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In-Depth | CBSE syllabus cut: How a stop-gap measure will impact the outgoing batch of 2020

INDIA

In-Depth | CBSE syllabus cut: How a stop-gap measure will impact the outgoing batch of 2020

While a professor from the prestigious Delhi University asserted that the syllabus cut has political bearings, a Delhi senior secondary school teacher said the move has been overplayed by the media. Here is what various stakeholders told us:

Budweiser employee pissing in beer tanks for 12 years? It's not true

TRENDS

Budweiser employee pissing in beer tanks for 12 years? It's not true

As soon as the story was up on the web, it spread its tentacles on social media, where people love to hover but don’t bother to read

Explained | Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: Here's what has happened so far

INDIA

Explained | Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: Here's what has happened so far

Here is a look at the series of events that led to the arrest of the father and son, the action taken against the cops involved and who said what

Sushant Singh Rajput's death: Here are some guidelines to sensitive reportage on deaths by suicide

INDIA

Sushant Singh Rajput's death: Here are some guidelines to sensitive reportage on deaths by suicide

Promoting sensitive reportage will not only inspire dialogue on suicide, it will also help the bereaved find some dignity and solace in their loss

In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?

WORLD

In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?

With many countries easing lockdown restrictions, the debate on Herd Immunity has gained traction. What is Herd Immunity and is it achievable, here is all you need to know:

Why Kent's advertisement on automated atta maker is classist, discriminatory and distasteful

INDIA

Why Kent's advertisement on automated atta maker is classist, discriminatory and distasteful

Not only is the brand normalising the provincial notion that those belonging to a lower economic strata are dirty and impure, it is promulgating the parochial ideology, which social reformers are fighting hard to alleviate

Explained | How the Kalapani issue is upsetting Indo-Nepal ties

WORLD

Explained | How the Kalapani issue is upsetting Indo-Nepal ties

The longstanding Kalapani issue had reinvigorated in November last year when New Delhi released the new political map of India following the abrogation of Article 370 and the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into Union Territories

Coronavirus pandemic: From plasma therapy to Favipiravir, here's a list of treatments and antidotes for COVID-19 so far

INDIA

Coronavirus pandemic: From plasma therapy to Favipiravir, here's a list of treatments and antidotes for COVID-19 so far

The science and technology ministry has reportedly earmarked 42 existing drugs, narrowed down from a list of at least 2,100 approved drugs, for repurposing.

Coronavirus pandemic: From A to Z, here's a glossary to help you brush up your COVID-19 vocabulary

WORLD

Coronavirus pandemic: From A to Z, here's a glossary to help you brush up your COVID-19 vocabulary

To buck the trend of unwholesome content, we bring to you an ‘A to Z guide into Coronavirus’, debunking myths and fake news, quenching inquisitiveness, slipping in a frustrated laugh – all in lighter vain.

Coronavirus pandemic: What is plasma therapy and why is it a beacon of hope in finding COVID-19 cure?

INDIA

Coronavirus pandemic: What is plasma therapy and why is it a beacon of hope in finding COVID-19 cure?

ICMR has given a nod to Kerala to conduct clinical trials using plasma therapy

In Depth | Coronavirus pandemic: The mental agony of working from home and how to deal with it

INDIA

In Depth | Coronavirus pandemic: The mental agony of working from home and how to deal with it

Replacing suits with pyjamas might seem liberating, but it comes at a cost

Delhi election: An insight into Amit Shah's campaign strategy to win the capital contest

POLITICS

Delhi election: An insight into Amit Shah's campaign strategy to win the capital contest

Shah has also been active on social media, not only tweeting proactively, but also monitoring party tweets and interacting with “cyber warriors”

Delhi election: Here are the factors that will impact the capital contest

POLITICS

Delhi election: Here are the factors that will impact the capital contest

Experts believe that the result of the election will show the mirror on the political significance of CAA

In Depth | Jeff Bezos phone hacking: A spyware, Saudi Arabian crown prince and the plot to kill a journalist

WORLD

In Depth | Jeff Bezos phone hacking: A spyware, Saudi Arabian crown prince and the plot to kill a journalist

The messages that MBS sent to Bezos on WhatsApp, in the latter half of 2018 – that is after the May 2018 video message was sent – seemed to suggest that MBS has intimate knowledge of Jeff’s private life

Nirbhaya case: What is causing the delay in hanging the rapists?

INDIA

Nirbhaya case: What is causing the delay in hanging the rapists?

January 17, President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the mercy plea

Kalapani issue: Why tensions are simmering between India and Nepal

WORLD

Kalapani issue: Why tensions are simmering between India and Nepal

Responding to a query on the Kalapani issue, MEA Spokesperson Ravish Kumar said, “We reiterate our commitment to find a solution through dialogue in the spirit of our close and friendly bilateral relations."

In-Depth | Understanding the alphabet soup: What is the NPR-NRC-CAA conundrum and how does it affect us?

INDIA

In-Depth | Understanding the alphabet soup: What is the NPR-NRC-CAA conundrum and how does it affect us?

With the government throwing another complicated exercise before its people, let us try and demystify what NPR is, how is it different from Census and whether or not is it linked to the NRC and CAA

Explained | A long wait for justice: Why very few death-row convicts are hanged?

INDIA

Explained | A long wait for justice: Why very few death-row convicts are hanged?

There were 371 prisoners on death row by the end of December 2017, with the oldest case being from 1991. However, only four prisoners have been executed in the last 13 years

JNU students not alone in protesting against fee hike: Here are varsities missed by national media

INDIA

JNU students not alone in protesting against fee hike: Here are varsities missed by national media

Not just JNU, students from many universities are expressing their ire over unaffordability of quality education

Hyderabad Horror | Predatory, anti-social, peer pressure: An insight into the mind of a rapist

INDIA

Hyderabad Horror | Predatory, anti-social, peer pressure: An insight into the mind of a rapist

Criminal psychologist and Supreme Court advocate Anuja Trehan Kapur speaks to Moneycontrol on why such incidents are on the rise, what goes on in the minds of rapists and what punishment would be an effective deterrent

Hyderabad Horror: Outcry over rape and murder of 27-year-old; what has changed on the ground?

INDIA

Hyderabad Horror: Outcry over rape and murder of 27-year-old; what has changed on the ground?

As per the latest NCRB report, about 3.59 lakh cases of crimes against women have been reported in 2017

In Depth | Jharkhand Assembly Polls 2019: The Naxalite movement and how it affects elections in the state

INDIA

In Depth | Jharkhand Assembly Polls 2019: The Naxalite movement and how it affects elections in the state

Ahead of the five-phase assembly elections in Jharkhand, let's study the 'biggest' threat to internal security, which ravages the state and is the likely cause of the prolonged election schedule

Surrogacy Bill 2019 in Rajya Sabha: What is it and why is it problematic?

POLITICS

Surrogacy Bill 2019 in Rajya Sabha: What is it and why is it problematic?

Contravention of the bill can invite imprisonment up to 10 years and fine up to Rs 10 lakh

Ground Report | Delhi Pollution: As citizens gasp for breath, oxygen bar offers 'clean air' for 15 minutes at Rs 299!

BUSINESS

Ground Report | Delhi Pollution: As citizens gasp for breath, oxygen bar offers 'clean air' for 15 minutes at Rs 299!

A young duo, 26-year-old Aryavir Kumar and his Ukrainian partner Margarita Kuritsyna, is the brain behind this innovative oxygen therapy and wellness centre

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