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Nandita Singh

Nandita Singh
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Nandita Singh was a Journalist at ThePrint. She is a former English Literature graduate from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, and a Young India Fellow. Nandita harbours an immense love for the social sciences and the issues that they encompass. Through her blog, spoken word performances, workshops, and panel discussions, she strives to make the world a more informed, open, and tolerant place. She is particularly interested in the economic, social and political impact of policy decisions on civic society. With a specialisation in political satire and culture, she explores the ways in which human beings interact with the institutions that surround them. Find her on Twitter: @nandita_singh1

On Camera

People sit in an outdoor plaza in Gangtok, Sikkim (Representational image)

Sikkim stopped seeing drug users as criminals and look what happened

In 2018, Sikkim Anti-Drugs Act decriminalised illicit drug use and laid down elaborate provisions for detoxification and rehabilitation.
The Bombay Stock Exchange

Reliance, Maruti biggest losers as Sensex drops for fourth straight day amid gloomy outlook

BSE Sensex loses 0.8% while NSE Nifty 50 Index drops 0.9%. A gauge of IT firms rises 0.9%, but 16 out of 19 sector sub-indexes compiled by BSE drop.

Defence

Representational image for India-China relations | File photo: Bloomberg

India, China say won’t send more troops to Ladakh frontlines, agree to avoid misunderstandings

India and China issued a joint statement after senior Army officials of the two sides held commander-level talks as part of the countries’ first military-diplomatic dialogue.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?