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Day July 2, 2020

Manoj Bajpayee: I was close to dying by suicide

Manoj Bajpayee opened up about his struggling days when even a vada pav seemed costly and paying the rent of a chawl was difficult for him. He even had suicidal thoughts and was pulled out of that low phase by… Continue Reading →

India must prepare for a growing mental-health epidemic

Mind the Treatment Gap KIRAN DHILLON30 June 2020 One in every ten Indians suffers from a mental-health disorder, but the country has fewer than four thousand psychiatrists. As a result, 83 percent of people with mental-health disorders do not get… Continue Reading →

‘Frivolous’ charges against Akhil Gogoi, Assam rights leader: Demand for full HC bench hearing

By Our Representative The National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM), India’s top civil society network, has demanded immediate release of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti leader Akhil Gogoi, a well-known human rights activist of Assam, who is in jail for the… Continue Reading →

Mumbai – A brutal lockdown: First jobless, now homeless

BySharmeen Hakim / Updated: Jul 2, 2020, 07:38 IST As per guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court, a 24-hour notice has to be given after an order of demolition is passed.The Homeless Collective documents three instances of overnight BMC demolitions and evictions; a… Continue Reading →

13-yr-old raped repeatedly by cops at Odisha’s Birmitrapur police station

State DGP apologises to survivor, suspends accused The survivor was raped repeatedly over a period of four months and she also got pregnant during this time. The fetus was aborted on the directions of the local inspector, one of the… Continue Reading →

Unlocking’ Covid policy gap? Just 10% Indians ‘covered’ under healthcare schemes

Counterview Desk Among many “defining challenges” India’s top policy makers need to address midst Covid-type health emergency is overcoming huge gaps that exist between what India’s CityMakers need and what the government offers. A recent survey has revealed only one… Continue Reading →

No fairy tales to tell: COVID-lockdown spins nightmares for expecting mothers

While expecting mothers suffered medical negligence and nutritional issues, the national average of pregnant women registered between April 1 and June 10 was just 24.05% of the estimated count, while that of newborns was 17.47%Shahina KK6:30 AM, 1 July, 2020… Continue Reading →

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