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Truth serum: Govt must speed up Covid-19 vaccination drive

India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive is not going great guns as we are made to think, and there are reasons why the political leadership should worry. Read more »
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Housing boom: Mumbai real estate market in for an upswing

A survey hints at the revival of the battered Mumbai real estate market as home buyers look to cash in on falling prices and sops offered by central and state governments. Read more »
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Covid-19: Busting the myth of herd immunity

Is India in the brink of achieving herd immunity against Covid-19? Here we have a seasoned epidemiologist busting the myth that has sparked high levels of vaccine hesitancy. Read more »
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Delhi smog: How fair is it to blame stubble burning

Transportation contributes 41% to urban pollution, industry 18% and dust 21%. Stubble burning worsens the situation by preventing dispersion. Read more »

Irula tribe rehabilitation sets benchmark for community habitat

Most Irula people do not have the legal right to occupy land -- their huts do not have electricity and they continue to live in fear of being evicted. Read more »
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Covid-19: Survey highlights apathy towards farmers’ cause

A survey conducted in 14 Maharashtra districts calls for government intervention and guidance to farmers for crop diversification and on sowing decisions. Read more »
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COVID-19: Why home quarantine may work in Kerala, not in other states

The spread of COVID-19 through contact is low in Kerala, but there is a need for free institutional quarantine for those with no access to decent housing. Read more »
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Kerala’s Covid-19 response: First person account by a visiting non-resident Malayali

The presence of a well-oiled government machinery in Kerala is a confidence booster for residents and visitors alike. Read more »
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Indebtedness, hunger may push Bengal’s tribes into bonded labour

Denotified tribes across the country are engaged in the informal economy, and the lockdown has hit them severely. Read more »
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Kerala model: How the state fought the deadly coronavirus

Kerala Model: The state government’s bottom-up approach and disaster preparedness made all the difference in its fight against the new coronavirus. Read more »