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The number of cases breached the 1-lakh mark for the second time in three days.New Delhi: India on Tuesday recorded
The number of cases breached the 1-lakh mark for the second time in three days.New Delhi: India on Tuesday recorded
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Bombay High Court Bail To Dr. Varavara Rao Will Have Big Impact On Others

By   Satyaki Chakraborty   The  Bombay High Court order on Monday granting six months medical bail to the 82 year old poet and Bhima Koregaon case accused Dr. P V Varavara Rao, is set to have a big impact on the other accused in the same case who have...

Feb 22 · >

India’s External Affairs Ministry Should Have Averted Twitter War On Protests

By Harihar Swarup   We are now witnessing the second phase of the farmers’ sit-in; the consistently peaceful protest was unfortunately and deeply wounded by the violent events on Republic Day at the Red Fort and Delhi Police has already made some headway in the investigation. The prime minister’s...

Feb 20 · >

India’s Energy Mix Will Be Unrecognizeable In Three Decades

By K Raveendran   Even as coal is coming back with a vengeance to peak India’s energy mix in the next 15 years, the country’s clean energy outlook is also brightening. As the government pushes ahead with green energy initiatives, an energy think-tank estimates that by 2038, however, all...

Feb 20 · >

AJP-Raijor Dal Alliance To Hurt Both NDA And Grand Alliance In Assam

  By Sagarneel Sinha   The upcoming assembly polls in Assam are primarily going to be a fight among alliances. The ruling BJP led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) includes Assam Gana Parishad (AGP), United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL) and Gana Suraksha Party led by Lok Sabha MP Naba Sarania....

Feb 20 · >

Jaipur Literature Festival 2021 Eyes Ten Million Viewers

By Papri Sri Raman   The Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown since March 2020may have wreaked havoc for the travel and the publishing industry, and been generally dystopian but lit fests all over the world have seen dramatic rise in attendances, says Sanjoy Roy, the curator of the Jaipur...

Feb 20 · >

Protests Against Privatisation Of Vizag Steel Plant Mount

  By B Tulasidas   The Modi government’s decision to privatise Visakhapatnam Steel Plant has resulted in widespread protests from across the state of Andhra Pradesh. A relay hunger strike camp was staged by the Visakhapatnam Steel Conservation Struggle Committee (VSCSC) near the main gate on February 12. Dr...

Feb 20 · >

UN Report Slams U.S. Economic Sanctions Against Venezuela

  By W. T. Whitney Jr.   Belarusian lawyer and academician Alena Douhan, who in 2020 became the United Nations “Special Rapporteur on the Negative Impact of Unilateral Coercive Measures,” visited Venezuela from Feb. 1-12. She was there “to assess the impact of unilateral sanctions on the enjoyment...

Feb 20 · >

BJP’s Electoral Fortunes May Get A Jolt In Coming Assembly Elections

By Rahil Nora Chopra The widespread farmers agitation against the new agricultural laws passed by the Centre had its impact in the civic body Elections in Punjab where the ruling Congress recorded a landslide victory. Though Punjab is at the epicenter of the farmers protest and the results bear...

Feb 20 · >

Farmers Agitation Is A Big Challenge To Hindutva-Corporate Alliance

By Prabhat Patnaik   The farmers’ struggle represents a major step towards undoing the dominance of the corporate-Hindutva alliance that has characterised India in the last few years. The peasants, other petty producers like craftsmen, artisans and fishermen, have been among the worst victims of neoliberalism, which has progressively...

Feb 19 · >

Unemployment Rate Is Still Volatile, Recovery Not Satisfactory

  By Gyan Pathak   The despair on the job front has slowly been replaced by hope. The year 2021 has well begun. A significant fall in unemployment rate has been recorded in January, while employment rate rose though not so impressive. The gains can be consolidated, but would...

Feb 19 · >