Virtue signalling over IPL is anti-sport elite hypocrisy. Outrage is, it’s an obscenity when a pandemic rages. Data meanwhile shows that viewership of OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon, Hotstar is booming. People are confined to home and watching. Why’s that ok, not IPL? Both are entertainment. One fiction, other reality.
Polling over. Time for India’s politicians to shed recklessness, join hands against Covid
Polling coming to an end today is a relief. India’s politicians must shed recklessness. They’ve done enough damage already with superspreader campaigns. It’s time they joined their heads and hands to mitigate the Covid disaster. Polling over, PM Modi and HM Shah must now focus on governance and the pandemic.
‘Robust’ rural health system post-NRHM a myth. Health ministry must give answers, not excuses
The Covid-19 second wave washing through rural India has demolished the myth of India’s “robust” rural health infrastructure post NRHM. The facile first wave excuse of missing boots on the ground can no longer cut ice. Health ministry has to answer for the inadequacies of its “flagship” of 13 years.