Social Issues India slips 21 places in gender gap ranking, Bangladesh ahead: (Indian Express)
While the top ranks continue to be held by the Nordic countries of Iceland, Norway and Finland, Bangladesh, at 47th position, holds the highest rank in South Asia.
Acting against torture: (The Hindu, Editorial)The Law Commission seeks to plug a legal loophole. Population and poverty Feeding India: (Indian Express, Editorial)
Discussions on IFPRI’s Hunger Index illustrate the complexity of India’s malnutrition problem. Solutions must focus on evidence, accountability.
Government Polices Judiciary A quicker justice: (Indian Express, Editorial)
Settling criminal cases involving politicians requires urgency. But the experience so far with fast track courts raises questions.International groupings and agreements
India offers to share real-time maritime data: (The Hindu)India has made an offer to share intelligence of maritime movements in the Indian Ocean in real-time with 10 Indian Ocean littoral States.
Gathering the tribe: (The Hindu, Editorial)One of the most talked about issues as far as the Northeast is concerned is the Naga struggle for sovereignty which started a day before India’s Independence.
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