Articles by Balakrishna Ganeshan
At least 50 ASHA workers in the state have succumbed to COVID-19 so far, yet many say that they have not received adequate safety equipment or pay from the government for their work.
Monday, June 14, 2021 - 20:50
The Rohingya refugees live in cramped camps, without the luxury of social distancing and home isolation, but will potentially be the last group to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 13:25
In Telangana’s Mulugu district, field officers are visiting each village and going door-to-door urging people to take their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 18:33
Alleging inefficiency by the ruling party, the TDP and JSP have demanded the government to do away with the restrictions and redistribute the untested herbal “cure”.
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 19:05
Though the government is taking steps to establish isolation centres in villages, Dalits are prevented from using them, the activists say.
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 13:41
The residents of Moram village in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district say that COVID-19 patients are not taking any precautions and allege apathy by government officials.
Friday, May 21, 2021 - 14:16
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) had approved breastfeeding if the mother with COVID-19 illness wore a facemask and sanitised her hand before feeding.
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 20:46
Two senior doctors had criticised TIMS administration for the death of eight patients who died due to lack of oxygen supply and were transferred out.
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 19:27
The Telangana High Court had recently pulled the government, directing it to issue fresh orders to rein in private hospitals which are exploiting the crisis by overcharging patients.
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 16:46
50-year-old Narasimha had isolated himself and took the extreme step allegedly because his neighbours accused him of 'bringing doom' to the village.
Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 17:47