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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.

Thinc Migration

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

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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.

Express Adda: ‘In this country, the link between politics and economics is very loose’

At an e-Adda held this week, Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, spoke on India’s economic future, the government’s response to the pandemic and h

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‘When any country rises, it will be tested, it will be challenged’

At an e-Adda held this week, days before he left for Moscow for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke on the complex relationship between India and China, engaging with

Online Express Adda: Key Covid strategist, AIIMS chief Guleria is guest today

The Indian Express will host its second online Express Adda with Dr Guleria, also internationally renowned pulmonologist, on Monday, May 4.

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Mumbai COVID-19 lockdown: Frustrated, migrants come out on road, want to go home

Daily wage workers have been rendered jobless ever since the lockdown was announced late last month, making their life a constant struggle.

Heavy police deployment was made at the protest site to tackle any untoward incident.

COVID-19 in Delhi: No case in 10 days, Dilshad Garden declared ‘virus-free’

People and vehicles were barred from leaving or entering, and announcements were made asking those who had met the woman or her family, to reach out to authorities.

Jain added: “The hard work of health officials and successful implementation of the operation has made Dilshad Garden coronavirus-free.”

Pooled testing planned in districts with zero cases to get real picture

Into the third week of the 21-day lockdown, there is realisation in the government that without adequate testing in the Covid-free districts, there is an inherent risk in taking any decision on the lockdown.

These tests will be done through RT-PCR, the nucleic acid-based test that India has been using from the start, and not the recently introduced faster option of serological tests, sources said.

Coronavirus outbreak: Delhi lines up ‘five-Ts’, CM Kejriwal invokes South Korea experience

The presence of antibodies would mean the person is immune to the virus. The antibody test happens to be a faster alternative to the direct test, known as Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), in which throat or nasal swabs are ta

Nizamuddin coronavirus cluster: Race to trace Tabligh meet contacts

According to officials who traced the movement of the group, the entire group travelled in a second class coach (S9) of AP Sampark Kranti Express. They first got down on March 13 at Ramagundam in Peddapalli district of Telang

Amit Shah in Bengal: Will not stop till we grant citizenship to all refugees

Shah also launched a state-wide campaign, ‘Ar Noi Annay (No More Injustice)’, to take on Banerjee’s outreach programme, ‘Didi ke Bolo’.

In an apparent reference to Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee, Shah said no shahazada (prince) would become Chief Minister when the BJP comes to power in the state. (Twitter image)

Uddhav Thackeray backs NPR, says will personally check questionnaire

He said the CAA and the NRC were two different issues and his government will not allow the NRC to be implemented in the state.

Sources in the government said the first phase of the census will be carried out in the state between May 1 and June 15 this year.

Delhi Elections 2020: Exit Polls show AAP set for sweeping win, BJP to improve 2015 seat tally

The past month had seen two very different campaigns run by the AAP and BJP — with the former asking people to vote on the basis of its work, and the latter focusing its campaign around Shaheen Bagh, where protests against

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Delhi Election 2020: Election Commission bans Parvesh, Thakur from campaigning

The EC said the decision was taken as it was not satisfied with their respective replies to the showcause notices. 

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Delhi Election 2020: Remove Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma from list of star campaigners, EC tells BJP

Verma, who is an MP from West Delhi, said in an interview to ANI that Shaheen Bagh protesters could “enter homes and rape sisters and daughters” if left unchecked.

BJP has never kept CAA, NRC secret, says RSS leader J Nandkumar

First of all, any violence in a university is highly condemnable. There must be no place for violence in educational centres and in student politics.

Excellence in Journalism: President to Present Ramnath Goenka Awards today

Administered by the Ramnath Goenka Memorial Foundation, the Awards have become the most important event in the media calendar.

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Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards: President Kovind to present RNG Awards next week

“Like every year, judging the winners turned out to be a difficult job. The standard of entries is very high, and the documentation is really good. It was an interesting and educative experience,” said Quraishi.

President Ram Nath Kovind (File image)

JNU violence aftermath: Police FIRs name JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh injured in attacks

One FIR names the JNUSU president and seven others, and was filed at 8.39 pm, the other mentions her and 19 others and was filed at 8.43 pm at Vasant Kunj North police station.

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Express Adda: Extremely close to tipping point of major recession, says Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Commenting on the government’s move to cut corporate tax as a stimulus to spur investment in the private sector, Banerjee said, “I do not think that is what’s going to save the economy right now. The corporate sector is

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Maharashtra plans tough security law to deal with Naxals

“Now, the home, law and judiciary departments have been asked to study the Chhattisgarh government’s law, and take all other aspects into account to prepare a draft law that will be effective for our state,” said the of

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Congress, ecosystem rising against Parliament, silent on Pakistan: PM Modi slams anti-CAA protests

Addressing a gathering at Siddaganga Matha in Tumkur in Karnataka, Modi accused the Opposition of remaining silent on Pakistan’s “atrocities on Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Christians” and said “jis tarah ki nafrat hum lo

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