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Railways overhaul begins with Bibek Debroy`s plan to junk rail budget

Suggesting some out of the box solutions to the mammoth railways’ problems, the Bibek Debroy committee on the restructuring of Indian Railways seeks involvement of states and private sector.

Parliament’s panel wants states views on land bill to counter Modi govt

The contentious land bill, officially known as Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, is meeting stiff opposition from all most secti

How consumer friendly our states are

Democracy is defined as “government of the people, by the people and for the people”. Our well established system of elections satisfies to a great extent the definition “of and b

Traffic fines: Find the sweet spot between penalty and self-goal

When close to five lakh people are killed in road accidents every year in India, road transport minister Nitin Gadkari should have been complimented on his not-so-populist move to impose higher fin

Coronavirus is a test of India’s cooperative federalism

In the current times, every country across the globe is engaged in a battle against Covid-19. The architecture of a country`s constitution influences it’s response to this pandemic – au

Covid-19: How states compare on recovery rate

While India’s Covid-19 recovery rate has improved to 63.02%, there are 19 states that are doing better than that. They are led by the national capital, Delhi. Here is a list of

India’s actual Covid-19 case load only a third of total

While India has crossed the one million mark in Covid-19 infections, remaining among the top three affected countries (along with the US and Brazil), its actual load of active cases is only a third

Covid-19: Along with rising cases, recoveries also soar

India is emerging as the second most Covid-19-affected nation, after the US but ahead of Brazil, going by the weekly average of fresh infections, yet there is hope in the record number of recoverie

Covid testing: India crosses 2 crore milestone

As part of its 3T strategy of focusing on testing, tracing and treating to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, India crossed a landmark, testing 2,02,02,858 COVID-19 samples so far. This

Covid-19: New cases are increasing, but so are recoveries

Even as India continues to record more than 50,000 new Covid-19 infections every day for a week now, there was some hope in the rising number of recoveries as well, with a drop in the case fatality

Covid-19: Vigorous testing leads to fatality rate drop

India has been registering more new cases of Covid-19 infection than any other country for the past seven days, yet its rigorous push on testing and thus on early identification is bearing fruits,

Covid-19: More than 3 crore N95 masks distributed

More than 3.04 crore masks of N95 variety and more than 1.28 crore personal protection equipment (PPE) kits have been distributed by the centre to states and union territories (UTs) as part of thei

India inches towards a million Covid-19 tests a day

India is focusing on relentless testing, as part of its strategy of ‘Test, Track and Treat’, as the number of Covid-19 tests conducted in a day has risen to cross 8 lakh a day.

Covid-19: India keeps posting higher recoveries

India remains one of the worst Covid-19-affected countries, but the number of new infections has dropped after a while, even as the recoveries are rising, going by Monday’s official bulletin.

India has three times more recovered patients than active Covid-19 cases

India has been for some time leading the world in terms of daily fresh Covid-19 cases, but the number of recoveries is also rising and so is the number of tests. As on Thursday, the

Covid-19: India’s Recovery Rate inches towards 75%

A consistently increasing number of recoveries has pushed India’s Recovery Rate amongst the Covid-19 patients to nearly 75%. With the recoveries of 57,989 patients in the 24 h

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