Sinha, in Patna with Luv, says the 37-year-old fought with “passion, (but) not much can be done when one is surrounded by undesirable elements”, referring to the allegations by the RJD and the Congress that returning officers had not been fair in declaring the results.
Australia could soon pass a law to force Google and Facebook to pay media firms for news reports that appear on these platforms. The tech giants have refused flatly, and issued grim warnings about the fallout such a step might have.
Nearly 30 years ago, the Lalu Prasad government in Bihar introduced menstrual leave for working women — revolutionary both for the state (which lags on most development indices), and for its time (when women formed a small portion of working staff).
With the US economy crippled by Covid-19 and several polls predicting his defeat, President Donald Trump has been promoting himself as the ‘law and order’ leader “bringing violent perpetrators to justice”.
“Earlier, we were sending most of our samples to the NCDC in Delhi. In June, the test results started getting delayed. Recently, we have begun sending samples to Chandigarh. We hope this will reduce delays,” says Dr Abdul Jalil, in-charge of the only dedicated Covid-19 hospital in Kargil, with 100 beds. As of June 24, 63 beds were occupied.
It had been a week since the first lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus was announced, and Kota, the thrumming nerve centre of the country’s coaching industry, had begun to feel the first effects of a slump.
While Covid-19 has forced a rewrite of almost every calendar, some plans stayed on course. For over a month and a half of the lockdown, The Indian Express has chronicled the parenthood journey of Mamata Dudi and Kailash Bajya: the bike rides to the clinic, the complications, a sudden 400-km trip to Rajasthan, a happy ending — and a new phase.
For many of the migrants stuck in camps amidst the lockdown, home is often hundreds of kilometres away, a separation made worse by the lack of familiar food. Amidst protests over food in Surat, Kochi and elsewhere, The Sunday Express tells their stories over their meals in a day
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Sources in coaching institutes in Kota said that while the passes were initially issued at the collectorate, four days ago, the administration had, in a bid to prevent crowding at the district magistrate’s office, asked the coaching centres to collect applications from students who wished to go back to their home states.
As the country remains in lockdown, with people barred from stepping out of their homes, a large army of doctors and nurses have been making their way to COVID wards each day and night, treating patients even as they fight their own fears.
Hidden behind the grim statistics of death and mounting cases of COVID-19 is another heartwarming number: of those who tested positive, yet battled the virus and more, and came out winning. The Sunday Express tells their stories — from a choreographer in Bengaluru who can’t wait to get back to her dance studio to a student in Surat who used her time in isolation to reflect on life, family and friends