BS Number Wise: The politics of coronavirus vaccine distribution | Business Standard News

BS Number Wise: The politics of coronavirus vaccine distribution | Business Standard News

In 1215, England’s King John and his barons agreed on a charter to protect the nobility’s rights. The barons had feared that after a series of defeats, the king would extract more taxes from them and or even take control of their territories. Although both parties reneged on the document, the Magna Carta placed limits on the power of the sovereign and became the basis of individual rights. Laws have evolved since then, but the fundamental principles enshrined in Magna Carta remain. In a quasi-federal structure like India, states and Centre often fight over … Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance. We, however, have a request. As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed. Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard . Digital Editor
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Spectre of caste census limits BJP’s OBC politics | Business Standard News

For the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh represented both the potential of its OBC (Other Backward Classes) politics as well as its limits. On his demise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the faithful that “to fulfil the void left by him, we should work hard for his ideals.” As an OBC, the PM often presents himself as the product of the marriage between Mandal and Kamandal when he seeks votes in UP and Bihar. Why then is he reluctant to go forward with a caste census, which most other political parties support? That would … Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance. We, however, have a request. As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed. Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard . Digital Editor
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Candyman: the politics, the gore, the ending – discuss with spoilers – The Guardian

Did Nia DaCosta’s ambitious sequel match up to the 1992 original? And what about the newly revise…
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