Opinion

ASHAs, the backbone of health in India are demanding their rights

ASHAs in villages have been instrumental in bringing health to the doorsteps of many who have little or no access…

August 10, 2020

We need to talk about other health conditions affected due to Covid-19 pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed the health systems around the world. Doctors, nurses, and health workers are pulling long shifts and…

August 4, 2020

Revival of rural economy may be a ray of hope during COVID crisis

Rural economic revival would not have been possible without some key factors that contributed to this.

July 12, 2020

The enduring appeal of horror movies

Horror has been a consistently popular genre. Late night dorm parties, holidays and sleepovers and even midnight solo binge watching…

July 8, 2020

What work from home will mean for us and the economy?

Many without support system at home, or caring for children or elderly have found this transition harder in the absence of…

June 29, 2020

Covid-19 and India’s response so far

In many countries, they appointed top epidemiologist/virologist or a senior doctor as a one man authority to deal the Covid19…

June 11, 2020

India needs to drastically increase testing for tackling the COVID-19 pandemic

Experts have opined that India’s testing capacity must grow by a factor of ten and India’s testing capacity is still drastically…

June 11, 2020

Environment Day: How Climate Change Opened the Door for COVID-19

The year 2020 started with a variety of distressing news. Australian bushfire, melting of New Zealand glaciers, Taal volcano eruption,…

June 5, 2020

The pandemic and the rise of petty tyrants

Traditionally conceived to represent urbans and sub urbans interests, Resident Welfare Associations have metamorphosed into narrow-minded and bigoted groups of…

May 30, 2020

What Solicitor General got wrong in his reference to Kevin Carter’s photograph? Everything!

SG Mehta used Carter’s death to make a point about the Indian journalists who have been highlighting how a health crisis has spiraled into a humanitarian crisis

May 29, 2020

As US Stalls, China is Eyeing for Global Leadership

US President Donald Trump accused the World Health Organization (WHO) of going soft on China over the COVID-19 pandemic and…

May 27, 2020

What the future of learning may look like?

Online education is not new. In fact a large number of open universities, and even regular universities were offering large…

May 22, 2020

Impact and role of social media during COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown

Creativity flooded the social media platforms. Be it Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, or Twitter, content creating has become a prime…

May 17, 2020

‘Not all men’ defence mechanism shows that things aren’t going to change anytime soon

Similarly, in most of the brown households, parents keep justifying the misbehaviour of their son, with their bang line ‘boys…

May 8, 2020

The Rise of Mental Health Crisis during the Pandemic

As reported by the American Psychological Association, it is possible that social isolation leads to a highly affected sleep cycle, poor cardiovascular…

May 3, 2020

What happens if Governor Koshyari refuses to nominate CM Thackeray as an MLC?

To continue as CM, as per Article 164 (4), Thackeray must become a member of the State Legislature before expiry of…

April 30, 2020

India approaches Plasma Therapy for COVID 19 with caution

Plasma therapy uses plasma of recovered patients so that its antibodies can detect the virus and mitigate its growth.

April 30, 2020

Opinion: Corona & Change – A Theosophical Perspective

So what makes Covid-19 so special? Beware the Ides of March - echoes, as the world continues to go into…

April 17, 2020

Opinion: What plagues in Islamic past teach us about response to pandemics

Islam calls for acts that’d help preserve lives. Muslims should adhere to restrictions imposed to contain the novel coronavirus, as…

April 13, 2020

COVID crisis has put a spotlight on health systems and response around the world

Amongst the European countries, Germany has reported a very low mortality rate due to COVID at 0.6 percent (the mortality…

March 31, 2020

How coronavirus and measures to contain it will impact poor in India

This is probably the first time in the history of independent India that such measures have been imposed for a…

March 25, 2020

Overcoming social challenges associated with Covid-19 outbreak

Getting quarantined or self-quarantining due to lock down as a precautionary measure is not as easy as it seems.

March 23, 2020

Women’s Day 2020: Time to talk about ‘Sharma ji ki ladki’ alongside ‘ladka’, ways in which women thrash sexist stereotypes

We all have heard enough about ‘Sharma Ji ka ladka’ all our lives but this women’s day let’s hear about…

March 8, 2020

International Women’s Day 2020: How women in India have become more independent about their choices!

Are the women in India able to represent their choices in terms of dating? Are the women in India comfortable…

March 8, 2020

Markets in the time of Coronavirus Outbreak

Economists expect 2.8% global growth this year, the weakest since 2009. These fears about the effect of the Coronavirus outbreak…

February 29, 2020