Editorial: Leak, bleak

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken stressed the need for cooperation and transparency over the origins of Covid-19 in a call with Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi on Friday and raised other contentious topics, including China’s treatment of Uyghur Muslims, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Continue Reading

Editorial: Freedom in the air

Israeli police on Sunday detained two members of a prominent family in the contested Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of Jerusalem who led protests against attempts by Jewish settlers to evict dozens of Palestinian families from their homes in the area. Continue Reading

Editorial: Tech touch

The Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI) has said that any concern around adverse impact of 5G on health is ‘totally misplaced’, and all evidence available supports that the next-generation technology is safe. Continue Reading

Editorial: Safety first

The Attorney General appearing for Union government has informed the Supreme Court that the Centre will take a decision on Class 12 board exams in two days saying, ‘Give us time till Thursday and the government will come with a final decision.’ Continue Reading