Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicMigrant crisis

Topic: migrant crisis

The indelible traumas that Bihar’s voters see in their indelible ink

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

IAS must learn to take risks. India’s Covid relief response shows why

The Indian administrative state is so loyal to rules, even a health emergency like Covid did not make them deviate, expedite relief.

Covid peaked in India in Sept, can be controlled by Feb if safety norms followed — govt panel

At a virtual press conference, Covid-19 Supermodel Committee said India's Covid peak would have been 15 times worse without March lockdown.

Film-maker Anubhav Sinha says BJP’s Bihar rap ‘blatant copy’ of his song on migrants

Anubhav Sinha made his allegations against BJP in a Twitter post Thursday, where he said it is ‘beyond my means and powers to take this to court’.

India’s Covid response knee-jerk, circumstances demand love & compassion for the marginalised

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

29,415 road accident deaths during lockdown, but no separate data on migrants, govt says

The govt presented the figures in Lok Sabha, responding to a query on the number of migrant workers who died in road accidents during the exodus triggered by Covid lockdown.

Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson’s tea diplomacy & Modi govt’s ‘wonderful tales’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

2% of 23,351 passengers diagnosed with Covid at Delhi bus, train stations from 4-14 Sept

The data is part of an affidavit filed by the Delhi government in the Delhi High Court on 15 September.

Singur farmers had just begun to move on from Nano plant blow, then Covid lockdown struck

Many Singur farmers left for cities as their land was left infertile by construction linked to the Tata Nano plant. But now Covid has created new problems for them.

Migrant exodus triggered by panic created by fake news on lockdown, govt tells Lok Sabha

Home ministry was replying to unstarred question from a TMC MP, who asked why thousands of labourers started walking home as soon as the lockdown kicked in.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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