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Shadow of Ukraine War: Manufacturing of Vande Bharat Trains Run into Trouble

NEW DELHI, June 1: The joint venture (JV) between Russian transportation giant Transmashholding (TMH) and Indian public sector undertaking (PSU) Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) to manufacture Vande Bharat Express train sets, valued at nearly $3.63 billion (over ₹30,000 crore), has run into problems. The issue involves sanctions imposed on Russia, following the Russia-Ukraine war, […]

Chapters on Democracy, Periodic Table, Sources of Energy Deleted from Class 10 Textbooks

Manas Dasgupta NEW DELHI, June 1: Has democracy become “irrelevant or outdated in the present context?” The question has been raised after an entire chapter on “Democratic politics” was deleted from Class 10 textbook published by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) for the new academic year. The NCERT had undertaken the […]