Curious case of CBI | The Indian Express

Curious case of CBI | The Indian Express

The Central Bureau of Investigation’s arrest of its own sub-inspector and a lawyer close to the family of former Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh once again raises concerns about what and who it chooses to investigate, and how. The CBI is investigating allegations that as Maharashtra Home Minister, Deshmukh asked police officials to collect bribes from … Read more

September 6, 1981, Forty Years Ago: PM Flags Crisis

September 6, 1981, Forty Years Ago: PM Flags Crisis

Prime Minister Indira Gandhi has warned that the country is in a difficult phase economically, politically and militarily and these challenges call for a greater sense of national purpose. The prime minister mentioned this at a meeting of the secretaries to the government and added that the challenge was not just for those in politics … Read more

After initial hiccups, the coronavirus vaccination strategy seems to be falling in place

After initial hiccups, the coronavirus vaccination strategy seems to be falling in place

For the better part of the past two-and-a-half months, since the government started implementing its revamped Covid vaccination strategy, the target of inoculating the country’s adult population by the end of this year seemed an unrealistic one. The pace of vaccination had, no doubt, gone up appreciably after June 21. However, with vaccine hesitancy posing … Read more

Study- The New Indian Express

Study- The New Indian Express

By Express News Service BENGALURU: A new study done by researchers from Northwestern University has evaluated the body’s response to the Covid-19 vaccine, particularly in comparison to natural immunity and emerging variants. Among other things, the study sheds light on why choosing to skip a vaccine dose or waiting for natural immunity can backfire spectacularly. Experts … Read more

Taliban holding Americans, says top Republican

Taliban holding Americans, says top Republican

The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee says some Americans who have been trying to get out of Afghanistan since the US military left are sitting in airplanes at an airport ready to leave but the Taliban are not letting them take off. Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas says there are six airplanes … Read more

Red sanders logs worth ₹2 cr. seized, 13 held in Chittoor

The Chittoor police on Sunday seized 3.5 tonnes of red sanders logs at Ponthalacheruvu Cross in Piler mandal, 70 km from here, and arrested 13 persons, including seven from Tamil Nadu and six from Chittoor and Kadapa districts. The police also seized a container lorry and three cars. Superintendent of Police S. Senthil Kumar and … Read more

BJP opposes restrictions on public celebration of Vinayaka Chavithi

BJP State president Somu Veerraju and general secretary S. Vishnuvardhan Reddy were arrested at the District Collector’s bungalow when the party leaders and cadre tried to picket it opposing the restrictions imposed on the celebration of Vinayaka Chavithi at public places. The cadre picketed the District Collector’s office. The arrested leaders were detained in the … Read more

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