While Dr Nara has been a popular figure in Manipur politics, he was never earlier seen as a real contender for the parliamentary seat. This despite the fact that the CPI has won Inner Manipur twice in the past.
In his pitch for change in West Bengal recently, PM Modi harked back to that novel-film and its description of poverty through Nischindipur, while saying the state’s villages were among the worst. Riding the same development promise, CM Mamata cites her schemes. But, finds Esha Roy, there is no one Nischindipur but many, stuck in several time zones.
The paper, jointly written by the two institutes, has been published in Nanoscale. The institutes have developed a technology to enhance latent fingerprinting to increase the efficiency of forensic detection, among other things.
While the officials had declared Tuberculosis (TB) as the cause of the seven deaths, the Right to Food Campaign report, which was released in November, said that TB as a disease is intrinsically related to malnutrition.
On October 29, the Chinese government lifted its ban on the use of parts of endangered animals in medicine. The Sunday Express speaks to government officials and activists to gauge how the development could affect West Bengal’s rhinoceros and tiger populations.
Stranded at sea for more than 15 days after his boat broke down, he was rescued by Myanmarese authorities and is currently at a temple of the local Indian community, waiting for papers that will bring him back to India.
While the local administration has maintained that Bimla, a widow, died of dysentery, a fact-finding mission of the Right to Food and Work Campaign recently concluded in its report, that her death was caused by starvation.
The Indian Express reporters fan out across the country to city, town and village that marked milestones in the Mahatma’s journey. To bring you stories of the footsoldiers of Swachh Bharat, women and men, whose job it is to wipe, mop and dust where Mahatma Gandhi once walked.
The bans, however, do not feature as a recommendation by an expert committees that had been formed to look into the question of dealing with air pollution. Meanwhile, the green court reprimanded the state government for citing lack of funds for its non-compliance in these recommendations.