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Will India’s VIP culture disrupt the vaccination programme

In the early days of the pandemic, reams were being written about how Covid-19 was the great equaliser. Here was something the rich could not...

Odisha makes progress in its fight against malnutrition, but there’s still a long way to go

That arc of the story of India’s battle with malnutrition is a familiar one — even with efforts like one of the world’s largest programmes...

Thousands of Bastar tribals who fled Chhattisgarh 15 years ago are still camping in neighbouring states

A 36-year-old doctor regularly visits some temporary settlements deep inside the reserve forests and the Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary in east Telangana. Most houses there have...

Farm fix: Two worrisome features of the farm bills that invite valid opposition

Farmers in Punjab and Haryana are on the warpath against the Centre’s new laws on agriculture. One of the BJP’s oldest allies, the Shiromani Akali...

DMK sticks to Tamil pride and Centre’s hegemony. Will that translate into votes?

Over the last few weeks, Tamil Nadu’s principal opposition party, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, has been increasingly vociferous against Hindi imposition and the decision to...

Can India be a toy hub of the world, as PM Modi has exhorted? It’s a tough game

For seven days, Manish Kukreja had to shut down his 18,000 sq ft toy factory where thousands of colourful playthings — pullback cars and tractors,...

Pedaling in packs: With pandemic closing down gyms, cycling becomes activity of choice for fitness enthusiasts

Chef Abhilasha Chandak, 33, has always believed good food and health go hand in hand. During the lockdown, with gyms being closed and running options...

Rain, sowing data and labour movement predict an early and plentiful harvest

We don’t get such good weather often,” says Kirpal Singh over the phone from Kairana in western Uttar Pradesh. “It rains well and then the...

View: The NEP is an indicator of what India needs to do to improve education

By Madhav Chavan Policy documents are not binding on the government but they do indicate what the government is willing to do or is thinking...

UP has a new model of development with revived faith in law and order: CM Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath talks about the three years of his government — its achievements, challenges and focus areas. Edited excerpts from an...

Opposition seems to have lost its sting during pandemic, but the ruling party is consolidating its base

Pradyut Bordoloi and Gaurav Gogoi, members of Parliament from Assam, failed to catch the last flight from Delhi to Guwahati on March 24. Until the...

What’s it like to live in villages along the India-China frontier?

To reach Kibithu, India’s easternmost administrative circle, you need to drive a long and lonely path uphill, along the winding course of the river Lohit...

A new order: When the world emerges from the pandemic, we’ll wake up to a new multilateral order

The world might be in the throes of a pandemic but that hasn’t stopped some from planning for a post-Covid world and imagining a new...

Reopening blues: As India effects a calibrated exit from the lockdown, a range of issues linger

As India effects a calibrated exit from the lockdown, a range of issues faced by factories across the country linger In challenging times, technology services...