February 9th, 2021

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LAW, POLICY & GOVERNANCE



Daily snippets

1. New labour codes to allow four-day work week

2. HC dismisses Navlakha’s plea challenging rejection of bail

3. Twitter asked to remove 1,178 accounts


NATIONAL NEWS/ INTERVENTIONS



Daily snippets

1. First ‘Kisan Rail’ from Telangana chugs off

2. V.K. Singh statement on LAC ‘unwitting confession’: China


INTERNATIONAL NEWS/EVENTS/ PERSONALITIES



Daily snippets

1. U.S. to rejoin UN human rights forum

2. Sri Lanka clears Chinese energy project, 50 km off Tamil Nadu

3. South Africa halts roll­out of AstraZeneca vaccine

(i). Background :

(ii). How the story stands :


Commentary : Law and Compassion

(i). Background

(ii). What the law says

(iii). The story goes on


Analysis : Budget and the environment

(i). Background

(ii). The story so far

(iii). Diving deeper

(iv). Allocations to non-environmental sectors


ECONOMICS & FINANCE



Daily snippets

1. Delay in 5G trials

2. Critical take on the budget's infrastructure push


SUGGESTED READINGS



1. Future of democratic protests https://thewire.in/rights/the-future-of-democratic-protests-in-an-illiberal-democracy

2. Universal Healthcare in India https://www.pressreader.com/india/the-hindu/20210209/281797106685895

3. On the glacial burst in Uttarakhand https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/uttarakhand-glacier-flash-flood-rishiganga-death-toll-7180258/


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Sources referred to : The Hindu, The Indian Express, Live Law, Bar & Bench

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