We also take a look at the issues faced by disabled people during the lockdown and how journalists are facing the ‘double lockdown’ in Kashmir.
We talk to Vijoo Krishnan on the issues being faced by Indian farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic and the steps the government needs to take.
The southern state in India is one of the few regions in the world which proactively responded to the COVID-19 threat.
Activists of leftist youth organizations, including the Democratic Youth Federation of India, have helped operationalize facilities for the treatment of patients, and set up hand washing facilities in many villages and towns
The Southern Indian state of Kerala has led the way in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic enacting key public health measures as well as economic and social measures to protect the population
We also speak to Newsclick’s Editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha on the spread of the disease and India’s strategy to cope with it. In our last story, we look into the curious case of a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court being nominated by the president to the upper house of parliament just four months after his retirement.