"766 doctors lost their lives in the second wave alone. So it was not just the general population that bore brunt of political and social negligence but also the doctors."
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He did not consult the ulama while making the unorthodox decision of nominating his daughter Raziya as his successor. This balance between the shariah and the practical needs of the time became a feature of Turkic rule in Delhi.
He understood the limits to which the Islamic shariah law could be implemented in largely non-Muslim India. When a group of ulama advised him to vigorously pursue the religious conversion of Hindus, he dismissed the idea as impractical.
Razia's ascension to the throne of Delhi was unique not only because she was a woman, but also because the support from the general public was the driving force behind her appointment.
Reservoir Gods - How the Cauvery was dammed, through the eyes of the project’s foremost champion, M. Visvesvaraya—and his fiercest critics.
When Odisha opened its arms to Neeraj & Co amid COVID lockdown - The New Indian Express
Why is the Delhi government spending Rs 84 crore to install giant tricolours in 500 locations?
"each flag pole will cost nearly Rs 16.8 lakh to install"
"the regime has deep knowledge of your activity online. Think, say and do what it wants, and you are allowed to function. Deviate, and you are shut down. This is the un-American logic of the social credit system being imposed on us."
"Gray Hair Is Fine; Bad Grammar Is (Still) Not."
How to Age Gracefully - The New York Times
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