Covid-19 impact: Job scheme planned for urban poor, migrants

In 2019, Amit Basole, Mathew Idiculla, Rajendran Narayanan, Harini Nagendra, and Seema Mundoli from Azim Premji University presented a paper titled “The State of Working India”, which was on the broad contours of an Urban Employment Guarantee Act.

We are not subjects of the state

Let us be honest in our arguments as well. There is no denying the fact that some of those arrested, not to forget Delhi University professor G.N. Saibaba who is at present languishing in Nagpur Central Jail, do support Maoist ideas. But that cannot become an excuse to deprive them of their individual liberty. So […]

Morning Digest: Curfew announced in Srinagar for two days; Trump signs executive order against hiring H1B visa holders for federal contracts, and more

MGNREGA has already used up half its annual fundsOne-third of the way through the financial year, government data shows that the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme has used up almost half its allocated funds, spending more than ₹48,500 crore out of the expanded ₹1 lakh crore allocation announced following the COVID-19 […]

Pakistan pays Shafqat Amanat Ali Rs 3.8 crore to sing anti-India song ‘Ja Chor Day Meri Waadi’

After repeated ceasefire violations, numerous attempts to infiltrate terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir’s through the Line of Control (LoC), the Pakistan armed forces have now started to pay well-known singers to come up with songs to escalate tensions with India.

Tiruchi railway hospital to treat staff testing positive for COVID-19

In addition to the existing doctors at the railway hospital, the divisional railway authorities have shortlisted 12 doctors to be hired on contract basis who were selected during an online recruitment exercise conducted in April by the Southern Railway in view of the pandemic. Para-medical staff to be be hired on contract basis have also […]

74th Independence Day: Story of Chandra Shekhar ‘Forever’ Azad

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Fever clinics, aggressive testing to be done in districts with high COVID-19 cases

Mr.Radhakrishnan also asserted that there was no dearth of beds for treating COVID-19 patients in Tiruchi. The Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital had 780 beds and private hospitals had 1,327 beds. In addition to them, there were 922 beds at intermediate government and private hospitals in the district.

Ram temple crowns Modi as first Hindu Hriday Samrat

But the pomp and splendour that is underway in the temple town of Ayodhya is a different matter altogether. Ostensibly it is to lay the foundation stone to the grand temple to Lord Ram, and for sure there is no other real agenda either. But sometimes there are matters ex-agenda that gather a life of […]

Hindutva now basic coat on canvas of Indian politics: Govindacharya

A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the ground-breaking ceremony for building a Ram temple in Ayodhya, Govindacharya, once a powerful BJP general secretary, underscored its significance, saying this marks the return of national politics to its “roots” of Hindutva which, he added, remained at the margins for decades before going from strength to […]

India Post conducts special camps in Coimbatore

According to a release from S. Santhalingam, Senior Superintendent of Post Offices, Coimbatore Division, customers can open IPPB account and link it to their savings bank accounts. Postmen are equipped to help the customers withdraw cash from any of the bank account using Aadhaar card. The Aadhaar Enabled Payment System can be used to withdraw […]