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Day January 5, 2022

Poem – I am A Muslim Woman, in protest against the Bulli Deals

Written by celebrated poet Moumita Alam  I am a Muslim Woman And I am not for sale I sacrifice my life for freedom struggle I stand against the British rule I am Shaheen bagh I am the voice you are… Continue Reading →

How Crusader Savitribai Phule Ensured Dalits Survived 1897 Bubonic Plague

POSTED ON JANUARY 4, 2022 One of the lesser-known facts about Savitribai is her contribution and dedication towards helping the victims of the Bubonic plague at the cost of her own life. She had succumbed to the infection while serving… Continue Reading →

Paraguay’s Draconian Abortion Law Punishes Rape Survivors #Vaw

Strict abortion prohibitions do not stop women and girls from having abortions; they just force them to have unsafe abortions, putting their lives and health at risk. Tamara Taraciuk Broner and Santiago MennaJanuary 4, 2022 In mid-November, a Paraguayan government hotline received… Continue Reading →

My Mom’s Photo Was Misused on Bulli Bai, No Daughter Should Be Writing This

This has happened twice in the span of six months; are we simply waiting for a third?AALIYA WAZIRIPublished: 04 Jan 2022, 12:28 PM IST My mother is a writer and a literary historian. She bakes the best sourdough bread and loves… Continue Reading →

France detects new COVID-19 variant ‘IHU’, more infectious than Omicron: All we know about it

The new variant — B.1.640.2 — which has been detected in 12 patients near Marseille, contains 46 mutations, making it more resistant to vaccines and infectious FP StaffJanuary 04, 2022 13:23:51 IST Pedestrians, some wearing protective face masks to prevent… Continue Reading →

Padma Shri Awardee Sindhutai Sapkal, “Mother Of Orphans,” Dies At Age 73

Sindhutai Sapkal, who grew up in extreme poverty and endured immense hardship, is known for the institutes she set up for orphan children. Having raised over 1,050 orphan children, she would boast of having 207 sons-in-law and 36 daughters-in-law. AJanuary… Continue Reading →

Myth of coverage: How India‘s flagship health insurance scheme failed its poorest during pandemic

Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) provided cushion to only 14.25% people hospitalised for COVID-19  By G Ram Mohan, Ranju Dodum, Mohd Imran Khan, K A Shaji, Rakesh Kumar Malviya, Gajanan Khergamker, Priya Ranjan Sahu, Bhagirath Published: Wednesday 05 January 2022 The novel coronavirus has not only turned the… Continue Reading →

Hounding minorities: Why Church authorities are ‘officially’ silent on recent attacks

By Fr Cedric Prakash SJ* ‘The Quint’ (January 3, 2022) has an article ‘Events on Christ will end with “Jai Sri Ram”: Behind Church Attacks in Haryana’. The article speaks about the slew of anti- Christian attacks in Haryana during the… Continue Reading →

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