A Year In Politics: Looking Back At 2022

by Nishtha Anushree - Dec 6, 2022 07:48 PM +05:30 IST

1. A Year In Politics: Looking Back At 2022

Political headlines in 2022 revolved around these faces.
Political headlines in 2022 revolved around these faces.

A non-exhaustive list of the most important political headlines from 2022.

1. Pro-incumbency Vote In BJP's Favour

2. AAP Sweeps Punjab; Concerns Over Law And Order Situation

3. J&K Delimitation

4. Change of Guard in Tripura

5. And more...

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2. How Bollywood Crashed

No 'hit formula' seemed to work for the 'Hindi film industry' in 2022
No 'hit formula' seemed to work for the 'Hindi film industry' in 2022

The whole of 2022 saw a spate of Bollywood films from mega production houses, with the industry’s most popular faces, proving to be commercial disasters.

This was not Bollywood being particularly unlucky in a calendar year; instead, it was the result of a sentiment that had been building up since at least 2020.

Here's Swati Goel Sharma and Sanjeev Newar's take here.

3. My Seven Favourite Books From 2022

Seven books for 2022
Seven books for 2022

Ranging across genres from history, science, culture, to nation-building, here are the seven books I most enjoyed reading in 2022, along with a few words about each.

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by Aravindan Neelakandan

4. 2022 Year In Review: Key Highlights Of Infrastructure Sector

Infrastructure Sector in 2022
Infrastructure Sector in 2022

From roll-out of four new Vande Bharat trains to opening of two new airports, the year 2022 witnessed a slew of marquee infrastructure projects across the country.

As the year 2022 draws to an end, let’s take a look at the major hits and misses in the world of infrastructure. We will also delve into what is expected on the infra front in the upcoming year.

by Amit Mishra

5. 20 Years Of Delhi Metro: India’s Greatest Infrastructure Story

Twenty years of Delhi Metro
Twenty years of Delhi Metro
  • More than being a mode of transportation, Delhi Metro was an infrastructural marvel everyone wanted to experience.

Around 2011, a few of the author’s friends in Delhi University had figured out an innovative use of the metro network. To dodge the long power cuts and the consequential summer heat in their hostels, they used to hop on to the metro, travel until the last station on the line, and then return.

Accompanied by their assignments or curriculum books or even intoxicating literature, the metro, with all its comfort and cleanliness, was a safe haven, for at least three hours, from the summer struggles of the national capital. All at a miniscule cost.

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Nishtha Anushree is Senior Sub-editor at Swarajya. She tweets at @nishthaanushree.
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