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Explained: How the pay-and-publish business works

Explained: How the pay-and-publish business works

The pressure to publish, and to present papers at conferences in order to collect the marks needed for recruitments/promotions often incentivises pay-to-publish practices.

Something fishy on the table

Something fishy on the table: Why Goa is gripped with the fear of fish contaminated by formalin

A fear of fish contaminated by the preservative formalin has spread across several states. What’s going on?

How the CWC is constituted, and how it has worked over the years

How the Congress Working Committee is constituted, and how it has worked over the years

In the last 50 years or so, Congress leaders recall, genuine CWC elections have been held only twice. On both occasions, a person outside the Nehru-Gandhi family was at the helm.

Express Snippets: The empire of Jeff Bezos, richest man in modern history

Express Snippets: The empire of Jeff Bezos, richest man in modern history

While Amazon, with a market cap of over $880 billion, continues to be the biggest moneyspinner for Bezos who has an over 16.2% stake in the company, he also makes investments in his personal capacity or through Bezos Expeditions.

What TRAI’s data privacy blueprint recommends — and where it is silent

What TRAI’s data privacy blueprint recommends — and where it is silent

Although not binding, the recommendations can be seen as inputs to the draft data protection Bill that is likely to be released soon by a Ministry of Electronics and Technology committee led by retired Supreme Court Justice B N Srikrishna.

Puri temple case in supreme court

Not just Hindus? A new row at Lord’s home

Lord Jagannath is originally a “non-Hindu, non-Brahminical god, and therefore (the temple) should be accessible to people of all faiths,” says temple scholar Dr Harihar Kanungo.

Understanding inflation

Understanding inflation

In June, WPI inflation rose to its highest level in 54 months. Does rising WPI inflation really matter? How does WPI inflation differ from CPI inflation? And how does inflation impact a country’s economic growth?

Govt and the judiciary: what’s the nature of the relationship, how it should evolve

Govt and the judiciary: what’s the nature of the relationship, how it should evolve

India’s judiciary is in the throes of a crisis. In the course of conversations with The Indian Express, eminent jurist Prof Faizan Mustafa explained this extraordinary situation to this paper’s readers in New Delhi and Mumbai.

Explained Snippets: 3.2 million diabetes cases linked to air pollution, study estimates

The researchers associate pollution with diabetes by referring to previous evidence that suggest PM2.5 particles, when inhaled, reduce the body’s ability to respond to insulin.

How Telangana supports farmers with Rs 4,000 for every acre they own

A look at the scheme Rythu Bandhu, seen by Arvind Subramanian as a template for agriculture policy.

Why track social media chatter

How govt explains need for Social Media Communications Hub, why some have raised concerns.

What goes into ‘lifting’ houses? The technique, how it works and what it costs

As the first house in Pune gets elevated to avoid flooding during monsoon, The Indian Express explains the ‘house lifting’ technology, how it works and what it costs

Explained Snippets | Footballers seen rinsing mouths. Does it help them play better?

England’s Harry Kane, Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and France’s Hugo Lloris are among those who have been seen doing this on the field. What purpose does rinsing their mouths serve?

World Cup takeaways: Why England advanced and how Russia won hearts

World Cup takeaways: Why England advanced and how Russia won hearts

As President Vladimir Putin hoped, and FIFA president Gianni Infantino agreed last week, the World Cup made the world “fall in love” with Russia.

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What lies behind UK Lord’s deportation?

India refused entry to Alexander Carlile, a member of the House of Lords, who is advising lawyers for Bangladeshi opposition leader Khaleda Zia, saying he did not have an “appropriate visa”.