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Day September 21, 2020

COVID-19: Deaths of 6 Bhopal gas survivors turn spotlight on healthcare malady

Case of criminal negligence filed against the hospital through a writ petition in Madhya Pradesh High Court By Swagata Dey Last Updated: Monday 21 September 2020 Groups working with the survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy recently accused the Bhopal… Continue Reading →

Sudarshan TV case – Supreme Court should define the contours of hate in speech

Suhrith Parthasarathy September 21, 2020 The Sudarshan News case is a chance to infuse clarity on offensive speech, hate speech, and the exceptional cases On September 15, the Supreme Court of India injuncted a Hindi-language television channel, Sudarshan News, from continuing… Continue Reading →

India – Weed Or Weedout

India has a Rs 10 lakh crore drug problem. So why aren’t ­ agencies going after the cartels feeding a growing demand for banned substances? By Bhavna Vij-AuroraSeptember 28, 2020 Purple strobe lights, psychedelic floral patterns unfolding behind a reeling hero,… Continue Reading →

Odisha -Kalahandi Tribal Pregnant Women have to walk 35 kms for delivery

It’s miles to go for a safer childbirth in Odisha’s Kalahandi Satyasundar BarikBHUBANESWAR,  Women brave arduous journeys to reach hospitals. After walking down two hills, taking a boat across a huge reservoir and then finally travelling 30 km on bumpy… Continue Reading →

India -Do We Need a National Digital Health Card ?

Do we need it at all? How many ‘missions’ do we need for every sector to make improvements in coverage and quality of service delivery? 21/09/2020  P JOY OOMMEN AND K R ANTONY Those who have gone on surveys to… Continue Reading →

Covid 19- Lockdown – Changing Face of Sexual Harassment, Virtually

As work from home takes centre stage, companies are coming up with new norms to address virtual workplace harassment, but lack of physical hearings and privacy issues pose challengesRukmini Rao | Following the 2017 debacle of Hollywood moghul Harvey Weinstein, social… Continue Reading →

Farmer leader’s custodial ‘torture’: Gujarat High Court seeks report from state govt

The Gujarat High Court has decided to adjudicate upon a contempt application by Paalabhai Raambhai Ambalia, president of the farmers’ wing of the Gujarat Congress, following his allegation of  custodial torture at the hands of Jaydeepsinh Sarvaiya, DCP Rajkot district,… Continue Reading →

India -Rural women amidst pandemic: 43% report violence next door, 38% admit verbal abuse

An Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), Delhi, conducted a survey among 4,500 women respodnetns in rural areas of 20 Indian states during the month of July and August 2020 has found that the Covid-19 pandemic has had huge impact… Continue Reading →

India’s Labour Law Reform: Briefing Note for Parliamentarians

Amidst the micro and macro-economic crisis of the last 5 years, the union government has aggressively pushed the agenda of labour law reforms — purportedly to simplify India’s ‘complex’ labour legislations, improve the business environment, and augment growth and employment…. Continue Reading →

Uttar Pradesh: Husband rips open pregnant woman’s stomach to know gender; arrested

The woman’s family alleged that the man wanted a son and committed the crime to know if it was male or female foetus. The woman is said to be six to seven months pregnant, the police said. (Representational)6Bdaun, Uttar Pradesh: … Continue Reading →

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