Inspired by the ambitious health scheme launched by the Aam Aadmi Party government, the Jharkhand government has announced that it will set up such clinics in urban slums. Sticking to the ‘mohalla clinic’ name, state authorities said they will provide free treatment and diagnostic services at the centres.
The study, by the department of community medicine, was conducted among 400 medical students across all semesters to understand the need, awareness and utilisation of the Counselling and Wellness Centre.
Ahead of the monsoon season, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has asked all central government-run hospitals to set up a dengue corner, a facility dedicated to providing assistance to patients diagnosed with the vector-borne disease.
In the FIR, the woman narrated multiple incidents of alleged rape by various residents of a village between 2016 and 2018. She claimed she was married off at the age of 14, and later divorced the man after bearing a child.
In a first-of-its-kind initiative, a polling booth (PS-69) managed exclusively by differently abled officials was set up at an MCD primary school in South Delhi’s Madangir. It was also visited by delegates from Myanmar.
As Delhi votes today, lofty promises by the three parties in the fray – from statehood to national security to the Nyay scheme – are of little comfort to residents of this slum, where homes are painted with vibrant colours on the outside but hide a colourless life inside.
This is the first time that Gandhi has publicly spoken about AAP’s failure while campaigning in Delhi. On the issue of statehood — one of AAP’s main poll planks – Gandhi claimed that the party has failed to address the issue of traders and businessmen in the capital.
Accompanied by Congress candidate from North East Delhi Sheila Dikshit, Gandhi smiled her way through the narrow lanes of Brahmpuri as locals came in droves to catch a glimpse on a sweltering afternoon.
Both BJP and Congress have neglected the constituency and did not provide even basic amenities such as water, sewage system, roads to residents. In the last four years, the Arvind Kejriwal-led government has offered all these amenities to people.
Surgical strikes or bijli-paani, unemployment or sealing — what will dominate when Delhi votes on May 12? The Indian Express heads to the capital’s seven constituencies to understand how national and local issues are intersecting this election season.