ASHA: Frontline Workers Sidelined by Authorities in COVID-19

An accredited social health activist, commonly referred to as ASHA; refers to a community health worker the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare instituted as a part of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). One of the key components of the National Rural Health Mission is to provide every village in the country with a trained female community health activist ASHA or Accredited Social Health Activist. Selected from the village itself and accountable to it, the ASHAs get training to work as an interface between the community and the public health system. Presently, 9,00,000 women stand enrolled as ASHA workers.

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Umar Khalid -Mastermind Behind the Delhi riots, 2020?

In New Delhi, a human rights activist and former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student, Umar Khalid, was arrested by the Police's special cell under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) and sent to judicial custody till October 22 2020,for his alleged role in the riots of north-east Delhi in February this year. About Umar Khalid Syed Umar Khalid was born in Jamia Nagar, New Delhi in 1987 and lived there for last 30 years. He studied history at the Kirori Mal College...
Meerut Police has filed a case against the Chinese Smartphone brand Vivo Communication Technology Co. Ltd. under section 140 of the Indian Penal Code. It was a result of a five month long investigation, which revealed...
An accredited social health activist, commonly referred to as ASHA; refers to a community health worker the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare instituted as a part of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). One of the key components of the...
Mejbel Al Sharika has insisted to draw the Babri Masjid Case into the International Court. He is an eminent lawyer from Kuwait and a stalwart of human rights. He further demanded the reconstruction of the illicitly...
Union Minister for Health Harsh Vardhan speaks in Rajya Sabha on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Photo Credits: PTI The monsoon parliament that took place amidst the pandemic captured countless instances to talk about. As...
Lately, Facebook has been accused of imparting partisanship. The social media Giant has also been earlier accused of manifesting partiality by the U.S President Donald Trump. On his reply to Trump, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, “We...
In another perplexing incident, a 16-year-old girl committed suicide by shooting herself; starting another conversation about mental health. What left many eyebrows raised was an eighteen-page suicide note addressed to the Prime Minister of India. The...
The BJP Government opposed the scrutiny of the PM-CARES Fund pertaining to the Coronavirus Relief.
Reserve Bank of India has filed an affidavit stating that NPCI stands satisfied with WhatsApp’s compliance, w.r.t. WhatsApp Pay, with RBI's data localisation norms. NPCI states that, "We would like to confirm...
Kerala government is going to bring in a new and stringent law to deal with increasing organised criminal activities; such as drug trafficking, smuggling, looting and extortion. The new law gives special powers to the police...
Amid the spread of COVID-19, as the nation went into lockdown in late March this year the court system all across the country also took a hit. Distancing became the new normal. However, this propelled the...