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Day May 16, 2020

Karnataka crosses 1000 COVID-19 cases mark as people conduct massive religious fair to ‘ward off coronavirus’

By Shankar Raj Karnataka crosses 1000 COVID-19 cases mark as people conduct massive religious fair to ‘ward off coronavirus’Twitter Bengaluru: Karnataka, on Friday crossed the 1000 mark of COVID-19 cases with 69 persons testing positive, taking the total to 1056. This is… Continue Reading →

Rizwana Tabassum (1992-2020): Free, fearless, young feminist journalist gone too soon

Her reports from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh shone light on acts of injustice. Meera Jatav & Priyanka Kotamraju On the morning of May 4, we received the news of our dear colleague and saathi Rizwana Tabassum’s death with utter shock. Reports say the cause… Continue Reading →

“Pathetic… Cannot Control Tears”: Madras High Court On Migrant Crisis

The Madras High Court has given the centre and Tamil Nadu government till May 22 to respond to several searching questions about its handling of the crisis : May 16, 2020 04:07 pm Madras High Court has questioned Tamil Nadu… Continue Reading →

Govt Task Force Doctor Says An Anti-Poor Lockdown Will Worsen COVID-19 Outbreak

The lockdown imposed by the Narendra Modi government on 24 March to slow down the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in India left millions of poor and migrant labourers in the lurch. Unable to find work and earn money and in the… Continue Reading →

Coronavirus Could Reduce 260 Million Indians To Poverty, Say Oxford University Researchers

Officials from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have backed these estimates by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative. May 15, 2020 Sambalpur, ODISHA — At least 260 million people in India could be pushed into poverty due to… Continue Reading →

Delhi HC Seeks Centre’s Reply On Plea To De-Link Aarogya Setu App From Pharmacy Portal

Justice Jayant Nath, who conducted the hearing through video conferencing, asked the central government to file the reply within 10 days and listed the matter for further hearing on May 29. Updated: May 14, 2020 10:11 pm Delhi High Court… Continue Reading →

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