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Day May 10, 2020

Vizag gas leak: Styrene levels 2,500 times more on May 8

By Soundaram Ramanathan Last Updated: Saturday 09 May 2020 The levels of styrene (C8H8), a volatile organic compound, were 2,500 times higher than the limits prescribed by regulators on the day of the Visakhapatnam gas leak and the day following it,… Continue Reading →

Voices From The Margins Karwan- e- Mohabbat -#LockdownIndia

To speak to our collective silences, the Karwan e Mohabbat was crafted as a journey of atonement, solidarity, conscience and justice. In September 2017, it travelled to 8 states, meeting families hit by hate violence. The Karwan found everywhere minorities… Continue Reading →

Punjab – Four cops suspended for ‘torturing’ Dalit

Tribune News Service Sangrur, May 9 A team of the Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission led by its member Poonam Kangra visited Dalit youth Simranjit Singh (24), who was allegedly tortured in Sandaur police custody, at the Malerkotla civil hospital… Continue Reading →

No more ‘ Deaths; No More ‘ Delays’ We want Trains and Buses Now !

National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM) BRING WORKERS HOME: END THE EXPLOITATIVE AND INHUMAN CAPITALIST NEXUS THAT DENIES WORKERS THEIR RIGHT TO RESIDENCE & RIGHT TO LIFE 10th May, 2020: National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM) expresses its absolute shock and deep anguish… Continue Reading →

India -Inside virtual locker rooms: Where women are objects of lust & loathing

Bois Locker Room is only a small peephole into the rape culture that thrives on the internet Ketaki Desai & Chandrima Banerjee | TNN The Bois Locker Room, an Instagram group of Delhi schoolboys that shared sexual images of their… Continue Reading →

Over 100 prisoners test COVID-19 positive ‘Prisoners must enjoy equal right to life as those outside,’-Bombay HC

Mumbai: As over 100 prisoners and staff members of Arthur Road jail have tested positive for Covid-19, it has created a panic amongst the inmates, especially those with a medical condition like hypertension, diabetes etc. A single-judge bench of Justice… Continue Reading →

India – 6-8 million workers ‘still stranded’, demand national Emergency

One of India’s topmost urban experts, Prof Amitabh Kundu, in association with other academics and civil society leaders, has estimated that between six and eight million migrant workers are “still stranded” in India’s different urban centres, including , Pune, Surat,… Continue Reading →

Bombay HC lets teen rape survivor abort 24-week fetus

Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Friday permitted a 16-year-old rape survivor to undergo medical termination her 24-and-half-week pregnancy after her father filed a petition. The HC said, “In view of her history and the fact that teenage pregnancy carries… Continue Reading →

‘Betrayal By Elected Govts’: Activist Aruna Roy On Suspension Of Labour Laws

Social and political activist Aruna Roy says the relaxation of labour laws by Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and other states is exploitative, undemocratic, and in a sense, unconstitutional. Salik Ahmad File photo of activist Aruna Roy. The Madhya Pradesh and… Continue Reading →

How Kerala contained Covid 19 in 100 days

100 days after Kerala’s first case, CM Pinarayi says ‘we have flattened the curve’ The state has only 16 COVID-19 patients in hospital now. PC/PINARAYI VIJAYAN FACEBOOK PAGENEWS CORONAVIRUS FRIDAY, MAY 08 It was on January 30 that India recorded it’s first… Continue Reading →

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