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Indian macroeconomic situation bleak, set to worsen if lockdowns continue: Jean Dreze 6.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Indian macroeconomic situation bleak, set to worsen if lockdowns continue: Jean Dreze
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Caught napping over migrants' exodus, BJP fights back 6.4.2020 Rediff: News
'We had no inkling this would come. Admittedly, we failed to inspire confidence in migrants that no harm would come to them if they stayed back.' Radhika Ramaseshan reports.
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Home theatre: Before that aerial video, these films captured Mumbai’s love for movement and activity 6.4.2020 Scroll.in
In the latest edition of our Home Theatre series, movies and documentaries that capture the Mumbai buzz in unusual ways.
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A behavioural economist’s guide to shaping India’s Covid-19 policy 6.4.2020 Scroll.in
While India has taken some important steps, it must focus on simplicity and effective communication.
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Three ways to combat coronavirus 6.4.2020 Rediff: News
'It is clear that primary care would be extremely critical in providing care to and preventing deaths of large numbers of patients,' says Pavitra Mohan and Jagdish Rattanani.
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The Political Fix: Will Covid-19 crisis slow down Modi’s centralising tendencies? 6.4.2020 Scroll.in
A weekly newsletter on Indian policy and politics from Scroll.in.
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'It is unlikely most labourers have returned home' 6.4.2020 Rediff: News
'Make sure you provide enough support (income, nutrition, healthcare, and housing) to migrants stuck (and their households), so they are not compelled to seek work or migrate back.' 'Otherwise, the risk of contagion is extreme.'
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Corona testing shifts into top gear 6.4.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
In a massive ramp up of testing for Covid-19, the government plans to double every three days the number of samples tested through RT-PCR process - considered mandatory for accurate results - by government laboratories. At present, government labs under the ICMR are testing over 10,000 samples a day. This is expected to reach 20,000 in about three days.
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Full text: Raghuram Rajan on how India can get back to work after coronavirus lockdown 5.4.2020 Scroll.in
This is perhaps the country’s worst economic emergency since Independence, the RBI ex-governor wrote in a blogpost.
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COVID-19: IAS officers want extension of lockdown 5.4.2020 Rediff: News
410 civil servants in a feedback survey to the Prime Minister's Office said that the curfew should stay till the pandemic is controlled and asked to increase fiscal spending on health infrastructure to around Rs 5-10 trillion.
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As coronavirus reaches rural India, three cases reflect the steep challenge ahead 5.4.2020 Scroll.in
From detecting, isolating to treating cases, capacities are weak in rural India.
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Why Modi doesn’t care if you ridicule his Covid-19 candle lighting plus nine more weekend reads 5.4.2020 Scroll.in
10 must-read pieces for your Sunday.
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Mamata hits the streets in fight against coronavirus 4.4.2020 Rediff: News
'At this point of time, West Bengal is doing better than other states in tackling the crisis. We have a chief minister who herself has hit the streets to do what is to be done, and at the same time ensuring a proper lockdown. She is also trying day and night to set up the requisite infrastructure.'
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States rope in pvt hospitals to fight coronavirus 4.4.2020 Rediff: News
In the past one week alone, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Andhra Pradesh have issued orders to take over private hospitals in some districts. Sohini Das, Vinay Umarji and Gireesh Babu report.
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Govt amends order reserving jobs in J-K for domiciles 4.4.2020 Rediff: News
The government reserved all jobs in J-K for the domiciles -- people who have stayed there for at least 15 years. On Wednesday, while laying down the rules for domiciles, the government had reserved jobs up to Group 4 only.
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Migrants gathering, Tablighi meet are setbacks: Prez 3.4.2020 Rediff: News
In a video-conference with the Governors, Lieutenant Governors and Administrators of states/union territories, the president emphasized the need to ensure that no one remains hungry during the nationwide lockdown.
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Covid-19: Tablighi Jamaat meet, gathering of migrants caused a setback, says President Kovind 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
The president also expressed concern over incidents of doctors and health workers working with Covid-19 patients being ostracized or attacked.
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Covid-19 lockdown: Bihar migrants who fled cities face ostracism at home 3.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The stigma associated with the infection could prevent patients from seeking help.
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Covid-19 lockdown: SC seeks Centre’s response to plea demanding payment of wages to migrant workers 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
The petitioners said the government must make immediate direct transfers of at least minimum wages to the workers affected during this period.
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No democracy is fighting pandemic by gagging its media: Editors Guild 3.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
No democracy is fighting pandemic by gagging its media: Editors Guild
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