why UP's Youth Are Unhappy With BJP

Why UP's Youth Are Unhappy With BJP

Rediff.com4 Mar 2022

'I have been trying for the past five years to get a government job.'

'They robbed us of thousands of acres'

'They robbed us of thousands of acres'

Rediff.com2 Mar 2022

'The government is just laying foundation stones everywhere.' 'It has hardly inaugurated anything.'

After Ayodhya and Kashi, BJP eyes Mathura for electoral gain

After Ayodhya and Kashi, BJP eyes Mathura for electoral gain

Rediff.com27 Feb 2022

A magnificent Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura was a recurrent theme for the ruling BJP in the run-up to the assembly polls, reports Nitin Kumar.

'Their manifesto has mandir and roads, not jobs'

'Their manifesto has mandir and roads, not jobs'

Rediff.com25 Feb 2022

'The BJP talks about prosperity, but it doesn't want anybody to prosper.'

'Akhilesh and I are giving the people a new paradigm and leadership'

'Akhilesh and I are giving the people a new paradigm and leadership'

Rediff.com23 Feb 2022

'They are trying to stoke emotions to build fear.' 'They have done nothing and that is why they are trying to divert attention.'

'Does the UP chief minister even know what thermodynamics is?'

'Does the UP chief minister even know what thermodynamics is?'

Rediff.com22 Feb 2022

'By calling names and using unparliamentary language, they are trying to divert people's attention from the issues of electricity, water, and income.'

'Election results will shock Akhilesh'

'Election results will shock Akhilesh'

Rediff.com27 Dec 2021

'The people of Uttar Pradesh have already made up their mind to puncture the Samajwadi Party's cycle, kick away the Bahujan Samaj Party's elephant, and remove shadows of the already-vanished hand of the Congress.'

'We would have continued the protests till 2024'

'We would have continued the protests till 2024'

Rediff.com24 Nov 2021

While protesters wait for the farm laws to be repealed in Parliament, everyone at the Singhu echoes one sentiment: That they will remember this one year spent in protest at Singhu till their dying day. Nitin Kumar reports

Why Dalits are Angry with Yogi Adityanath

Why Dalits are Angry with Yogi Adityanath

Rediff.com22 Nov 2021

'Is baar vote jati par nahi, kaam par milega.'

Spotting chink in BJP armour, SP, allies target Jat votes in UP

Spotting chink in BJP armour, SP, allies target Jat votes in UP

Rediff.com4 Oct 2021

The Jat vote is crucial in winning at least 40 assembly seats in Western UP, which has been in the grip of a widespread farmer movement, reports Nitin Kumar.

Farmers protest: BJP tackles Karnal sit-in but UP challenge remains

Farmers protest: BJP tackles Karnal sit-in but UP challenge remains

Rediff.com20 Sep 2021

Rather than lose direction with the Karnal protest, farmers decided to focus more on UP to defeat the BJP in the forthcoming assembly elections there, reports Nitin Kumar.

Upset, helpless and angry: How doctors on Covid duty feel

Upset, helpless and angry: How doctors on Covid duty feel

Rediff.com7 May 2021

'This experience is horrifying. Doctors need psychiatrists to handle the trauma they are going through in the face of this pandemic'

Anger in west UP against BJP may not turn into votes for oppn parties

Anger in west UP against BJP may not turn into votes for oppn parties

Rediff.com6 Apr 2021

Though a number of Jat leaders and farmers said they would vote against the BJP in the upcoming panchayat election, slated for April, they remained non-committal on supporting opposition parties in the assembly polls next year.

'I couldn't convince Rakesh Tikait'

'I couldn't convince Rakesh Tikait'

Rediff.com17 Mar 2021

'There is no animosity among us. We are one family.'

'People don't believe Modi anymore'

'People don't believe Modi anymore'

Rediff.com12 Jan 2021

'The PM cannot give a single reason why farmers should trust him.'

Covid-19: Where are Delhi's famous mohalla clinics?

Covid-19: Where are Delhi's famous mohalla clinics?

Rediff.com14 Oct 2020

Over the past six months, the neighbourhood primary health centres have remained largely ill-equipped and thus relegated in the fight against the virus. Nitin Kumar reports.

BJP's slogan for Haryana: 'Ab ki baar 75 paar'

BJP's slogan for Haryana: 'Ab ki baar 75 paar'

Rediff.com26 Jun 2019

An analysis of the results in Haryana reveals that caste-based voting is anything but dead. It could even help the Bharatiya Janata Party win a second successive term in the state in the forthcoming assembly polls, reports Nitin Kumar.

India doesn't want 'just doodh' any more...

India doesn't want 'just doodh' any more...

Rediff.com3 Oct 2018

Between September 2017 and August 2018, close to 15% of all flavoured milk launches in India were in the chocolate category, reports Nitin Kumar.