Breast milk sales are picking up in India — Is it dairy or Ayurveda?
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Breast milk sales are picking up in India — Is it dairy or Ayurveda?

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

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Breast milk sales picking up in India. Is it dairy or Ayurveda?

Two companies in Bengaluru and Mohali have been quick off the blocks in producing and selling mother’s milk. But it’s happening in a regulatory vacuum and without any ethical debate, reports Sonal Matharu.

Why Indian parents are shifting kids to govt schools, but spending more on private tutors

Many parents who were financially hit during the pandemic have shifted their kids to govt schools. But with learning losses due to lockdowns, they are shelling out for tuitions, reports Soniya Agrawal. 

Who is challenging Ayurveda in today’s India? Meet Kerala doctor, Cyriac Abby Philips

The Liver Doc Abby Philips is now the go-to person for Ayush-related liver injury in Kerala and on social media. And he has taken on the formidable Ayurveda-Homeopathy industrial complex, reports Theres Sudeep. 

Did the Mauryas really unite India? Archaeology says ‘no’

Mauryas weren’t important because they were Nehru and Patel in the 3rd century, but because they are among the few that we know of from a most remarkable period, writes Anirudh Kanisetti.

Wedding bells ring at India’s most powerful corridor. Groom from PMO, bride from north block

Tamil Nadu BJP President K. Annamalai claims that his cows and goats are his only assets, writes Bharat Agrawal. 

For Afghan women, world is uniting again—this time to leave them to their fate

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan banned women from universities—the latest in a series of measures which mark the descent of an iron veil over Afghanistan, writes Praveen Swami. 

Prannoy and Radhika Roy and the world of news this week on

As the Roys have shown, dignity and respect for facts are the best equity in today’s news bazaar. It’s with this satisfaction that they must walk away, leaving NDTV in new hands, writes Shekhar Gupta.