The Times Of India
Girls worst hit in access to education during pandemic: Parliament panel
As the surging third wave puts the focus back on the pandemic’s impact on children’s education, the findings of a parliamentary committee highlights how the Covid crisis has disproportionately affected girls, especially their education.
Railways stalls recruitment drive after Bihar violence
The railway ministry on Wednesday suspended the ongoing recruitment process for non technical posts amid violent protests in Bihar where protesters set four empty coaches on fire. The ministry also set up a five-member high level committee to look into the issues raised by the applicants many of whom have joined the demonstrations affecting rail operations.
BSP sold out Dalit interests to SAD: Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi
Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday said the Bahujan Samaj Party has sold out interests of the Dalits to the Shiromani Akali Dal, with which it has forged an alliance for next month's Assembly polls. The Punjab CM also said the party has no existence in the state and the BSP pawned off itself to the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).