India’s fight against COVID-19 has been on for some time, yet, new ambiguities and uncertainties surface with the ever-evolving nature of the crisis. Sukanya Mukherjee in her article engages with the numerous challenges facing the Indian economy, the impact of the crisis and whether the policy responses have been robust.
War terminology carries with it important functions but also sets about the culturation of a dangerous environment with ominous precedents. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the usage of much the same type of militaristic language. This article explores the behaviours and systemic changes this can cultivate and result in.