What’s behind the Covid spike in Kerala? Delta coming to the least seropositive state. Targeted, strategic testing that uncovers cases the best. And the least under-reporting.
The Captain and Sidhu have made a tentative rapprochement, but plenty signs of rancour linger in the air within the Punjab Congress.
“We wanted a resolution but are moving towards an explosion.” That’s a party MP from Punjab on the situation in the local Congress after New Delhi snubbed Amarinder for Sidhu.
A Modi cabinet expansion raises hopes of representation everywhere, and it was a jumbo expansion too. Yet Bihar finds itself cast adrift.
The Uttarakhand ferris-wheel spins yet again, with the 10th CM in 21 years. But the BJP is staring at both regional disaffection and internal dissension, months before polls.
Innocent victims of Covid? You don’t have to go beyond the 250 egret and cormorant chicks killed in Tangla, Assam—a mini ecocide brought on by pandemic-fuelled rumour and fear.
The next target of Mamata Banerjee and her party is the Bengali-majority Tripura that goes to poll in 2023
The Kerala BJP chief gets embroiled in a messy welter of hawala and bribery allegations. Rival factions are gleeful, the central command rather miffed. “Bad optics,” say experts.
'Cow dung cow urine didn’t work. Tomorrow I will eat fish.' Kishorechandra Wangkhem is arrested again for writing that—under NSA! Prison diaries: Manipur’s new literary rage?
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
How practical is it to aspire to be self-employed? Does it pay off for all those who venture? What are the pitfalls?
They don’t have jobs nor do they have direction. There is an increasing discontent among the youth of India
A more important role the government has in the matter of job creation is that of building an ecosystem conducive to creation of jobs
The nature of these political parties is slightly different from those of the past. They are now appealing on the basis of secularism and trying to organise all oppressed communities under their banner.