Joe Biden’s address to US Congress marks a significant departure from Reaganite celebrations of private sector.
At least 45 persons have lost their lives and over 70 have been injured in the curfew-bound Biharsharif town in the last five days of communal riots, according to official sources.
The surge in cases and deaths might be a result of patient migration from surrounding districts. A revamp of rural healthcare system is urgent.
One of the outstanding Bombay lawyers, Sorabjee fought for this cause his whole life.
Poll panel dents itself by asking for gag on media. It should withdraw its plea to recover some of its moral high ground.
It is bad enough that we depend on just two suppliers. What is baffling is that the government has now allowed them to set their own prices.
With less than Rs 5 allocated for daily healthcare expenditure per person in its budget, Gujarat fares badly on numerous health indices.
It was a childhood friendship, full of song and adventure
A now-scrapped requirement for GSTIN, lack of awareness and grim economic realities post pandemic could be factors. The gap must be bridged if MSMEs are to avail subsidies and other credit facilities
This is a litmus test for principled politicians of all hues. Politics exists because democracy and free choice exist.
In second term, he must build on promise of first, in times of pandemic and economic distress.
A new study questions the assumption that bigger brains is a sign of intelligence.
The trading community registered a country-wide protest against the Bill to amend the Essential Commodities Act, expressing fears that it would reduce wholesale and retail traders to “third grade” citizens.
Left to fend for themselves, people search for help and solace in each other.
Mamata Banerjee recognised that in the land of the Mother Goddess, BJP’s fabled 56-inch male energy is irrational.
Whether he appeared for a private client as a junior lawyer or represented the Centre in the SC as the attorney general, he was never his clients’ mouthpiece.
A coalition government along with Congress, VCK and the communist parties would be a watershed moment for the state’s politics.
She should crack down on violence targeting rivals. Keeping peace secures her win, is key to fighting pandemic.
The two nations have a deep historical connection. But both have found it hard to move on from entrenched prejudices of the past.
The democratic capability of the Indian state will be tested with each new wave of the pandemic. Collaborative federalism that chooses to ignore asymmetries in power will only strengthen the democratic choices for better governance.
Rather than focus only on the endgame of decarbonisation, India must first ‘green’ its fossil fuel energy basket by increasing the share of natural gas
What weighed with people was not scams, corruption, Sabarimala or investigations by central agencies. Instead, they saw in Pinarayi Vijayan a crisis manager who measures up to any event, whether a flood or a pandemic.
Ten years of UPA rule saw India’s vaccine security severely undermined. Now, in Opposition, the party’s attacks on vaccine manufacturers are baseless.
An outdated administrative system and a knowledge elite who have soaked up prestige but not delivered the facts are the biggest hurdle between us and a material society with a modern accountable state.
An official spokesperson said the government was making arrangements to prevent further escalation of trouble in the area. Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra held a high-level meeting with senior officials and reviewed the situation.