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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 →

Is attempt to suicide punishable? Two laws have opposing views, SC seeks govt’s response

Supreme Court asks govt’s view on conflict between IPC Section 309 which criminalises attempt to suicide and the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017 which bars prosecution. The Supreme Court last week sought to know the central government’s stance on the conflict… Continue Reading →

Bhopal: A Toxic Tragedy Continues

byN D JayaprakashSeptember 11, 2020 Thirty-six years after the horrific gas leak, Union Carbide’s defunct pesticide plant continues to contaminate soil and groundwater. Urgent remedial action must be taken to stop this, writes N.D. JAYAPRAKASH, Co-convener of the Bhopal Gas… Continue Reading →

Anna Bhau matured the purpose of literature to serve the Dalit cause

Written by Suraj Yengde | Updated: August 23, 2020  A statue of Anna Bhau Sathe (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Year 2020 is a memorable one in the rich archive of Dalit history. It is the centenary of India’s powerful voice, Tukaram Bhaurao alias Anna… Continue Reading →

The Battle over Barriers for People with Disabilities

By Shubha Nagesh Dr Shubha Nagesh is a medical doctor and works with the Latika Roy Foundation Credit: United Nations DEHRADUN, India, Aug 17 2020 (IPS) – According to the World Health Organization (WHO) at-least 15% of the population globally has some… Continue Reading →

We know your act wasn’t of cowardice: Mayuri Deshmukh’s Birthday Note For Husband, Ashutosh Bhakre, Who Died By Suicide

Marathi actress, Mayuri Deshmukh penned a painful birthday note for her husband and actor, Ashutosh Bhakre on his 33rd birthday. Take a look! On July 29, 2020, Ashutosh Bhakre had died by suicide in his own house by hanging himself…. Continue Reading →

COVID Crisis Challenges in People with Disabilities and Hansen’s Disease

By Padmini Murthy These people are at a higher risk for contracting COVID -19 with reduced access to health care services, personal protective equipment such as masks, basic hygiene facilities and sanitation .Many of these people with physical and mental disabilities… Continue Reading →

How We Should Be Talking About Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death

In the public conversation that Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide has precipitated, one can only hope the discourse of mental health will restore some sanity.By Shreevatsa Nevatia A day after Sushant Singh Rajput took his life, my sister forwarded me a to-do list the… Continue Reading →

Personality Disorders , Cluster-A (Odd and Eccentric)

Paranoid Personality Disorder by- Anirudh Kala It is by far the commonest of Cluster- A, personality disorders.Some degree of paranoid traits, in that the individual is considered ‘so not gullible’ by others , has a distrust of strangers and wants… Continue Reading →

India – Over 100 million jobs in Danger due to Covid 19

More needs to be done to save MSMEs and a 100 million jobs This sector will have to be given more priority if we want to save millions from job losses and poverty.  A presentation by senior officials of the Micro, Small… Continue Reading →

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