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Coronavirus Patient Dies at AIIMS Rishikesh after Delhi Hospitals Deny Treatment

Salman Sulemani’s family claims they were made to run from one hospital to another in Delhi before he was admitted to AIIMS Rishikesh where he tested positive and was on ventilator for the final two days before his death. NEW… Continue Reading →

Andhra University Professor files plaint against Registrar under SC/ST Act

Posted On June 3, 2020 Visakhapatnam: Dalit unions staged a protest at Andhra University on Tuesday demanding suspension of varsity registrar Professor V Krishna Mohan for allegedly humiliating the head of the department of political sciences and public administration, Prof… Continue Reading →

Dalits in India, Blacks in US suffer ‘similar’ humiliation: Macwan drafts letter to Trump

Martin Macwan Counterview DeskWell-known human rights activist Martin Macwan, recipient of the prestigious Robert F Kennedy Human Rights Award in 2000, has drafted an open letter to US President Donald Trump following the disturbing turn of events with the murder of George… Continue Reading →

Tripura Activists protest against rise in atrocities against women during lockdown

It has been over two months since India went into a complete lockdown to control the fast-spreading coronavirus. This lockdown rendered many women trapped with their perpetrators within the four walls of their house. Domestic violence cases are, thus, on… Continue Reading →

India’s Economic Problems Pre-Date The COVID-19 Crisis

Manish Sabharwal Govindraj Ethiraj June 2, 2020 Mumbai: As India prepares to exit lockdowns in various parts of the country, jobs are continuing to disappear across industries–particularly where human contact is involved, but also in industries where human contact is not involved–because… Continue Reading →

JSA and Nurses Union write to Chahal – Issues faced by frontline nurses in Mumbai while treating COVID 19 patients

Jan Swasthya Abhiyan – Mumbai, Clinical Nursing Research Society,Trained Nurses Association of India- Maharashtra State Branch, Association of Nursing Teachers Maharashtra, Municipal Nursing and Paramedical Staff Union- Mumbai, and United Nurses Association Maharashtra have written to Municipal Commissioner, Iqbal Singh… Continue Reading →

Corpses In Hallways, Patients On Floor As Virus Overwhelms Mumbai

The public health-care system in Mumbai, epicenter of India’s worsening coronavirus outbreak, is overwhelmed as Covid-19 patients pour in and hospital staff work around the clock. Dhwani Pandya and Ari Altstedter, BloombergUpdated: June 01, 2020 1 For doctors and nurses… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra CM fund receives Rs 342 cr in donations till mid-May; Rs 23 cr spent on COVID-19, Rs 55 cr on migrant fare, reveals RTI query

 Jun 02, 2020 08:38 AM IST Mumbai: The Chief Minister’s COVID-19 Relief Fund in Maharashtra received Rs 342 crore in donations till around mid-May, of which Rs 23.82 crore had been spent on controlling the virus’s spread while Rs 55.20 crore… Continue Reading →

Why the U.S. protests matter to the world

By: Ishaan TharoorPublished in: The Washington PostDate:  June 2, 2020 The United States is increasingly seen as a nation turning in on itself. As protests against police violence and systemic racism rocked dozens of American cities, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab spoke… Continue Reading →

Despite Bombay HC’s order, licence for mining in Maharashtra’s green zone renewed: RTI

Badri Chatterjee The Kolhapur regional office of the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has renewed an iron ore mining licence at Kalne village in the contentious Dodamarg-Sawantwadi belt, a Right to Information (RTI) Act response received by environmental group Vanashakti… Continue Reading →

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