MPs were warning about the severity of Covid-19. But Modi govt, whose AYUSH Ministry kept advocating homeopathy, didn’t wake up until Kanika Kapoor incident.
The Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin would concern any country. But PM Modi must immediately rein in his media and social media supporters communalising it.
I am not encouraging Islamophobia, it is a prejudice that needs fierce opposition but if this isn’t plain stupidity in the name of Allah, then what is?
India is at a stage where it can control the coronavirus outbreak and better its healthcare. It just needs a digital push and vigilant contact tracing.
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity for Supreme Court to reassess how it plans to go about its functioning once this health crisis goes away.
India is too diverse for any Western mathematical model to correctly predict the impact of coronavirus.
Our research in Noida for the past two years shows many poor migrant workers do not think of city of work as their home. They are treated as outsiders and live in cramped spaces.
In episode 432 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta talks about the role of religion in the spread of coronavirus.
A credible industrial response during the coronavirus lockdown will translate into better provisioning for India’s overall healthcare sector in future.
The Modi govt seems to have worked harder on its own public-relations battle than on figuring out how lockdown would affect India’s poorest people.