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Day May 19, 2020

Covid 19 N95 masks being sold at a markup of over 150%: Sucheta Dalal, Anjali Damania move PIL in Bombay High Court

Anjali Damania, Sucheta Dalal Bar & BenchMay 19, 2020, 6:39 PM IST A PIL has been moved in the Bombay High Court alleging rampant black marketing and profiteering in the sale of N95 protective face masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic by… Continue Reading →

Lockdown – 13-year-old brings injured father on bicycle from Delhi to Bihar pedalling for more than 1000 km for 7 days

  May 17, 2020  Edited By Sudhendra Singh | NavbharatTimes.com | Highlights The daughter arrived in Darbhanga from Gurugram, Haryana, after putting her father on a bicycle. Jyoti accomplished the journey by putting her father on a bicycle for greater… Continue Reading →

Members of PM’s COVID-19 task force say lockdown failed due to unscientific implementation

VIDYA KRISHNAN AND AATHIRA KONIKKARA19 May 2020 For the third time since it began, the Indian government extended the nationwide lockdown without seeking scientific inputs from a national task force constituted to advise the central government on its pandemic response, according to… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra- Anxious Farmers prepare to sow amidst lockdown

BY PRACHI PINGLAY-PLUMBER ON 19 MAY 2020 Despite announcement of a normal monsoon, farmers in Maharashtra, the state worst-affected with COVID-19, are unsure about this kharif season and await more help from the government. Most of the cultivable area is non-irrigated, making… Continue Reading →

Modi Ji 20-lakh crore ‘Magnum Opus’ Is ‘Jumla’ On the People of India !

Pro-Corporate Thrust of Economic Package Flies in the Face of ‘Atma-Nirbharta!   Govt must address Lockdown Crisis which has pushed millions into penury: Urgent measures of food, transport, income, and work support are needed 19th May, 2020: National Alliance of People’s Movements… Continue Reading →

Covid 19 Crisis- Workers ‘forced’ to give up basic rights. Why not ask corporates to shed profit for 3 yrs?

By Arundhati Dhuru, Sandeep Pandey* All the narratives of a progressing nation, Rajiv Gandhi’s ‘marching into the 21st century,’ Atal Behari Vajpayee’s ‘shining India,’ APJ Abdul Kalam’s ‘providing urban amenities in rural areas,’ Manmohan Singh’s achievement of 8-9% Gross Domestic… Continue Reading →

Gas leak in Vizag plant ‘probably’ human carcinogen, Korean co ‘fully responsible’

CoActivists from India and South Korea attached with the well-known multinational advocacy group, Asian Network for the Rights Of Occupational and Environmental Victims (ANROEV), has insisted that LG Chemicals, the parent company of LG Polymers, should take “full responsibility” for… Continue Reading →

Ruskin Bond’s 86th birthday party: Carrot cake, blue balloons and a heartfelt message

Celebrated author Ruskin Bond turned 86 on May 19. His granddaughter baked a carrot cake for his birthday and decorated the house with blue balloons. Image posted on Facebook by Fans of Ruskin Bond. Acclaimed author Ruskin Bond, who turned… Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Tsunami for the Poor

by S G Vombatkere —  Viruses Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 which causes Covid-19 is just one of the more recent viruses in our environment, and it is here to stay [“One in 3 recover, time to learn to live with virus, says govt”; Deccan… Continue Reading →

Andhra Pradesh HC Judge Rakesh Kumar deplores Vizag police thrashing a Corona warrior doctor

18th May 2020 On one hand, IAF helicopters shower flowers on the doctors treating them as Corona warriors,on the other hand, a doctor is thrashed by police for raising issues of shortage of personal protection equipments and masks, This was… Continue Reading →

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