58 million Indians living without pension: Centre spends 0.04% of GDP on income security for elderly, reveals survey
According to the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP), 80 million elderly people in India are entitled to a pension of Rs 200 per month.
Activists arrested not for dissenting views but for 'cogent evidence' of having Maoist links, Maharashtra Police tells SC
Maharashtra police filed an affidavit in response to a plea of historian Romila Thapar and four others challenging the arrest of the five activists in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case
Activists’ arrest in Bhima Koregaon case 'attack on freedom', SC told; court upholds value of dissent, grants interim relief
A Supreme Court bench quashed the Pune Police's bid for immediate custody of the five noted rights activists arrested in Bhima Koregaon investigation after it ordered that they be kept under house arrest till 6 September.
Bhima Koregaon raids: SC orders house arrest for activists till 6 Sept; calls dissent 'safety valve' of democracy
Supreme Court also issued notice to the Maharashtra state government and the state police on the plea filed by five intellectuals, including historian Romila Thapar and economists Prabhat Patnaik and Devika Jain, against the Bhima Koregaon arrests
The talks between the government and Team Anna and the likelihood of a way out of the Lokpal logjam continue to dominate national newspapers.