Daily News Analysis (May 15, 2020)

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Delhi High Court dismissed a petition seeking to ban the eviction of the tenants on grounds of non-payment of rents as the tenants are unemployed due to COVID-19.

Home Minister Amit Shah held meeting with Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and various other state and municipal corporation officials over the surge of coronavirus disease in Delhi. Key Decisions like using Anand Vihar Railway Station only for Covid-19 isolation on trains, tripling the test rates and extensive contact tracing through the door to door survey.

How much does the ‘PM CARE(s)?’


The controversy over the transparency of PM CARES Fund has attached itself to a fresh round of accusations. BJP’s Sambit Patra’s post on Twitter saying #PMCARES, which includes a viral picture of a ventilator with a ‘PM Cares’ sticker, is being questioned by the opposition, whether a single picture can justify the lack of transparency of the funds? Since the time of its announcement, several reports of unforeseen controversy has surrounded the fund that “cares” but does not “show” or prove its transparency in complete sense.

Mental health – A reality we all miserably fail to address

mental health

Mental health in India has always been one of the most ignored illnesses and the taboo around it is also quite horrifying. Labelling people suffering from mental illness and judgements over psychiatrists have long been associated as a ‘mad man’s way of living.’ From a cultural perspective, mental disorders are associated with a considerable amount of stigma in Indian society, leading to neglect and marginalisation.