India has decided to impose retaliatory tariffs on 29 goods imported from the USA fr5om June 16th.
Professor Shailaja Menon argues that the draft National education policy reinforces outdated ideas about the goals of a foundational literacy programme.
Addressing the SCO Summit, Indian Prime Minister hit out at unilateralism and trade protectionism and said there is a need for a rules based, anti-discriminatory and all inclusive WTO-centred multilateral trading system.
Akshay Patra, a NGO running the Mid-day Meal Scheme in India, has been awarded the BBC World Service Global Champion Award for the programme.
The Chennai-Salem highway case will test the judiciary’s assessment of environmental and economic interests. The Madras high court had quashed a series of notifications acquiring land for proposed eight lane expressway connecting Chennai to Salem.
In May, GM brinjal was found in a farm in Haryana. While the government insists that this is a one-off case, activists wonder how widespread the problem could be.
India’s trade deficit widened in May 2019 to $15.36 billion with imports growing faster than imports.
Wholesale price-based inflation has hit a 22-month low of 2.45% in May on falling prices of food articles, fuel and power items.