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When Actors Become Leaders

by test_writer

Politics in India today is chock-full of celebrities, mainly Bollywood stars in a mid-life career change. But politics is serious and requires wisdom and leadership. Actors should stick to what they’re best at – acting – and leave politics to those with knowledge and expertise.

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Lessons From Around the World on Fighting COVID’s Second Wave

by test_admin

Jimmy Whitworth, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine As the northern hemisphere moves into winter, coronavirus rates are rising in parts of Europe and the USA. Experts are warning of a long winter ahead as COVID-19 and influenza put the squeeze on hospitals and other healthcare facilities. In response to the threat presented by the second wave, European countries and many US states have instituted population lockdowns that involve varying restrictions on movement, meeting people, work, schooling, shopping, hospitality and entertainment.

Lockdown learning crisis as millions of children miss out on school

by An_Indian

Schools throughout India closed for months this year, and remain so in many parts of the country. At the same time, families in desperate financial circumstances have no choice but to send children out to work. Everyone’s future is at stake if we let the next generation miss out on education.

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What’s happened to Press Freedom in India?

by An_Indian

India needs unbiased reporting, open conversations, and a trustworthy media now more than ever. Yet journalists are under threat for speaking truth to power.

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The Right to Peaceful Protest Is Under Threat

by An_Indian

The current government is charging increasing numbers of people with sedition for daring to criticise their policies. Peaceful protestors should not have to risk violence and arrest.

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Women at work should be safe from sexual harassment

by An_Indian

India already has legislation to protect women in the workplace – even those in the informal sector. Yet it is rarely implemented, and this leaves women in danger.

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Modi’s government is destroying the environment.

by An_Indian

India is at the bottom of the global list when it comes to environmental health. We need to change before the rivers run dry and the city air chokes us.

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The Amaravati protests

by An_Indian

The peaceful protest in Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, has lasted almost a year. We explain what's behind it.

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Maharashtra has failed to cope with Covid-19

by An_Indian

Maharashtra state has the highest rate of Covid-19 in India and has suffered more deaths than many countries in the world. Urbanisation is one factor, but the state government should still be held accountable.

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Profile: Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy

by An_Indian

The criminal history of Andhra Pradesh's leader