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Once upon a plague….

With entire countries under lockdown, Albert Camus’ ‘The Plague’ provides an insight into human emotions and reactions to turmoil  In January 1941, 28-year old Albert…

How India ixed smallpox

Patriot looks into the National Archives to check how India dealt with a similar pandemic, the smallpox, in the 1970s and successfully managed to eradicate…

Football in doldrums

The Coronavirus outbreak has suspended all footballing leagues in Europe as of now. Patriot discusses the ramifications of this total lockdown in the sport English…

Gasping for breath

Patriot takes a tally of the availability of ventilators in ICUs in the Capital as the threat of Covid-19 pandemic moving to community transmission looms…

Life in isolation

In the wake of the global outbreak of Coronavirus, parts of Italy have been under lockdown for weeks. Indians can take some lessons from how…

No rides, no income

Ola and Uber drivers started suffering even before the lockdown. Now they have to sit at home with no social security except that Uber will…