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Covid-19: Devi Shetty says MCI can give India 1 lakh doctors, Katju wants PM-Opposition unity

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Devi Shetty, Arun Maira, Jean Dreze, Vivek Katju & many others.

Covid-19: Sanjaya Baru says little impact on globalisation, Jagannathan on better tech

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Sanjaya Baru, Sujan R. Chinoy, Maitreesh Ghatak & many others.
Medical workers attend to a suspected COVID-19 patient in Hyderabad | PTI

COVID-19: Jehangir Aziz, Mahesh Vyas, Renu Kohli, Ajay Ranade on tackling economic costs

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Suman Berry, Jehangiz Aziz, Mahesh Vyas & many others.
Medics place home quarantine stamps after thermal screening at Guwahati Railway station in wake of the coronavirus pandemic | PTI

Mani Aiyar says Congress weak, Drèze on cost of COVID-19 lockdown & telcos to the rescue

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Yamini Aiyar, K. Srinath Reddy, Sandipan Deb, Sunita Narain & many others.

C Raja Mohan for tech help on COVID-19, Ban Ki-Moon’s ‘deeply concerned’ about India

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Sudipto Mundle, C. Raja Mohan , Ban Ki-Moon, Ameen Jauhar & many others.
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Prashant Bhushan says Gogoi nomination a ‘blow’, Amitabh Kant on urban corona issues

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Sajjid Chinoy, Salil Tripathi & many others.
Man wearing mask | Christopher Pike | Bloomberg

Pratap B Mehta on corona fault lines & Abhinav Chandrachud sets an example for Gogoi

Today's political, economic & strategic punditry from Shyam Saran, Uday Bhaskar, R. Jagannathan, Tamal Bandopadhyay & many others.
Volunteers spray disinfectant in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak at Sarai Kale Khan, New Delhi | PTI

COVID-19: Raghuram Rajan on need for expertise, Mahesh Vyas on job losses

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Amitabh Matoo, Mahesh Vyas, Raghuram Rajan & many others.
A medic conducts screening of a patient as part of precautionary measure against coronavirus, at a government hospital in New Delhi | PTI Photo

Devi Shetty, Harsh Pant on tackling coronavirus, Nitin Pai says this may be last pandemic

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Abheek Barua, M.K. Narayanan, Syed Ata Hasnain & many others.
Security personnel and passengers wear masks to mitigate the spread of coronavirus at Raja Bhoj Airport in Bhopal, Friday I

COVID-19 leads to ‘paranoia’, ‘gloomy’ economy & questions for governments

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Abheek Barua, M.K. Narayanan, Syed Ata Hasnain & many others.

On Camera

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Tablighi Jamaat brought out Republic, Zee and Times Now’s fangs that Covid-19 had withdrawn

The unity of TV channels against coronavirus was too good to be true. The Tablighi Jamaat gave most of them the chance to show their true colours.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Is there a risk of Modi govt using Covid-19 to curb media and freedoms or is it necessary?

Surveillance is becoming a key concern during the Covid-19 crisis. The Supreme Court has also directed media to publish the official version of the developments.

Defence

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Coronavirus doesn’t stop Indian Army from carrying out its annual cyber security exercise

Army had earlier issued advisory claiming India's adversaries were launching coronavirus-themed campaigns to infect official or personal IT assets of defence personnel.  

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.