No supporters on first day of Indiana abortion bill debate

by Casey Smith, Indiana Capital ChronicleJuly 26, 2022 Droves of abortion-rights and anti-abortion who descended on the Indiana Statehouse Monday were opposed to a Republican proposal that would ban virtually all abortions in the state. The widespread pushback indicates an upward battle for Indiana’s Republican supermajority, which is seeking to limit access to abortions in … Read more

June 24, 2022: The day Chief Justice Roberts lost his court

In the most important case of his 17-year tenure, Chief Justice John Roberts found himself entirely alone. He had worked for seven months to persuade his colleagues to join him in merely chipping away at Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that established a constitutional right to abortion. But he was outflanked by the five … Read more

Biden calls abortion ruling ‘a sad day’ for country

President Joe Biden said Friday that “it’s a sad day for the court and the country” after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide.“Now with Roe gone, let’s be very clear, the health and life of women across this nation are now at risk,” he said from … Read more

Protests over Agnipath scheme rage states for third day: Who said what | India News

NEW DELHI: Nationwide protests against the central government’s Agnipath scheme continued for the third day on Friday. While agitation raged and spread to multiple states, reactions poured in from several ministers, opposition party leaders and politicians. Here’s a look at who said what on the scheme and the agitations that followed:‘Agnipath’ scheme golden opportunity to … Read more

Day 3 of Congress protests: Leaders say police forcibly entered AICC office, beat them up

THE CONGRESS’S protests against the questioning of Rahul Gandhi by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the resultant standoff with the police came to a head on Wednesday when police personnel barged into the AICC headquarters for a brief moment. The Congress accused the police of “forcibly” entering its office and “beating up workers and leaders”. … Read more

UPSC Essentials: One word a day- Minimum Support Price (MSP)

Take a look at the essential concepts, terms, and phenomena from the static and current parts of the UPSC-CSE. Word: MSP Subject: Economy (Agriculture) and Polity (Agricultural policies) (Relevance: Agricultural issues are among the most essential topics for prelims, mains and interview. Leave no aspect of agriculture uncovered.) Best of Express Premium Premium Premium Premium … Read more

How Covid did away with the sick day in America

The tone of the typical solitude postcard is sunny, insistent and aspirational as a holiday greeting: “Thanks to everyone who sent well wishes for @VP,” wrote Doug Emhoff, the second gentleman, on Twitter. “She is feeling good and is working from home.” Like so many Americans, Vice President Kamala Harris got Covid-19 in late April. … Read more

Final dash before RS poll day: From check-outs and flights back home to mock tests and strategy sessions

A day before the June 10 Rajya Sabha elections, both the Congress and the BJP kept a watch on their legislators in Rajasthan, Haryana, and Maharashtra that are expected to witness close contests. The legislators of the two parties underwent last-minute “training sessions”, mock tests, and meetings. The Haryana Congress legislators flew from Raipur, where … Read more

UPSC Essentials: One word a day – Food safety (Part 2)

Take a look at the essential concepts, terms, and phenomena from the static and current parts of the UPSC-CSE. Word: Food safety (Part II) Subject: Polity, Governance and Economy (Relevance: Prelims, GS II and GS III) Best of Express Premium Premium Premium Premium Premium UPSC Essentials: One word a day- Food safety (Part I) covered … Read more

UPSC Essentials: One word a day- Food safety (Part 1)

Take a look at the essential concepts, terms, and phenomena from the static and current parts of the UPSC-CSE. Word: Food safety (Part I) Subject: Polity, Governance and Justice (Relevance: Prelims, GS II, GS III, Ethics and Essay) Best of Express Premium Premium Premium Premium Premium Note: Part II will cover Food safety from India’s … Read more