Politics

European Union’s China challenge

European Union’s China challenge

June 7, 2021

With the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world was already a dangerous place and today it has become more dangerous as even after 16 months into the worst global health crisis in over a century, we still do not know the source of the pandemic. However, there are some encou...

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Ramdev’s ‘ayurveda’ assaults allopathy

Ramdev’s ‘ayurveda’ assaults allopathy

June 5, 2021

In response to his viral video in which Baba Ramdev remarked “lakhs have died from taking allopathic medicines for Covid-19” and that “allopathy is stupid and a failed science,” the Indian Medical Association (IMA), which had earlier requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

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Space a universal asset, not private property

Space a universal asset, not private property

May 31, 2021

Earlier this month, Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, announced that it would carry Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa and his aide on December 8 on a 12-day trip aboard the International Space Station, which is jointly owned and operated by Russia, the United States, Japan, ...

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Protesting farmers make Singhu Border their home away from home

Protesting farmers make Singhu Border their home a...

May 13, 2021

“There is a memorable event from our village where a liquor shop had opened in 1987. So our mothers and grandmothers got together and protested against the liquor shop. That protest went on for one year and for what? Just for a liquor shop. After a year, the women won the battl...

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We failed, went by government’s false assurances: Patna High Court

We failed, went by government’s false assurances...

May 13, 2021

Only a day after bloated, decomposing bodies washed up on banks of the Ganga in Bihar’s Buxar, another 100 bodies, all suspected to be Covid-19 positive, were spotted floating in a river in Chausa village, located on Bihar’s border with Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday, May 11. On t...

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Thriving Covid-19 black market as desperate families pay heavy price

Thriving Covid-19 black market as desperate famili...

May 11, 2021

Recently, a professor of the Jamia Milia Islamia University in New Delhi, who had a severe case of Covid-19 infection, was battling for life at Life Line Hospital in Laxmi Nagar in east Delhi. The doctors said that he urgently needed oxygen in order to pull through. As the profes...

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Pandemic second wave rages on as Modi remains missing

Pandemic second wave rages on as Modi remains miss...

May 7, 2021

The last two weeks have been the bloodiest for India since the coronavirus pandemic hit the country in February 2020. Practically every single day, new highs are being reported, both in fresh daily infections as well as in death toll due to the pandemic, with over 400,000 new cas...

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Bengal’s voters say not surprised by results of assembly elections

Bengal’s voters say not surprised by results of ...

May 5, 2021

Ultimately, a lone, wheelchair-bound woman proved more powerful than the heaviest of heavyweights of the biggest, and no-doubt the richest, political party in the world and the one which has been ruling India not only at the federal level but also most of the states for the past ...

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Delhi continues to fight for life as Covid-19 rages on

Delhi continues to fight for life as Covid-19 rage...

May 3, 2021

“I lost my maternal aunt today, who was staying with my mother for the past 40 years. We lost her only because we could not get a single bed for her in an Intensive Care Unit. I stay in Mumbai but when I got to know that she is unwell, I flew here to take […]

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With oxygen going rare, Delhi gasps for breath of life

With oxygen going rare, Delhi gasps for breath of ...

April 28, 2021

 Kayam Raza, a resident of Jaitpur Khadda Colony has been waiting in the queue since morning to get his oxygen cylinder refilled. Raza, whose 70-year-old mother is sick and in urgent need of oxygen, says he could not get her admitted in any hospital and has been waiting to ...

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