Posts by: Hameeda Syed

Hameeda Syed -June 5, 2020

India has among the lowest testing rates in the world. And inadequate testing, experts say, is a key reason why Coronavirus cases continue to rise despite two months of the lockdown From the start, India’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic has been handicapped by the lack of adequate testing. In fact, unlike other countries, it […]


Hameeda Syed -May 22, 2020

Almost every aspect of the Central Vista redevelopment plan – its very need, cost, clearances, public consultation – is contentious. But the government is pressing ahead with it even as the Coronavirus pandemic ravages the world On 20 March, a few days before Narendra Modi put India on lockdown to contain the Coronavirus outbreak, his […]