Lot of talk on the scale of under-reporting of deaths in India in this Covid19 wave. My research on the 1918 influenza outbreak in India placed it as 3x i.e.
Building on this thread on company towns, a new thread on another form of urban governance structure, that we all have seen, visited and maybe even lived in: Cantonments! (1/n).https://twitter.com/ChinmayTumbe/status/1381495877433352195
Prompted by @CafeEconomics, a short thread on company towns in India like Tatanagar (Jamshedpur), Kirloskarwadi, Modinagar (all three pre-1947) and the ones that followed them. (1/n)https://twitter.com/CafeEconomics/status/13805327521313177
That time of the year where students look for reference letters for applying for PhD abroad. A short thread on academics doing well, having done their PhD's in India (within
"कितने आदमी थे?" बहुत, सरकार | A migration-thread with estimates of India's reverse migration since mid-March 2020, placed conservatively at 30 million or 3 crore or 15-20% of the urban