1. What’s the story?
India’s union budget for this year was presented in the Parliament on Saturday, prompting a wide array of reactions from various sectors. According to a number of experts, the budget is “disappointing” and “disastrous”. Sensex fell sharply over the past few days, indicating the less than favourable reaction of the market.
2. What else should I be keeping my eyes on?
The Shaheen Bagh protests, that’s what. On Sunday, “right wing activists gathered near New Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh protest site and shouted provocative slogans like desh ke gaddaron ko, goli maaron salon ko” (shoot the traitors of the country) …
3. What more?
On Sunday, the Delhi high court reserved its judgment “on the plea challenging stay on the execution of four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case.”
4. Anything else?
Prison abolition is a passionate cause for many. But what would a world without prisons really be like? Here are the arguments by two world-famous prison abolitionists.
5. Is that all?
Do science and politics go together? “Is a scientist in politics incongruous?” In Paris’ upcoming mayoral elections, candidate Cédric Villani– Fields medal winning mathematician and politician — doesn’t think so. Here’s a look at his fascinating and unlikely campaign.
6. Before you leave…
Take a look at how the “deadly coronavirus fear is leading nurses to threaten strikes in Hong Kong if borders with China aren’t shut.”