Tackling the issue of biomedical waste | HT Editorial

India, April 27 -- The Noida Authority in the Delhi-National Capital Region has put up 500 red-coloured bins at city markets, cremation grounds, and other sites to dispose of Covid-19 waste such as ma... Read More

Preserving a friendship | HT Editorial

India, April 27 -- At a time of distress, friends matter. And it is disappointing when a friend does not instinctively reach out and help, and, instead, may even add to the distress. As India got hit ... Read More

Economic fallout of the second wave

India, April 26 -- As India completes the first month of fiscal year 2021-22, it is facing a severe second wave of Covid-19 infections. Daily cases continue to remain high. Some parts of the country a... Read More

India can complement Asean's initiative on Myanmar

India, April 26 -- The five-point consensus reached by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) on Myanmar is an important framework for the way forward in tackling the fallout of the Februa... Read More

A universal vaccine drive | HT Editorial

India, April 25 -- For almost two months after India began its coronavirus vaccination drive, infection rates were among the world's lowest. In this period, vaccine uptake was hampered by widespread h... Read More

The US must step up and assist India now | HT Editorial

India, April 25 -- The silence of the United States (US) leadership, India's key strategic partner on the global stage, as coronavirus infections surged, did not go unnoticed by many in India. It was ... Read More

A new social welfare toolkit

India, April 23 -- The Centre, on Friday, announced that it would provide 5 kg free food grains to the poor for May and June, covering nearly 800 million beneficiaries under the National Food Security... Read More

Oxygen: Beg, borrow, steal

India, April 22 -- On Thursday, the home ministry ordered that there will be no restriction on inter-state and intra-state supply of oxygen-related goods, and reiterated that the supply of oxygen for ... Read More

The story of Covid, Kumbh and Bengal

India, April 22 -- When the former king of Nepal, Gyanendra Shah, and his wife, Komal, tested positive for Covid-19, it took little detective work to know how they had got infected. Mr Shah, whose aut... Read More

Covid-19: In distress, civil society steps in

India, April 21 -- As India battles the most devastating public health crisis it has ever seen, and systemic failures are apparent all around, there is one silver lining - the role of civil society in... Read More