THE LONG WALK BACK HOME
New Delhi: While many people are chafing at being forced indoors, away from the malls and the restaurants, the economic situation created by the resurgence of Covid-19 is a matter of life and death for the casual labourers and daily-wage earners, those who earn a living as domestic workers, sanitation workers, construction workers, informal sector workers and street hawkers.
Having seen the havoc wreaked in their lives by the pandemic last year, welfare activists are alarmed at the prospect of livelihoods being destroyed again. Delhi Rozi Roti Adhikar Abhiyan (DRRAA) has petitioned chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to ensure the poor and marginalised are provided basic food security while coping with distress caused by commercial restrictions.
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HC: All Covid patients in Delhi must be treated
New Delhi: Article 21 of the Constitution guarantees the most basic fundamental right — the life to life and liberty — to every person, said the Delhi high court on Thursday, directing that all Delhi residents, suffering from Covid-19, shall be provided with the facility for treatment.
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Accept Mandate And Allow Us To Work Now, Didi Tells Centre
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SC Refuses To Re-Examine Its 1992 Order Setting Quota Limit At 50%
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