Today in New Delhi, India
Jul 09, 2020-Thursday
New Delhi
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  • The present path aids China’s strategy of attrition, friction, containment to harass, encircle and weigh India down
    Jul 09, 2020 05:58 IST
    Instead of insisting on status quo ante, India has helped create a new status quo. Beijing is more
  • A health worker collects swab sample for a Covid-19 test, Bikaner, July 3, 2020
    Jul 08, 2020 18:23 IST
    Ensure 50 million Covid-19 tests. It is needed, feasible more
  • The intention to cover all workers is also indicated in the draft legislation on the Social Security Code that has been introduced in Parliament. The challenge for the State is how to provide social security to all with its limited financial and administrative capacities. A universal social security system will have to be built progressively.
    Jul 08, 2020 18:30 IST
    Replicate MGNREGS in urban areas, enhance skill development at work, and invest in public health more
  • The pandemic forced rigid educational institutions to adapt rapidly, to precarious circumstances. It pulled students out of schools for extended periods (schools will not open before July 31, 2020
    Jul 08, 2020 18:31 IST
    It was necessary, given the disruption in the educational system more
  • Unlike in the case of physical health, there is a denial of and resistance to  less-than-perfect mental health in India
    Jul 08, 2020 18:33 IST
    With physical distancing and anxiety about the future, Covid-19 has exacerbated mental health issues more
  • The only line that should not be crossed is intellectual property theft
    Jul 08, 2020 07:36 IST
    Imitation is good. If you can’t imitate, buy the company. And then improve. But don’t steal more
  • India has been proactive in assessing and dealing with the challenges caused by the pandemic. Saving lives has been our foremost priority
    Jul 08, 2020 07:50 IST
    Whether in diplomacy or economy, whether in society or policymaking, we have been learning new more