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G-7 Decision On Vaccine Donation Is Insufficient For Developing Countries

By Prabhat Patnaik The G-7 meeting that has just concluded has promised to donate one billion doses of anti-Covid vaccine to the rest of the world, consisting primarily of the so-called “developing” countries. The US has promised 500 million doses, Britain 100 million doses; the otherG-7 countries, Italy, Japan,...

Jun 18 · >

Narendra Modi’s Present Vaccine Policy Encourages Health-Inequity

By Dr Arun Mitra As per the reports the Sputnik vaccine on its arrival will be first given to Apollo Hospital. Whether it will be inoculated free of cost or will be paid has not been made clear by the government. It is understandable that the production of vaccine...

Jun 18 · >

Domestic Workers In India Are Among The Worst Hit By Covid-19

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Domestic workers are the worst hit segment in the labour market during the one and half years of the COVID-19 crisis. Even after ten years of adoption of the Domestic Workers’ Convention they have been fighting for legal recognition, equality, decent remuneration and working conditions,...

Jun 18 · >

Explosive Links Between Two Encounter Specialists In Mumbai

By Sushil Kutty Who’s afraid of the Antilia explosives scare case? So far five “policemen” are in the NIA net. Two of them encounter specialists of the ‘Ab Tak Chappan’ variety, the extremely scary Sachin Vaze, and the dreaded Pradeep Sharma who is said to have shot dead 113...

Jun 18 · >

Lakhs Of Preventable Covid-19 Deaths Happened Due To Lack Of Planning

By Ujjaini Chatterji “Had the government followed the rule of law and followed expert advice the 2nd wave would have been anticipated. Without being advised by experts or ignoring their advice on matters of public health, which is impairment of the Rule of law, no preparations were made for...

Jun 18 · >

G-23 Candidate Against Rahul In Congress Presidential Polls Likely

By Rahil Nora Chopra The Congress party is going to announce the party president election dates soon. According to sources, the process of election will start in the first week of July and Rahul Gandhi will be contesting. While the G-23 group of leaders, led by the Congress veteran...

Jun 18 · >

Russia Rejoins The Global High Table Of Diplomacy Once Again

By Anjan Roy   What we have witnessed this week is the most profound reset of global diplomatic relations in recent times. A meeting between two leaders of the two most militarily powerful countries in a way sets the clock back into the past which significantly could be a...

Jun 17 · >

Narendra Modi Has Exposed His Doublespeak And Hypocrisy At G-7 Meet

By Prakash Karat Prime Minister Narendra Modi has an inordinate capacity for doublespeak and hypocritical posturing. Even then, his performance at the outreach meeting of the G7 Summit at Cornwall reached new heights. At the session on “open societies” to which four guest countries were invited – South Africa,...

Jun 17 · >

Congress Is Facing Big Churning In Kerala As New President Takes Over

By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The K. Sudhakaran era in the Congress in Kerala has begun with the Kannur strongman formally taking charge as the president of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on June 16 amid much hype and blatant violation of the Covid-19 protocol. The Police have filed...

Jun 17 · >