Revealed: the true extent of America’s food monopolies, and who pays the price

Dry dinner mixes with meat 98%market shareowned by 4 firms Single serve yogurt/yogurt drinks 97%market shareowned by 4 firms Single serve prepared pasta dishes 94%market shareowned by 4 firms Single serve prepared sloppy sauce 94%market shareowned by 4 firms Carbonated soft drinks 93%market shareowned by 3 firms Dip 91%market shareowned by 4 firms Dry mac […]

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Covid: India posts global record deaths after state revises data

India records 6,000 deaths in 24 hours, stoking suspicions death toll is much higher than reported Family members perform the last rites for a victim of Covid-19 at a cremation ground in Guwahati, Assam. Photograph: Dasarath Deka/Zuma Wire/Rex/ShutterstockPeter BeaumontThu 10 Jun 2021 12.05 BST First published on Thu 10 Jun 2021 08.45 BST India’s daily […]

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Kumbh Mela: how a superspreader festival seeded Covid across India

More Hindu devotees take a holy dip in the Ganges during Shahi Snan at Kumbh Mela, Haridwar as coronavirus spread rapidly among them. Photograph: Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters From across India, millions of Hindu pilgrims came to take a ritual dip in the Ganges, then returned home carrying Covid-19. Here are their stories by Hannah Ellis-Petersen and […]

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Ramdev again: Claims 10k doctors died despite vaccine, says he’s doctor of ‘divinity & dignity’

In viral videos on social media, yoga guru Baba Ramdev can be seen mocking doctors and modern medicine, using different false death figures like 1,000 and 10,000. New Delhi: In a video that has gone viral, yoga guru Baba Ramdev has claimed that over 10,000 doctors in India have died even after getting both doses of […]

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Bauernproteste in Indien

Ein Land in Aufruhr In Indien protestieren seit einen halben Jahr Bauern gegen die Regierung. Anlass ist eine geplante Agrarreform, die den Handel mit Agrarprodukten liberalisieren will. Auch die massive Corona-Welle kann die Proteste nicht aufhalten. Landwirte nehmen an einer Protestveranstaltung auf dem Getreidemarkt von Amritsar im indischen Bundestaat Punjab teil. (© picture alliance / […]

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Inde. La mobilisation des agriculteurs: une feuille de route pour l’opposition

Par Satyendra Ranjan Le mouvement actuel des agriculteurs en Inde s’avère révolutionnaire à plus d’un titre. Il a défié sans ambiguïté l’économie politique du régime actuel du Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), la structure mère du Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), et a, dans une certaine mesure, brisé le contrôle de l’écosystème du RSS-BJP sur le récit […]

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577 children have been orphaned due to second Covid wave so far, govt says

According to WCD ministry officials, the ministry, state govts and district administrations are working together for the rehabilitation of these ‘Covid orphans’. SRAVASTI DASGUPTA New Delhi: A total of 577 children in India have lost both parents to Covid-19 during the aggressive second wave of the pandemic, ThePrint has learnt. According to sources in the Ministry […]

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Pieces of cloth covering bodies at ghat in Prayagraj removed, SDM says ‘unintentional’

Video showing labourers picking up the pieces of cloth and bamboo sticks, marking where suspected Covid bodies are buried, has gone viral. Lucknow: A video of labourers removing pieces of cloth covering shallow graves along the Ganga in Prayagraj, suspected to be of those who died of Covid, has been circulating on social media since Tuesday […]

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India: to survive the Covid-19, oxygen deale on the black market

Looting, military escorts and auctions: the oxygen war is raging in India, which is raging under the strongest wave of coronaviruses in the world. Advertisements proliferate on social media and numbers are exchanged under the elbow like those of traffickers of all kinds. But cam has never been more vital: 02, oxygen. As the coronavirus epidemic […]

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Serum Institute of India, or the fall of a global pharmacy giant

STORY – Adar Poonawalla, CEO of the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, is accused of failing to deliver and increasing prices. On 28 November, Adar Poonawalla welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a Covid vaccine production line in Pune, western India, at the headquarters of the Serum Institute of India (SII). Alongside him were his father, Cyrus, […]

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