Vaccine inequities: On need to vaccinate all above 45

The decision to open up about 20,000 private hospitals across India from March 1 — in addition to about 10,000

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Boosting confidence: On need for efficient use of COVID-19 vaccine stocks

The government should ensure that the available stocks of vaccine are used efficiently The downward trend in fresh coronavirus infections

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Tender cut: On cryptocurrencies and regulation

Instead of shutting out cryptocurrencies, the government must ensure smart regulation The government’s statement about bringing in a law on

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Origin and spread: On the source of SARS-CoV-2

By concluding that a virus leak from a laboratory in China’s Wuhan, where the SARS-CoV-2 virus first emerged, is “extremely

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Cutting trans fat: On healthier food

Healthier substitutes without any change in the taste or cost of food are now available Come January 1, 2022, India

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Getting back on track: on Union Budget 2021

In times that call for deft stewardship of the economy, this year’s Budget is a starting point Finance Minister Nirmala

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Tempered optimism: On India’s sliding COVID-19 graph

Even with declining infection rates, public activity needs to be guided by caution The course of the coronavirus pandemic in

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Many vulnerabilities: On using blockchains in electronic voting

The much discussed and debated Electronic Voting Machine in India has survived intense scrutiny over its use largely because of

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After the storm: On tightening scrutiny of large NBFCs

The RBI’s plan to tighten scrutiny of large NBFCs is critical for financial stability The RBI has proposed a significant

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Fire warning: On Serum Institute blaze

The Serum Institute blaze highlights the need for zero tolerance safety protocols The deadly fire in an upcoming production facility

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