In the wake of Covid-19 risks, the National Testing Agency has issued detailed advisories for exam centre invigilators and candidates for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Mains and the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET), set to be held next month, reports Kritika Sharma.
The media portrays the Gandhi family as one unit, but the great unknown in the Congress crisis may well be the political relationship between mother, son and daughter, writes Shivam Vij.
After a row over his purported remark on non-Hindi speaking people during an online conference, AYUSH Ministry Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha said the conference of AYUSH trainers was “gate-crashed by uninvited participants”, who were constantly “nudging” him to speak in English, reports Himani Chandna.
Annamalai Kuppuswamy, a 2011-batch IPS officer of the Karnataka cadre, joined the BJP in Delhi this week. He says he’s a big fan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP is the only party that inspires him, report Rohini Swamy and Neelam Pandey.
India is a criticism-surplus society, but one trip to China or Singapore will tell you why it’s much better than a robotic society, writes Makarand R. Paranjape.
There were other options before liberals. But they have just emboldened Hindu fundamentalists to justify future calls for banning Wendy Doniger, Sheldon Pollock and Isabel Wilkerson, writes Rama Lakshmi.
Multiple outlets and a pandemic later, The Big Chill restaurant chain is as homey and familiar as ever, which is why it has survived, reports Samira Sood.