Must Read News Articles-August 20th 2019



Delhi High Court seeks Centre’s response to plea seeking same legal age for marriage

The Delhi High Court sought response from the Centre on a petition seeking to make equal the legal age of marriage for men and women in India.

India’s campaign for permanent seat at UNSC slowing down

Diplomats blame China for having quietly carried out a campaign to stop the draft resolution from acquiring speed

Energy likely to be on Modi’s agenda at G7 visit

India remains politically committed to the completion of the Jaitapur nuclear power project, which is being built in partnership with France.

Something special: On Narendra Modi’s Bhutan visit

India and Bhutan have a good thing going; each must take the other’s concerns seriously

The far right’s disruption of globalisation

Donald Trump’s emulators have tapped into globalisation’s long-standing discontents

Democracy under siege

Liberty, equality and fraternity are becoming subservient to a new idea of sovereignty


Crucial manoeuvre for Chandrayaan-2 today

The moon-bound Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft is scheduled to undergo a crucial orbit manoeuvre around 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday morning as it approaches its destination.

Soldier Number One: on creation of CDS post

The creation of the post of CDS is a comment on the security environment

Crouching tiger, hidden data

The forest bureaucracy has ensured that tiger survey data continue to be withheld from independent scrutiny

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