Geetanjali Krishna

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Do we really care about our Covid warriors?

Do we really care about our Covid warriors?

Rediff.com23 Dec 2020

'Everyone wants that doctors should fight from the frontlines of the pandemic, but there's no reaction from the government when they fall ill or even die because of it.'

Should young children learn how to code?

Should young children learn how to code?

Rediff.com5 Nov 2020

Parents should enroll their children in coding classes only as a leisure time activity, that too with strict curbs on screen time.

Hathras case exposes under-utilised Nirbhaya scheme

Hathras case exposes under-utilised Nirbhaya scheme

Rediff.com22 Oct 2020

The high-profile rape cases in Hathras, in Unnao (2018) and Kathua (2018) show that the infrastructure slated under the Nirbhaya Fund is either absent or inefficient, reports Geetanjali Krishna.

Why NGOs fear the Modi govt

Why NGOs fear the Modi govt

Rediff.com8 Oct 2020

'It is especially discouraging for young people in the development sector. I've noticed that many of them are actively considering other career options to escape this atmosphere.' Geetanjali Krishna reports.

Modiji, please read Sunil Mishra's story

Modiji, please read Sunil Mishra's story

Rediff.com30 Aug 2020

'I realised that if we don't get relief from the government, I'll be faced with the prospect of either starving in Delhi, or starving in my village.'

Victim of domestic violence? Contact Invisible Scars

Victim of domestic violence? Contact Invisible Scars

Rediff.com20 Jul 2020

Invisible Scars wants to bring domestic abuse out of the bedroom and into public discourse.

'We want to give voice to the workers' misery'

'We want to give voice to the workers' misery'

Rediff.com27 Jun 2020

In one case, the folks at SWAN discovered that of the Rs 1,500 they'd transferred as relief in the account of a stranded worker, the bank had deducted Rs 800 as penalty for not having minimum balance!

The COVID-19 deniers

The COVID-19 deniers

Rediff.com24 Jun 2020

Social stigma associated with Covid-19 has led to people denying that they, or their family members, have it - and this will make the task of containing the pandemic much harder, notes Geetanjali Krishna.

COVID-19's Invisible Victim

COVID-19's Invisible Victim

Rediff.com6 Jun 2020

The pandemic has shown that whether any of us have the virus or not, what most of us don't have when confronted by it is simple humanity.

We don't even know who the poor really are!

We don't even know who the poor really are!

Rediff.com24 May 2020

'I worry that the suffering of these people might be as invisible as the people themselves,' observes Geetanjali Krishna.

COVID-19 Warrior: 'These human beings need our care'

COVID-19 Warrior: 'These human beings need our care'

Rediff.com11 May 2020

'If I'm able to help even a few patients during this terrible time, I'll feel I've done my duty,' Ward boy Karan Solanki tells Geetanjali Krishna.

What will happen to Laddu Mahto?

What will happen to Laddu Mahto?

Rediff.com18 Apr 2020

'I'll survive for a month, but worry about what will happen if the lockdown isn't eased after that.'

'I can't sleep worrying about what's going to happen'

'I can't sleep worrying about what's going to happen'

Rediff.com11 Apr 2020

'The COVID-19 pandemic is going to send an unprecedented number of low-income households deep into poverty,' says Geetanjali Krishna.

How a song taught kids to wash their hands!

How a song taught kids to wash their hands!

Rediff.com4 Apr 2020

'With running water our two hands play, In and out the colourful soap dances away! It bubbles and froths between our fingers Under our nails it cleans and lingers Then all the soap we wash away!'

'What will happen to people who work for daily wages?'

'What will happen to people who work for daily wages?'

Rediff.com28 Mar 2020

'As for people like me, if the virus doesn't get us -- the measures being taken against it definitely will.'

The birth of an unlikely hero

The birth of an unlikely hero

Rediff.com19 Mar 2020

'Suffering has no religion,' an Uber driver tells Geetanjali Krishna.

Life lessons from Mandira Bedi

Life lessons from Mandira Bedi

Rediff.com5 Mar 2020

'Whether it's a morning walk, an evening swim or an afternoon workout in the gym, just get moving.'

Of broken hearts and folded hands

Of broken hearts and folded hands

Rediff.com4 Mar 2020

Although Kamini has only studied till class five, she quickly got the hang of sending audio messages before her life turned upside down.

'We are neither terrorists nor anti-nationals'

'We are neither terrorists nor anti-nationals'

Rediff.com20 Feb 2020

'We are patriots who love India and the secular ideals it has always upheld.'

Fear and humanity know no god

Fear and humanity know no god

Rediff.com8 Feb 2020

As the country erupts over the CAA and NRC, all I can do is think of Daya Ram from Pakistan in Jodhpur and Tehmina from Afghanistan in Delhi, says Geetanjali Krishna.

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