The ‘Quit India’ rhetoric in Parliament for global e-commerce giants by minister Piyush Goyal is dangerous. It sends a totally wrong message to investors, including those quitting China and looking for new destinations. Self-reliance is a good thought but Indian economy needs to be open and fair to grow, prosper.
Govt must treat teachers as frontline workers and vaccinate them. Schools need to reopen
Parliamentary panel on education is right to stress the reopening of schools. But this cannot happen with just 50% of teachers vaccinated. Governments must treat them as frontline workers and cover them all. Children are the silent sufferers of the pandemic. They need to return to school and real learning.