Must Read News Articles – October 2nd, 2018

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The voice that is great within us

The crises in Indian democracy and in global politics send one immediately to consult Gandhi

The algebra of dissent

To heed the conscience of the court, and hence the nation, we must honour dissenting judgments

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Govt. puts Uday Kotak in charge to stem IL&FS crisis

After a report from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs concluded that the affairs of the IL&FS holding company and its group companies were being conducted in a manner that was prejudicial to public interest, the government moved the National Company Law Tribunal(NCLT) for superseding the Board, which was granted with immediate effect.

Centre initiates probe into type-2 polio virus contamination

The Union Health Ministry has ordered an inquiry into the type-2 polio virus contamination detected in the vials used for immunisation in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana, and has ordered additional immunisation in three States.

Rescuing IL&FS

Bailing it out is one thing, but how did the debt pile-up go unnoticed for so long?

Up in the air

North India faces a big test this winter on measures to reduce burning of crop residue

Studying fault lines

Even very small reservoirs impounding water seasonally can cause deformation in the neighbouring region. Such deformation may add to the stress of a nearby fault, which if already critically stressed, can trigger an earthquake.

A beleaguered behemoth and its 169 units

IL&FS is a holding company that operates through 169 other companies that are either subsidiaries, group companies or joint ventures with others. It is/has been associated with landmark projects such as the tunnel under the Zoji La Pass, Delhi-Noida toll bridge, Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) and a host of road, power, water and port projects.

U.S., Canada agree on free trade pact

The agreement replaces the 25-year-old NAFTA, which Trump had threatened to cancel

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