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IEThinc Migration Series: ‘Boosting housing supply is necessary, not sufficient’

At the sixth edition of the eight-part IE Thinc Migration series, presented by The Indian Express with Omidyar Network India and moderated by deputy associate editor Udit Misra, panelists discussed solutions around complexiti

migrant labourers

Planning airport in Palghar: Aaditya Thackeray

Thackeray added while a decision on the Konkan Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) is expected to be taken by January, steps are being taken to set up a Bollywood and cricket museum in Mumbai.

aditya thackeray

IE Thinc Migration: ‘We need power to flow from the bottom to the top ’

The latest edition of IE Thinc Migration, moderated by Deputy Associate Editor Udit Misra, explored structural causes of poor livelihoods among migrants and discussed policy solutions to improve conditions in both home and de

Workers are entitled to get compensation, at 0.05%, for each day’s delay beyond 15 days. However, such compensations aren't being paid.

This quarter will be better than Q1, says RBI governor Shaktikanta Das

The RBI, he said, is “very serious about anchoring inflation expectations and inflation around the target” of 4%. Sticking to the 9.5% growth projection for 2021-22, the RBI Governor said there is no evidence that asset

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The stars of India’s best ever Olympics, Neeraj Chopra and Bajrang Punia, to be guests at Express Adda today

The two will be the guests at an online Adda hosted by The Indian Express on Friday evening. Chopra and Punia will be in conversation with Sandeep Dwivedi, sports editor, The Indian Express, and assistant editor Mihir Vasavda

Neeraj Chopra

IE Thinc session today on livelihood opportunities for migrant workers

The country is already witnessing a “K-shaped” recovery where bigger firms have bounced back while millions of small and marginal firms continue to languish.

migrant workers

Industrialists should be state’s brand ambassadors: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray

Immense employment opportunities are hidden in the tourism sector, he said, adding the sector has been given the status of a hospitality industry.

"The CM said the probe will be done by the district collector and the report should be submitted to the government," it said.

Need to come together for 2024: Congress president Sonia Gandhi to Opposition leaders

At a meeting of 19 Opposition parties, including Congress, Gandhi said all parties have some “compulsions”, but reminded them that the time has come to rise above them.

Gandhi said the monsoon session of Parliament saw “determined unity” by all Opposition parties. The parties, she said, functioned in a coordinated manner with daily discussions among the floor leaders. (ANI Image)

Bidding adieu: CJI calls Justice Nariman a lion who guarded judicial system

Outgoing Supreme Court judge Justice R F Nariman on Thursday said merit must be the predominant factor in the selection of judges to the top court so that people’s expectations about the quality of justice are met.

R F Nariman

Early end to House session: Venkaiah Naidu breaks down, Om Birla expresses anguish

Both Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla expressed anguish Wednesday over the washout, with Naidu briefly breaking down in the House.

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Panel with Justice Lokur, ex-SC Judge, to probe Pegasus row, says Mamata Banerjee

Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B Lokur, and former Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court Justice (retd) Jyotirmay Bhattacharya, will carry out the inquiry.

Currently, 60 ULBs are engaged in the single-window system for the issuance of building plan approval. Within three months, remaining ULBs will also come under this facilities.

Covid casualties: BJP, Opposition spar over govt claim of no deaths due to lack of oxygen

The BJP said the Opposition was “playing politics in the pandemic”, while the Opposition parties accused the government of misleading the country.

oxygen shortage

Days after PM Modi holds talks with parties, delimitation panel plans visit to J&K

The commission will be visiting J&K from July 6 to July 9, and interact with political parties, public representatives and state government officials over redrawing of boundaries of existing Assembly seats.

modi kashmir meeting

‘Reclaiming of trust among the migrant population is important’

Moderated by Deputy Associate Editor Udit Misra, this edition had panelists discuss healthcare provisions for migrants, the need for community-based health services and universal health coverage

migrant population

Assembly polls ahead, BJP’s UP face Yogi Adityanath is guest at e-Adda today

Now, with less than a year to go for the next state elections, the UP Chief Minister will be the chief guest at the Express e-Adda on Thursday.

yogi adityanath

TMC to look beyond Bengal, will go to a state only to win: Abhishek Banerjee

With the BJP emerging as the TMC’s primary opponent in West Bengal, Abhishek said, “Our target is not to defeat the BJP. Our target is to save the country and protect our Constitution.”

abhishek banerjee

BJP’s N-E face, its new CM in Assam, at Express Adda today

Holding important portfolios in the last state government, including finance, health and education, Sarma's claim to the top post in the state was accepted by the BJP ahead of incumbent CM Sarbananda Sonowal, after a large ma

Himanta Biswa Sarma

Bengal chief secretary ignores summons from Centre; retires, becomes adviser to CM

Banerjee also announced that Home Secretary H K Dwivedi would be the new chief secretary of West Bengal, and B P Gopalika would be the new home secretary.

Alapan Bandyopadhyay

Narada case: SC says let Calcutta HC bench decide

The agency had approached the apex court over the high court sending the four TMC leaders arrested in the case to house arrest.

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Jaishankar, senior US Defense official at IE-FT event today

The discussion will be around the fraught relations between India and China marked by an unresolved border dispute on the one hand, and a steadily deepening economic engagement on the other.

The opening session, Jaishnkar’s keynote interview, will be conducted by Jamil Anderlini, Asia Editor, Financial Times, and C Raja Mohan, Director, Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, who is also Contributing Editor at The Indian Express.

Thinc Migration series: ‘Legislation that is nativist should be struck down’

At the second edition of The Indian Express Thinc Migration series, moderated by Deputy Associate Editor Udit Misra, panelists spoke on nativist policies and how to give migrants a political voice.

Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh guest at e-Adda today

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh enters his fifth year in power this month, with his grip on the administration and the Congress in Punjab as strong as ever

Amarinder Singh

Express Adda| An institution is only so strong as the people willing to defend it, says Fareed Zakaria

At an e.Adda held recently, international affairs columnist, CNN news host and author Fareed Zakaria spoke on democracy in America, the challenges for journalism, big tech and why India needs to have a strategic conception of

Fareed Zakaria, Fareed Zakaria express adda interview

Express Adda: A part of my soul goes into the making of a subtle performance, says Pankaj Tripathi

At an e-Adda held recently, actor Pankaj Tripathi spoke on his journey, keeping calm, why OTT platforms should duck formula, and Bollywood being a democratic space

Pankaj Tripathi

Express Adda: ‘The pandemic may make us write a new social contract’

At an e.Adda held recently, NK Singh, Chairman, 15th Finance Commission, spoke on financial and banking sector reforms, being active partners in the gains of trade, privatising state-owned banks and his book Portraits of Powe

Express Adda: ‘We have to find a safety net for people who will be left out’

At an e-Adda held last week, Uday Kotak, MD & CEO, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and President, Confederation of Indian Industry, spoke on the impact of Covid on the economy, risk aversion among banks and how technology will drive bus

All eyes on economy, Uday Kotak is guest at Express e-Adda today

To discuss the way forward and reforms needed to boost growth, Uday Kotak, MD & CEO, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and President, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), will be the guest at the Express e-Adda Thursday.

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