India: How COVID disaster dents Narendra Modi's well-crafted image | DW | 10.05.2021

10.05.2021 18:33:00

The catastrophic health situation in India has shaken the image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has relied heavily on public relations and perception management since he came to power.

As an intense second COVID19 wave grips India, with images of bodies burning in overwhelmed crematoriums going viral, PM Narendra Modi's image has been dented, experts say. DW's dharvi_vaid reports from New Delhi.

The catastrophic health situation in India has shaken the image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has relied heavily on public relations and perception management since he came to power.

India's second COVID wave leaves suffering in its wake India sees its darkest days of pandemic India has added hundreds of thousands of cases in recent days, and the total death toll has surpassed 220,000.AstraZeneca geimpft wurde, bevor sie von ihrer Schwangerschaft wusste.Fake or fact? How to spot disinformation How can it be stopped? The Greens say they plan to combat the increased hatred and disinformation with the party's"Netzfeuerwehr" (network fire brigade), which was set up ahead of the 2017 federal election to report fake content and online hate speech.World's 20 biggest emitters must lead by example, says US climate envoy John Kerry The US Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry called on the European Union and the world's largest emitters to drastically reduce emissions within the next 10 years.

Cities are running out of space to bury or cremate the dead.India's second COVID wave leaves suffering in its wake COVID sufferers seek medical support at temples An elderly woman suffering from breathing difficulties due to COVID-19 waits to receive free supplemental oxygen outside a Sikh temple on the outskirts of Delhi in Ghaziabad."Wer mehrere Wochen nach der Impfung keine Symptome hat und sich wohlfühlt, hat die Impfung gut vertragen.Many who are struggling for breath due to COVID-19 have flocked to the temple, hoping to secure some of its limited oxygen supplies.Julian Jaursch, who heads the project Strengthening the Digital Public Sphere at the think tank Stiftung Neue Verantwortung (SNV), says there's no magic wand to stop online hate and disinformation.India's second COVID wave leaves suffering in its wake COVID patients turn to informal health services Hospitals in Delhi and across the country are turning away patients after running out of medical oxygen and beds.Wenn die STIKO die Vakzine nicht empfiehlt, können Frauenärzte dann trotzdem impfen? Für alle Gynäkologen und Schwangeren in Sachsen hat sich diese Frage gerade erledigt.Many have put out urgent notices saying they can't cope with the rush of patients.and India and China and others, we have to step up.

The Sikh temple in Ghaziabad has come to resemble the emergency ward of a hospital."Das kann derzeit bereits in Einzelfällen nach einer sehr ausführlichen Beratung geschehen, wenn das Risiko einer Ansteckung UND eines schweren Verlaufs sehr hoch sind", sagt BVF-Präsident Christian Albring.We need to be asking ourselves: Where is this report from? What does this source want to tell me? Is it a serious source? Do I really need to forward this to all my contacts?" Who could succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor? Armin Laschet CDU chairman Armin Laschet, a staunch supporter of Angela Merkel, heads Germany's most populous state.People all across Delhi are seeking and creating makeshift health care spaces.India's second COVID wave leaves suffering in its wake Doctors treating patients wherever possible A health care worker tests blood oxygen levels of a COVID patient inside an ambulance in the eastern city of Kolkata.Alle anderen, denen die Ärzte vorerst aus Vorsicht noch von einer Impfung abraten, können zumindest auf eins hoffen: Zwei Kontaktpersonen könnten ein Impfangebot bekommen und die werdende Mutter auf diese Weise indirekt schützen.With people being forced to wait many hours to receive treatment, doctors have been treating people in cars and taxis parked in front of hospitals.Who could succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor? Annalena Baerbock At the age of 40, Annalena Baerbock has been a Green Party co-chair since 2018.India's second COVID wave leaves suffering in its wake Suffering patients plead for oxygen A couple wait inside a rickshaw until they can enter a COVID-19 hospital for treatment in the western city of Ahmedabad.Dann fehlt eigentlich nur noch eines: genügend Impfstoff." "That's what we're trying to do now, hopefully achieve through climate diplomacy over the course of the next months before we go to Glasgow.

Social media and local news footage have captured desperate relatives begging for oxygen outside hospitals or weeping in the street for loved ones who have died waiting for treatment.India's second COVID wave leaves suffering in its wake India in mourning A young boy at a crematorium mourns the loss of his father, who died from COVID-19."Es war eine lange Reise", beschrieb die Jamaikaniern die Zeit, die sie nach der Geburt brauchte, um körperlich und mental wieder in Form zu kommen:"Ich habe mir Sorgen gemacht, ob ich ein Comeback schaffe.Who could succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor? Olaf Scholz Plumbing new depths with each election, the SPD decided to run a realist rather than a radical as their top candidate in 2021.In the last month alone, daily COVID cases in India have increased eight times over — and deaths, 10 times.Health experts have said the actual death toll is probably far higher than the official numbers.Die US-Amerikanerin - sechsfache Olympiasiegerin und seit Doha elffache Weltmeisterin (400 Meter, 200 Meter, Staffel) - focht nach ihrer Schwangerschaft einen Kampf mit Sponsor Nike aus, der ihr, wegen der Wettkampfpause, einen um 70 Prozent reduzierten Vertrag anbot.India's second COVID wave leaves suffering in its wake India's younger population also hit This 35-year-old woman is suffering from breathing difficulties due to COVID-19.Author: Mark Hallam, Rina Goldenberg Growing radicalization online hate and disinformation could become violence in real life — something that has already become a reality on several occasions.The US is hoping to work with other countries in the coming months to meet the pledge.

Like many others, she is waiting in front of a hospital to receive oxygen support.Mütter als erfolgreiche Top-Sportlerinnen Serena Williams Die Geburt ihrer Tochter Alexis Olympia am 1.Scientists are concerned that a more infectious"double mutation" of the virus is spreading in India.India's second COVID wave leaves suffering in its wake Second COVID wave 'supremely contagious' The family of a COVID victim mourn together outside a mortuary of a hospital in New Delhi.Nach eigenen Angaben wäre die damals knapp 36-Jährige"fast gestorben"."More parts of society are becoming increasingly radicalized," says Correktiv's Eckert.Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said India's current infection wave is"particularly dangerous" and that people were falling sick more severely and for longer."It is supremely contagious, and those who are contracting it are not able to recover as swiftly.Doch vier Mal stand sie im Finale eines Grand-Slam-Turnieres, verlor aber alle vier Endspiele.And young people are asking adults to behave like adults and get the job done.

" India's second COVID wave leaves suffering in its wake 'Swallowing our city's people like a monster' The unfolding crisis is most noticeable in India's overwhelmed graveyards and crematoriums.You can sign up here for the weekly email newsletter Berlin Briefing, to stay on top of developments as Germany enters the post-Merkel era.Burial grounds in the capital New Delhi are running out of space.Margaret Court, 24-malige Grand-Slam-Siegerin aus Australien, holte nach der Geburt ihres ersten Kindes noch drei Major-Titel.In other cities, glowing funeral pyres light up the night sky."The virus is swallowing our city's people like a monster,'' said Mamtesh Sharma, an official at Bhadbhada Vishram Ghat crematorium in the central city of Bhopal.Mütter als erfolgreiche Top-Sportlerinnen Marit Björgen Ende Juni 2015 gab die damals wohl beste Skilangläuferin der Welt bekannt, dass sie schwanger sei und eine Weltcup-Saison aussetzen werde.India's second COVID wave leaves suffering in its wake Vaccine drive falling behind India's vaccination program is lagging, with only 10% of the country's population having received one dose, and 1.His schedule included meetings with the three main candidates to become chancellor of Germany in September's elections — the CDU's Armin Laschet, Olaf Scholz of the Social Democrats and Annalena Baerbock of the Greens.

5% having received both doses.Das klappte hervorragend.Indians aged 18 and older are now eligible for a vaccine.The United States has said it would send raw materials for vaccine production to help strengthen India's capacity to manufacture more AstraZeneca vaccine.2018 folgte in Pyeonchang noch zweimal Olympiagold.Author: Melissa Sou-Jie Brunnersum As an intense second COVID-19 wave grips the nation, apocalyptic scenes of bodies burning in overwhelmed crematoriums have become an everyday occurrence.Modi's pandemic management, which received mass support at the start of the first wave, has come under sharp criticism at home and abroad.Nach der Rückkehr ins Becken ist Alshammar nicht mehr ganz vorne mit dabei.And obviously the Greens are very seized by and engaged in that particular issue.

The prime minister, who addressed the people several times last year, is being called out for falling short in allaying fears."People are greatly disappointed.Mütter als erfolgreiche Top-Sportlerinnen Darja Domratschewa Nur vier Monate nach der Geburt ihrer Tochter Xenia lief die Ausnahme-Biathletin bei der WM in Hochfilzen zur Silbermedaille in der Verfolgung.The common man is unable to understand this sudden change in attitude.When there is a need to take a lot of initiative he is not at the forefront," Sanjay Kumar, professor at the Center for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), told DW.Es folgten einige Weltcupsiege, Olympiasilber 2018 in der Verfolgung und Staffel-Gold.Experts believe that the has dented Modi's image, which can have political repercussions for the prime minister and his nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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