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D.K. Singh

D.K. Singh
DK Singh is the editor, politics, at ThePrint. He has reported on national politics and governance for over 20 years for Japan’s Mainichi Shimbun, Business Standard, The Indian Express and Hindustan Times.

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Birds pick at remains floating in the Ganga river between Gahmar in Ghazipur, UP, and Chausa in Buxar, Bihar | Photo: Sajid Ali | ThePrint

It’s 2021, but floating bodies in UP and Bihar have sent us back to 1918

In Bihar’s Buxar, 71 corpses washed up at Mahadev Ghat of the Ganga river. In UP's Hamirpur, local residents fear the floating bodies will pose a new risk to their health.
A volunteer shows an oxygen concentrator machine at Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid Care Centre at the Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib in New Delhi, on 10 May 2021 | PTI

Commerce ministry exempts public procurement of Covid supplies from Make in India preference

The order issued by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade said the exemption shall be applicable till 30 September.


Representational image for the National Investigation Agency | Twitter

NIA arrests People’s Liberation Army leader for killing Assam Rifles official in Manipur

Mayanglambam Siromani, 32, was arrested for alleged involvement in an ambush on a road-opening party of 4th Assam Rifles in Manipur's Chandel on 15 November 2017.

Our sinking states: Why Covid corpses in Ganga indicate India could face turbulent times

Politics & economics are at the heart of Covid tragedy in UP, Bihar. The regional imbalance in political power, economic & social indicators is deeply troublesome.