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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What is Nord Stream 2 fuss all about? Read on

The real story lies between the lines

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Indonesia: Citizens sue government over air pollution

And it's not about striking a deal for compensations. Instead, the lawsuit focuses on fixing accountability

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World Bee Day: How are bees integral to global food security?

Bees play a vital role in ecosystems as pollinators of major crops, but their numbers have been falling rapidly due to habitat loss, pollution and pesticides

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How tiny Pacific nations are standing up to China

The underdogs are willing to fight. All they need is some good crowd support

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan on backfoot as PTI leader Jahangir Tareen forms own group

Pakistan's budget session is around the corner and the PTI will need the support of all its lawmakers to pass the budget. It's a dire state of affairs

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'Lack of respect': Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez slams Morocco over migrant crisis

Before this week's border crisis, Moroccan authorities had warned Spain of repercussions over Ghali's presence in Spain under a false Algerian passport and an assumed name

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After black fungus, doctors in Patna uncover white fungus as India battles COVID-19

India now has less than 3.2 million active cases and overall the country has close to 23 million people who have recovered with 360,000 recoveries registered on Wednesday

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India takes on WhatsApp with fresh warning against new data policy

Earlier this month, WhatsApp relaxed its May 15 deadline to accept the new terms. Before that, the company also said that those who don't accept will lose functionality. Now, WhatsApp has tweaked…

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Who is bankrolling the Gaza conflict?

Qatar is the most important financial backer and ally of Hamas

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With Colombo port city, China sees a potential overseas colony in Sri Lanka

Beijing is not looking for a partnership in Sri Lanka. Instead, it wants an overseas province

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