In his address to the nation, PM Modi announced that from June 21, states will be given vaccines free of cost to inoculate everyone above the age of 18.
Doctors, who we glorify as "incarnations of God" and bang thaalis for, are now being assaulted, spat at and even denied a decent burial.
Till the lockdown ceases and the infections subside, we have no choice but to remain at home and it’s probably for the better. However, there is always a bright side to things.
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In the fight between lives and livelihoods, the Indian government has adopted the approach of saving lives and tackling with the Covid-19 health emergency.
While teenagers rejoiced at the news of extended lockdown, expressions of parents were like a melodramatic scene from a Bollywood film.
When the political class abandons its responsibilities, civil society needs to step up.
Don't let the stream of live coverage fool you into wasting your time with someone else's 'fact-checks'. It's your Independence Day, reclaim it.