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Govt says India to be 'voice of Global South': What the term means

December 08, 2022 10:37 am

'Global North' refers loosely to countries like the US, Canada, Russia, and Australia, while 'Global South' includes countries in Asia, Africa and South America. We explain what these terms mean, and the shifts in global politics indicated by their usage.

Why we should, and should not live stream Supreme Court proceedings 

September 21, 2022 3:31 pm

Judges may not ask questions or make comments that could be perceived as unpopular, and lawyers could start grand-standing. Clips of proceedings may be circulated without context. Adequate precautions are needed; still it is critical to experiment and innovate.

Explained Ideas: The real reasons behind PM Modi's Cabinet reshuffle

July 15, 2021 9:12 am

The Union Cabinet reshuffle exercise aims to protect Brand Modi from Covid-19 criticism, reach out to OBCs ahead of the Uttar Pradesh poll, writes Neerja Chowdhury.

Explained Ideas: How India failed in procuring enough Covid-19 vaccines

May 18, 2021 8:14 am

Centre promises two billion vaccines by year-end but vaccine famine in the interim is being glossed over, writes Coomi Kapoor.

Explained Ideas: Why the govt must vaccinate every Indian for free

April 29, 2021 9:23 am

Government's Covid vaccine policy is a maze of confusion that could doom India’s future prospects, write Shashi Tharoor and Salman Anees Soz.

Explained Ideas: What can be done to contain the surge in Covid cases?

April 27, 2021 9:55 am

The pandemic is a grim reminder that it is high time we shift the focus on preventive services and health promotion, write Giridhara R Babu and Deepa R

Explained Ideas: How badly were migrant workers affected by the first lockdown

April 13, 2021 8:17 am

Governments do not seem to have learned from the experiences of last year's lockdown, which jeopardised the food and livelihood security of millions of workers in the country, write Ashok Gulati, Shyma Jose and B.B. Singh

Explained Ideas: Will the Covid-19 second wave derail India's economy?

April 15, 2021 9:20 am

Sectors at-risk account for less than 6 per cent of the economy, write Nomura economists Sonal Varma and Aurodeep Nandi.

Explained Ideas: What ails the draft migrant labour policy

April 07, 2021 10:40 am

It is a good start which could, with a few adjustments, reduce the vulnerability and risks faced by labour migrants, writes Priya Deshingkar.

Explained: The arguments for and against the new social media rules

February 27, 2021 8:55 pm

We live in a new era of global diplomacy where gigantic tech companies that have thrown their hats into the geopolitical ring, writes Bhaskar Chakravorti.