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Day March 28, 2020

Man dies after walking 200 kms to Agra from Delhi- Covid-19 lockdown:

Arvind Chauhan | TNN | Updated: Mar 28, 2020, 20:55 IST Ranveer SinghAGRA: A 39-year-old man, who worked as home delivery boy for a private restaurant in the national capital and was father of three, died in Agra after walking for… Continue Reading →

Agriculture-Farming and allied activities exempted from Lockdown

Availability of foodgrains to be ensured, harvesting to continue uninterrupted Union Agriculture Minister Shri Tomar expresses gratitude to PM & Home Minister Central Govt shares farmers’ concerns, Union Home Ministry issues amendment to Guidelines issued under Disaster Management Act Posted… Continue Reading →

Over 10% with Serious Respiratory Illness Test Positive for Covid-19, Most Had No Overseas Travel History

Of 110 such patients tested, 12 were found positive for coronavirus, but ICMR says the cases are not widespread to conclude community transmission. Nikhil Ghanekar | News18.com@nghanekarUpdated:March 28, 2020, 10:05 PM IST New Delhi: In what could be the first signal of community… Continue Reading →

The Corona of Misogyny: What kind of man wishes rape on women who oppose death penalty for rapists?

IndiaAnna MM Vetticad Mar 28, 2020 Trigger warning: This article contains descriptions of graphic threats of sexual violence. *** No crisis, it seems, can stem the flow of hate on online networking platforms — or in the real world, for that… Continue Reading →

Leaks, WhatsApp Rumours Add to Quarantine Blues

In the absence of a prescribed protocols around quarantining, concerns surface about stigmatisation and breach of privacy Prerna Katiyar & Venkat Anant Priyaji, a primary school teacher who lives in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar neighbourhood, is active on her society Whatsapp… Continue Reading →

India – Open the Godowns Now!

The finance minister’s Covid-19 relief package is helpful, but there are gaping holes in it Jean Drèze Even as the novel coronavirus continues to spread, a humanitarian crisis is looming over India. Just think about, say, landless agricultural labourers (there… Continue Reading →

India – Right to Food Campaign’s COVID-19 relief response

After three days of the nation-wide lockdown, the Finance Minister yesterday announced an economic package aimed at providing some relief and social security to the poor and informal sector workers whose livelihoods have been affected as a result of the… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra – Cops assault man on the way to mother’s funeral

A Thane resident is struggling to reach Rajasthan to carry out his mother Rukmini Devi ’s last rites. With the help of local Shiv Sena leaders, he and his family managed to arrange an ambulance to take them. However, he… Continue Reading →

Remembering Vina Mazumdar, the Rolling Stone of Women’s Movement

Vina Mazumdar (1927 – 2013) Dr Vina Mazumdar would have been 93 today . A must read is her memoir  Memories of a Rolling Stone is a racy account of “a life well lived.” A liberal upbringing,an organic Kolkata of 1940s,activism… Continue Reading →

Uganda police shoot 2 for violating Covid- 19 movement ban

Kampala On Friday, Ugandan police shot two men after they defied President Yoweri Museveni ban on using public transport. On Thursday, police and soldiers in Kampala also beat up fruit vendors, market goers and people in bars with batons in… Continue Reading →

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