Politics

Censoring coronavirus coverage: Increased attacks on journalists

Censoring coronavirus coverage: Increased attacks ...

July 15, 2020

As in a few other countries, journalists reporting on coronavirus pandemic in India have been threatened, attacked & jailed by a nervous government.

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Vikas Dubey encounter, latest example of blatant extrajudicial killing in India

Vikas Dubey encounter, latest example of blatant e...

July 11, 2020

In yet another serious violation of basic human rights, the extrajudicial killing of notorious gangster Vikas Dubey is cold blooded murder by a police force that leaves little to distinguish it from gangs roaming the badlands.

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Coronavirus ravages Latin America: Lessons for India

Coronavirus ravages Latin America: Lessons for Ind...

July 8, 2020

Poor healthcare infrastructure, inadequate and delayed responses by governments as well as low testing makes the entire Latin American region a hotspot for the pandemics. India shares many of the problems of the region. Its coronavirus graph is beginning to replicate that of Braz...

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Shadow of Tablighi Jamaat controversy looms large over Nizamuddin

Shadow of Tablighi Jamaat controversy looms large ...

July 2, 2020

Caught up in a controversy where they had no role to play, residents of the localities around Hazrat Nizamuddin in New Delhi are angry.

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Green wave forces course correction by Macron

Green wave forces course correction by Macron

June 30, 2020

Greens spring surprise in Sunday’s municipal election and could pose a strong challenge in the next presidential election slated for 2022.

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Disputes with Nepal, China highlight strategic and diplomatic challenges for India

Disputes with Nepal, China highlight strategic and...

June 27, 2020

Though unrelated, simultaneous disputes with China and Nepal put the spotlight on the challenges that Modi’s Neighbourhood First policy faces.

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The forgotten residents of Delhi’s Bhatti Mines

The forgotten residents of Delhi’s Bhatti Mi...

June 21, 2020

With nearly 50,000 residents, Bhatti Mines in south Delhi is one of the poorest localities in the capital. Yet, the residents complain that they did not receive any help from the government.

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Aatmanirbhar Bharat: An idea whose time has passed

Aatmanirbhar Bharat: An idea whose time has passed

June 15, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for making India entirely self-reliant risks to push India back by decades into protectionism and boost inefficiency and reduce competitivity.

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Recreating the Chinese monster

Recreating the Chinese monster

June 3, 2020

Ever since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, China-baiters around the world have been hyperactive putting the blame for everything that’s not right with the world at Beijing’s doorstep.

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Latest reforms dilute workers’ rights in India

Latest reforms dilute workers’ rights in India

May 27, 2020

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s famed INR 20 trillion bailout package delivers a blow to workers even as job losses, triggered by lockdown, rise to highest level in over 40 years.

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