Over the past few months, our lives have been ruled by the Coronavirus pandemic. However, it did not stop people, especially women to voice out their views on the other issues that are happening around. While COVID-19 continues to be a highly-discussed topic online, it’s not the only one.
Every week MAKERS India rounds up the reflections and deliberations of women online. Scroll through and see what they’ve had to say this week.
Recently, the Outlook magazine created a stir with the cover page of its latest edition, which stated that the Modi govt was missing amid the second COVID wave. Here is what Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra has to say about it.
Moitra also commented on the instance when BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda in a letter to Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi lashed out at her party. Nadda said that in the fight against the pandemic the conduct of topmost Congress leaders, including their former President Rahul Gandhi will be remembered for its "duplicity and pettiness".
Meanwhile union minister Smriti Irani sought corporation among the political parties.
In a disturbing turn of events, the Palestinians and Israeli police in the contested city of Jerusalem have escalated into a broader conflict, with Israel striking targets in Gaza in response to rockets launched by Palestinian militants.
Author Meena Kandasamy and activists Jameela Jamil and Malala Yousafzai expressed their grief on this issue.
In another incident, a team of Delhi Police Crime Branch questioned the national president of Indian Youth Congress (IYC) Srinivas BV who has been at the forefront of COVID relief efforts.
Actor Swara Bhasker and TEDx speaker Richa Singh extended their support towards Srinivas.
Meanwhile journalist Barkha Dutt tracks down how the corpses are being dumped near the river Ganga.