When dithering is the new #Covid policy
After two years of exemplary handling of the pandemic, the Chennai administration seems to suddenly be dithering.
Keeping educational institutions closed – for how long?
For how long does the Govt of Tamilnadu propose to keep schools and colleges closed in the name of #Covid?
Covid conversations with the Corporation
When you get #Covid, @chennaicorp is bound to call you. There care is highly praiseworthy but they need to draw a line between who needs free medication and who does not.
A Corona warning using Satyajit Ray’s film titles
I was sent this WA forward by my dear friend Ramanan Vembu. The Bengali original is an audio by one Sumit Bandhopadhyay – I tried to search for an online link to the person behind this beautiful work and the rich baritone but I could find none. I am giving an English translation below for…
A few questions to not ask a #Covid patient
1. How did you get it? 2. Which version have you got? 3. What are your symptoms ?( and then before the answer comes proceed to list all the symptoms you had) 4. Do you know so-and-so died of it last week? He/she was perfectly ok in the morning and by evening they had to…
On Virtual Event Organisers and Guests
#Covid has made things very easy for event organisers but matters tough for performers. The Man from Madras Musings muses
Madras Musings update Aug 16, 2021
I thought I had put up these links already but in the usual Madras Week madness completely forgot. So here are the updates of (what is still) this fortnight Madras Inked by Manohar Devadoss and Sujatha Shankar naturally makes it to the front page – this being a superlative book. Our editorial lauds it as…
Madras Musings update of June 16, 2021
The latest update from Madras Musings has a whole host of article celebrating Chennai Heritage. Read on…
The numbers are declining but…
While the lockdown has brought down numbers in Chennai and Tamil Nadu, these are bound to go up when we open again, unless we tackle the vaccination bottlenecks.
I have viral fever, you need to test, he has Covid
The Man from Madras Musings is appalled at the way people in Chennai imagine Covid to be something that happens to others
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