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Human Rights Body Issues Notice To UP Government Over Chaining Of Elderly Prisoner To Hospital Bed

-PTI/ "The National Human Rights Commission has taken a serious view of the chaining of a 92-year-old prisoner to a bed during treatment in Etah district hospital, Uttar Pradesh," it said in a statement. New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the chaining of a 92-year-old prisoner to his hospital bed during treatment at the Etah district hospital, officials said...

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Why vaccine hesitancy should not be tackled through a carrot and stick policy -Sarojini Nadimpally What is needed is better public health communication. Along with an acute shortage of Covid-19 vaccines, with only 3.3% of its population fully vaccinated, India is also witnessing vaccine hesitancy. Anecdotal evidence suggests people, particularly in the rural and tribal areas, are not coming forward to take the vaccines. While it is imperative to address vaccine hesitancy, superficial attempts that fail to understand its structural causes could lead to more damage. As...

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'Journalists Targeted, Contrary To PM's Speech At G7': Editors Guild -Harish Pullanoor The Editors Guild of India expressed shock at the manner in which the mysterious death of a journalist was treated by the Uttar Pradesh police. New Delhi: Journalists and cartoonists are being targeted in India, contrary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's global stance on free speech and fostering democratic values in cyberspace, the Editors Guild of India said today. The government itself heaps pressure on these professionals if and when their...

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Don’t converse in Malayalam, stick to Hindi, English: Delhi govt hospital to nursing staff -Sukrita Baruah

-The Indian Express A Malayali nurse at the institute said that such objections have not been raised in the past. “We have been told that a patient raised a complaint and that the order came from the Secretariat… This is very wrong. Around 60% of the nursing staff are from Kerala but it’s not like any of us speak to patients in Malayalam." New Delhi: A circular issued at Delhi government’s Govind...

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The Myth Of ‘Ethical’ Fashion: How a Multinational Clothing Brand Neglected its Women Workers -Swathi Shivanand The COVID-19 pandemic has been used as an excuse to hide anti-worker actions by apparel brands and their supplier factories. “Where are you hiding, H&M?… If you don’t come out and stand with us now, it means you are complicit in union busting and closure of the company. Your profits are made on the sweat of our labour…Please ask Gokaldas to reopen the factory.“ On 7, July 2020 Shobha, a laid-off worker...

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