National Disaster Management Act
Jharkhand  /  Published 27.04.22

Heat wave advisory for Jharkhand

It also asks the state to direct district level officials for undertaking necessary steps to prevent heat-related deaths, hold regular interaction with media on the risks and dangers of heat-related i...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.22

Five ways to kill federalism

Indian federalism has been in the news recently. The rejection of Republic Day floats designed by the governments of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and West Bengal was seen as a symbolic attack on those states, ...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 01.01.22

Mumbai sea, parks out of bounds after 5pm

Mumbai police on Friday issued an order prohibiting people from visiting beaches, open grounds, sea faces, promenades, gardens, parks or similar public places between 5pm and 5am till January 15 in vi...
By PTI in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 14.07.21

The Park: bar on serving alcohol

The state excise department has barred The Park, from where 37 people were arrested early on Sunday for allegedly partying in violation of Covid norms, from serving alcohol in all its 10 bars and room...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

Racketeers held for online sale of Remdesivir

A team of the enforcement branch has also seized 19 vials of Remdesivir medicine from possession of a person who was allegedly intending to sell them at a much higher cost than their market price. &l...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 02.01.21

Narendra Modi never wastes a crisis

2020 has been a bad year for the health of Indians and for the health of Indian democracy too. The Modi-Shah regime, which is authoritarian by instinct and belief, has used the pandemic to further und...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.20

On target: Bombay HC on Tablighi Jamaat

India has failed in its ancient principle of regarding the guest as deity when incarcerating 29 foreign nationals who had come to Delhi’s Nizamuddin Markaz for the Tablighi Jamaat in March. This...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.04.20

Managing a pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic found governments in India and the world in varying degrees of unpreparedness. Given the circumstances, state governments and the Government of India reacted reasonably quickl...
By Arghya Sengupta and Biswanath Ghosh Dastidar

Opinion  /  Published 26.04.20

Govt has provided little relief

The Centre has given a directive to all employers to pay full wages to their workers for the period of the lockdown. According to experts, there is no legal foundation for this direction, not even in ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 31.05.20

Councillor case for Covid-19 drama

A councillor of a thickly populated ward in Bangalore who tested positive for the coronavirus has been booked for violating the Covid-19 protocol.Imran Pasha, a popular councillor of the Janata Dal Se...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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