‘The Great Escape’ by 225 migrants in containers from Telangana to Rajasthan

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, March 28 : In the current ‘national lockdown’, a group of around 225 migrants – including a lone young woman and her two minor kids – pulled off a daring escape from coronavirus, travelling some 2,000 km from Hyderabad (Telangana) to their native villages in Bikaner-Nagaur in Rajasthan, clocking 60 hours […]

COVID-19 stress leads to spike in domestic violence globally

San Francisco/Paris, March 28 : With more than one-fifth of the world’s population now staying home owing to lockdowns and social distancing, there has been a spike in domestic violence cases across the world and law enforcement agencies are flooded with such calls. In Texas in the US, advocates say they are seeing an increase […]