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The challenge within the Congress

India, March 3 -- The rift in the Congress has deepened. First, a rally was held in Jammu, ostensibly to honour Ghulam Nabi Azad, which saw the presence of key members of G23, the dissenters who wrote... Read More


Women's right to autonomy, justice | HT Editorial

India, March 2 -- A Supreme Court (SC) bench, headed by the Chief Justice of India, in a case involving the bail plea of a rape accused, held that it might consider his petition if he were willing to ... Read More


Discrediting secularism | HT Editorial

India, March 2 -- West Bengal is witnessing a fierce electoral battle between the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). But in the mix is also a third force, with the Left Front and... Read More


Housing must be climate-resilient

India, March 1 -- Delhi recorded its second warmest February since 1901, with a mean maximum temper-ature (MMT) of 27.9 degrees Celsius, eclipsed only by 2006 when MMT was 29.7 degrees, the India Mete... Read More


Reading the numbers right | HT Editorial

India, Feb. 28 -- India's third quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) numbers, released on Friday, are interesting for a variety of reasons, not the least being the fact that while the GDP number was m... Read More


Covid-19: Open up vaccination for all | HT Editorial

India, Feb. 28 -- India's vaccination drive will enter its second phase from Monday, March 1. In the 45 days since it started the drive, India has vaccinated a little over 12 million people. Ever sinc... Read More


The India-Pakistan thaw | HT Editorial

India, Feb. 26 -- The sudden announcement of the Indian and Pakistani armies recommitting themselves to the frayed 2003 ceasefire agreement on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) took... Read More


The benefits of privatisation

India, Feb. 25 -- Indian governments, irrespective of their hue, have had a troubled relationship with privatisation. Much of this, on the basis of the history of privatisation, appeared to stem from ... Read More


Keep an eye on global commodity inflation

India, Feb. 25 -- India's benchmark inflation rate, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stayed above the upper limit of the Reserve Bank of India's tolerance zone continuously between April... Read More


A welcome step on vaccination | HT Editorial

India, Feb. 24 -- After the peak of the first Covid-19 wave, the seven-day average of new cases (also known as the case trajectory) dropped to the lowest on February 11 across India, when it touched 1... Read More