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Mapping the states of India

A 'masterstroke'

27 Aug 2022 6:06 PM GMT
Apart from fulfilling the longstanding demand of Ladakh’s autonomy, abrogation of Article 370 brought parity in development of both Leh and Kargil...

Quest for autonomy

20 Aug 2022 5:14 PM GMT
After independence, Ladakh, as an administrative district under Kashmir division, faced political marginalisation — nudging Ladakh Buddhist...

Growing under dual control

13 Aug 2022 7:47 PM GMT
Following the Treaty of Chushul, the Dogra rule in Ladakh and Gilgit came under European influence but trade continued to prosper, with Leh emerging...

Shaping up of an entrepôt

6 Aug 2022 6:37 PM GMT
Trade ties between Ladakh and Lhasa kickstarted in late 17th century as a by-product of the Treaty of Temisgam imposed on Namgyal dynasty by Tibetans;...

The premium leaves of Darjeeling

12 Feb 2022 5:45 PM GMT
Though Darjeeling Tea was the first product to be awarded GI tag in India after the passage of Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and...

The way out: A fresh outline

5 Feb 2022 7:33 PM GMT
Reconstitution of the heavily populated and fast-growing Delhi as two UTs — NCTD under LG and NCR under CM — can both ensure the strategic control of...

Concession with constraints

29 Jan 2022 5:12 PM GMT
Although the quest for legislative assembly ended with the passing of 69th Constitutional amendment in 1991, the governance of Delhi remains split...

Curtailed autonomy

22 Jan 2022 7:35 PM GMT
Following the contentious recommendation of the SRC in 1956 a abolish the legislative assembly and reduce Delhi’s autonomy to Municipal Corporation,...

Governing the national capital

15 Jan 2022 6:10 PM GMT
Except for a brief period between 1952 and 1956, capital ‘New Delhi’ remained bereft of legislative assembly or council in its initial three decades —...

Of timeless relevance

8 Jan 2022 6:06 PM GMT
During the Mughal rule, under the Marathas, as part of the NWP and British Punjab, and as a Chief Commissioner’s province later — Delhi always...

The ancient Indraprastha

1 Jan 2022 5:37 PM GMT
Ages changed, and so did the rulers, but Indraprastha, believed to be founded in the Mahabharata period, managed to retain its relevance all...

Unexplored plenitude

25 Dec 2021 5:53 PM GMT
Demographically diverse and strategically crucial Andaman & Nicobar Islands are teeming with profound resources — exploitation of which remains widely...
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