Disaster Management Act 2005
India  /  Published 26.05.20

Wage no-action status quo

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said its earlier interim order that “no coercive steps shall be taken” against certain managements for not paying wages to employees during the lockdown period would c...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 19.04.20

Northeast wildlife in danger

Wildlife is being hunted for meat as people have been entering reserve forest areas in search of food amid a nationwide 40-day lockdown. A video surfaced on social media (The Telegraph has the video f...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Opinion  /  Published 13.05.20

A bold vision

It is far too early to judge how the three phases of the national lockdown that began on March 24 — with a dress rehearsal two days earlier — will be judged in the coming years or, indeed, by futu...
By Swapan Dasgupta

India  /  Published 25.04.20

Where’s the law-mandated plan: Congress

The Congress on Saturday castigated the Narendra Modi government for its ad hoc handling of the Covid-19 crisis, highlighted by the sudden lockdown, saying it should have instead prepared a “Nationa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Claim: Aarogya holes exposed

A cyber-security engineer has flagged privacy-related holes in Aarogya Setu, a mobile app promoted by the Indian government as a “bodyguard” that allows people to assess their risk of catching the...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi



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