Health experts and government officials had raised concerns about the rising COVID-19 cases in the densely populated area at the start of the second wave in mid-February
Maharashtra records over 8,000 COVID-19 cases after four months; Delhi, Bengal mandate RT-PCR test for visitors
Earlier today, announcing the next phase of India’s vaccination drive, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that people above the age of 60 and those above 45 years with co-morbidities will be vaccinated from 1 March
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.
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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.