The government can very well dismiss the findings on poverty and hunger made by international agencies, but its rejections lack credibility. The only way to convincingly counter such studies is by releasing official data. Endless delays in the publication of official data mean researchers are forced to use other sources.
Questions on Jayalalithaa’s death probe are worrying, need to be examined by a panel of experts
Questions raised by Arumugasamy Commission that investigated Jayalalithaa’s death are worrying. Transparency about the medical condition of top politicians is generally found wanting but Jayalalithaa’s case also came with political intrigue and power battles. A panel of experts needs to examine this. The people of Tamil Nadu deserve conclusive answers.