Describing the Modi government as a 'tyrannical minority hiding inside this confected majority', Roy said the current regime represented a moment of rupture in the history of independent India. "We have not yet seen the formal re-writing of the constitution, but we have seen the constitution being entirely set aside," she said.
The allegations come as doctors in two hospitals in Mumbai have refused to use AgVa ventilators.
04/07/2020 8:32 AM IST
Govt experts have said that AgVa's ventilators aren’t a replacement for high-end devices in tertiary care ICUs and should only be used with a backup ventilator in place.
24/06/2020 7:25 AM IST
ICMR was put in charge of COVID-19 testing on February 3 2020. Two months later, the agency is still struggling to source enough tests, compromising India's fight against the novel coronavirus.
03/05/2020 9:44 AM IST
The US Food and Drug Administration has lifted a 3 year-long import ban on chloroquine products manufactured by Mumbai-based Ipca Laboratories, a company that it last investigated in August 2019.
08/04/2020 6:36 PM IST
Gujarat-based CoSara Diagnostics, a joint venture with Utah-based Co-Diagnostics Inc, was the first Indian company to receive a preliminary licence to manufacture COVID-19 test kits.
25/03/2020 11:51 AM IST
As religious violence continued for the third day in Delhi, US President Donald Trump extolled the virtues of Indian democracy in the company of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
25/02/2020 10:04 PM IST
The protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens shows we can stare down police brutality, stand up to oppression, and free ourselves from the shackles that bind us.
17/02/2020 7:16 AM IST
The Delhi Police couldn’t summon the courage to name the BJP-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) even as they blamed the Leftist student unions for the January 5 violence in Jawaharlal Nehru University.
10/01/2020 7:57 PM IST
Students accused the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, an affiliate of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, of orchestrating a violent attack on the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus.
06/01/2020 6:40 AM IST
The student said she saw a group of people wearing masks storming Sabarmati Hostel, and that the mob included women as well.
05/01/2020 9:51 PM IST
Students have alleged that the violence was carried out by the ABVP.
05/01/2020 8:22 PM IST
At least 19 people have been killed in Uttar Pradesh as a consequence of police action on demonstrations against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The police has forced many families to conduct quick secretive funerals.
31/12/2019 7:33 AM IST
Five children share detailed accounts of 48 hrs of violent abuse at the hands of the Uttar Pradesh Police, after they were detained as part of a crackdown on a demonstration against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act.
25/12/2019 8:45 AM IST
A judicial probe establishing the CRPF and Chhattisgarh police killed 17 villagers, including 7 children in 2012 was made public in the same week the Telangana Police killed four men accused of rape.
07/12/2019 4:45 AM IST
Court documents submitted by Facebook indicate the Pegasus software, developed by the NSO Group, could only be sold with the approval of Israel’s Ministry of Defence, and required significant local infrastructure and support.
01/11/2019 11:03 AM IST
Nagpur-based lawyer Nihalsing Rathod represents several of the accused, including celebrated Dalit lawyer Surendra Gadling.
31/10/2019 1:14 PM IST
BJP leaders admit the real audience for the carefully choreographed visit is voters in India, rather than the international community.
30/10/2019 11:47 AM IST
Loni in Ghaziabad recorded the worst air with an AQI of 404, while Patna and Lucknow recorded significant improvements in air quality this year.
28/10/2019 8:55 AM IST
Although reports on protests by Zomato delivery executives have been about beef and pork, pay cuts are just as much a part of the cause for anger. But workers are learning that talking about pay is much less likely to get people to listen.
13/08/2019 7:23 AM IST
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