Shamani Joshi

Coronavirus

Indian Politicians With COVID-19 Are Avoiding Government-Run Hospitals

Four senior politicians, including Home Minister Amit Shah, have avoided the very hospitals they govern and have instead opted for private clinics.
Shamani Joshi
2 days ago
Coronavirus

Women Are Being Sexually Assaulted in India's COVID-19 Isolation Facilities

These centers are supposed to provide safety. But in four separate cases through July, they've left women utterly vulnerable.
Shamani Joshi
7.28.20
Coronavirus

Police Nabs A Hospital Owner Selling Fake COVID-19 Negative Results

The scam casts doubt on not just official figures of coronavirus patients in the region, but also people’s confidence in the testing process.
Shamani Joshi
7.16.20
Politics

After Two Separate Vehicle Mishaps, Indian Gangster Vikas Dubey And His Aide Killed in Police 'Encounters'

Five aides of the gang leader were also killed in separate encounters ever since they killed eight policemen last week.
Shamani Joshi
7.10.20
crime

Indian Cops Under Investigation for Tipping off Gangster Ahead of Raid That Killed Eight Colleagues

Vikas Dubey - with 60 cases including murder, extortion and looting in his name - also has deeply-entrenched political affiliations in Uttar Pradesh state.
Shamani Joshi
7.8.20
Ινδία

Budget Hotel Owners in Delhi Say They Are Banning Chinese Nationals

The Delhi Hotel and Restaurant Owners’ Association, which claims to represent more than 3,000 hotels, guesthouses and restaurants in Delhi will also boycott all Chinese products.
Shamani Joshi
6.29.20
Coronavirus

Pakistani Officials Blame Distracted Pilots Discussing COVID-19 For Recent Plane Crash

Pakistan’s aviation minister also revealed that 40 percent of pilots in the country have fake flying credentials.
Shamani Joshi
6.25.20
Coronavirus

Even As COVID-19 Cases Continue to Spike, India Observes Massive Religious Gathering

India’s Supreme Court allowed the Rath Yatra in Odisha to proceed, but has banned devotees from attending the festival.
Shamani Joshi
6.24.20
Drugs

Drugs Keep Washing up on Indian Shores

Over the weekend, 183 packets of hash and 78 kilos of crystal meth were found floating about in Indian seas.
Shamani Joshi
6.22.20
Coronavirus

Indian Hospital Says a Suspected COVID-19 Patient Died After Family Unplugged Ventilator to Plug in Air Cooler

The man allegedly passed away after the family forgot to tell the hospital staff to re-plug the ventilator.
Shamani Joshi
6.22.20
conflict

Angry Indians Want to Boycott All Chinese Products. Here’s Why They Probably Can’t

Not only does India import seven times more from China than it exports to it, it’s also heavily dependent on Chinese herbs to make medicines.
Shamani Joshi
6.19.20
Health

India Doesn’t Have Enough COVID-19 Beds. Now it Wants to Make the ‘World’s Largest’ Makeshift Hospital

Delhi, already struggling to cope with its 44,000 cases, is scrambling to prepare for 450,000 infections in 45 days.
Shamani Joshi
6.18.20
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