Articles by: Pooja Yadav

Covid period saw jump in unnatural tiger deaths

Covid period saw jump in unnatural tiger deaths

The impact of Covid has also affected the world of wildlife in India An especially high price during the epidemic period has been paid by tigers in the country. According to a recent report of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) 287 tigers have died since the onset of Covid in early 2020 till 31 May 2022. And tiger deaths,[Read More…]

by 05/06/2022 Comments are Disabled COVID Response Watch
Child begging on the rise after Covid pandemic

Child begging on the rise after Covid pandemic

“ My father sleeps in the house or he fights with my mother after drinking alcohol. He says that his factory has been closed during Covid. They don’t have any work. Mummy is asking them to find another job. He goes in the morning and comes in the evening. Says, he could not find a job. We sell balloons that[Read More…]

by 30/05/2022 Comments are Disabled COVID Response Watch
A pandemic of human rights violations in Madhya Pradesh

A pandemic of human rights violations in Madhya Pradesh

In early April this year there was outrage across the country when photographs emerged of eight journalists and theatre artists stripped to their underwear in a police station in Madhya Pradesh. They had been arrested by the police in Sidhi district on 2nd April over a protest against the arrest of theatre artist Neeraj Kunder, at the behest of a[Read More…]

by 19/04/2022 Comments are Disabled COVID Response Watch
Mahua bumper harvest brings cheer to Adivasis hit by Covid economic woes

Mahua bumper harvest brings cheer to Adivasis hit by Covid economic woes

The happiness of 65-year-old Santo Bai, an Adivasi in Madhya Pradesh,  knows no bounds. After suffering during the Covid pandemic she is now bursting with happiness because  the Mahua flower, used for making a popular, traditional brew is blooming well in the forests this time. She goes to the forest to collect Mahua flowers every morning and returns home in[Read More…]

by 17/04/2022 Comments are Disabled COVID Response Watch
Families of dead Covid Warriors struggle in MP

Families of dead Covid Warriors struggle in MP

“Don’t you worry I will have to do a survey of Kovid-19 in Noorani Nagar, Green Park. It’s a question of people’s lives. By the grace of Allah everything will be fine, I will not die”. Sameer Khan breaks down as he recalls his wife Farah Qazi’s words of assurance about her own safety while working on a government survey[Read More…]

by 10/07/2021 Comments are Disabled COVID Response Watch
Bhopal relives gas disaster days during Covid wave

Bhopal relives gas disaster days during Covid wave

Hundreds have died. Thousands more are dogged by respiratory illness and other diseases. The long term impact on their health is still unknown. They have spent a fortune on medical treatment while losing jobs and incomes. They are deeply upset at the lack of state support to get over the crisis. This is a description of the woes of residents[Read More…]

by 02/07/2021 Comments are Disabled COVID Response Watch