These news items made a splash on Tuesday and hogged the headlines across various media publications and platforms.
'India needs bigger stimulus package': Abhijit Banerjee to Rahul Gandhi
The Nobel Laureate also said that in situations like the one created by coronavirus pandemic, a nationalised Aadhaar card would have given people free access to ration. Read More
Centre readies plan to bring back stranded Indians from abroad
The special flights operated by Air India and its subsidiary Air India Express will ferry residents from May 7 to 13, said senior government officials on Tuesday, adding that the focus is on 12 countries for the repatriation process. Read More
WhatsApp users can now fact-check COVID-19 messages using the new chatbot
WhatsApp is actively working on minimising the spread of misinformation related to COVID-19. Read More
How govt may balance fiscal concerns with growing hunger & poverty
The country is slowly easing the lockdown, stranded migrants are being transported to their home states and economic activities are now allowed in many parts of India. Read More
India’s 10 richest states by GDP
Do you know which Indian cities are among the major contributors to the Indian economy? Here are the top 10 richest cities in India in terms of their estimated gross domestic product (as of 2020). Full List
Dear Ram Gopal Varma, women drink and domestic violence is real. They are not connected
The filmmaker who has over the years revealed himself to be a rampant misogynist and women hater, did it once again after governments across states opened liquor shops on Monday after over a month of closure. Read More
After Delhi, Andhra to charge 75% tax on alcohol: Will other states follow?
The decision came soon after the Delhi government announced a 70% additional tax on liquor purchases on Monday evening. Read More
Harbhajan Singh hails R Ashwin as the 'best off-spinner in the world'
“A lot of people would say that there is a lot of jealousy between us. But I would want to call out to those detractors and say there is nothing like that. Ashwin is the best offie in the world right now. I also rate Nathan Lyon highly”, said the 39-year-old bowler. Read More
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