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Day May 25, 2020

Covid-19 Panic ‘exposes’ fallacy of Govt of India’s affordable rental housing package

By Darshini Mahevia* As a part of the second tranche of Rs 20 lakh crore economic stimulus package taking care of severe criticism of the Central government’s sensitivity to the migrant labour fleeing the cities, a rental housing policy for the… Continue Reading →

Stop Arrest of Feminist Activists and Anti-CAA Protesters

— May 25, We have been in a state of lockdown for two months. It has been a very harsh time for lakhs of our citizens, who have lost work, possessions, and been left hungry and homeless. Dalits, adivasis and the… Continue Reading →

PM CARES Received At Least $1.27 Bn In Donations–Enough To Fund Over 21.5 Mn COVID-19 Tests

Anoo Bhuyan, Prachi Salve May 20, 2020 New Delhi, Mumbai: At least Rs 9,677.9 crore ($1.27 billion) has been collected in the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) fund for COVID-19 relief, according to an analysis by IndiaSpend. These… Continue Reading →

Travel- Aarogya Setu not mandatory but show COVID-19 negative certificate instead

May 24, 2020, 3:36 pm IST After the self-declaration, passengers need to undergo thermal screening. Representational image. (DC Photo) From Monday onward, India will start domestic flight services. While there still seems to some confusion regarding the use of Aarogya Setu… Continue Reading →

NWMI condemns enforced precarity of media professionals during pandemic

The Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) expresses its deep distress at the spate of job losses, salary cuts, furloughs and closures in the media industry in the midst of the lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We also denounce… Continue Reading →

Condemn Harassment of Whistle-blower Dr Sudhakar Rao

We, the members of Jan Swasthya Abhiyan and Medico Friend Circle, strongly condemn the harassment and police brutality meted out to Sudhakar Rao of Visakhapatnam. On 16 May 2020, Rao, a government doctor and anaesthetist at the Area Hospital, Narsipatnam, Visakhapatnam… Continue Reading →

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