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World Environment Day: Data shows the world has lost a Switzerland-size area of primary rainforest in 2019
World

World Environment Day: Data shows the world has lost a Switzerland-size area of primary rainforest in 2019

In order to stop deforestation, researchers say emphasis must be placed on changing the incentives driving forest loss on a domestic, local level.

'Karnataka was better prepared for COVID-19 than other states': BS Yediyurappa on governance, jobs and coronavirus
Politics

'Karnataka was better prepared for COVID-19 than other states': BS Yediyurappa on governance, jobs and coronavirus

It has not been smooth sailing for Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa over the past nine months since he assumed power

Coronavirus outbreak has lifted approval ratings of leaders everywhere; don’t expect that to last long
World

Coronavirus outbreak has lifted approval ratings of leaders everywhere; don’t expect that to last long

Governments will have to decide how to stagger a return to relative normality from the coronavirus and how to deal with the emotional issues of inequality, unemployment and debt that will surge to the fore of the political debate

Success of coronavirus lockdown hinges on clarity and credibility; State could do better on the former
India

Success of coronavirus lockdown hinges on clarity and credibility; State could do better on the former

India's high-stakes gamble of enforcing a severe, nationwide lockdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic is a week old now

Ravi Shankar Prasad says terrorists, corrupt have no right to privacy, warns of 'sinister trend' of populist campaigns against judgments
India

Ravi Shankar Prasad says terrorists, corrupt have no right to privacy, warns of 'sinister trend' of populist campaigns against judgments

Terrorists and corrupt people have "no right to privacy" and these people should not be allowed to abuse the internet, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Saturday

Delhi polls about deliverability, not ideologies; polarising voters in response to AAP's development-centric pitch may not work for BJP
Politics

Delhi polls about deliverability, not ideologies; polarising voters in response to AAP's development-centric pitch may not work for BJP

Brand Arvind Kejriwal has established direct and firm contact with Delhi voters' necessities and made the practice of politics a lot more ordinary; today, he appeals to even those voters who see no alternative to Narendra Modi’s prime ministership

From anarchist to 'everyman's CM', Delhi election sees a mature Arvind Kejriwal focussed on development, governance
Politics

From anarchist to 'everyman's CM', Delhi election sees a mature Arvind Kejriwal focussed on development, governance

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal began his tenure as an aggressive and confrontational chief minister, but has now mellowed and matured into a politician whose electoral plank is his work and governance

Six months in Meghalaya's Smit village: Time, modernity may prove most insidious incursions yet
India

Six months in Meghalaya's Smit village: Time, modernity may prove most insidious incursions yet

Smit, in Meghalaya, fluctuates between its old and new values and systems, navigating the pull of modernity and tradition. Follow Parul Abrol as she follows Smit's stories — a different world, within our own | Part 6 of 6

In Meghalaya's Smit village, community kickboxing classes offer a chance to beat gender stereotypes
India

In Meghalaya's Smit village, community kickboxing classes offer a chance to beat gender stereotypes

Smit, in Meghalaya, fluctuates between its old and new values and systems, navigating the pull of modernity and tradition. Follow Parul Abrol as she follows Smit's stories — a different world, within our own | Part 5 of 6

A matriarch of Smit's founding family looks back on how things have changed in the Meghalaya village
India

A matriarch of Smit's founding family looks back on how things have changed in the Meghalaya village

Smit, in Meghalaya, fluctuates between its old and new values and systems, navigating the pull of modernity and tradition. Follow Parul Abrol as she follows Smit's stories — a different world, within our own | Part 4 of 6

Seng Khasi lore of severed link between heaven and earth plays out in locals' lives in Smit, Meghalaya
India

Seng Khasi lore of severed link between heaven and earth plays out in locals' lives in Smit, Meghalaya

Smit, in Meghalaya, fluctuates between its old and new values and systems, navigating the pull of modernity and tradition. Follow Parul Abrol as she follows Smit's stories — a different world, within our own | Part 3 of 6

Change comes to Meghalaya's Smit village, but local traditions endure and governance is conditional 
India

Change comes to Meghalaya's Smit village, but local traditions endure and governance is conditional 

Smit, in Meghalaya, fluctuates between its old and new values and systems, navigating the pull of modernity and tradition. Follow Parul Abrol as she follows Smit's stories — a different world, within our own | Part 2 of 6

In Meghalaya's Smit village, examining the insiders versus outsiders debate at close quarters
India

In Meghalaya's Smit village, examining the insiders versus outsiders debate at close quarters

Smit, in Meghalaya, fluctuates between its old and new values and systems, navigating the pull of modernity and tradition. Follow Parul Abrol as she follows Smit's stories — a different world, within our own | Part 1 of 6

As political uncertainty looms over Jammu and Kashmir, Dal Lake nears its death
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As political uncertainty looms over Jammu and Kashmir, Dal Lake nears its death

As politics took centrestage, Srinagar’s Dal Lake suffered, but is this a blip or a feature of the political changes that have happened in Kashmir, finds Auqib Javeed of The Third Pole.

Narendra Modi in New York: Social media can be used as weapon for good governance, says PM
World

Narendra Modi in New York: Social media can be used as weapon for good governance, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that social media has become a powerful instrument of democracy and it can be used as a "weapon" for good governance

Mark Tully on why well run government institutions are crucial for the survival of India's democracy
India

Mark Tully on why well run government institutions are crucial for the survival of India's democracy

Sir Mark Tully talks about the problem of governance, with unequal power distribution and interference being the main issues to address.

Article 370 revoked: Better governance, security crucial for success as Modi govt's new plan takes effect on ground
India

Article 370 revoked: Better governance, security crucial for success as Modi govt's new plan takes effect on ground

Though the immediate concerns of the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir are political and based on security, subsequently, the effects of governance and administrative changes will draw more focus

What after Narendra Modi? Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani offers a glimpse of an answer
Politics

What after Narendra Modi? Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani offers a glimpse of an answer

Who after Narendra Modi? In the Gujarat of 2014, that appeared to be the most obvious question to ask when Modi took over as Prime Minister of India and left Gujarat to his successors — Anandiben Patel and later Vijay Rupani.

India doesn’t really want to get into talks with Pakistan; it’s looking beyond, to engage with the region as a whole
India

India doesn’t really want to get into talks with Pakistan; it’s looking beyond, to engage with the region as a whole

S Jaishankar left no space for doubt that regional connectivity will form a big part of the foreign policy of NDA-II

S Jaishankar's appointment as foreign minister reveals Narendra Modi's mindset on trust, acumen and leadership
Politics

S Jaishankar's appointment as foreign minister reveals Narendra Modi's mindset on trust, acumen and leadership

There is a dovetailing of vision between India's new foreign minister S Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra when it comes to shaping India’s destiny as a leading power and projection of that power in a bipolar Asia