articles by Vaidehi Tandel

India

Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 a grim reminder for govts to improve sanitation, housing in cities to prevent pandemics; science won't be enough

The ability to quickly overpower disease outbreaks through the use of science, innovation and technology had led governments to neglect their role in effective prevention of such epidemics.

India

Why repealing the Maharashtra Rent Control Act is good politics

By turning its back on reforming rent control, the government has lost an opportunity to dismantle a system that has for so long protected a few and reap the political rewards from doing so.