Domestic violence on the rise during lockdowns

Shadow pandemic: Tackling domestic violence amid Covid-19 outbreak

Household stress and domestic conflicts caused by unemployment, income loss and other hardships affect family welfare, parenting quality and old-age support. Read more »
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Did Kerala fail its expats in Gulf countries?

Of the 629 VBM flights originating from the Gulf region, more than half (54%) landed in one of the four international airports in Kerala. 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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Returning migrants: Big trouble awaits Covid-hit Kerala economy

If the 2008 crisis is anything to go by, the next few months will see 2-2.5 lakh people returning from abroad. Read more »
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India must prepare for a bout of migration by doctors, medical staff

The central and state governments should incentivise and enhance medical education in public sector with a stipulation of mandatory service of a few years. Read more »
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Eight factors behind Kerala’s successful Covid-19 response

Other states may find Kerala a tough act to follow, because its success in dealing with Covid-19 comes from several unique socioeconomic and political factors. Read more »
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The digital divide: Why Kerala is not ready for the online education plunge

The government must ensure that its policies do not help widen the already existing digital divide, denying a level playing field for the marginalised sections. Read more »
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Coronavirus update: Why there cannot be a single strategy for India

Covid-19 strategy differs from society to society as multiple confounders at various levels complicate the response. Read more »
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Covid-19: How Kerala fought the deadly virus

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 »
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan

Covid-19: Kerala Model is the success of decentralised democracy

The Kerala government managed to create a popular movement with the help of healthcare workers, elected representatives and law enforcement agencies. Read more »