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K.K. Shailaja

No Third Wave In Kerala, Expecting Curve To Come Down In Two Weeks: Health Minister Veena George

Jul 15, 2021 Preetha Nair

Speaking to Outlook, Veena George also dispelled reports that the state is on the brink of a possible third wave of the pandemic.

Former Kerala Health Minister Shailaja Teacher Bags Prestigious European Award

Jun 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

"Shailaja Teacher's example will inspire young women" to enter public service and Kerala's record in containing the epidemic gives hope to nations in the developing world, said President and Rector of CEU, Michael Ignatieff.

We Have Been Requesting Centre To Change Vaccine Policy: Kerala Health Minister Veena George

We asked the Centre to make vaccines free for the age group of 18- 44 years, but they declined: Veena George

Assembly Elections: Why India Deserves Freedom From Family Rule

May 19, 2021 Suman K Jha

With the dropping of KK Shailaja and induction of the Kerala CM’s son-in-law into the cabinet, the Left has proved that it is no different from the dominant political culture of family raj and dynasty rule.

Ex-Journalist Veena George To Replace KK Shailaja As Kerala Health Minister

KK Shailaja, the face of Kerala’s fight against Nipah and Covid-19, was dropped as health minister.

19 May, 2021

CPM Doesn’t Make Decisions Based On Emotional Reactions: M B Rajesh, Newly Elected Speaker

Preetha Nair

M B Rajesh, the newly elected Speaker of the second Pinarayi Vijayan government spoke to Outlook about the challenges, the party’s decision to drop KK Shailaja, and more.

18 May, 2021

Critics Flay Shailaja Cabinet Exclusion As Kerala CPM Misogyny

Preetha Nair

Did CM Pinarayi Vijayan feel threatened by the popularity of KK Shailaja, touted as the face of Kerala’s struggle against Covid and Nipah outbreaks?

18 May, 2021

Patted For Covid Handling In Kerala, KK Shailaja Dropped From Pinarayi Vijayan's Cabinet

Outlook Web Bureau

KK Shailaja had previously worked on the containment of the Nipah virus as well.

25 March, 2021

We Won’t Let BJP Ruin The Secular Fabric Of Kerala: Health Minister KK Shailaja

Preetha Nair

There is no difference between Congress and BJP. They will join BJP if they win the election.

18 February, 2020

Kerala To Be Coronavirus-Free By March First Week: Health Minister K K Shailaja

Preetha Nair

In an interview with Outlook, Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja talks about how the state had learnt from previous experiences to fight against the epidemic.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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