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100% Electric Two-Wheeler Penetration In India Possible By 2031

By Dr. Gyan Pathak With demand incentives withdrawn after FY 2024, maximum penetration of electric two-wheelers in India could be 71.54 per cent in Technology Driven Scenario by FY 2031, while  with no technological improvement and reduction in battery cost, penetration level of 21.86% only can be achieved even...

Jun 28 · >

AltNews Co-Founder’s Arrest By Delhi Police Is A Violation Of All Laws

By Sushil Kutty At last the Delhi Police has gone and done the unpardonable. The capital’s constabulary, which answers to the Union Home Ministry, summoned AltNews co-founder Muhammad Zubair from Bengaluru to Delhi and Monday, June 27, took him into custody in what looked like a sleight of the...

Jun 28 · >

United States Supreme Court Is Using Its Unchecked Power Against People

By Ben Beckett On Friday, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending the constitutional right to abortion and making abortion illegal in at least eighteen states, with more potentially to follow. Despite ample warning, based both on the justices’ histories and the leak of the decision almost two...

Jun 28 · >

Supreme Court’s Judgment In Gujarat Riots Case Bodes Ill For Democracy

By Arvind Narrain Senior advocate Fali S. Nariman, described civil rights activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad as a “foot soldier of the Indian Constitution”. Today, the foot soldier has been arrested for zealously pursuing justice for one of independent India’s most egregious wrongs, namely the Gujarat pogrom, which was...

Jun 28 · >

Tripura Bypoll Results Showed The Faultlines Of Trinamool Congress

By Ashis Biswas Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders in West Bengal are deeply embarrassed by the unacceptably poor performance of their party in the recent Tripura Assembly by-elections. They have been remarkably reticent on the issue, not least because the humiliation they face is directly attributable to party second-in-command...

Jun 28 · >

Congress In Kerala Loses The Perception Battle

By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Overkill does not pay in politics. That is the bitter lesson the Congress and the party-led Opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) is learning at a heavy cost. The Congress’s attempt to extract undue political advantage from the Students Federation of India (DSFI)’s attack on Wayanad...

Jun 28 · >

There Is Little To Justify India’s Coal Shortage

By Nantoo Banerjee It is a matter of concern that India, sitting over the world’s fifth largest proven coal reserves of well over 111 billion tonnes, produces only around 800 million tonnes of coal per annum and continues to be a major global coal importer year after year. China,...

Jun 27 · >

Central Trade Unions Get Ready To Fight New Rules For Workers

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Had the Modi Government not been undergoing some fresh resistance from the unemployed youths for yet another disastrous policy experiment in defence recruitment, the rules under four controversial labour codes would have been notified by now for their implementation from July 1, as it had...

Jun 27 · >

Right-Wing Takeover In Andalusia Is A Setback To Spain’s Coalition Govt

By Eoghan Gilmartin “A very hard blow.” Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez couldn’t mask his disappointment at the resounding defeat for his Socialist Party (PSOE) in its traditional stronghold of Andalusia last Sunday. In a seismic shift in the country’s electoral politics, the conservative Partido Popular (PP) swept to...

Jun 27 · >