How we could yet salvage our vaccination programme

New Delhi, May 19 -- India is still reeling under the ravages of its second wave of the covid pandemic. Can any good come of all this suffering? One behaviour that was noticed as the horrors of the s... Read More

The impact of a second wave on Indian self-confidence

New Delhi, May 6 -- I lost my younger brother to covid last week. Thousands of others, too, have lost a dear one to the pandemic over the past few weeks. Many of us would have received at least one em... Read More

A sensory strategy to help us avert a third wave of covid

New Delhi, April 21 -- News about patients flooding hospitals and crematoriums overfilled with the dead have once again raised the danger signals on covid. But we have many miles to go before we bring... Read More

The contrast in persuasion strategies for votes and jabs

New Delhi, April 7 -- India is in the midst of two significant persuasion exercises. On one hand, the country's health authorities are persuading people to get vaccinated to manage the covid pandemic.... Read More

What the face mask taught us about solving problems

New Delhi, March 24 -- Which of the interventions, among social distancing, hand washing and wearing of masks, was widely implemented and thus contributed most to reducing the spread of the covid pand... Read More