Coronavirus impact on India

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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Corona times: Saving a stranded Spaniard

Corona times: Saving a stranded Spaniard

April 7, 2020

At a time when the entire nation is under a lockdown and all airports shut following the Coronavirus outbreak, a Spanish national will be able to be reunited with his family, thanks to a special flight that will leave Mumbai this Thursday.

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‘Mumbai Police is at the forefront of the battle against Covid-19’

‘Mumbai Police is at the forefront of the battle against Covid-19’

April 4, 2020

Facing an unprecedented situation, the women and men of Mumbai Police are trying to maintain a humane approach while dealing with lockdown from the front, says additional commissioner of police (South zone) Nishith Mishra.

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The city that never sleeps has fallen asleep

The city that never sleeps has fallen asleep

April 1, 2020

The Maximum City that has survived terror attacks, floods, riots and everything else that mankind or nature could throw at it has been shut in due to the nationwide lockdown. Stark empty streets, vacant beaches, deserted railway stations and abandoned tourism monuments have been ...

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Corona impact: Virus delivers double whammy to the voiceless

Corona impact: Virus delivers double whammy to the voiceless

March 26, 2020

Two days after the 21-day nationwide lockdown began the government has finally announced INR 1.7 trillion (USD 24 billion) relief package,amidst reports of thousands of migrant workers returning home on foot and fears of starvation. The enormity of the challenge before the govern...

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Coronavirus locking down Indian economy

Coronavirus locking down Indian economy

March 20, 2020

Coronavirus is the third major blow to hit the Indian economy in the past four years. While large companies will make it, the informal sector is already gasping for breath. A complete lockdown could be the final blow to this large part of the Indian economy.

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