India

Libido, Violence and Lockdown

What happens when all that we have talked about are forcibly packed inside their houses?

Mental Health and Corona: Better Late, Than Never

Why are the psychologists and social scientists silent? What about mental health and quality of life? What about the burnout of healthcare staff? Is burnout not different from stress? Are remedies common to both?

Trumped – Emerging powers in a post American world

Book Review of Prof Sreeram Chaulia’s book on US President Donald Trump titled ” Trumped”-Emergind powers in post American World.

“I am afraid Coronavirus will kill us later, we will die of hunger first.”

Forced by a sudden countrywide lockdown to control the Coronavirus pandemic, 22 or more migrants have died while undertaking the heart-breaking journey into uncertainty. Driven by anxiety, panic, misinformation, administrative and government policy flaws, and fatigue, hunger and thirst, with no official or social support system or health care mechanisms on the way, these point to a tragedy far bigger than it has been imagined

Can a battered economy afford a long lockdown

At this stressful time, people need the steady hand of a government that bases its decisions on empirical data, objective reports from the ground, compassion, efficiency and good sense. Can we expect this from a government that combusted the economy through devaluation, an unplanned GST and poor leadership?