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Doctor among 10 held as Delhi Police bust ‘kidney racket that lured poor & homeless with cash’

The matter allegedly came to light when some of the accused were seen outside a Delhi hospital, offering money to homeless people. The hospital then informed the Hauz Khas police.

BJP-RSS hounding Missionaries of Charity, drying up ocean of love filled by Mother Teresa

The Modi govt's Christmas present to MoC by refusing to renew registration is in contrast with brazen amendment of FCRA in 2016 to save the BJP from penal action.

Afternoon nap in healthy workspace can improve productivity among urban poor workers: Study

A new study that measured sleep quality in real situations in low income groups in Chennai found outcomes to be vastly different from findings of research in sleep labs in the West.

Both Covid crisis and economic package show Modi govt lacks the human touch

Some cuts are too deep to forget. The coronavirus pandemic might just be the scar that will turn the mood of the poor against the Modi government.

India has social schemes for poor in crises like Covid. But it needs a ‘who to pay’ database

Large sections of India’s population are invisible to the state. That is why in crises like Covid and lockdown, we need one common social database.

Coronavirus lockdown: What states are doing to help the poor and unorganised workers

From Kerala’s Rs 20,000 crore package to free rations and allowance for labourers, many states are taking steps to mitigate the economic effects of Covid-19.

If Modi govt wants to control population, it must target high fertility rates in these states

Challenge for India lies in how it can effectively chart a unique path in ensuring sustainable and equitable development for its billion-plus people.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.