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Dalit man who died in custody given electric shocks, tortured by cops

Posted On October 22, 2021 Agra: The family of Arun Valmiki, a Dalit sanitation worker who allegedly died in police custody, has accused cops of torturing him during interrogation by giving him electric shocks and tying his hands and feet…. Continue Reading →

Punjab’s Dalits are shifting state politics, flocking churches, singing Chamar pride

Posted On October 17, 2021 In this ground report, ThePrint travels across 7 districts of Punjab to highlight the fault lines, and focus on a revolution that is now starting to be recognised. SHUBHANGI MISRA and URJITA BHARDWAJ Jhaloor (Sangrur):… Continue Reading →

MTV And Ogilvy Launch ‘Memory Karaoke’ In Tune With Alzheimer’s Month

MTV will leverage its widespread presence, thus giving wings to initiate and empower professionals, students and caregivers in the Alzheimer’s month. India has 5.91 million people affected with one or other forms of Dementia, of which over 65 per cent… Continue Reading →

Whither SDG goal? India’s maternal mortality rate fall target 5.5% per yr, actual 4.5%

Friday, October 15, 2021By Srinivas Goli, Parul Puri* The maternal mortality ratio (number of maternal deaths per one lakh live births) is a key and sensitive parameter used by health policymakers to monitor maternal health conditions in particular and women’s… Continue Reading →

75 per cent COVID-19 patients were overcharged by hospitals survey

Mumbai, (PTI) As many as 75 per cent of COVID-19 patients were overcharged by private hospitals, a survey carried out in Maharashtra has found.Nearly half of these patients died during treatment, said Dr Abahy Shukla of the Jan Aarogya Abhiyan,… Continue Reading →

Odisha -Dalit Christians by Hindu activists to flee their village and told they could only return if they renounced their faith

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2021 Dalit Christian families are living in fear in the eastern Indian state of Odisha after being ostracized by Hindu activists for their faith. The five families were chased out of Lodamila village in Kandhamal district… Continue Reading →

Don’t want any death in tribal areas due to lack of medical aid, malnutrition: Bombay HC to Maharashtra govt

The plea also raised concerns on the dearth of gynecologists, pediatricians and radiologists in public health centres in Melghat and other tribal areas in the state. MUMBAI: Tribals have to be brought into the mainstream for health care, Bombay high court said… Continue Reading →

Cinematic portrayal(s) of People with Disability #SundayReading

Humanizing or Objectifying? by-Sania Muzamil The cinematic representation of people with disability becomes an important means through which real life meanings and practices are understood and associated. Themes portrayed and discourses engaged with in the representation of disability play an… Continue Reading →

Women’s Mental Load- Exacerbation during the Covid-19 pandemic

A Year gone by: by Sania Muzamil It has been a year and a half since India abruptly shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The subsequent lockdown has been a testing experience for everyone. The world came to a… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra Health Survey once again proves Health workers toiled, but the under-resourced Health system faltered

The survey was carried out in July this year and covered 122 primary health centres (PHCs), 24 rural hospitals and 14 sub-district hospitals in 17 Maharashtra districts Key findings- State level survey on Rural health services by Jan Arogya Abhiyan… Continue Reading →

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