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Arvind Kumar

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Arvind Kumar is PhD Scholar of politics at the Department of Politics & International Relations, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK.

On Camera

Wind turbines stand at the Ostro Energy Pvt. Ltd., wind farm in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh. | Photographer: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

India’s energy transition path is on track. Now it needs to pick pace: Analysis

The ongoing Covid-19 recovery efforts offer five key lessons, and also reveal some blind spots that can potentially undermine the hard-earned progress.
Representational image of a healthcare worker handling an oxygen cylinder | Photo: ThePrint

Oxygen shortage across India sees surge in stocks of gas makers amid second Covid wave

Oxygen manufacturer Linde India Ltd. gained more than 90% so far this year, while National Oxygen Ltd. advanced 59%.

Defence

Medics from armed forces at the Base Hospital in Delhi gets the Covid vaccination | Source: Army

Fighting Covid? Learn from the armed forces as nearly 100% personnel vaccinated already

At a time when the rest of the country is struggling on the Covid vaccination front, over 97% defence personnel have received the first dose and nearly 76% have got both the shots.
Illustration by Soham Sen

There’s a need to hold up a mirror to Modi govt on Covid management, and this is the picture

Between premature victory mood that allowed Kumbh & elections, and lack of urgency on vaccines, Modi govt has walked into its biggest crisis. The way out needs realism, humility and one ‘Ram baan’ weapon.