User: anushyab Topic: Transport
Category: Sustainable Transport
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Invisible crisis: TB and HIV patients left adrift in India’s focus on coronavirus 7.4.2020 Scroll.in
The lockdown imposed to contain Covid-19 has made it difficult for people with other diseases to access the medicines that help them survive.
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Indian farmers feed strawberries to cattle as lockdown hits transport 2.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
As hundreds of millions of Indians remain locked down to stem the spread of coronavirus, some of its cattle are getting treated to strawberries and broccoli that farmers are struggling to transport and sell in cities amid the three-week ...
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Outrage in India as migrants sprayed with disinfectant to fight coronavirus 30.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Indian health workers caused outrage on Monday by spraying a group of migrants with disinfectant, amid fears that a large scale movement of people from cities to the countryside risked spreading the coronavirus.
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The Political Fix: Here’s what India’s chaotic attempt to lock down 1.3 billion people looks like 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
A weekly newsletter on Indian policy and politics from Scroll.in.
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Supreme Court To Hear Petition On Migrants Amid Lockdown Tomorrow 29.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a petition seeking relief for thousands of migrant workers who are leaving Delhi en masse for their hometowns in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar because they don't have...
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The coronavirus flight: How Indians helped Indians 29.3.2020 Rediff: News
Bureaucratic insensitivity gave way to compassion with the state administration, police and passersby joining forces to help the stream of Indians fleeing Delhi.
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UP govt arranges 1,000 buses for migrant workers 28.3.2020 Rediff: News
Officials of the Transport Department, bus drivers and conductors were contacted on Friday night to help the people who were stranded in Noida, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahar and Aligarh, among other places, he said.
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Urgently needed: National coronavirus crisis council 28.3.2020 Rediff: News
'The prime minister's announcement of a nation-wide shutdown was eloquent, but should have been more clearly phrased to avoid police overreach.' 'Migrant labour should have been allowed adequate notice and transport options to get home,' notes Rahul Jacob.
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SEE: Exodus of workers chokes Delhi-UP border 27.3.2020 Rediff: News
At the Ghazipur border, they huddled close together, only some with masks -- aware of the coronavirus threat that had led to an unprecedented 21-day lockdown of the country and taken away their jobs, but helpless to do anything about combating the infection.
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In Video Tweet, Priyanka Gandhi Says "Thousands Flown Back Home But..." 27.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has asked the government to help hundreds of people, a majority of them daily wage and construction workers and their families, who have been walking to their...
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Indian farmers, consumers suffer as lockdown disrupts supply chain 27.3.2020 Reuters: World News
A three-week lockdown in India aimed at stopping the coronavirus is preventing perishables from reaching its teeming cities, pushing up prices and forcing some farmers to feed their ripening produce to their animals instead.
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Are govts bothered about people's suffering? 27.3.2020 Rediff: News
'You cannot implement such a huge exercise, which is bound to cause misery to millions, without studying every aspect of its consequences, economic and social,' notes Sherna Gandhy.
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PHOTOS: Migrant workers walk for days to reach home 27.3.2020 Rediff: News
Maharashtra Police found over 300 migrant workers holed up inside two container trucks meant for carrying essential commodities from Telangana to Rajasthan.
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India's migrant workers face long walk home amid coronavirus lockdown 26.3.2020 Reuters: Top News
After India imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown on Tuesday to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the plywood factory near Uttar Pradesh's state capital Lucknow where Surendra Pandey works was forced to shut down.
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Coronavirus lockdown: 30 steps government should take to ease the suffering of the poorest Indians 26.3.2020 Scroll.in
Suggestions from one of the country’s leading development economists.
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India struggles with coronavirus shutdown; Pakistan cases top 1,000 25.3.2020 Reuters: South Asia News
India's 1.3 billion people were under lockdown on Wednesday to prevent an explosion of coronavirus cases as the government struggled to deliver essential goods and calm nerves.
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36 Hours, 80 Km: Long Walk Home For Labourers Amid Coronavirus Lockdown 25.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The afternoon sun is blazing in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow. The city police have enforced a strict lockdown and only essential services are allowed. The police made announcements all night after...
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Coronavirus: ‘How do I reach a hospital?’ Cancer and kidney patients worry about 21-day lockdown 25.3.2020 Scroll.in
As public transport is suspended, many patients with life-threatening diseases have been left stranded.
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The Political Fix: India’s Coronavirus Economic Task Force needs to quickly pull out the big guns 23.3.2020 Scroll.in
A weekly newsletter on Indian policy and politics from Scroll.in.
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Coronavirus: What you need to know about the lockdown in 75 districts of India 22.3.2020 Scroll.in
The districts include Delhi, Gurugram, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, and Gautam Buddh Nagar among others.
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