Lack of social hygiene and an anti-science attitude among people is bringing back several infectious diseases that were eradicated decades ago in Kerala, said public health activist Dr B Eqbal.
“While everybody is focusing on Nipah, there are cases of dengue, rat fever, chickenRead More
The collapse of the BJP-PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir has brought the troubled state's political turbulence to the fore. The state's uncertain future has been linked with larger political narrative in an election season, giving rise to a deluge of debates that runs the risk ofRead More
The recent collapse of the PDP-BJP political coalition in Jammu and Kashmir, has once again led to the imposition of Governor's Rule in the state. This is undoubtedly a combination of political gamesmanship and the deteriorating security situation in the Valley. The killing of theRead More
The Central government prepared a draft Act last month to replace the University Grants Commission with a new regulator for higher education in the country. The Act is being called the Higher Education Commission of India Act, 2018 (Repeal of University Grants Commission Act), ie HECI. The draftRead More
Kashmiri bureacrat Shah Faesal's tweet calling India a'Rapistan' has come against the backdrop of national outrage over the rape and murder of a 8-year-old girl in Jammu's Kathua,Read More
New Delhi: When she was 16 years old, Meena (name changed) was determined to work hard to realise her mother's dream. She studied day and night because her family, especially her mother, wanted her to become a doctor — potentially the first doctor in the familyRead More
In 2014, Narendra Modi's job was easier. Tired of the corruption, cronyism and policy missteps of UPA II, people were looking for an escape. Modi was selling a dream of “achche din” and people readily bought into it.
It is different now. Modi is now theRead More
Ghazni is a historic and strategically important city in Afghanistan. It straddles the Kabul-Kandahar Highway, and is also close to the tribal areas in neighbouring Pakistan. The unfortunate city has just witnessed a fierce battl between Afghan security forces and the Afghan Taliban. TheRead More
Even before the state has fully recovered from the worst flood seen since 1924, the government in Kerala is in the eye of a storm.
If the events running up to the calamity are taken into account, it raises one crucial question to which the Left government is unable to findRead More