User: abhijeet2109 Topic: Indian Polity and Govt
Category: politcal
Last updated: Apr 07 2020 21:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Special Report: Johnson listened to his scientists about coronavirus - but they were slow to sound the alarm 7.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
It was early spring when British scientists laid out the bald truth to their government. It was "highly likely," they said, that there was now "sustained transmission" of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom.
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The Political Fix: Will Covid-19 crisis slow down Modi’s centralising tendencies? 6.4.2020 Scroll.in
A weekly newsletter on Indian policy and politics from Scroll.in.
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'It is unlikely most labourers have returned home' 6.4.2020 Rediff: News
'Make sure you provide enough support (income, nutrition, healthcare, and housing) to migrants stuck (and their households), so they are not compelled to seek work or migrate back.' 'Otherwise, the risk of contagion is extreme.'
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Will the coronavirus crisis inevitably result in an expansion of the surveillance state in India? 5.4.2020 Scroll.in
Surveillance may be necessary to contain the virus, but will it come with oversight and government accountability?
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India’s Constitution not only ensures democracy but also teaches what democracy is, says this book 5.4.2020 Scroll.in
Madhav Khosla’s book ‘India’s Founding Moment’ views the Constitution through unusual lenses.
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As Covid-19 crisis unfolds, Modi could dispel negativity by starting an honest national conversation 3.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
But this needs sharp minds and intellectual honesty, both in short supply at the top.
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Which public authority should be in charge of India’s policy on diagnostic kits for Covid-19? 3.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
It is important for the Central government to clearly delineate responsibilities as per the constitutional framework.
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Time for Hindus and Muslims to reconcile 1.4.2020 Rediff: News
'This Ram Navami -- the birth anniversary of Lord Ram -- presents the majority community an opportunity to shed its minority complex and offer an olive branch and discrimination- free society to the minority,' suggests Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).
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Coronavirus: Centre sets up 11 empowered groups to contain outbreak 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
These have been tasked with identifying problem areas to formulate plans, strategise operations and take steps for time-bound implementation of policies.
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Work from home: How safe is your data? 30.3.2020 Rediff: Business
India doesn't have a data protection law or a dedicated law on cybersecurity. Also, there is no specialised law on privacy. Experts say this complicates the scenario for businesses as they continue to be liable for breach in client data even when employees work out of the home.
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The Political Fix: Here’s what India’s chaotic attempt to lock down 1.3 billion people looks like 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
A weekly newsletter on Indian policy and politics from Scroll.in.
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Earth Hour observed across State 30.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Earth Hour observed across State
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11 Empowered Groups Formed To Deal With COVID-19 30.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Centre today set up 11 empowered groups for ensuring a comprehensive and integrated response to COVID-19, which has infected more than 1000 people in the country and killed more than 25 people....
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MHA sets up 11 empowered groups to combat COVID-19 crisis 29.3.2020 DNA
An MHA order provided the details regarding the groups:
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North Korea fires more missiles than ever amid coronavirus outbreak 29.3.2020 Reuters: Top News
North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast on Sunday, the latest in an unprecedented flurry of launches that South Korea decried as "inappropriate" amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
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Lebanon's Berri threatens to suspend cabinet support over coronavirus expat policy 28.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri threatened on Saturday to suspend his support for Prime Minister Hassan Diab's government if it did not act to bring home expatriates stranded abroad during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Infosys employee detained for controversial Covid-19 social media post, company sacks him 28.3.2020 Scroll.in
He had urged people to ‘go out and sneeze with open mouth in public’ to spread the virus.
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Coronavirus: US announces $2.9-million aid for India as toll reaches 19 28.3.2020 Scroll.in
The Union health ministry on Saturday morning confirmed a total of 834 cases, including 66 recoveries.
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Infosys Employee Arrested Over "Spread-The-Virus" Post, Company Sacks Him 27.3.2020 NDTV News - South
An Infosys employee in Bengaluru has been arrested by the City Crime Branch (CCB) for a shocking social media post urging people to "go out and sneeze" and spread the highly contagious COVID-19 virus
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LIC has been Indians’ security net for decades. It is now facing an uncertain future 25.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Amid plummeting Sensex, the Life Insurance Corporation of India lost Rs 1.84 lakh crore in 2020.
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