The agriculture sector in India missed the bus in 1991. It has made it hard for the Indian farmer to compete in the global market. The polices adopted by global bodies, the decisions taken by the governments only make the situation worse and the media barely covers it. P Sainath likens the people involved in the process to Nero's Guests. This write up is a gist of the various facets of the agricultural distress covered in the documentary. Cover Image Source: Mint
A change of guard is taking place at the WHO Executive Board. India is the next Chairman of the body. India has an opportunity to show its credentials as a global power by taking charge of the WHO response. Will India take up the opportunity offered? Cover Pic: Business Standard
The Wuhan Coronavirus has become a pandemic. It has become a crisis of gargantuan proportions. But could the virus have been nipped in the bud? In the current scenario, are people doing enough to control the spread of the virus? Read to find out.
India has some of the most polluted cities on the planet. An overhaul of the transportation sector can reduce the presence of toxic substances in the air. The government is work on it. But is it working at a pace fast enough to combat the evils of pollution and climate change?
In the wake of the Citizenship Amendment Act, protests broke out. Police action at Jamia saw it spread across the country. The police say the students are innocent. If so, who instigated the violence? Who is behind the incidents of vandalism and arson? Pic Credit: Fusion-WeRIndia
The central government is battling the opposition on the state of the economy. The opposition alleges the government haphazard have run down the economy. But what is the state of economy in states run by the opposition? It is time to examine the role of the state in an economy.
New trends in cricket have been looked at skeptically by India. Be it T20 cricket, the DRS or the latest Day-Night Test cricket. But India has finally joined the bandwagon. Let's see how India fare.
Source: India to Host First Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens The Indian Cricket Team and the BCCI traditionally have taken time to accept the changing trends in World cricket. Be it the advent of the T-20 format of the game or the DRS, India shied away from them. Even with the latest Day-Night Tests, India… Continue reading India to Host First Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens
Greta Thunberg, climate activist, in the last week gave an emotional speech 'How Dare You' pressurising world leaders and governments to do more against climate change. She has inspired students around the world to get their voice about their futures heard. But her message to PM Modi I felt was without knowledge of developments in India. This is my view on India's position and turning the question back on her. (Please do check out the tweet).
T-40. The Chandrayaan 2 is about to catapult ISRO and India into history. As soon as it touches down on the surface of the moon, Chandrayaan 2 touching down on the Southern pole of the moon would take the world into uncharted territory.