Saving child brides: (The Hindu, Editorial)
Not the reasoning but the implications of the ruling on child marriage are a cause for worry.
International groupings and agreements
‘EU, India are natural partners based on values’: (The Hindu)
Envoy says summit gave a political impetus to the process for a fair and free trade agreement.
World Bank cautions against protectionism: (The Hindu)
Says it could derail fragile recovery of global economy.
Why the economic slowdown, and how to fix it?: (Live Mint, Editorial)
The ministry of finance is caught in a deficit fetishism that seeks to limit the fiscal deficit to 3.5% of GDP.
Living in denial: (Indian Express, Editorial)
Economic deceleration is real. Acknowledging it is the first step to recovery.
Averting disaster: (The Hindu, Editorial)
Invest in efforts to adapt to climate change even while reducing disaster risk.
If safety is not to be derailed: (Indian Express, Editorial)
Indian Railways needs to institute measures to enhance accountability. The so-called ‘anti-departmentalism’ move may not be the best way forward.
Prelims Related News
U.S. announced its withdrawal from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), accusing it of “continuing anti-Israel bias.”