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New worry: Resistance to 'last antibiotic' surfaces in India

: It is the beginning of the end. Hospitals in India are now recording cases of infections resistant to colistin, the last antibiotic available in the world, which was brought back from a 40-year exile in 2005 to treat increasing number of infections resistant to other high-end antibiotics. For now,

Revitalising the Railways

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarification that there was no question of privatising the Indian Railways may not have been wholly necessary. But, to dispel a rumour campaign that it was being privatised, Mr. Modi used the ‘good governance’ platform from his Varanasi constituency to drive home that message. The fact