1 May 2021

Shoba Narayan: India in crisis

From Saturday Morning, 8:14 am on 1 May 2021
Shoba Narayan

Shoba Narayan Photo: supplied

All across India, a trail of death and misery is devastating the country and pushing the overburdened healthcare system towards collapse.

Oxygen and medicine are in short supply as the nation deals with a reported 18 million Covid-19 cases, and more than 204,000 deaths.

Author and journalist Shoba Narayan joins us from Bengaluru (Bangalore) to discuss the politics behind the crisis.

A Covid-19 coronavirus patient leaves a hospital in New Delhi on April 24, 2021.

Photo: AFP