Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury: A Public Health Expert

A leading civil society figure and political thinker, Chowdhury was a vascular surgeon and public health expert.

Date: 17 Apr 2023

Indian Women's Movement loses two stalwarts

Gail Omvedt, feminist scholar, dalit and feminist activist passed away on August 25, 2021. Just a week later, Sonal Shukla social activist, and a pioneer activist of the women's movement in the western region passed on.

Date: 09 Sep 2021

Return of the LDF in Kerala: LDF making history

LDF government all set to return to power for the second term, it will be creating history as in the last 40 years, the state has alternated its governments every five years.

Date: 02 May 2021

Media Monitoring Report 2020: In Turkey, one in six journalists has an ongoing trial

The Turkish Association of Journalists (GCD) published today its Annual Media Monitoring Report documenting the state of press freedom in Turkey for the year 2020. The report addresses a number of topics such as the impact of the COVID-19, disinformation, the new internet regulation, the situation o...

Date: 16 Feb 2021

Health experts and activists seek probe into deaths/adverse events post Covid vaccination

Health experts, health workers, activists have written to the health ministry and concerned others seeking a full investigation of the 11 deaths between January 16 and 30, 2021 post the administration of a COVID vaccination.

Date: 02 Feb 2021

India Budget 2021 amidst pandemic: Expectations high

Union Budget 2021 India Live, FM Nirmala Sitharaman Speech Live Updates: Expectations are high that the government will boost economic revival by focussing on infrastructure, healthcare, agriculture, rural economy, MSMEs sectors impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown restrictions.

Date: 01 Feb 2021

Economic Survey Announces a New Index: Basic Necessities Index

"Look at the bare necessities, the simple bare necessities", says the Survey constructing an index to measure the quality of housing, toilet, drinking water, clean cooking fuel and the progress on their delivery.

Date: 30 Jan 2021

Budget session 2021 of Parliament begins with President's address

Budget session 2021 of Parliament begins today amid pandemic, farmers' protest

Date: 29 Jan 2021

World Economic Forum meets virtually amidst the chaos of the pandemic

The focus of this session of WEF is not surprisingly on the impact of the pandemic and the manner in which it may best be addressed. Inequality, economic and in terms of opportunities and access to health care is a primary focus. The Chinese President Xi Jinping called for both greater global effor...

Date: 28 Jan 2021

Renowned art critic Sunil Kothari is no more

Sunil Kothari, well known dance critic and scholar passed away after recovering from COVID

Date: 30 Dec 2020