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08 May 2020
Police in a new Avatar

Every crisis throws up a challenge and is an opportunity to prove your mettle. The challenges thrown up by COVID-19 were unique for the Indian Police. There had never been any such crisis before and the police manuals had no standard operating procedures to deal with the situation and yet, it is hea

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08 May 2020
NO SIMPLE LAW AND ORDER

There are law and order situations which go awry leading to injuries or deaths of police personnel. The battle against extremism is all too known. But by any stretch of imagination, the present experience of handling a lockdown is unprecedented and so are the nitty gritty of it, unfolding every day.

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08 May 2020
Soft Skills for Enforcing a Prolonged COVID Lockdown

It still seems more fiction than fact: a near apocalypse caused not by a nuclear winter in the aftermath of a showdown between superpowers, but by a ‘pseudo-organism’. As scientists race to find a vaccine and accurate diagnostic tests, the global economy is on its knees; the world’s mightiest nation

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08 May 2020
Rough Times, Tough Measures

In a month time that felt like an aeon, there is at last something to smile about. Indian prime minister has been rated in a survey as numero uno among global leaders in taking timely and effective countermeasures to prevent coronavirus outbreak. A moment of pride! But the World Health Organisation

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08 May 2020
The unheard victims of COVID-19

The situation arising out of and the challenge faced by the Country in the past one month on account of Covid-19 virus and the resultant difficulties that the migrant workers were facing throughout the Country, was very deplorable. A month ago, a massive exodus of migrant workers from cities to

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08 May 2020
Covid 19: Intro, Do's, Don'ts and Resources

Hello, here's to a little bit about myself: I am Swetha, a PhD in Photonics (Physics) from UK and I am currently working on Biomedical applications for Cancer research. I have interned from Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Harvard, USA (in 2012) working on biopolar disorder, and I have over

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