Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicASHA workers

Topic: ASHA workers

India’s army of 6 lakh virus-hunting ASHA workers go on strike today

Months of harassment, underpayment and lack of protection from coronavirus have pushed about 6 lakh ASHA workers to go on a two-day strike.

Surveying 400 houses, meeting Covid cases up close — a day in the life of a Delhi ASHA worker

Rekha Balhara has been an ASHA worker for 9 years. During Covid, she has become a frontline warrior. ThePrint followed her for a day to see what life was like for people like her.

BJP’s rant of Congress not having done anything in 70 years has expiry date: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress' eastern UP general secretary Priyanka Gandhi said that under CM Yogi Adityanath, all sections of society have felt harassed.

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Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2020.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.