The day is about taking stock of how and where we are as a nation and what we achieved and lost in the year gone by, a performance evaluation, if you will.
Corporate Vaccination: Bridging the Gap
As of July 10, 2021, India has administered around 310 million COVID-19 vaccines. The drive covers the second shot for 5.5% of the population, while 23% have received the first dose. India’s vaccination program, which started in mid-January, has been facing challenges owing primarily to vaccine shortage and infrastructure constraints. These shortages contributed to the… Continue reading Corporate Vaccination: Bridging the Gap
Bengal’s Lose-Lose Election
The Tagore and the Ray that Bengal encashes so very often as evidence of its “riches,” would have lived and died nameless if they subscribed to the ideologies fueling the state since 2011. After a recent visit to the state where I spent the first 21 years of my life and which is currently heading… Continue reading Bengal’s Lose-Lose Election
For the period of November 2017 to August 2020, I found it difficult to explain what work I was doing for there was no way to share it. Well, here it is now. Launched in December 2020, the Government of India's latest foreign trade and investment promotion platform, helmed by the Ministry of External Affairs.… Continue reading IndBiz
Secular, The Most Dreaded ‘S’ Word in India
‘Secularism’ has officially become a dirty word in India. In a country that is lost and aching, people are slipping deeper and deeper into a bottomless pit of hate and division. Robbed of our aspirations and opportunities or maybe just stoking our deep-seated bigotry, we have become so engrossed in our recreational hate that we… Continue reading Secular, The Most Dreaded ‘S’ Word in India