Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
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Topic: black marketing

‘Had no criminal intent to cheat people’— Navneet Kalra on oxygen concentrator hoarding case

Kalra's advocate Vikas Pahwa told a Delhi court that the businessman cannot be kept in pre-trial detention as no more recoveries are to be made against him.

There’s already a booming black market for Covid vaccines. Just look at China

While China hasn't released any public data on the efficacy of its vaccine, people are still seeking it out, bending the rules to get hold of the yet unproven shots.

Rs 60,000 for a Rs 5,500 vial — how remdesivir black-market thrives as Covid cases rise

It is alleged that the racket is operating through hospital staff who have access to remdesivir. Modi govt, states have initiated steps to check black-marketing.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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