Articles by Lockdown

'Would You Like To Start With Bat Soup?'

Here’s some truly infectious words and phrases to live by in these troubled times.

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Lockdown Locha: Salman, Akshay's Eid Releases On Hold As Filmmakers Take The OTT Route

As movies release directly on streaming platforms like Amazon Prime, Netflix, theatre owners like INOX, PVR seethe and threaten ‘retributive’ measures

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OPINION | The ‘Economic Stimulus’ Cost Little To The Government And Will Deliver Even Less

About 70 million micro enterprises, which suffered the most, will not get the loans. They need grants to ride out the storm, writes former finance and economic affairs secretary Subhash Garg

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The Mysterious Bull! In This Great Lockdown, Why Some Stocks Shot Up By 60-70 Per Cent

Did gamblers, who could not go to the casinos, shift attention to stocks to use their speculative skills to make a killing on the exchange?

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Zip, Zap, Zoom... Video Calling Comes To Roost As World Grapples With Coronavirus

On a covided planet, almost everyone is using a virtual platform to socialise, work from home, or ‘see’ a doctor. The Zoom technology has helped bring the world closer

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OPINION | PM Modi's Call For 'Vocal On Local' Is Aimed At India Becoming Hub Of Global Supply Chain

Prime Minister Narendra Modi firmly feels that India’s moment of shaping a new world order post the pandemic has come, writes Anirban Ganguly, the director of Syama Prasad Mookerjee Reserach Foundation

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Riding The Rails

Karnataka’s ability to send back migrant workers hinges upon an imperfect registration process

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Hike In Taxes On Petrol, Diesel: Congress-Ruled States Can't Douse Fire, So Why Call BJP 'Anti-National'?

With the Centre unwilling to loosen its purse strings during corona time, Congress’s grand plans of brinkmanship through better governance have gone awry

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‘India Headed For A Nutritional Health Emergency’

The problem is not just due the nationwide lockdown to stem the COVID-19 pandemic, but because of already existing diseases which are in abundance and emergency situation in our country, say doctors

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Photo Essay | Ahead Is Home, Behind Is Hunger

As millions in our cities locked themselves in, life for those who built our homes, our roads, or did our dirty chores has moved outdoors. They flee on foot, bicycles, hitch a ride on goods-laden trucks…And much before the break of dawn, with stars filling the sky, they stop—hungry, thirsty and tired—to rest under the shade of a tree or a school converted into a shelter for migrants.

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