Indicators that matter: (The Hindu, Editorial)
Governments must be judged on the quality and extent of the public health care they provide.
Protect the dissenter: (Indian Express, Editorial)
That is the state’s responsibility. It must punish those who violently target dissent.
India and neighbors
Bali action puts India on other side of debate: (The Hindu)
Other neighbours call for restraint on Rohingya issue.
All that data that Aadhaar captures: (The Hindu, Editorial)
The very foundation of Aadhaar must be reconsidered in the light of the privacy judgment.
Top 1% of earners captured less than 21% of total income in the 1930s, which dropped to 6% in the ’80s and has risen to 22% now.
Science and Tech
India could embrace CO2 capture technology: (The Hindu)
Prelims Related News
Scientists have found a way to produce methanol using oxygen in the air.
Jordan, a water-poor country that is 90% desert, has launched a project to turn its sand dunes into farming land to produce food using sun and sea water.