lockdown in India

Horrors of a Covid-19 hotspot

Horrors of a Covid-19 hotspot

May 21, 2020

One of the biggest challenges since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic is faced by those living inside a hotspot or containment zone.

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Modi leaves India guessing about lockdown 4.0

Modi leaves India guessing about lockdown 4.0

May 14, 2020

When yet another address to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was announced, practically everyone in India had a wish to be fulfilled. However, instead of answering prayers or laying out government’s strategy to restore the economy back to health, the speech had only p...

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Salvation Army hospital in Ahmednagar leads battle against coronavirus

Salvation Army hospital in Ahmednagar leads battle against coronavirus

May 12, 2020

The Evangeline Booth hospital is well known all over Ahmednagar, a district in western Maharashtra. The 125-year-old institution is run by the Salvation Army, a global Christian charity.

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PM Cares Fund cannibalises NGO funding

PM Cares Fund cannibalises NGO funding

May 9, 2020

India’s vibrant civil society landscape risks devastation as the coronavirus pandemic and a severe funding crisis grips NGOs across the nation.

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First migrant special train leaves from Mumbai to Basti

First migrant special train leaves from Mumbai to Basti

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 wall of cops in Mumbai

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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Post-lockdown industrial revival remains a distant dream

Post-lockdown industrial revival remains a distant dream

April 29, 2020

Central government’s conditions for letting select industries restart are proving to be a non-starter.

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Virtual weddings to overcome real lockdowns

Virtual weddings to overcome real lockdowns

April 23, 2020

April marks the beginning of wedding season in India. But with the lockdown ruling out large gatherings, some couples are turning to the digital space to tie the knot.

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Rural India bears the brunt of coronavirus fallout

Rural India bears the brunt of coronavirus fallout

April 21, 2020

While the spread of covid19 has mainly been in urban India, the worst impact of the pandemic is being felt in its villages.

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Saviours of the society

Saviours of the society

April 15, 2020

Even as the entire nation stays indoors, trying to save itself from Covid19 pandemic, medical professionals, police, paramedics, firemen and pharmacists are keeping the society safe by leading the battle against the pandemic from the front.

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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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