Indian Medical Association Says 382 Doctors Died Of COVID-19 After Gov't Claims No Data On Health Care Staff
The medical body said the government's statement is an "abandonment of the national heroes who have stood up for our people."
In letters written to authorities, doctors from two municipal hospitals describe their economic woes. Not having received salaries for three months, cannot afford house rents, travelling expenses and essential commodities, they say.
The Modi government is using incomplete national-level data to justify arbitrary policy decisions, defend its record, and underplay the extent of the COVID-19 crisis.
India has been rocked by violence since Parliament approved a new law that excludes a fast-track path to citizenship for Muslim refugees.
Critics slammed the law as a violation of India's secular constitution and called it the latest effort by the Modi government to marginalize the country's 200 million Muslims.
A new law that discriminates against Muslims has sparked outrage after violating the secular principles on which India was founded.
More than 50 days into a lockdown of the troubled Muslim-majority territory, Kashmiris have adopted a policy of quiet non-cooperation to protest.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party are set to win by a large margin, five years after he was first elected.
The world’s biggest democratic exercise is a referendum on one man.
Narendra Modi has demonstrated to the world that Kashmir is potentially the most dangerous place on earth, the bestselling Indian author wrote.