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Oct 09, 2020

Why the state wants to depoliticise caste in the Hathras case?

In September 2020, four Thakur men allegedly raped and killed a 19-year old woman in Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh. Her family members alleged that the police cremated her without their consent. This week...

27 mins

Sep 30, 2020

How the amendment to FCRA strangles NGOs

On September 23, the government amended the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010. This law that regulates the foreign funds that are received by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has become more stri...

18 mins

Sep 30, 2020

Every Indian’s Checklist: COVID-19 testing

COVID-19 tests are done both for diagnosis and for surveillance. With many tests available for testing in various government and private labs, it’s important to understand when to get tested, how these tests ar...

15 mins

Sep 30, 2020

The National Education Policy 2020: Concerns over implementation and governance

The new National Education Policy, (NEP) 2020 was launched on July 29, 2020 came under criticism by many experts. While it has the lofty vision of increasing the budget of education and 100% enrolment of school...

25 mins

Sep 21, 2020

Why is the government not keeping records of health workers who died of COVID-19?

On 15 September, the Union Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan said in the parliament, that they do not keep any records of health workers who died of COVID-19. We at Suno India spoke to the health workers- Surekha...

18 mins

Sep 14, 2020

Child marriages spike in India amid the pandemic

The United Nations Population Fund released a report in April this year titled “Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Family Planning and Ending Gender-based Violence, Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage”...

35 mins

Sep 10, 2020

Centre launched KIRAN, a 24*7 mental health helpline for people; experts say helplines alone are not sufficient.

India’s first national mental health rehabilitation helpline was launched recently*, to provide mental health support in 13 languages. The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry launched it to enable better ac...

21 mins

Sep 07, 2020

India tops road accident deaths with 422 deaths per day

According to the National Crime Records Bureau’s report of 2019, 1.54 lakh people died and 4.39 lakh people were injured in the 4.3 lakh accidents that happened last year. India ranked 1st in the number of road...

18 mins

Aug 31, 2020

COVID-19: Home based workers hit hard, making INR 10 per day

Home-based workers are those who work at home, regardless of whether it is their default place of work. They’re predominantly the bottom of supply chains in garment industries, domestic work, packaging units, h...

22 mins

Aug 28, 2020

COVID-19 has devastating impact on India’s women and girls

The rapid spread of COVID19 and the sudden nationwide lockdown limiting the movement of 1.3 billion people disrupted the supply chain of essential hygiene products like sanitary pads, contraceptive pills etc an...

36 mins