Becoming stakeholders | The Indian Express

Becoming stakeholders | The Indian Express

The tripartite agreement signed by the Centre, five insurgent groups active in Karbi Anglong, and the Assam government, marks the culmination of an extended process of negotiation to end insurgency in the region. According to the Memorandum of Settlement, greater autonomy will be devolved to the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council; the identity, language, culture of … Read more

Panchjanya attack on Infosys does what it accuses IT giant of doing — damages national interest. Time for India Inc to stand up.

Panchjanya attack on Infosys does what it accuses IT giant of doing — damages national interest. Time for India Inc to stand up.

Over the last few years, a growing number of people and institutions have been labelled “anti-national” and accused of belonging to the “tukde tukde gang” — students like Umar Khalid and Disha Ravi, teachers like Anand Teltumbde, activists like Sudha Bharadwaj, entire universities and those protesting against the CAA, NRC and farm laws. This name-calling … Read more

Jobless Americans will have few options as benefits expire

Jobless Americans will have few options as benefits expire

NEW DELHI: Millions of jobless Americans lost their unemployment benefits on Monday, leaving only a handful of economic support programs for those who are still being hit financially by the year-and-a-half-old coronavirus pandemic. Two critical programs expired on Monday. One provided jobless aid to self-employed and gig workers and another provided benefits to those who … Read more

2nd inmate killed in 2 weeks at Indiana federal prison

WASHINGTON: An inmate was stabbed to death within hours of arriving at one of the most secure federal prison facilities in the US, raising fresh questions about the government’s ability to keep prisoners safe amid severe understaffing and a myriad of other crises. Stephen Dwayne Cannada was killed in an altercation with a fellow inmate … Read more

BJP decries govt.’s ‘unilateral’ decision to ban festivities

As part of the State-wide call, the district leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a demonstration at the Sub-Collector’s office here on Monday, demanding that the State government accord permission for the community-level celebration of ‘Vinayaka Chaturthi’ by strictly adhering to the COVID-19 norms. The leaders decried the ‘unilateral’ decision taken by the government … Read more

US cash funded Wuhan virus lab, claims new book

US cash funded Wuhan virus lab, claims new book

LONDON: The United States has cash funded the infamous Wuhan lab in China that is known to deal in deadly viruses and is also the alleged place from where the SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the Covid-19 pandemic, leaked, claimed a new book. The book titled “What Really Happened in Wuhan” is written by Australian investigative … Read more

Will protect Texas abortion clinics that come under attack: US justice dept

WASHINGTON: The United States justice department on Monday said it would not tolerate attacks against people seeking or providing abortions in Texas, as the agency explores ways of challenging the state’s recently enacted law. The law, known as SB8, leaves enforcement up to individual citizens, enabling them to sue anyone who provides or “aids or … Read more

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