Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicKailash Satyarthi

Topic: Kailash Satyarthi

Covid made India’s child labour problem bigger. In Rajasthan, they slog 18 hrs/day for Rs 50

5 children died in the state between July 2020 & January 2021 due to abysmal working conditions and malnutrition. But kids are still working in bangle factories, dhabas etc.

IAS officers, Nobel winners, filmmaker — states gather their best to battle Covid crisis

From Tamil Nadu to Maharashtra and West Bengal, multiple states have engaged high-profile experts to find a way out of the lockdown, revive their battered economy.

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to be chief guest at RSS’s Vijay Dashami event

The annual programme, one of the most important events in the RSS calender will be held in Nagpur at Reshimbagh Ground on Thursday.

India’s justice system needs complete overhaul, says Justice Gogoi on child sexual abuse cases

The Supreme Court judge, who is next in the line to become CJI, says if all cases of sexual abuse of children were to get reported, it would be "a mortifying shock".

Taking government out of NGOs

India's democratic depth was evident this past week as the entire establishment, left and right, came together to congratulate Kailash Satyarthi for his Nobel....

On Camera

YourTurn

Padma Awards 2022 brought back controversies, politics and the question of its relevance

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.
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