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India slowing vaccine export shows what is wrong with bureaucratic control in a pandemic

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India slowing Covid vaccine exports to build domestic stocks underlines the muddled, overly centralised policies that’ve marred pandemic management. Bureaucratic control of a critical prophylactic is hurting the battle against the returning virus. Manufacturers and private healthcare need some freedom with pricing or India will risk the return of lockdowns.

Christian nuns forced off train by Hindu vigilante group alarming, unleashes social anxiety

Forcing four Christian nuns and postulants off a train in Jhansi over unfounded fears of involuntary conversion is an alarming instance of Hindu vigilante groups taking over policing roles. Such behaviour is becoming casual occurrence now and unleashes needless social anxieties. India hasn’t outlawed consensual change of religion. Not yet.

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  1. We are testing the world’s patience. It is just a matter of time before individuals start getting sanctioned.

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