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Covid Vaccine: Patents Versus The People

By Prabhat Patnaik On October 2, 2020, even before any vaccines against Covid-19 had been approved, India and South Africa had proposed to the WTO that a temporary patent waiver should be granted on all such innovations. In the following months, 100 countries had supported this demand. And on...

May 17 · >

Workforce Social Security Becoming A Casualty, More Complex

By Gyan Pathak While the second wave of COVID-19 has severely been impacting business and industries, the social security for workforce in the country is becoming more complex. Neither the employers nor the government seem to have the ability and capacity to protect job losses. In this scenario social...

May 17 · >

Women Voters In Bengal Were In Frontline In Fight Against The BJP

By Sankar Ray When the brother of Suvendu Adhikary, the  newly-chosen leader of opposition (BJP) in the 17th West Bengal Legislative Assembly was chased by women with broom sticks, lathis and non-fire arms on the second phase of polling, central forces, polling personnel and people around were taken aback...

May 17 · >

Can India Catch Up With Global Economic Revival?

By Mriganka M Bhowmick India is overwhelmed now. The second wave of pandemic has shattered its expectation to resume a normal life in 2021. The loss of lives, the crumbling health infrastructures along with the massive COVID spread in rural India and nascent stage of vaccination are adding up...

May 17 · >

Right Forces Determined To Throw Out Corbyn

By Arun Srivastava Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer would not have imagined that he would eventually become the victim of the trickery which he has spun to defame and smear the image of his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn. The party leaders, including former prime minister Tony Blair, who had extended...

May 17 · >

Behind The Scenes: Options Available To Mamata

By Harihar Swarup Mamata Banerjee’s political victory in the West Bengal elections is remarkably impressive. Here was a chief minister (CM) who successfully defied two-term anti-incumbency — and while there have been other CMs who have successfully returned to power for a third time (Narendra Modi is a prime...

May 15 · >

There Is No Sign Of The Promised Light Ahead

By Krishna Jha The options are not many. The dark bottomless abyss stares at us. There could be either Covid 19 or starvation. Perhaps it could be both. Resembles the torture chamber of World War II when six crore, inclusive of children and seniors, perished under the wheels of...

May 15 · >

Hindu Fascism Forced To Retreat In West Bengal

By Sankar Ray Proving exit poll-wallahs and corporate-backed psephologists, most of whom predicted that the saffron animal was breathing down the neck of Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, shamefully wrong, the intrepid 65-year old rose like a one-woman army to have slapped the message...

May 15 · >

Big Brother China Bullying Small Neighbours

By Barun Das Gupta China is more and more adopting a big-brotherly attitude toward its small neighbours, giving rise to both fear and resentment in them. On May 10, the Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh, Li Jiming, told a virtual meeting of the Diplomatic Correspondents Association, Bangladesh (DCAB) that “Obviously...

May 15 · >

Kerala’s Initiative To Curb Fleecing Of Covid Patients

By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Fleecing of patients is a dastardly deed even in normal times. But then, we are not living in normal times. The entire world is at war with a rampaging virus which is snuffing out precious lives through its macabre death dance. The war can only...

May 15 · >