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Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: Kaala represents resurrection of masses in world of cinematic stories
Entertainment

Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: Kaala represents resurrection of masses in world of cinematic stories

It is not the case that Indian movies have never dealt with political subjects or politics in their stories, but they lacked aesthetics from the lives of the masses. Kaala breaks this monotony.

‘Barred from entering’: Dharavi domestic workers recount the social impact of the COVID 19 pandemic
India

‘Barred from entering’: Dharavi domestic workers recount the social impact of the COVID 19 pandemic

Domestic workers from Dharavi still face social stigma as many housing societies bar entry for them. The women blame media’s sensational reporting for the unending discrimination.

Redevelopment plans for Dharavi are focused on high rises. COVID-19 crisis underlines critics' concerns about blinkered approach
Lifestyle

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.

Uddhav Thackeray to launch plasma donation drive in Mumbai's Dharavi on 27 July
India

Uddhav Thackeray to launch plasma donation drive in Mumbai's Dharavi on 27 July

According to BMC, the total number of coronavirus cases in the slum area stands at 2,519, including 128 active cases and 2,141 patients cured till Friday

Coronavirus Outbreak: Six new patients reported in Dharavi today; active cases remain below 100
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Six new patients reported in Dharavi today; active cases remain below 100

Last week, the WHO had praised the efforts taken by the authorities to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Dharavi, once a hotspot.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Ajay Devgn donates oxygen cylinders and ventilators to health centre in Dharavi
Entertainment

Coronavirus Outbreak: Ajay Devgn donates oxygen cylinders and ventilators to health centre in Dharavi

A BMC official said that Ajay Devgn offered to help the civic body when he heard that they needed oxygen cylinder supply in the health centre in Dharavi.

Coronavirus Outbreak: 66 new cases reported in Dharavi, total infections in slum surge to 1,028, says BMC
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: 66 new cases reported in Dharavi, total infections in slum surge to 1,028, says BMC

The COVID-19 death toll in Dharavi increased to 31 after a person on Tuesday succumbed to the infection.

Coronavirus Outbreak: 12 new COVID-19 cases reported in Dharavi today; confirmed infections rise to 179, toll at 12
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: 12 new COVID-19 cases reported in Dharavi today; confirmed infections rise to 179, toll at 12

A total of 12 new coronavirus cases were reported from Dharavi on Tuesday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mumbai's Dharavi reports 11 new COVID-19 cases today; tally rises to 71 in Asia's largest slum
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mumbai's Dharavi reports 11 new COVID-19 cases today; tally rises to 71 in Asia's largest slum

With 11 more COVID-19 cases reported from Dharavi in Mumbai, the total number of coronavirus cases in the area has risen to 71, said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Dharavi reports four new cases, including one death; total number of COVID-19 cases in the area reaches 47
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Dharavi reports four new cases, including one death; total number of COVID-19 cases in the area reaches 47

The 47 coronavirus cases have been reported from 16 pockets of Dharavi, which is one of the biggest slums in Asia

Pakistan struggles to meet demand for protective gear as cases cross 4,000; doctors arrested for protesting against shortage
World

Pakistan struggles to meet demand for protective gear as cases cross 4,000; doctors arrested for protesting against shortage

Pakistan has extended partial lockdown till April 14 and constantly asking people to stay indoors and follow social distancing.

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Maharashtra govt announces compensation of Rs 50 lakh to kin of police officers if they die on COVID-19 duty
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Maharashtra govt announces compensation of Rs 50 lakh to kin of police officers if they die on COVID-19 duty

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The total number of coronavirus positive cases in India rose to 2,547 on Friday (including 2,322 active cases, 162 cured/discharged and 62 deaths), the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan Army steps in to battle COVID-19 but imposes information blockade to hide lack of preparedness, high casualties
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan Army steps in to battle COVID-19 but imposes information blockade to hide lack of preparedness, high casualties

As numbers climbed, Prime Minister Khan continued to oppose a complete lockdown, on the grounds that the poor would suffer.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Scrap dealers, zealots, arts students; Assam's hunt for Tablighi Jamaat participants spares few
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Scrap dealers, zealots, arts students; Assam's hunt for Tablighi Jamaat participants spares few

The first obvious reaction was of suspicion and fear and a sense of tiredness and submission as they must have already received a huge number of calls by then.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Rapid identification of hot zones and high-risk areas key to determine fate of India's war against COVID-19
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Rapid identification of hot zones and high-risk areas key to determine fate of India's war against COVID-19

The imperative for India is to convert the mode of spread from an uncontrolled, explosive, frightening contagion to a calibrated controlled trickle.

Upset with Uddhav Thackeray's decision to form alliance with NCP-Congress, 400 Shiv Sena workers join BJP at Mumbai event
Politics

Upset with Uddhav Thackeray's decision to form alliance with NCP-Congress, 400 Shiv Sena workers join BJP at Mumbai event

In a big jolt to Shiv Sena, its 400 workers joined Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) at an event organised in Dharavi on Wednesday

Seven-year-old boy dies after falling into open drain in Mumbai’s Dharavi; third such incident in city over a week
India

Seven-year-old boy dies after falling into open drain in Mumbai’s Dharavi; third such incident in city over a week

A seven-year-old boy died after falling into an open drain in Dharavi slum in Mumbai on Monday, police said. The boy, Amit Munnalal Jaiswal, fell in the drain at the Rajiv Gandhi Colony, an official said

Firstpost Editor's Picks: CJI harassment charge, how coastal Karnataka was saffronised, NSSO report; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: CJI harassment charge, how coastal Karnataka was saffronised, NSSO report; today's must-read stories

More than the decision itself, the decision-making process has left such a deep scar on the Supreme Court that it will take years, if not decades, to completely go away.

Dharavi's Kala Qilla, weathered by time and negligence, lives on due to local community's effort
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Dharavi's Kala Qilla, weathered by time and negligence, lives on due to local community's effort

Though cracks have developed in its walls, Dharavi's Kala Qilla stands tall because of the local people's resolve to keep it clean and ensure it is not encroached upon. Many of them have fond memories of the fort, and legends about ghosts that haunt it and hidden tunnels exist too

Gully Boy: Inside Zoya Akhtar's ode to Mumbai's 'asli' hip-hop subculture
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Gully Boy: Inside Zoya Akhtar's ode to Mumbai's 'asli' hip-hop subculture

Loosely based on the lives of Mumbai rappers Naezy and DIVINE (Vivian Fernandes), Gully Boy tells the story of Murad (played by Ranveer Singh) and his quest for a sense of accomplishment and dignity.