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DILLEMAS OF ENDING THE U.S’s ‘FOREVER WAR’

Posted on :- 2021-07-10 13:21:43
DILLEMAS OF ENDING THE U.S’s ‘FOREVER WAR’   The dilemmas of ending the U.S.’s ‘forever war’ appeared to fall heavily upon the shoulders of President Joe Biden, who is now helming his country’s rush for the exit before the self-imposed deadline of September 11, 2021, the 20-year anniversary of the WTC terror attacks. While he clearly signalled his intention to remain engaged with the war-torn country by meeting, in the first instance, Afghanistan’s President, Ashraf Ghani, and...
Source: The Hindu Editorial
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Paying a standard ex gratia compensation

Posted on :- 2021-07-09 11:29:19
PAYING A STANDARD EX GRATIA COMPENSATION   The Centre’s stated position before the Supreme Court on paying a standard ex gratia compensation to families of those who died of COVID-19 shows poor appreciation of the fallout of an unprecedented disaster. After initially asserting that such payments were beyond the Government’s fiscal affordability, although there is a provision in the Disaster Management Act for compensation, and externalising the pandemic as a global, ongoing event, the Hom...
Source: The Hindu Editorial
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Question set on U.S. blocking Iranian websites

Posted on :- 2021-07-03 10:48:43
Question Set on U.S Blocking Iranian Websites   The U.S.’s decision to block dozens of Iran-linked websites at a time when both countries are trying to revive the nuclear deal is unnecessary provocation. The U.S. has accused the sites, including Iran’s state-owned Press TV, of spreading disinformation. In the past, the U.S. had cracked down on Chinese and Iranian media over similar allegations. The move comes days after Iran elected Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline cleric, as President. The el...
Source: The Hindu Editorial
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Question set on Farmer's Bill

Posted on :- 2021-07-02 13:29:25
QUESTION SET ON FARMER’S BILL   The three acts passed by Parliament reinforce the apprehensions of this class that their control over the economy is weakened even as they could not graduate to industry, trade or the service sector. For the hegemonic agrarian ruling class in Punjab, land is not merely an economic asset, but has social and cultural value. This movement is different from the earlier agrarian protests in terms of the economic demands, politico-cultural stakes and identity overt...
Source: Indian Express
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