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STOP PRESS!

Delhi, March 30 -- I write this to you for a special reason under extraordinary circumstances. As mankind grapples with the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic and collectively stares at uncertai... Read More


Goliath The Germ: Where Does India Stand In Humankind's War Against Corona

Delhi, March 19 -- Imagine the whole of humanity - indoors. Instead, butterflies fluttering across wide open roads in an Indian metropolis, blue skies over China, clear water and swarms of fish and sw... Read More


'We Refuse To Implement NPR Because We Don't Want To Create Fear And Restlessness Among The Minorities'

Delhi, March 19 -- Kerala was the first state to pass a resolution against CAA and it has also suspended the NPR update process. Finance minister Thomas Isaac tells Preetha Nair that if the Centre tri... Read More


States Cry Halt

Delhi, March 19 -- With 12 states opposing a proposed exercise to update the National Population Register (NPR), this could be the first time India's decennial census exercise may face some disruption... Read More


Misplaced Priorities Or Simply Towing The Line? Why Top Supreme Court Judges Have Been Caught Napping

Delhi, March 19 -- When it comes to upholding civil liberties and constitutionally guaranteed rights, a conducive environment-or the lack of it-must not be grounds for courts to determine if a case pe... Read More


Down, Down, Down! Why Coronavirus Will Lockdown Indian Stock Market Indefinitely

Delhi, March 19 -- A couple of listed stocks tell the story of the mayhem in the Indian stock market, currently in the grip of a global pandemic. Last October, the IPO of the state-owned monopoly, Ind... Read More


Meet The Corona Warriors: Indra Gupta, The Sarkari Doctor Aspiring To Keep Jaipur In The Pink Of Health

Delhi, March 19 -- Indra Gupta's desk is full of clutter-sheaves of papers strewn all over, an old copy of a Hindi daily serving as the mouse pad for her desktop. The office is truly sarkari in charac... Read More


Meet The Corona Warriors: Muzaffer Ahmad, The Budgam Doctor Who Steadfastly 'Captures' COVID-19 Victims

Delhi, March 19 -- Contrary to the perception in the Valley that life is at a standstill in the Budgam area of Kashmir where Section 144 is strictly adhered to, things are normal in this central Kashm... Read More


Meet The Corona Warriors: From Handling Trauma Victims To COVID-19 Patients, Abdul Rehman Has Carried Them All

Delhi, March 19 -- In hindsight, her response was entirely und-erstandable. "You must not go there; tell your employers to put you on duty elsewhere," cried Abdul Rehman's wife when she heard that her... Read More


Meet The Corona Warriors: Captain Amitabh Singh, The Man Who Piloted Air-India's Mission Wuhan

Delhi, March 19 -- As the Air India flight descended into the Chinese city of Wuhan on January 31, Captain Amitabh Singh (in picture below, first from left) could not beli-eve the sight below him-a br... Read More