IDPD members who visited the state said that they could not help patients through telemedicine and train doctors in performing peritoneal dialysis and other skills.
AIDWA Organises 12,000-Strong Massive March and Gherao of Palghar District Collectorate in Maharashtra on Wednesday
Suicide is no laughing matter, we have become a sick society, widespread condemnation over PM Modi’s ‘Joke’ on Suicide
At a media event yesterday, PM Modi began his speech with a strange 'joke' bordering on the macabre, which was premised on a young woman's death by suicide. Not only was the ‘joke’ in questionable taste, the fact that it received loud applause from the audience has drawn sharp reactions. The speech was shown on a TV channel and videos of it were uploaded on social media as well.
The author states that the mega event at the tax payers’ expense that cost at least 13 lives and damaged the health of over 500, is reminiscent of the Hillsborough tragedy in which 97 football fans were killed and many injured during an FA cup semi-final in Sheffield in 1987
Over 600 complained of heat related illness say reports and several had to be hospitalized due to the same. Reportedly, 20 are still recovering in hospitals, some believed to be critical.
Manual Scavenging continues unabated, Indian Govts turns a deaf ear to acknowledge this systemic, extreme violence
Even as Supreme Court directs governments to meet to discuss implementation of a central law, abolition of manual scavenging, a callous system has a lukewarm response
A worthy first of its kind legislation, loopholes in civil society representation and other issues need to be plugged for complete efficacy
Meat vendors, meat shop associations and owners had said that the state had failed in discharging its duties with regard to constructing slaughterhouses and dedicated meat markets.
Analysis published in Lancet Regional Health shows discrepancy in health insurance utilisation among EWS in India
The study, which covers 707 districts, has found that barely a year ago, in 2021, over 75 per cent of the districts were off target on key indicators such as access to basic services, anaemia, poverty, child marriage etc
The workers union has given a call to march to Mantralaya on March 2 to get a redressal for their demands
Far right, Hindutva ideology sparks concerns: tridents and pledges deepen communal divides in India’s Heartland
Tridents as Symbols: Unmasking the Ideological Shift in Rajasthan's Communal Landscape."
Anti-Muslim slurs against MP in parliament do not make the cut for commercial new media channels (“mainstream media”) even as social media was ablaze with outrage last Friday
Dalit Bahujan Adivasi
From a remote village in Gujarat to ghastly targeted gender violence in Uttar Pradesh, to what we see as cosmopolitan Kerala, and even Rajasthan, violence against Dalits in various forms continues.
We are seeing that promotions have been denied to our colleagues, whereas some teachers have been given extensions as chairpersons and deans beyond the tenure of a vice-chancellor,” said D K Lobiyal, President of the JNU Teachers’ Association.
Dalit Bahujan Adivasi
The fourth conference of the Adivasi Adhikar Rashtriya Manch (AARM) stated that the present government is depriving adivasis of their forest, water, land, education, employment, and even gram sabhas.