Articles by Arjun Sharma
Jun 29, 2018
Paddy in Punjab, Part 2: High-cost farming is degrading quality of soil, driving small farmers to ruinPunjab's priority for paddy has not been an entirely favourable business for the state's agriculture. This series examines the challenges faced by small cultivators, and the alternatives available on the field
Jun 15, 2018
RSS steps in to help BJP as anger simmers in Jammu against party for 'surrendering' to PDPThe declining popularity of BJP in Jammu has set off alarm bells in the RSS. It responded by appointing a hardcore RSS man and BJP member of the Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly, Ravinder Raina, as the state president of BJP.
Jun 09, 2018
RSS event in Nagpur: Sikh member in khaki part of Sangh's efforts to rebrand itself, promote Hindu nationalismRSS has been working hard to bring a change in its image as a Hindu-only outfit and become a nationalist brand instead
Jun 01, 2018
Bypolls results 2018: Grand alliance of opposition parties upset BJP as ruling party, partners win just three out of 14 seatsIn a major setback to the BJP, the saffron party and its allies were able to win just three out of the 14 seats — four Lok Sabha and 10 Assembly — where by-elections were held on 28 May.
May 24, 2018
Brahmins and Jat Sikhs lead campaign for Dalit land rights in Punjab amid milieu of deep-rooted caste prejudicesIn Punjab, a significant section of the leadership of the campaign for Dalit land rights comes from Brahmins and Jat Sikhs – both considered high castes.
May 20, 2018
Dust storms deliver dire message: India among countries most vulnerable to climate changeThe dust storm have caused a decline in temperature during May. Now we have to wait till June to know how the monsoon will be this year.
May 19, 2018
India Meteorological Department issues 5-day alert about heavy rain, storms; but states' preparation lackingThe MET department warned people that heavy rainfall, thundershowers, gusty winds and hail would be seen over the next five days in several parts of the country, and may not only endanger people but also impact agricultural produce
May 14, 2018
Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of Zojila tunnel: Project will help check Pakistan, China's influence in LadakhNarendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Zojila tunnel on 19 May. Through it, India seeks to check the influence of Pakistan and China in Ladakh.