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How cities can factor the climate crisis in budgets

As cities reach what is now an indisputable tipping point, the importance of better decision-making on climate action has only grown

Mumbai: A blanket of pink trumpet flowers (Tabebuia Rosea), also known as the Basant Rani, bloom on trees in winter climate, at Ghatkopar on the Eastern Express Highway, in Mumbai, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. (PTI Photo/Kunal Patil)(PTI02_06_2024_000103B)(PTI)
Published on Feb 07, 2024 10:07 PM IST

For undertrials in India, the fight for liberty

Stan Swamy’s case is symptomatic of a larger problem: Keeping undertrial prisoners (UTPs) in jail by default. The National Crime Records Bureau’s Prison Statistics Report 2019 shows that UTPs comprise 69.05% of all inmates of India’s prisons

Swamy was not yet charged with, let alone convicted of, any crime — only accused of having vague links to a terrorist conspiracy. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 10, 2021 07:58 PM IST
ByShruti Narayan

A call for inclusivity from a progressive president

US President Barack Obama’s Town Hall address on Tuesday reaffirmed his support in our fight against poverty, misogyny, and unjust discrimination, but also acknowledged the real changes that governments need to take to foster inclusive growth. An exceptionally progressive president, Obama may soon be irrelevant in terms of political power, but his message to the international community is important for a number of reasons.

Updated on Jan 27, 2015 11:48 PM IST
ByShruti Narayan
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