Today in New Delhi, India
Oct 11, 2020-Sunday
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  • A journalist from Kerala was accused of sedition and various offences under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, (UAPA) and arrested on the way to Hathras on October 7
    Oct 11, 2020 19:56 IST
    UAPA is an anti-terror legislation, crafted for exceptional circumstances, that has become routinised. UAPA permits detention without charge for up to 180 days, making it a convenient tool to silence dissidents. more
    Leah Verghese
    Leah Verghese
  • The nature of the game has changed radically over the past two decades. The internet is today an essential critical infrastructure. Any country that is heavily reliant on it is at a relative disadvantage
    Oct 11, 2020 19:43 IST
    It is broad, cheap, and anonymous, making it hard to combat. States must develop strategies more
    Manjari Chatterjee Miller and Engin Kirda
    Manjari Chatterjee Miller and Engin Kirda
  • The episode reflects the undemocratic orientation of the Chinese embassy — much in line with the nature of the one-party regime in China
    Oct 11, 2020 19:42 IST
    China should not think it can do in India what it does in its own country, and suppress the media. If it wants goodwill among Indians, it should instead reform its more
  • Bihar’s fortunes are up in the air. Will Nitish Kumar be able to pull it off yet again?
    Oct 11, 2020 20:31 IST
    Every candidate will have to face Nitish Kumar, whose governance is marked by both achievements and more
    Shashi Shekhar
    Shashi Shekhar
  • With the removal of widespread disparity in civic amenities between rural and urban habitats, the economic development of rural areas will take a new trajectory.
    Oct 11, 2020 17:07 IST
    The next step will be to remodel or redevelop the villages to ensure availability of all kinds of civic amenities to our rural population to bring them at par with those residing in urban areas, writes Vijay Shankar more
    VS Pandey
    VS Pandey
  • China’s actions in Ladakh, Taiwan, South China Sea or Senkaku Islands were sombrely assessed at the October 6 QUAD?security dialogue.
    Oct 11, 2020 11:35 IST
    If Ladakh’s military standoff is a threat to India, the Chinese aggression on Taiwan are a matter of serious concern to both Japan and US with Australian at the receiving end on trade issue with more
  • Paswan mattered due to two reasons. He symbolically represented the addition of the senior most Dalit mainstream political figure to any political coalition, and second, more substantially, Paswan had a loyal, albeit limited, base in his home state of Bihar
    Oct 10, 2020 18:18 IST
    The LJP leader’s departure is a reflection of how the old is broken and the new is yet to take root, both in Bihar and within Dalit more