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Free vaccination for all from today as new policy rolls out | Latest News India

NEW DELHI India will begin universal vaccination against Covid-19 on Monday, following the Centre’s decision to give free vaccines to the states for the 18-45 years category from June 21, a move that is expected to help in scaling up daily vaccination numbers. The aim of the government is to vaccinate all adults in the country against Covid-19 by the ...

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When Indian-Americans shape Washington policy and politics

Former United States (US) president, Barack Obama, was often called the first Indian-American president, given the large number of Indian-Americans in his administration, 2009 to 2017. That mantle, of an Indian-American president is ready to be passed on, with some distinguishing embellishment. President Joe Biden’s administration has more Indian-Americans in the White House and in Senate-confirmed positions across federal agencies ...

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Crafting an Indian exceptionalism in technology policy

In March this year, just over two months into his term, United States (US) president Joe Biden made two appointments that confirm the change in America’s position on Silicon Valley’s technology behemoths. He announced that he intended to appoint legal scholar Lina Khan and Tim Wu, a professor at Columbia University, to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the National ...

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Sasikala’s divide and rule policy won’t work with AIADMK: Senior leader D Jayakumar | Latest News India

Days after AIADMK expelled 16 of its party members for interacting with former party president Sasikala, party’s leader D Jayakumar said that Sasikala is following a policy of divide and rule which will not work in AIADMK. “Sasikala isn’t a member of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK). How can she inherit the party? Earlier she had said that ...

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Shed fiscal policy rigidity – Hindustan Times

Inflation numbers for May — Consumer Price Index (CPI) has crossed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) threshold of 6% and Wholesale Price Index (WPI) is at an all-time high — have under-lined the precarious nature of the ongoing economic recovery By HT Editorial PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 06:21 PM IST Inflation numbers for May — Consumer Price Index ...

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Pakistan’s Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to end 2-day Covid-19 lockdown policy | World News

Businesses in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will now be allowed to remain open six days a week, while in Sindh it will be open for five days, excluding Sundays. ANI | PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 06:50 AM IST Amid the spread of Covid-19 infection in Pakistan, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh governments have decided to end the two-day lockdown policy in ...

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Centre approves policy to declassify war histories, operations | Latest News India

NEW DELHI In a significant development that will help set the record straight on India’s military history, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday approved a new policy to declassify war histories and records of other military operations in a time-bound manner to give the country an accurate account of events, provide authentic material for research and counter unfounded rumours, the ...

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The Curzonian imprint on Indian foreign policy

How should India deal with a rising China? Some Americans see the answer in an eventual United States (US)-India alliance. But while India’s leaders have jettisoned the non-aligned tradition, they are committed to a quest for a distinctively Indian strategy, rooted in India’s own experiences and outlook. In this quest, Indians are likely to find inspiration, not from Jawaharlal Nehru ...

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Defence minister clears policy on declassifying war records | Latest News India

In a significant development that will help set the record straight on India’s military history, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday approved a new policy to declassify war histories and records of other military operations in a time-bound manner to give the country an accurate account of events, provide authentic material for research and counter unfounded rumours, the defence ministry ...

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States must implement One Nation One Ration Card policy for migrants: SC | Latest News India

New Delhi The Supreme Court on Friday asked the West Bengal government to implement the One Nation One Ration Card scheme “immediately” to help beneficiaries, especially migrant workers, to avail of subsidised food commodities from anywhere in the country. While the counsel for the state government flagged the issue of seeding ration cards with Aadhaar, the top court was emphatic ...

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