Since the pandemic was declared in March, Indian media houses have dismissed over 1,200 editorial employees across the board. Circulation issues, drying advertisements and an immature online market - the three silver bullets that took down the behemothic Indian media long before COVID-19 did - are delivering the final blow.
Amid the pandemic with revenues at an all-time low, India's State-owned airline proposed a 60 per cent pay cut to its pilots even as executives take negligible cuts. [...]
The death by drowning numbers went up to 71 today as the Assam State Disaster Management Authority issues today? notifications. [...]
Two weeks after Prasar Bharati threatened to cancel its subscription over 'anti-national' reporting, the Centre has now slapped the news agency with a Rs. 84.5 crore bill for allegedly defaulting on office land payment.
The rescued boys claimed that the manager forced them to drink liquor, sexually harassed them and beat them up. [...]
UP police claim that Dubey tried to escape by shooting at officers and was killed in the process. [...]
The Kerala government has deployed a commando unit in Thiruvananthapuram's Poonthura village citing local transmission behind the rising number of coronavirus cases. [...]
Even though less than 10% of the current COVID-19 patients around the country are dependent on oxygen cylinders, demand for the gas continues its upward shift as states gear up for a surge in the number of positive cases soon. [...]
As the COVID-19 crisis worsens in India, ASHA workers across the country continue to fight on the frontline. The government does not provide them enough PPEs and their equipment is grossly maladjusted; their meagre salaries do not get credited on time. And yet, they fight on. [...]
While Maharashtra continues to show the most number of COVID-19 positive cases daily, active cases in Bengaluru shot up to 7,250 on July 4.
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