Migrant Workers: The Unaccounted Indian Citizens

The coronavirus lockdown has had unintended consequences. The gravest of outcome has befallen a section of Indian Citizens, whose existence itself was oblivious to all, including the Indian State. The misery, the trauma, the suffering that these people have undergone and are still facing is an unparalleled human tragedy. They meet this fate in their […]

Why Blame Coronavirus? Why Not Our Political Leaders?

Coronavirus is wreaking havoc. Lives are at stake. The economy is in a tailspin. Stories of anxiety and misery abound. There is panic all-around. Our Prime Minister has addressed the country thrice, live, in less than a month. Narendra Modi reckons a war that Indians have to win against the invisible enemy. The Prime Minister […]

RBI’s Interest Rate Cut Is Utterly Inapt Response To Coronavirus Crisis

A nation is facing a health crisis. Everyone, be it in government or private jobs, is hearing about salary cuts, worse layoffs. Self-employed, white-collar or blue-collar, have no idea when their next earnings will come through. Wherever one looks, only stories of anxiety and misery are to be seen and heard. The future is uncertain, […]

Why Is Narendra Modi So Keen To Lift The Coronavirus Lockdown?

The coronavirus cases, as on 24th March, was about 500+. Two weeks into the lockdown, the cases are now 5000+. Affected districts rose from 62 to 257. As against one district with 10+ cases, now 70 districts have 10+ cases. By all account, the intensity of coronavirus cases is increasing. Yet; the central Government has […]