Gravitas desk

Editorial

Gravitas desk is a team of writers that creates reports for WION's prime time show which brings to you news and discussions on concurrent issues from India and across the globe.

Opinions/Stories

As post-Covid world reopens, is anyone listening to students?

Schools have reopened in countries the virus has been kind to, or where governments had the money to procure or hoard vaccines

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Wuhan virus lab leak theory: Why China has blocked access to Yunnan mine

Unidentified men have stopped several foreign journalists in recent weeks from trying to go to the Yunnan mine

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India's new IT rules set to come into effect, will US big tech comply?

Platforms like Facebook and Twitter have to appoint three officers who will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in India, according to the new regulations

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Pfizer and Moderna don't want to deal with Indian states for vaccines

So what do these vaccine majors need from India?

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A mysterious adversary is targeting US officials worldwide. Here's what we know so far

It all started in Havana in 2016 when US diplomats reported a series of unsettling events - a loud shriek, followed by a splitting headache, nausea, dizziness and hearing loss

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Bats, minks, frozen meat or lab leak? WHO still in the dark over coronavirus origin

The WHO said it was possible virus jump directly from an animal to a human. It had also said the virus could have jumped from one animal to another and then to humans. The health…

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WHO toes China's line, excludes Taiwan from World Health Assembly

Dr Tedros wants a second term. The assembly can deny him that opportunity

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Wuhan Institute of Virology in China once again under scanner over virus origin

China had reported its first case of the Wuhan virus on December 8, 2019. The researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology were allegedly hospitalised just…

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After black, white fungus, now yellow fungus discovered in India's Uttar Pradesh

Although new infections have been dropping, the daily death toll still hasn't gone down. In the last 24 hours, India reported close to 4,500 deaths which is the second-highest…

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Origin of Wuhan virus needs to be found

The doubts can only be settled if China gives unfettered access to the Wuhan lab

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China is taking its South China Sea strategy to Himalayas

Pandemic or not, China is not backing down

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India's defence forces aim at 'theaterisation' of command

There's a talk of five commands - the northern command to deal with China, the western command on the Pakistan side,  peninsula command in southern India, a maritime command to patrol the seas and…

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Black fungus: Number of cases in India, symptoms & precaution

Doctors blame the panic use of steroids, which made it easier for the fungal infection to spread

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Israel-Hamas conflict: Now, the narrative war begins amid ceasefire

Both Israel and Gaza are claiming victory. In Gaza, there were cheers and whistles last night as residents took to the streets and they were joined by senior Hamas officials.

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As India fights pandemic, recovered patients risk black fungus infection

The new coronavirus cases remain below 300,000 but India's total pandemic caseload has now crossed 26 million

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