Monthly Archives: APRIL 2020

‘Insensitive’ Indian media politicizing Corona virus
Amid Corona scare, Indian media races for TRP
23.04.20 - Chanchal Manohar Singh

Even when the entire world is in chaos over the spread of deadly Corona virus, the media in India is bracing up its race for ratings (TRP), exhibiting sheer insensitivities. Under the garb of political ideology, the media in India is still pursuing ‘ad hominem’ ...

End This Lockdown
21.04.20 - Markandey Katju

India is in a nationwide lockdown because of the corona virus scare since 25th March, and it is time now to take a second look at the situation. 

Is corona such a danger that it deserved a nationwide lockdown? I submit it is not, and the ...

PM’s New Speech: Lockdown Extended — But Leaves Much Unsaid
14.04.20 - Swati Chaturvedi

The Prime Minister has the most powerful pulpit in India especially during the world's largest lockdown.

In a long, rather self-congratulatory speech, Narendra Modi announced that the lockdown stands extended till May 3 though he said a review on April 20 could lead to some give ...

PM’s video conference: Amarinder suggests extension of national lockdown
11.04.20 - Team PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday recommended extension of the national lockdown by at least a fortnight, while suggesting a slew of health and relief measures to the people in the state’s COVID-19 battle, in addition to special concessions for industry and ...

Sonia suggests Modi: Ban media ads by govt, suspend 20,000 crore Central Vista project
07.04.20 - Team PT

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggesting five measures to conserve money for the fight against coronavirus, including a ban on media advertisements by government and PSUs for two years and suspending the Central Vista beautification project.


What happens when 130 crore Indians switch off lights in their homes, together?
04.04.20 - Prince Mathews Thomas

That's the question that engineers in India's power sector are now grappling with, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called upon the nation to do so, in solidarity amidst the COVID-19 crisis.

"It's like suddenly putting a brake of a car in motion, or suddenly pushing the ...




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