The Delhi High Court’s response to a petition on the outcry over Salman Khurshid’s book should become the go-to template for similar calls across a polarised and easily offended India. ‘If your sentiments are hurt, read something else’ is a sensible and practical counter to the prevailing culture of bans.
New variant, surging infections show Covid isn’t history. Indians must take second vaccine dose
Alarm over the new coronavirus variant in South Africa, Europe’s surging infections and 182 students testing positive in a Karnataka medical college shows Covid isn’t history. This should jolt Indians to take their second vaccine dose and non-pharmacological interventions like masking should remain in focus. India doesn’t need another wave.