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Patralekha Chatterjee

Health security must be on the policy high table

What is of great concern to India is the impact of coronavirus (called Covid 19 by scientists) on the pharmaceutical sector.

21 Feb 2020 2:37 AM

Delhi poised on edge: Can a hate chant win?

The young men who breezily sauntered down the road shouting explicitly violent slogans were eventually bundled into a police van and taken away.

06 Feb 2020 1:54 AM

A crisis of healthcare plagues India’s jails

The recent public protests against the citizenship law and related matters bring to the fore the issue of a prisoner’s right to adequate medical care.

23 Jan 2020 1:39 AM

For kids, early years are vital to a brighter future

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act 2009 mandates that children should enter Class 1 at age six.

18 Jan 2020 3:03 AM

Young Indians want to take back stolen future

JNU students say the police remained standing by as the stick-wielding intruders exited the campus without any resistance.

09 Jan 2020 1:02 AM

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Everyone should have access to medical care

The visuals of policemen storming into a hospital and banging on doors are hard to forget.

27 Dec 2019 4:23 AM

Is Indian State strong or is it, in fact, failing?

Recent events offer telling examples of the paradox of the strong State in the Indian context.

12 Dec 2019 1:14 AM

If trust breaks down, a society cannot survive

As we know from our day-to-day experience, without a degree of trust, no economic transaction is possible.

04 Dec 2019 2:52 AM

Don’t question... be happy: The lesson from JNU stir

Nearly 40 per cent of the students on the campus are reportedly from below poverty line (BPL) families.

15 Nov 2019 12:51 AM

Toxic air, hungry kids: Divisive politics rules

Malnutrition and air pollution are among the top health risks facing India.

06 Nov 2019 1:10 AM

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Tackling global poverty: Do the poor get a voice?

Banerjee and Duflo teach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kramer is at Harvard University.

18 Oct 2019 1:16 AM

The floods in Bihar: The fault is not in our stars!

Patna has been among the worst hit but the arc of suffering goes far beyond.

03 Oct 2019 1:21 AM

Migrants try to better lives: Why get so riled?

All this suggests that Indians have done very well by crossing borders in search of a better life.

21 Sep 2019 2:09 AM

Why culture and context matters in malnutrition debate in India

Experts rarely agree with each other and this case will be no exception.

17 Sep 2019 1:27 AM

Who can speak, about what issues & where!

The issues at stake go beyond one editorial, one journal, one state or even one country.

22 Aug 2019 1:52 AM

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Zomato row shows bigotry is alive and well, taking new shape in urban India

It is this bigotry and prejudice which lies at the heart of many customs, mores and personal habits which are inherently discriminatory.

08 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

Can Chandrayaan trigger scientific temper in India?

What made this mission perhaps unique is that for the first time in Isro’s history, key leadership positions were held by women scientists.

25 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Migration to surge, we need smarter policies

India already fares poorly relative to other emerging and developed economies in terms of per capita availability of hospital beds.

11 Jul 2019 12:20 AM

A world without water: Scary future lies ahead

Chennai’s water crisis is front-page news; friends’ FB posts describe in grim detail what is it is like to go without enough water day after day.

28 Jun 2019 12:30 AM

Fix healthcare now, or future shock is certain

Encephalopathy is a disease in which the functioning of the brain is affected.

21 Jun 2019 3:02 AM

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