Coronavirus Lockdown: Inequality In India, Only The Poor Dies

I read Ruchir Sharma’s The Rich Love India’s Lockdown. For the Poor It’s Another Story. published on May 30, 2020, in The New York Times. This narrative of coronavirus lockdown could not have been further from the truth. The article presents a linear account, easy to ascribe but not the reality. The gross inequality inherent […]

Unassigned Coronavirus Cases: Another Letdown Of The Migrant Workers

Migrant workers continue to bear the brunt of the incompetent Indian Government, Centre and States. Now, there is another humanitarian tragedy unfolding involving the migrant workers. This is the unassigned coronavirus cases. These are the coronavirus cases being reported by the Central Government, but without any states owning them up. Unassigned coronavirus cases started as […]

Migrant Workers: The Prime Example Of Incompetent Government Departments

The coronavirus crisis had laid threadbare the dark underbelly of India – The Migrant Workers. The Government of India has no clue about them, their numbers, their origin, their occupation, their plight, nothing at all. The Government is expected to take care of the well-being of all the citizens. Here, there is a significant chunk […]

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 […]