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Nandita Singh

Nandita Singh
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Nandita Singh was a Journalist at ThePrint. She is a former English Literature graduate from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, and a Young India Fellow. Nandita harbours an immense love for the social sciences and the issues that they encompass. Through her blog, spoken word performances, workshops, and panel discussions, she strives to make the world a more informed, open, and tolerant place. She is particularly interested in the economic, social and political impact of policy decisions on civic society. With a specialisation in political satire and culture, she explores the ways in which human beings interact with the institutions that surround them. Find her on Twitter: @nandita_singh1

On Camera

File photo | Dr Li Wenliang, who died of the novel coronavirus | Wikimedia Commons

China’s blunders in Wuhan should settle the debate about democracy and economic progress

The virus exploded from Wuhan to the world because the Chinese form of government abhors transparency. What they need is democracy — and India should learn this lesson.

Is talk of lifting lockdown premature or is it necessary to allow some economic activity?

As the Narendra Modi government considers the option of extending the Covid-19 lockdown beyond 14 April, concerns around its impact on the economy are growing.

Defence

USS Theodore Roosevelt. Photo | Bloomberg

Indian Navy veterans slam ‘childish’ US response to Roosevelt ship incident

Former Navy Chief Admiral Arun Prakash says captain of USS Theodore Roosevelt should’ve resigned if he felt system let him down, rather than leaking mail to media.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.