Left with no choice but to go the right way

Left-handed people still wait for products that cater to their needs. Bengaluru: Poonam Rath, a southpaw, explained how difficult it was being a left-hander when everything around you is made only for right-handed people. “When you are a lefty, you have the basic instinct of doing everything the ‘ulta’ (reverse) way.” “I have never come […]

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When Women Showed the Way

The protests against the Citizenship Act amendment have unified the Muslim community like never before By Tamanna Yasmin The Shaheen Bagh protest, which started as a blockade of a six-lane highway bordering the Muslim-dominated neighbourhood of Shaheen Bagh in Delhi on December 2019 to protest the government’s controversial amendment of the Citizenship Act, 1955, is […]

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Lockdown—not so ‘locked’ in India

Despite the imposition of nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, people are violating it by roaming on the roads without face masks or any specific reason. Reported by Shreyas Vange Friday, 17 April 2020Pune: Even after the imposition of lockdown in the country, many people have been seen flouting the guidelines, as they are frequently […]

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Gender Specific Law; Men a Victim of Violence too

Though India has a domestic violence law in place since 2006, it still remains exclusive to women. By Sheikh Saquib A men’s rights group based in India, Save Indian Family Foundation (SIFF), informed that on average they receive 25,000 domestic violence cases per year. Advocate at the Supreme Court of India and President of SIFF, […]

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Sigh of relief to Kota students stuck in lockdown

Uttar Pradesh government has arranged 250 buses for the students stuck in Kota, Rajasthan, to bring them back home. Archita Srivastava  17th April, 2020 Lucknow:  Uttar Pradesh State Transport Corporation (UPSTRC) buses have been arranged to bring back 7,500 students back home, who are currently studying engineering and medical courses and are stuck in Kota, […]

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Pandemic a nostalgia for Surat’s own epidemic

The Gujarat government imposed a curfew in the hotspots in Surat amidst the complete lockdown. Surbhi Shah Mumbai, April 17, 2020 Amidst the rising cases of COVID-19 in Surat, Gujarat, the government on Thursday imposed a curfew in five areas of the city. “The curfew is imposed in the hotspots because the cases are rising and […]

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Waste generation in country goes down by 30 percent

With almost the entire human race caged up inside their homes, waste generation goes down drastically; Closure of industries and restaurants is considered as one of the main reasons. By Shubhangi Mathur Because of the lockdown, one would not just see clear skies due to reduced pollution levels but also cleaner roads as the generation […]

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Maharashtra to have 21,000 ‘Covidyoddhas’

Thousands of medical workers in Maharashtra volunteer to fight Coronavirus cases following the Chief Minister’s plea.  17 April, 2020, Mumbai By Bhavesh Purohit Around 21,000 people from Maharashtra who belong to medical sector have signed up to join the state government in their battle against Coronavirus, the official handle of Maharashtra Directorate General of Information […]

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