Balancing priorities: The Hindu Editorial on development and environment

Forecasts of ‘good’ or ‘normal’ monsoons are often beguiling and belie the ominous. This year, the annual floods that upend the Brahmaputra Valley have been followed by intense spells along … Read More

Call for action: On ICMR antibody test study

The results of a serological test conducted across 69 districts by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have indicated that the confirmed numbers of COVID-19 infections reported from the … Read More

Desert clouds: The Hindu Editorial on Rajasthan political crisis

A political upheaval appears to be in the making in Rajasthan. The ruling Congress has accused the opposition BJP of trying to unsettle the Ashok Gehlot government. The BJP State … Read More

TASMAC tribulations: The Hindu Editorial on Tamil Nadu’s zeal to resume liquor sale

The conflict between fiscal health and public health is quite real for the States. Faced with dwindling revenue due to the stagnation in economic activity since the national lockdown began, … Read More

A question of quarantine: The Hindu Editorial on different rules for migrant workers and other travellers

As tens of thousands of people move across States, many of them migrant workers and their families travelling as unorganised groups, the Centre finds itself facing a fresh front in … Read More

Consensus, not confusion: on resumption of rail services

The Centre’s move to run 15 pairs of trains between New Delhi and major cities will serve as a trial for further relaxation of lockdown travel restrictions. The new trains … Read More

Coming to terms: The Hindu Editorial On India refusing to admit coronavirus community transmission

As early as March 28, the Health Ministry acknowledged that there was “limited community transmission” of the novel coronavirus in India. On April 9, the ICMR and Health Ministry researchers … Read More

Coming to terms – The Hindu

As early as March 28, the Health Ministry acknowledged that there was “limited community transmission” of the novel coronavirus in India. On April 9, the ICMR and Health Ministry researchers … Read More