Speaking to Outlook, Veena George also dispelled reports that the state is on the brink of a possible third wave of the pandemic.
"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 asked the Centre to make vaccines free for the age group of 18- 44 years, but they declined: Veena George
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.
KK Shailaja, the face of Kerala’s fight against Nipah and Covid-19, was dropped as health minister.
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.
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?
KK Shailaja had previously worked on the containment of the Nipah virus as well.
There is no difference between Congress and BJP. They will join BJP if they win the election.
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.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.