Modi orders complete lockdown for 1.3 billion people in India

Modi said the lockdown would start at midnight local time, would last for a minimum of 21 days, and would apply to all of India’s 36 states and territories. “You have seen the worldwide situations arising from the coronavirus pandemic in the news. You have also seen how the most powerful nations have become helpless […]

India v Australia: Women’s Twenty20 World Cup final – live! | Sport

6.51am GMT06:51 “It shouldn’t feel so revolutionary,” writes JP Howcroft at Guardian HQ. “But it is.” Perfectly put. And consider the implications for the women’s game in India, too. Their World Cup run in 2017 just about got a Women’s Indian Premier League over the line. If they can get the job done tonight, there’s […]

Internet Democracy in ‘New’ India

This era in India earmarks the journey of globalisation that began formally in the wake of the LPG (Liberalisation Privatisation and Globalisation) Policy in 1991. This is controlled almost entirely by means of information technology. It was initiated first by Rajiv Gandhi as the Prime Minister. That initiative was, however, vehemently criticised by the Leftists. […]