Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat alone shows over 11.36 lakh construction workers are yet to receive emergency cash assistance.
Politics Editor, HuffPost India
Politics Editor, HuffPost India
The pattern of under-expenditure is consistent across states irrespective of the political party in power.
16/04/2020 11:27 AM IST
Siddharth Varadarajan On Police Summons: Coronavirus Has Deepened The Worst Tendencies Of Indian Governance
"The Covid crisis has become an excuse to double down on prejudices, authoritarian tendencies, secrecy, lack of transparency, and the use of communal politics to divide people."
15/04/2020 12:22 PM 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
The hate campaign has made an already marginalised community wary of state authorities, making it harder to tackle the virus, and prompting even more Islamophobia.
06/04/2020 4:12 PM IST
West Bengal Doc Demands Protective Gear For Docs Fighting Coronavirus, Gets Police Harassment Instead
The doctor who posted on Facebook and Twitter about the West Bengal government giving doctors raincoats instead of personal protective equipment describes how the state police harassed him for speaking up.
02/04/2020 11:29 AM IST
Running out of equipment, dealing with scared roommates, hiding the truth from their families—5 nurses on working with COVID-19 patients.
30/03/2020 4:02 PM IST
Flight Attendant Quarantined By Govt, Harassed By RWA: COVID-19 Brings Out Middle-Class India’s Worst Impulses
The woman said her neighbours falsely told the police she was coronavirus-positive, while her neighbours broadcast the photograph of the quarantine sticker with her name and address.
27/03/2020 1:21 PM IST
“I’m Indian. I’m not the coronavirus.”
25/03/2020 2:02 PM IST
Indians stranded in Iran fear that more of their group may die — and not just of coronavirus.
23/03/2020 1:01 PM IST
More than 800 Indian pilgrims have been stranded in Iran's holy city of Qom for two weeks.
18/03/2020 1:08 PM IST
At least 800 Indians are stranded after the Modi government barred all commercial flights from Iran, and the corona-positive and negative — are living in the same hotels.
17/03/2020 12:02 PM IST
Public health expert T. Sundararaman , former director of the National Health Systems Resource Centre, explains why the Government of India needs to be testing for the coronavirus far more widely and soon.
14/03/2020 2:49 PM IST
Four acts of bravery and fortitude.
13/03/2020 4:20 PM IST
Mohammed Sarfaraz, who builds Hindu temples for a living, worked with his Hindu neighbours to stop the communal violence.
13/03/2020 3:00 PM IST
Mamta and Dalip Singh were adamant in their rejection of any hate politics around their son’s death, pointing out that many Muslims had also died or suffered major losses.
09/03/2020 5:09 PM IST
Activists whose names, photos and address have been displayed say they now fear a mob attack at their own houses.
06/03/2020 2:31 PM IST
This powerful image offers hope after the Delhi riots.
05/03/2020 7:27 PM IST
The Freedom House report says India has suffered the largest decline in political rights and civil liberties among democracies because of the Narendra Modi government’s Hindu nationalist policies.
04/03/2020 12:00 PM IST
Traumatised Muslims who briefly visited their destroyed homes in the riot-hit neighbourhood say there is nothing left to come back to.
03/03/2020 4:47 PM IST
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