That migrants' health takes a huge beating in this process. That the already-malnourished will suffer immensely, says Chinmay Tumbe.
Robert Yates is an internationally recognised expert on universal health coverage and progressive health financing, who has previously worked as a senior health economist with the WHO. He speaks to The Indian Express.
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Jagdish (22), from Madhya Pradesh, does a mason’s work and is worried that even if the contractor gives money, that would be a loan, not relief.
Dr Sujatha Rao was at the forefront of the battle against H1N1 in 2009, the last viral epidemic that hit India. She shared with The Indian Express her experiences in the light of lessons for today.
The moves come in the backdrop of criticism from various quarters about restricting commercial kits only those approved by USFDA or European CE.
Worldwide, many governments have announced large spending programmes to help individuals and businesses stay afloat.
Justice Gogoi said he had given it ample time and thought before taking the decision. He said his presence in Parliament “will be an opportunity to project the views of the judiciary before the legislature and vice-versa”.
In January 2018, Justices Gogoi, Lokur, J Chelameswar, and Kurian Joseph, the most senior judges then in the Supreme Court, in an unprecedented step, called a press conference to question the conduct of then CJI Dipak Misra, especially on the allocation of important cases.
Coronavirus outbreak: The focal point of the Spanish flu pandemic a century ago was India, where between 10-20 million died. What are the takeaways for today's coronavirus pandemic?
"Young people being in the forefront of political rebellion is not uncommon. More strikingly, women's leadership, especially that of young and minority women, has been very prominent. This gives the protests much greater reach and force," Sen said.
The editorial in Inquilab on February 26 speaks of the Bihar resolution against NPR/NRC as a big story: “It is for the first time in India’s history that opposition parties have presented an adjournment motion in Bihar, which was accepted, and unanimously.
Delhi violence: "Why has no action has been taken so far against (BJP local leader) Kapil Mishra? He has instigated and initiated this whole thing and should be held responsible for the deaths reported so far," Najeeb Jung said.
That 2015 case resulted in the Election Commission amending Forms 2A to 2H to underline the direct link between the citizenship of a person and the electoral system.
Peru-born Chilean writer Isabel Allende, 77, who describes herself as a ‘novelist, feminist, and philanthropist’ on carrying her family name with pride, immersing herself in poetry before a new work and her latest novel.
The four-page letter asks the 10 trustees “with best knowledge and experience in the field of Hindu/Sanatan religion and practice” to consider whether “the temple of Lord Ram can have foundation on the grave of Muslims”.
The editorial in Inquilab cites these results as important because they indicate that voters rejected emotional slogans, appeal to identities including caste and religion, and fake nationalism.
Shaheen Bagh has set a striking example of an active civil society, full of politically vigilant and committed citizens.
The government has cleared an ambitious project to map India’s genetic diversity. What will the project seek to determine, why is the information important, and what are the various challenges ahead?
How MF Husain inducted the modern artist into the Progressive Artists Group