A women’s charter for the election highlights many of the main concerns of women, and puts forward a checklist of demands that political parties should consider.
The air pollution in the city in mid-February was more than 10 times the WHO-prescribed safe limit. It led to the authorities shutting down chemical, metallurgical and other such industries, besides banning outdoor barbecues and even asking people to stay indoors.
The RBI Governor lays emphasis on high interest rates as an antidote to inflation and, going against conventional wisdom, hopes that this will stall capital flight triggered by the U.S. Fed’s taper and continue to keep the domestic market attractive to foreign investors.
The market paradigm of the online news business has implications for the larger social function of the media and needs a business model that is tempered by a code of practice.
At a time when information and disinformation are two sides of the same coin, science today seems to have become contested territory where a scientocracy, people’s resistance movements and commercial business lobbies are pitted against one another.
The history of Indian criticism in the past few decades has been the history of the varied responses to various challenges and the attempts to arrive at some critical canon that might help unlock and explain contemporary Indian texts.
The pushing through of private infrastructure projects without due regard to regulatory requirements and social and environmental norms is socially disruptive and exposes the economy to huge financial risks.
Unless the RBI makes clear the real intention behind its move on dated currency, the scheme will only serve as a concealed amnesty for the declaration of unaccounted income and wealth by black money holders.