No more winter at all. Finch, you brought me spring.
Sep 8, 2020 • 13 tweets • 9 min read
Please share this thread as much as you can:Surging infections signal it’s inevitable India will have world’s largest #COVID19 outbreak & arriving with a vengeance in vast hinterland & it seems inevitable India will at some point overtake the US to have the most cases globally.
Mumbai:Novel coronavirus seemed like a distant problem in Boisar,a small factory town about two hours from Mumbai, until Daniel Tribhuvan died. 35-year-old tutor started feeling feverish in April, while bringing his father home from a chemotherapy in the Indian financial capital.
Sep 7, 2020 • 13 tweets • 11 min read
#CoronaVirusUpdates : India passes Brazil, now has world's second-highest cases. The number of deaths due to the covid-19 infection has reached 71,642. India has already been recording more number of fresh cases than #Brazil for the last few days.
India on Monday touched the grim distinction of recording the second most higest number of covid-19 cases globally.
India surpassed Brazil with 42,04,614 cases and is now behind the USA which has recorded 6.29 million covid-19 cases. Brazil has registered 4.14 million case.
Sep 6, 2020 • 8 tweets • 5 min read
Measures to boost consumption, including paying GST arrears to states, including raising money by borrowing to pull the country's economy out of its sharpest nosedive on record. This what I interpreted that @PChidambaram_IN says:- (1/n)
Measures recommend to stimulate demand,consumption, to drive production & revive the economy, Guv must transfer cash to poorest 50 per cent families,use food grain stock to pay wages in kind,increase spending on public works,re-capitalize banks to enable them to lend again. (2/n)
Sep 6, 2020 • 7 tweets • 4 min read
#ArundhatiRoy must know, in India, no one really becomes casteless just because he/she is a Christian. Dalit Christians continue to face discrimination to this day. Isn’t Roy, the radical Left activist, aware of this? @aroybot
The fact that she can claim to be casteless only proves her privilege — lower castes in India can’t afford to conveniently forget their caste. #ArundhatiRoy#aazadi