Thursday, 30 June, 2022


Delhi cancels licence of Max Hospital branch that wrongly declared a baby dead

The probe by the state government revealed the hospital was guilty of negligence, the Delhi health minister said.

Revealed: What created confusion about whom Kapil Sibal appeared for in Babri Masjid case

Senior lawyer and Congress leader was representing the legal heir of the oldest litigant in the Ayodhya case, not the Sunni Waqf Board.

The failure that is India’s first monorail

At 17,000 a day, ridership is a far cry from glossy estimates of 1.5 lakhs; government not keen on expanding monorail network after failure of the first line.

Fortis made a 108% profit on the treatment of the child who died of dengue

Health minister Anil Vij says FIR will be lodged against the hospital administration and doctors under relevant sections of the IPC.

Mary Kom quits, Sushil Kumar and Akhil Kumar likely to be knocked out of observer posts

The three athletes have returned to active sports, and the government feels this could lead to a conflict of interest. It is considering replacing them soon.

Decongesting Mumbai, so far a mission impossible

Mumbai is the world’s 2nd most congested city, making it lose its sheen as India’s financial capital. State govt’s plans to expand it have gone nowhere.

There’s no crop burning presently, so why is Delhi’s air so polluted?

Traditional sources of pollution combined with weather factors have resulted in Delhi's air quality worsening again. 

Madhya Pradesh clears bill to hang child rapists, legal experts say it’s a really bad idea

Legal experts say it could increase under-reporting of cases and put the lives of children in danger.

From posh areas to slums, India is unable to get rid of its encroachment problem

Top NDMC official says religious structures are a dicey matter, but the law comes first; even agencies in Mumbai chalk out a plan to relocate such structures.

Xi Jinping’s Achilles heel: economy and control over the PLA

Insights of two professors at Harvard University offer a granular look at the recent rise of Xi and his methodical pursuit and consolidation of power. 

On Camera


Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.