Must Read News Articles – May 2

The Hindu

Front Page / NATIONAL

Fortified foods to tackle malnutrition: MNCs, co-ops, other manufacturers will add premixes of micronutrients to products.

SC sends out stern message against frivolous PILs: Bench slaps Rs. 25 lakh costs on Non-Governmental Organisation for wasting judicial time

Daunting water challenges across industries: Multiple industries relying on water as an input in the production process, including textile processing, construction and hydro-power, have been severely impacted by the ongoing water scarcity in south India.

GSAT-9 heralds cost-saving technology: Test feature in May 5 mission is a tool to cut fuel load & space launch costs.

Turkey supports India’s UNSC bid: Calls for restructuring of Council.

Put ambush behind, CRPF told: Home Ministry asks Central forces to coordinate with police and act only on ‘actionable intelligence’.

Curious case of dip, rise in Indian seas: Scientists say such a ‘decadal swing’ in north Indian Ocean is unique and never observed in others.

Rajiv case: SC wants report on ‘larger plot’: Convict Perarivalan condemns almost two-decade-long CBI investigation, saying it is ‘cloaked in secrecy’.


Lokpal and the law: The ruling that the existing legislation is workable is an indictment of the government.

Equity in taxes: Rich farmers need to be treated on a par with other taxpayers, but with a clear road map.

Sukma is a wake-up call: Only better training, equipment and tactics will help security forces prevail over the Maoists.


NITI Aayog for abolishing 2% duty on mobile phone circuits: The Budget had imposed duty on imports to push the ‘Make in India’ campaign.

Indian Express

Diagnosing China: Its seeming illogic reflects an incapacity to perceive international realities.

Live Mint

A robust IPR regime is necessary for growth: Innovators and entrepreneurs must trust the patent system for intellectual property rights (IPR) if they are to embark on risky innovation gambles.

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