Lockdown politics increasingly pit economic, health concerns

The global health crisis is taking a nasty political turn with tensions worsening between governments locked down to keep the coronavirus at bay and people yearning to restart stalled economies and forestall fears of a depression. Continue Reading

Coronavirus: Foreigners feel safe in India, don’t want to go back home

Despite its vast population and not so robust healthcare infrastructure, India is waging a brave battle against coronavirus, and its numbers, both in terms of affected persons and deaths, are far less than the so-called developed nations. Continue Reading

Covid-19 global toll crosses 100,000 mark

The global death toll due to coronavirus crossed the 100,000 mark on late Friday, with Italy, the US and Spain accounting for over half of the fatalities, while there were over 1.65 million cases with well over a fourth of them in the US only. Continue Reading