Articles by Abhijit Majumder
Apr 06, 2020
Coronavirus vs nostalgia: Escaping the epidemic on a magic carpet with Nukkad, Ram, Tintin and TendulkarThe coronavirus lockdown has put us in reverse gear. For a while, we can indulge ourselves with a few wistful glances at the rear-view mirror
Apr 04, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: What India’s Covid-19 medical heroes urgently need besides Sunday’s 9 minutes of lightSeveral doctors who have been on the front lines of this war against the novel coronavirus have been cramped into rudimentary dormitories, when governments could have considered hotel accommodations.
Mar 30, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: Policy opportunity knocks for govt in migrant crisis; time's right to think smart districtsOne of the unintended and unpleasant consequences of the 21-day coronavirus lockdown has been tidal reverse migration from the big cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bangalore to mainly Bihar and Uttar Pradesh
Mar 25, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: China must pay for its cover-ups over spread of Covid-19, and its bullyingChina owns up to 81,218 cases 3,281 deaths so far, which many nations and experts find hard to believe.
Mar 22, 2020
Open letter to Ban Ki-Moon: India's democracy is intact, but how long will you protect your bias and selectivity?India has been multicultural for centuries, long before the West even coined the word or understood the concept. It does not need the West to teach it co-existence.
Mar 19, 2020
A list of 12 ways in which novel coronavirus outbreak can make life better for IndiansA crowded nation which had got used and stayed oblivious to public health dangers seem to be waking up.
Mar 16, 2020
India's Left in the time of Hindutva: A SWOT analysis of what remains of the red bastion and the possibility of its revivalCould India's Left revive? The path of politics winds through thickets of impossibility. So, here is a quick SWOT (strength, weakness, opportunity, threat) analysis
Mar 11, 2020
Modi and Muslims: How the BJP's hotheads make a difficult job even more thanklessThe Modi government's record on minority schemes and outreach is also surprisingly better than that of UPA-2
Mar 06, 2020
Island of irony: How UK politicians’ ranting on CAA and Delhi riots is quite British in its humourBritish politicians are lecturing India on how to deal with matters of citizenship when Brexit, the biggest challenge the UK faces after World War II, is mainly predicated on Britons voting to end rampant immigration under liberal European Union laws.
Mar 04, 2020
India's outbreak of coronavirus triggers a WhatsApp-borne epidemic named schadenfreudeCoronavirus has reached India. And it has set off a full-blown epidemic in our collective mind