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‘We will die’: Andhra doc who alleged shortage of masks, PPE in viral video suspended

“We will die. Why won’t there be positive cases (among medical staff)? They are not giving minimum importance to the medical department,” the doctor had said in the video. A senior doctor from the Narsipatnam Area Hospital in Andhra Pradesh… Continue Reading →

Desperate to get home, migrants at UP shelters ask ‘Are we criminals? ’

An official says many of those at the shelter were returning from Nepal. With the border near, a lot of men from the region cross over for work. Written by Asad Rehman | Bahraich, Barabanki, Gonda | Updated: April 9, 2020 7:14:51 am… Continue Reading →

Stop Communalising the Covid 19 Pandemic

        Bebaak Collective Statement The communalising of COVID-19 pandemic, and criminalising of an international religious conference organised by Tablighi Jamaat at its headquarters in Nizamuddin in Delhi is highly unfortunate and deserves utmost condemnation. Bebaak Collective does… Continue Reading →

Mumbai first city in India to make face masks a must in public

The prescribed masks are available in the chemist shops. Even the homemade washable mask can be used multiple times after proper washing and disinfecting them, a BMC circular said. Published: 08th April 2020 MUMBAI: As community transmission of coronavirus has begun… Continue Reading →

COVID Tracking App -Aarogya Setu: Major Surveillance, Few Safeguards

App meant to track suspected coronavirus cases lets the government track citizen movements, build social profiles by accessing their phone contacts without permission, store information in perpetuity, and share the information with any other agency for any other purpose. By… Continue Reading →

Indian Railways converts old train cars into coronavirus quarantine coaches

Share: While convention centers, stadiums, multi-purpose arenas, and other plus-sized venues the world over are being converted into makeshift medical facilities in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, India is taking a different approach by turning decommissioned passenger train cars into isolation wards. In an effort to halt the… Continue Reading →

Lockdown -Matrimonial disputes -Men wanting to reduce maintenance amounts

They also point to cases of reducing maintenance amounts and men wanting to renegotiate alimony conditions Sunil.Baghel@timesgroup.com While many people in lockdown are appreciating the opportunity to spend time with families, there seems to be a side-effect as well. Matrimonial… Continue Reading →

Covid 19 – Doctors face hard choice: Who lives, who dies?

Abhilash Gaur Last month, a video went viral claiming doctors in Madrid were removing people aged over 65 from ventilators, to save lives of younger Covid-19 patients. It turned out to be fake news, but a situation in which doctors… Continue Reading →

Mumbai – Covlateral Damage

Millat Nagar Hospital’s dialysis centre shuts down after two patients test positive for Covid-19. Now 257 patients – all requiring dialysis twice or thrice a week – have nowhere to go Hospitals around the city are turning them away fearing… Continue Reading →

Gujarat: Surat couple arrested for harassing woman doctor with virus taunts

Surat: A couple was arrested on Monday in Surat in Gujarat for allegedly harassing a woman doctor with taunts over the coronavirus outbreak, police said. The couple, identified as Chetan and Bhavna Mehta, would ask the doctor, who works in a civil hospital, if she was infected with the… Continue Reading →

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