Pm Cares Fund
Opinion  /  Published 28.02.22

Young victims

Pandemics are usually associated with mortality and sundry challenges to the medical infrastructure. The Covid-19 pandemic has not been an exception. But beyond morbidity and mortality, pandemics infl...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.01.22

Miserly rule: Covid funds

A pandemic of the scale and the ferocity of Covid-19 requires to be fought with a wide array of weapons. These include, among others, vaccines, modernized healthcare, state-of-the-art testing faciliti...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 20.01.22

Covid jab: PMO funds yet to reach govt wings

The department of biotechnology in the Union science ministry has spent only 13 per cent of the Rs 900 crore earmarked for Covid-19 vaccine development 14 months ago and multiple government department...
By GS Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.11.21

Complaint filed against Vir Das

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta tweeted: “I come from an India where it needs courage for a Vir Das to say this, I come from an India where many of us admire this courage, yet choose to remain silent.&rd...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.21

Asking a question is no longer a simple act

On the face of it, asking a question appears to be a simple act of responding to things with curiosity. Except for what linguists call ‘phatic communication’, such as ‘how are you?&r...
By G.N. Devy


West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.21

Didi slams govt's PM-Cares claim

Mamata, during her campaign in bypoll-bound Bhabanipur constituency, also hit out at the BJP-led Union government over the Pegasus snooping scandal, claiming that the country's opposition leaders ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.21

Mamata: Centre snooping on Opp leaders

Slamming the Centre over its assertion that PM-CARES was not a government fund, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday stated that complete transparency should be maintained in the transactio...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.09.21

PM with govt, CARES not so

The Prime Minister’s Office has told Delhi High Court that the PM CARES Fund is not a Government of India fund but a charitable trust whose collections do not go to the Consolidated Fund of Indi...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.09.21

PM-CARES not a govt entity, high court told

The PM CARES Fund is not a Government of India fund and the amount collected by it does not go to the Consolidated Fund of India, the Delhi High Court has been informed. An affidavit filed by an Unde...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.07.21

Give freely: Forced donation

Donation normally assumes willingness. But institutions in India often ignore the voluntary aspect, assuming that employees and subordinates will not only donate when told to do so but will also donat...
By The Editorial Board


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