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Day June 8, 2021

COVID-19 and the Constitution

The Centre for Health Equity, Law & Policy (C-HELP) is pleased to announce the launch of COVID-19 and the Constitution, a unique online knowledge resource on COVID-19 and the law. The project, which has taken the shape of an interactive… Continue Reading →

ASHA Workers’ Demand For Their Rights As ‘Workers’ Consistently Denied

By: Isheeta Sharma* All-women Accredited Social Health Activist or ASHA workers are community health workers who engage in primary healthcare services under the National Rural Health Mission of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. They have been frontline workers… Continue Reading →

Covid- 19 has exposed the great fiction of middle-class life in India

We always said our domestic staff were part of the family. Now I see that was a lie If you are well-off in Kolkata it’s easy not to see things. As a child, I used to love watching the sun… Continue Reading →

प्रयागराज : अस्पताल में गैंगरेप की शिकार युवती की मौत, भाई ने कहा ‘वही हुआ जो यह लोग चाहते थे बहन मर गई’

POSTED ON JUNE 8, 2021 मृतक पीड़िता ने प्रयागराज के स्वरूपरानी अस्पताल स्टॉफ पर गैंगरेप का आरोप लगाया था.पीड़िता की सांसे बंद होने से गुनहगारों की आई जान में जान. लड़की के भाई का आरोप था कि उसपर लगातार दबाव… Continue Reading →

SEBI raps Omidyar India head for fraudulent, unfair practices

By Joseph Rai  07 June, 2021 The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided to debar Vivek Kudva, head of Asia Pacific for Franklin Templeton, and his spouse Roopa Kudva from the capital markets for a year besides imposing monetary penalty… Continue Reading →

What Health Ministry’s latest COVID19 guidelines suggest for treatment of mild, asymptomatic cases

As opposed to the high quantities of anti-biotic medications being prescribed by the doctors for mild cases of COVID19, the Directorate General of Health Services has removed all such medicines from its guidelines and has emphasised on basic and symptomatic… Continue Reading →

India’s Vaccination Policy Is Leaving Behind Women, Poorest Indians

The Supreme Court said India’s current vaccine policy of registration via CoWIN will leave out ‘significant’ numbers of Indians. Our research shows 1.04 of 1.38 billion Indians don’t have smartphones, 685 million have no Internet access. Women, particularly in rural… Continue Reading →

Over 30,000 children orphaned, lost a parent or abandoned due to COVID, NCPCR tells SC

   New Delhi, Jun 7 (PTI) As many as 30,071 children were orphaned, lost a parent or abandoned mostly due to the COVID-19 pandemic as per data submitted by different states till June 5, the National Commission for Protection of Child… Continue Reading →

Mahatma Gandhi’s great granddaughter jailed for 7 years in South Africa for Rs 3.3 crore fraud

She is daughter of noted rights activists Ela Gandhi and late Mewa Ramgobind A 56-year-old great-granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi, who was an accused in a six-million rand fraud and forgery case, has been sentenced to seven years in jail by… Continue Reading →

Why the draconian sedition law must go

The Supreme Court, in ‘Vinod Dua’, has held that every journalist is entitled to protection from sedition as defined in the Kedar Nath judgment. A national consensus on the removal of the provision is called for. Written by Faizan Mustafa Criticism… Continue Reading →

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