Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicSecond wave

Topic: second wave

India is being fed and fooled same way as Romans served ‘bread and circuses’: Jignesh Mevani

A hospital in Gujarat goes empty the day after its inauguration by Union Home Minister Amit Shah and no one asks why.

Indian-American doctors offer services to Covid patients in India virtually or in-person

The AAPI leadership has requested India through an emergency declaration (to) provide a blanket immunity and indemnification for volunteering physicians from the US.

India’s Covid tragedy is a propaganda tool for Chinese State. Not even dead are spared

On Chinese platforms Sina Weibo and Baidu, official accounts have posted messages mocking scenes of funeral pyres at India's cremation sites.

How India’s high courts turned Covid warriors as Centre and states faltered

High courts of Delhi, Madras, Karnataka, Gujarat, Allahabad, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Telangana, Patna, and Bombay often stepped in when govt action was missing or unsatisfactory.

70% Indians not aware that all above 18 will be eligible to take Covid vaccine

Only 25 per cent of people in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra were aware about vaccine eligibility.

Now is not the time to hanker for patents. WTO must waive IP rights on Covid vaccines

US, EU, Canada and other developed nations, with access to Covid-19 vaccines, must stop opposing India and South Africa's proposal to waive patent and intellectual property rights.

Insensitive Biden-Harris undoing 30 yrs of trust-building, resurrecting anti-Americanism in India

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The oxygen story exposes how India breathed too easy between the two Covid waves

A look at the Google trends for the word ‘oxygen’ shows that its demand has been closely mirroring the rise and fall of the Covid wave in India.

Decentralise Covid fight, don’t bury head in sand like ostrich. Be like a peacock

The time now is for a coherent and concerted response. ‘What went wrong’ and ‘why’ is an investigation that can be taken up later.

Modi govt got blinded by first wave success praise as corona waited to strike

When the world began to bedazzle by India’s defiance of dooms-day predictions, it made Modi swell with pride.

On Camera

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A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.