Both Valerie Pecresse of the Republicains and Anne Hidalgo of the Socialists each win a small share of the voter. Pecresse less than 5% in France’s presidential elections. These 2 parties dominated French elections for postwar 6 decades.
Bouganvillea, Pink Pouli, Gulmohar, and South American Bouganvillea flowers all in vibrant bloom in pre monsoon months of April and May in Bengaluru shown here in The Indian Express.
The Financial Times looks at the logistics logjam worsened by the Shanghai lockdown in China. A greater economic fallout is also expected on the long supply chains that are now becoming unworkable, leading to the rebuilding of new shorter supply chains. And bringing manufacturing back to Europe and the US from overstretched supply chains in China.
The large mental health crisis that Ukraine faces is the subject of this report in The Financial Times. As the most severe phase of the war subsides the need for mental health support will grow rapidly.
The effort to keep jobs in traditional industries such as handloom in India as part of the effort to help cottage and traditional industries including Khadi promoted by Mohandas Gandhi, is shown in this FR24 report.
The US and Mexico launch a massive effort to welcome 100,000 refugees from Ukraine. FR24 gives this story on how Ukrainians already in Mexico and the US, who migrated many years earlier, are volunteering to help new refugees feel welcome.
FR24 looks at all the presidential contenders in the French election. The fragmentation is evident in the French electoral scene similar to that in Germany. In a runoff for the second round on April 24 who these contenders support will be crucial for the outcome.
INTERVIEW: AIJAZ AHMADIn conversation with Aijaz Ahmad: Excerpts from an earlier interview
COVER STORYObjection, Your Honour: Supreme Court judge S. Abdul Nazeer’s recent speech raises eyebrows
FARMERS’ MOVEMENTProblem of plenty: Centre’s refusal to procure more paddy impacts Telangana farmers
INDUSTRYProfit over labour: Indian working class the ultimate victims of the neoliberal regime since 1991
INTERVIEW: DR T.V. SEKHERDr T.V. Sekher: ‘Socio-economic empowerment is more effective in regulating fertility’
MUSLIM POPULATION IN INDIAThe propaganda in India that Muslims will outnumber Hindus by 2035 is governed by prejudice, not facts
Amarnath Yatra 2022: Registration begins today | Check how to register, dates, timings and other details
After a hiatus of two years, the Amarnath is all set to welcome the devotees from June 30. The online registration for the Amarnath Yatra has now begun.
The official Twitter account of the Uttar Pradesh government was hacked on Monday.
This is uncivilised, will take action: Karnataka minister on Muslim vendors assaulted outside temple
Karnataka minister JC Madhuswamy said that action will be taken against those involved in the alleged assault of Muslim fruit vendors outside a temple in the state. He said the act of “publically humiliating” someone was “uncivilised” and “wrong”.
Patients’ kin staged protest after a government maternity hospital in Andhra Pradesh faced power outage for hours on Sunday.