Redevelopment plans for Dharavi are focused on high rises. COVID-19 crisis underlines critics' concerns about blinkered approach
In the post-COVID world, how much would design and structural modifications in places like Dharavi, contribute to bringing about substantial change in the living conditions of people living in overcrowded slums? Journalist and researcher Dipti Nagpaul explores.
Coronavirus outbreak: Delhi child rights body's helpline gets nearly 19k calls in six days; over 35% were distress calls to procure ration, medicines
DCPCR's helpline for parents and children has received nearly 19,000 calls within six days, with a majority of them pertaining to procurement of ration and medicine during the lockdown period, according to data shared by the child rights body
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 356 new COVID-19 cases reported in Delhi today, taking tally to 1,510; toll rises to 28
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Delhi government said that 356 new coronavirus positive cases were reported in the National Capital on Monday, including 325 positive cases and four deaths in the last 24 hours.
Coronavirus pandemic puts brakes on Gulf economies; stranded Indian workers fear contracting infection, loss of livelihoods
The coronavirus pandemic is a testing time for Indians who migrated abroad in search of work, particularly in the Gulf.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Before extending lockdown, PDS universalisation, community kitchen expansion and cash grants are critical to prevent food riots
Only if the Centre steps in to universalise the public distribution system, will the time bomb of mounting hunger be truly defused.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 8,312 have tested positive till date, says ICMR; MHA writes to West Bengal govt to ensure strict adherence to lockdown
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: A total of 1,95,748 samples from 1,81,028 individuals have been tested as of 9 pm on 12 April, said ICMR adding that 15,583 samples have been reported on Sunday. A total of 8,312 individuals have been confirmed positive among suspected cases and contacts of known positive cases in India and 554 tested positive on Sunday, it said.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 600 new cases detected across country today, says ICMR; Odisha to set up two dedicated COVID-19 hospitals
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:According to ICMR's 9 pm update on Saturday, 17,143 samples were tested of which 600 were positive for SARS-CoV-2. Overall, 1,79,374 samples from 1,64,773 individuals have been tested till date and 7,703 individuals have tested positive for the disease among suspected cases and contacts of known positive cases in the country, it said.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi needs at least 2 lakh PPEs 'immediately', says Kejriwal govt; 183 new COVID-19 cases reported today
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said, 'Centre has promised us to provide personal protective equipment (PPEs). We have been told that 13,500 PPEs will be given tonight and 13,500 will be provided by tomorrow. Immediately we need at least 2 lakh PPEs.'
Coronavirus Outbreak: Prices of pulses touch three digits in Mumbai and Delhi; potato, onion and cooking oil rates go north across India
In the southern states, the price of Urad dal has gone up by more than Rs 20 per kilogram after the lockdown.
Coronavirus outbreak will push a vast section deeper into poverty and hunger; governments must take these steps to ease suffering
Despite the lockdown, state governments or the Union government should make special provisions to ensure that unemployed workers return home, either to be rid of the burden of paying extra for a roof, or to escape shelters and camps where an outbreak of COVID-19 could spread calamitously.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Nawayath Muslims in Karnataka's Bhatkal junk orthodoxy of Tablighi Jamaat, help authorities quarantine vulnerable, feed poor
When the rest of the country was grappling with Tablighi’s googly, Muslims from Bhatkal did not wait for the community leaders from the state outside to give diktats or plead them to cooperate with the government for implementing total lockdown or social distancing.