Editorial: Good sign

Allaying fears of people and businesses, the government on Monday said that there was no immediate plan to extend the 21-day lockdown amid fears that shutdown of businesses across the country to counter the spread of coronavirus may trigger severe economic and social distress. Continue Reading

Editorial: Sensitive, sensible

Days after implementing lockdown across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought the nation’s forgiveness for imposing a monumental lockdown on the country, but said “we have to win … and we will definitely win the battle” against the unprecedented menace of coronavirus that has claimed more than two dozen lives in India so far. Continue Reading

Editorial: Will it be postponed?

The head of USA Swimming is calling for the upcoming Tokyo Summer Olympics to be postponed until next year, citing disruptions the COVID-19 global pandemic has forced onto athletes’ lives as well as their training and competition schedules. Continue Reading

Editorial: Stay safe

Coronavirus has taken lives of around 10,000 across the globe. Continue Reading

Editorial: Hello, hello

The Supreme Court has pulled up the Centre and telecom companies for doing self-assessment or reassessment of the Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues fixed by the apex court in its verdict given on October 24 last year. Continue Reading

Editorial: Keep it up, India

The spread of coronavirus is very less in India when compared to other countries. That too, provided the size (both population and land) of the nation, the pandemic has not affected many here, as against its deadly impact in smaller and developed countries in the Europe. Continue Reading

Editorial: Justice delayed is…

The Supreme Court has rejected the plea of Mukesh Singh, one of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, seeking restoration of all his legal remedies alleging that his earlier lawyers misled him. Continue Reading

Editorial: Combined efforts needed

A spike in deaths from the coronavirus in Spain has pushed the global toll past 6,000, according to an AFP tally compiled from official sources. Continue Reading