Letter To An Indian Healthcare Hero From A US Doctor

Letter To An Indian Healthcare Hero From A US Doctor

Dr. Asha Shajahan | Saturday May 15, 2021

You are part of a sacred tribe that never really relied on each other but this pandemic has bound us together through the unbreakable bond of tragedy.

Vaccine Best Weapon Against Covid And Its Secondary Effects

Vaccine Best Weapon Against Covid And Its Secondary Effects

Sam Fazeli, Bloomberg | Friday May 14, 2021

The Covid-19 vaccination rollout has gained momentum in many parts of the world, increasing hope - despite hotspots in India and elsewhere - that we have the tools to tame the virus and the pandemic.

Blog: To Deal With Third Wave, Government Needs To Be More Transparent

Blog: To Deal With Third Wave, Government Needs To Be More Transparent

IP Bajpai | Thursday May 13, 2021

While planning for the third wave, and may be a fourth, we need properly-formulated guidelines that trigger local restrictions without the long political infighting and fear of economic downturn.

An Economic Rebound Can Help Government In Elections Next Year

An Economic Rebound Can Help Government In Elections Next Year

Aashish Chandorkar, Bloomberg Opinion | Thursday May 13, 2021

A recent Credit Suisse study talked about how 100 unicorns - firms with more than $1 billion valuation - have sprung up in India in just a few years

Blog: Congress Has To Quickly Flank RG With Manmohan Singh

Blog: Congress Has To Quickly Flank RG With Manmohan Singh

Aunindyo Chakravarty | Wednesday May 12, 2021

If the Congress wants support from India's ruling elite and a section of the country's big business houses, it will have to ring-fence Rahul with a set of faces that are more acceptable to those who hold money and power.

Opinion: A Faulty System And Beloved Ranjana's Death

Opinion: A Faulty System And Beloved Ranjana's Death

Brinda Karat | Wednesday May 12, 2021

Ranjana was not deprived of treatment after she was hospitalised. We thank all the doctors and nurses who cared for her. Nevertheless the question "what if" remains.

The Real Variant Risk From India's Covid Surge Is Being Missed

The Real Variant Risk From India's Covid Surge Is Being Missed

Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Wednesday May 12, 2021

If you haven't heard of B.1.617 yet, chances are you soon will.

The Covid Recovery Diet As Prescribed By A Nutritionist

The Covid Recovery Diet As Prescribed By A Nutritionist

Tahira Kochhar | Tuesday May 11, 2021

While no foods or dietary supplements can prevent the onset of the deadly Coronavirus, maintaining a healthy diet is essential to make your immune system battle-ready

Opinion: Congress Proves It Has Zero Interest In Really Changing

Opinion: Congress Proves It Has Zero Interest In Really Changing

Javed M. Ansari | Monday May 10, 2021

Sonia Gandhi was extremely forthright in her opening remarks saying that "the results clearly tell us that we need to put our house in order". It will require a lot more than mere plain speaking for the party to come out of the situation it finds its

Blog: What It Took To Cremate My Father In Delhi

Blog: What It Took To Cremate My Father In Delhi

Manika Raikwar Ahirwal | Monday May 10, 2021

Everyday, the grief of people losing loved ones swells. At this time, what we know is this: it is Death which is alive.

Opinion: The Cost Of BJP's All-Or-Nothing Bengal Campaign

Opinion: The Cost Of BJP's All-Or-Nothing Bengal Campaign

Nalini Singh | Monday May 10, 2021

Of course the party has lavished its own corpus of 'donations' on the polls, but in the still of the night, when ambulance sirens wail, does the BJP brass wonder if its Bengal mission was worth it?

<i>Jugaad</i> Can't Fix A Broken System. Time To Rebuild Health Care

Jugaad Can't Fix A Broken System. Time To Rebuild Health Care

Anjani Trivedi, Andy Mukherjee, Bloomberg | Monday May 10, 2021

Covid-19 related deaths in India are expected to double in the coming weeks. People across socioeconomic classes are being cremated en masse in large holes in the ground.

Opinion: BJP's Dilemma As Himanta B Sarma Waits To Be Chief Minister

Opinion: BJP's Dilemma As Himanta B Sarma Waits To Be Chief Minister

Swati Chaturvedi | Friday May 07, 2021

Himanta Biswa Sarma, 52, is restive, while his MLAs are vocal that after delivering Assam twice to the BJP, it is now their man's turn to hold the top job of Chief Minister.

Opinion: Modi <I>Sarkar</I> Needs To Act Like A Government, Not A WhatsApp Group

Opinion: Modi Sarkar Needs To Act Like A Government, Not A WhatsApp Group

Mihir Swarup Sharma | Thursday May 06, 2021

You know how you get positive coverage? By doing positive things. Address the real problems - oxygen, beds, misinformation. Apparently it hasn't even occurred to the Modi Sarkar that the safest way to more positive stories is by doing a good job.

Opinion: 4 Routes For India Out Of The Covid Crisis

Opinion: 4 Routes For India Out Of The Covid Crisis

K.C. Singh | Thursday May 06, 2021

The question arises whether the top BJP leadership exists in a bubble that neither internal warnings from scientists, or social media posts or stories in respected international journals, penetrate.