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Divine Distancing

Lhendup G Bhutia with Madhavankutty Pillai

Religion makes use of technology and private space to cope with the pandemic

Breaking Free

A radical shift in India's economic evolution

Modi’s Immunity Booster

India seized upon the pandemic as an opportunity to initiate difficult economic and legal reforms while ensuring delivery of money and essentials to the poor. Is this a new beginning in governance?

The Future of Politics

The next round of state elections, beginning with Bihar, will be the first test of how political leadership, parties and the electorate have adapted to the changes wrought by Covid-19

A Noble Undertaking

Grave diggers and crematorium operators bring dignity to funerals diminished by Covid-19

Lockdown Lessons from Gandhi

Finding your inner hermit

An Inheritance of Loss

The past comes calling with the return of memories of deprivation

In the Diminished Realm of the Senses

How touch, hearing, taste, smell and sight have changed in this lockdown

Letting Go

A lifetime of saying goodbye to people and things—and there was still more to lose

We Are All Frugalwoods

Urban millennials have been forced to rediscover virtues that were the hallmark of India’s pre-liberalisation middle class


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