Agriculture Environment Food & Health North India West India

Swarms in Jaipur cover 150kms a day and eat 35,000 people food warns UNFAO

Swarms of the crop destroying insects entered India on April 11. On Monday, parts of Jaipur were overrun by locusts. Huge swarms of desert locusts are destroying crops across western and central India, prompting authorities Tuesday to step up their response to the country’s worst plague in nearly three decades.   Drones, tractors and cars Read More…

Culture North India Voice West India

Is Regionalism is thicker than religionism ..

Adityanath had on Sunday asked officials to set up a migration commission and later said at a webinar that other states would require permission to hire workers from Uttar Pradesh as some states had treated them badly.   Besides, working on skill mapping and employment of migrant workers, the commission will fix their wages and Read More…

East India North India Voice

Sikkim is a state or a country : Advt Row Defence (HQ) Sr. official Suspended

The Sikkim government on Saturday wrote to Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Dev expressing displeasure over an advertisement published by the Delhi government that referred to Sikkim as an independent country and clubbed it with Nepal and Bhutan.   In the letter, Sikkim chief secretary SC Gupta said that the below given advertisement is offensive to Read More…

Life Style North India

Deteriorating Law and order In UP : SP leader and his son shot dead in daylight

Samajwadi leader Chhotelal Diwakar and his son, Sunil Diwakar, were shot dead in broad daylight in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.   Police sources says this twin murders was apparently a fallout of a dispute over laying of a road under MGNREGA.   Chhotelal Diwakar had contested the 2017 assembly elections on a Read More…

Corona Virus North India Opinion Travel

Another road accident at Auriya migrant workers 24 killed and 30 Critical

  The fifth  major incident over migrating workers took place on the national highway at Mihauli under Kotwali police circle when the trolley rammed into a stationary mini-truck.   “This horrible incident took place at around 3:30 am. Twenty-three people have died.   Around 20 people have been injured in the accident which took place Read More…

Corona Virus North India

Uttar Pradesh, six migrant workers were run over by a state government bus on a highway

      The workers had been walking to their hometown in Bihar from Punjab amid the coronavirus lockdown, police said.    The bus was empty and the driver has been arrested, they added.   Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a top state government official to carry out an enquiry about the circumstances leading Read More…