Politics

A day in the life of a Community Health Visitor

A day in the life of a Community Health Visitor

May 23, 2020

While doctors and nurses get into the act once a Covid-19 patient is admitted to a hospital, there are hundreds of healthcare workers at the forefront, working with the communities for early detection of Covid-19 positive patients as well as to prevent the spread of the illness.

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Helping migrants move from plate to plough

Helping migrants move from plate to plough

May 18, 2020

With millions of migrant workers heading back to their villages following the lockdown, the moment is ripe for India to go back to its roots and make villages truly self-reliant.

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Maharashtra government organises special buses for migrants

Maharashtra government organises special buses for

May 13, 2020

For the third day running, the Maharashtra government organised over 100 buses to ferry migrants who have been blocked in Mumbai ever since the lockdown was announced nearly two months ago. The crowds had begun gathering at the junction of highway to Nashik at Majiwada in Thane c...

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First migrant special train leaves from Mumbai to Basti

First migrant special train leaves from Mumbai to

May 8, 2020

On the 44th day since the lockdown began, leaving millions of migrants stranded, Mumbai saw the first special train ferrying 1,140 migrants back to their homes in Basti district of Uttar Pradesh.

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Migrant workers desperate to get home run into a wall of cops in Mumbai

Migrant workers desperate to get home run into a w

May 6, 2020

With little clarity on trains being run at long last to take millions of migrant workers stuck all over India, thousands in Mumbai decide to hit the road.

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No country for migrant workers

No country for migrant workers

May 1, 2020

The fate of millions of migrant workers across India has been hanging in the balance ever since the lockdown following the coronavirus outbreak was announced 35 days ago.

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Is world leadership also under lockdown?

Is world leadership also under lockdown?

April 26, 2020

China, France and India, the terrific trio’s potential to defeat Covid19 remains dormant.

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Indian healthcare sector neglecting other illnesses during corona pandemic

Indian healthcare sector neglecting other illnesse

April 22, 2020

Rise in tuberculosis sparks fears among healthcare professionals in India that the government’s single-minded focus on Covid19 could backfire in tackling other diseases.

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With Coronavirus, no entry in Mumbai’s red light districts

With Coronavirus, no entry in Mumbai’s red light

April 15, 2020

Sex workers are amongst the most exploited and vulnerable communities in the country. The unplanned lockdown following coronavirus has made them even more so.

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Slum Rehabilitation Projects in Mumbai

Slum Rehabilitation Projects in Mumbai

April 10, 2020

Over the past three decades Mumbai has seen numerous Slum Rehabilitation Projects. Most of them are badly designed and terribly executed, making them a fertile ground for various diseases. A full blown outbreak of covid-19 would be catastrophic in these areas.

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