Published on Sep 06, 2022 10:48 AM IST
Pratik Mathur is an Indian Foreign Service officer, currently posted as Counsellor at Permanent Mission of India to UN in New York.
For a climate-sensitive development plan, India must walk a line between the ‘development-first climate-later’ view and the ‘untrammelled opportunity’ view
The point is abortion is common in China and private clinics even launch campaigns to attract clients. That could change
With GST completing five years last week and the RUP period over (at least in the current form), it is worthwhile to assess how the states fared during this transition period.
Swarnakar, who heads the Just Transition Research Centre, spoke to HT about how 15-20 million livelihoods are likely to be affected, what should drive India's coal phase-down, and how to protect workers during the energy transition.
Updated on Jun 06, 2022 08:13 PM IST
Here are three charts that explain India's trading partners in the years 2019-20, 2020-21, and 2021-22:
Published on May 31, 2022 01:01 PM IST
Six weeks since the vaccine drive started, it is becoming apparent that the road ahead for booster coverage is going to be different in terms of pushing for coverage. Here's what we know:
When done right, digital transformation can help social sector organisations drive down costs, higher efficiency, service deliver, increase transparency and accountability.
A record 44 start-ups turned into unicorns in India in 2021, when India overtook the United Kingdom as home to the third highest number of unicorns after the United States and China.
Despite the sheer size of the expansion plan, it does not appear to be an unsurmountable task for the government, especially going by past data. Let's see why.
In what was considered largely a digital affair due to restrictions on campaigning, candidates and parties took to Twitter and Facebook. Here is how they used these platforms to connect with voters:
Protection against severe Covid starts fading fast after 4-6 months. This is why, the sooner the issue of wider booster coverage is dealt with (and boosters are made available), the better for India, and the world.
The sanctions could pose a unique set of challenges for the India-Russia defence relationship and put India’s military preparedness to the test
While women's representation across the five states has increased inchmeal — from an average of 4.6% in 2002 to 10% in 2022 — in real terms, the difference between the two is only 36 legislators.
With the average daily deaths much higher than ever seen since the beginning of the pandemic, there are lessons for countries on their approach to fighting the virus
There have been hits and misses over the years — with a shortage crisis and a lackadaisical approach to implementing various recommendations on training and mindsets having plagued the force.
Published on Mar 15, 2022 09:01 PM IST
The polls saw a polarised verdict, with 83% of Muslim voters picking the SP. Here are the trends in party nomination and representation of Muslims to understand voter behaviour
A report prepared by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, titled the Annual Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community, was made public on March 8. HT's deep dive into the fine print of the report:
For the nationally enfeebled Congress, the loss of face in Punjab over Aam Aadmi Party huge win is way bigger and self-inflicted after the head-start it had with Charanjeet Singh Channi’s elevation as the state’s first Dalit chief minister.
Updated on Mar 10, 2022 05:04 PM IST
While women have been at the core of parties' campaigns, every party — barring the Congress — has done little to actually include them. Here are four charts that explain this:
Updated on Mar 09, 2022 04:28 PM IST
UP election: There is a significant dip in religious polarisation in Purvanchal as we move from western Uttar Pradesh. And eastern UP doesn’t have either an urban agglomeration or agricultural surplus like the NCR in western UP to boost the region’s economy.
Updated on Mar 07, 2022 05:09 PM IST