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Roli Mahajan

Roli Mahajan

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring of 2023 as a journalist based in Lucknow, India.

All articles of Roli Mahajan

Global governance

Global decline in human development

The latest Human Development Report warns that in 2020 and 2021, progress made towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been reversed

Education in India

Covid-19’s devastating effects on India’s education

The pandemic interrupted the education of 360 million Indian students and kept them trapped in their homes, mostly without any option for e-learning


Indians are beginning to pay more attention to healthy diets

Why millets should prove useful in the fight against malnutrition in South Asia

Debt problems

World Bank sounds alarm as debt problems worsen

According to multilateral institution, financial stress has increased at all levels due to coronavirus pandemic

Global environment

The climate crisis is escalating fast

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns 1.5 degree-Celsius limit will probably be breached, at least temporarily


Sudan’s uncertain journey towards democracy

Though civilian prime minister is back in office after coup attempt, the situation in Khartoum remains tense

Mass suffering

India’s disastrous second Covid-19 wave

Coronavirus is ravaging India’s cities and rural areas


India’s diaspora is influential, though few members vote

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) have a bearing on the nation’s politics, society and culture

Struggling family

Some cannot afford health worries

India’s poor cannot let worries about Covid-19 reduce their efforts to make money


Never disrupt treatment

To make the world TB free, funding must increase dramatically

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