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ART & CULTURE

 |  Food Fables  |  8-minute read
Rampur, Monsoon, Sweet, Andarsey

Rampur ke Andarsey: The gorgeous, crisp, golden-fried sweet is typically monsoon on your plate

Delicious andarsey, once made with rain water, deep-fried in large kadhais brimming with ghee, are inextricably linked with the smell of wet earth, songs of monsoon loves and Indian longings.

VARIETY

 |  10-minute read
Loan waiver, Monsoon, National policy for farmers, Farm crisis

How Gandhian agriculture can save farmers and farming in India

The time has come to examine the National Policy for Farmers and act upon it.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
RK Nagar bypoll, Monsoon, Tamil nadu elections, Tamil nadu bypolls

Why the monsoon is a cover to postpone by-polls in Tamil Nadu

Political observers note that the elections to the two constituencies will not be a cakewalk for the AIADMK.

VARIETY

 |  Quantum Leap  |  3-minute read
Weather Forecast, Water Resources, Monsoon, Kerala floods

Kerala floods: High time we had a robust forecasting and prediction system

The Central Water Commission (CWC) — which is in-charge of flood forecasting — has no ground stations in Kerala.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Rains, Urban flooding, Floods, Monsoon

Monsoon floods will only get worse in India. This is what can be done to help

The estimated loss from floods accounts for $7 billion each year in the country.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Waterlogging, Urban infrastructure, NCR, Monsoon

Waterlogging, traffic snarls, road cave-in in NCR: 3 hours of rain drowned 3 governments' claims of development

How would our cities fare were a natural disaster to strike?

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Monsoon, BMC, Potholes, Mumbai

Why Centre's 'Smart City' dreams for Mumbai continue to stare at gaping potholes

This year alone, potholes have claimed six lives.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Shiv Sena, BMC, Monsoon, Mumbai Rains

Mumbai drowning: The buck stops with Shiv Sena. Why is it not in hot water yet?

The party has ruled the BMC for decades, and Mumbai’s infrastructure has grown steadily worse.

LIFE

 |  8-minute read
Art, Creativity, Seasons, Summers

Of all the seasons, why we love to romance the monsoon

From penning of songs, to painting, to lateral thinking, monsoon stirs something soulful within us.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Nitin Gadkari, Floods, Monsoon, Nagpur

Nagpur flooded – despite being the stronghold of Devendra Fadnavis and Nitin Gadkari, town crumbles in rain

It took one day's downpour to expose the shocking state of civil infrastructure in Nagpur. Even the Vidhan Sabha was flooded – and beer bottles discovered in the drains nearby.