Insights into Editorial: The state of India’s poor must be acknowledged

    Context: The coronavirus pandemic may have shrunk India’s middle-class population by 32 million and driven 75 million below the poverty line in 2020, a Pew Research Centre report said, as a severe recession walloped Asia’s third-largest economy. The report, which is based on an analysis of World Bank data, said that in comparison …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- COVID-19 CRISIS: ROLE OF WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION

   Introduction: The World Health Organisation has hit back at criticism from US president Donald Trump, after he threatened to stop funding the agency over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump said he was looking into putting “a hold on money sent to the WHO”, accusing the UN agency of being “very China-centric”. …