Prof Pankaj Chaturvedi. Tata Memorial CentreMumbai I read the editorial in The Lancet titled India’s Covid -19 emergency published on May 8, 2021. Let me quote from the article “India will see a staggering 1 million deaths from COVID-19 by Aug 1. If that outcome were to happen, Modi’s Government would be responsible for presiding over a self-inflicted national catastrophe.” … Continue reading The editorial in the Lancet regarding India’s fight against covid is biased and misguided – a detailed rebuttal.
Of Macaulay and Nehru
Statue of Jawaharlal Nehru at JNU, New Delhi A nation is all but a community. A community of people who have a commonality, it maybe be language, ethnicity, history, or a common culture. The most valuable or critical aspect of a nation is its human resource. For a nation to thrive, the well-being of its … Continue reading Of Macaulay and Nehru
Facts and Facts
There are facts and then there are facts. The former are opinions masquerading as facts, they are usually propagated through widely known credible sources or might I say socially acceptable sources and therefore they seep through the fabric of truth. The latter however are hard, indisputable, evidential facts which are usually the precursor to the … Continue reading Facts and Facts
Solace of Solitude
The highest form of functioning is achieved through intuitive thinking and intuition is not something you were born with. Intuition is gained through experience, it is gained through knowledge, it is a sum total of all your past endeavours and it surely is a connection between you and your-self.