Interstate migrant workers form the backbone of the local economy, yet they have long been a faceless, voiceless community suffering due to hopelessly inadequate social security and class discrimination. The human crisis created by the coronavirus outbreak and resulting lockdown is just the manifestation of these deep-rooted issues.
Think twice before you share something on social media. Fake claims and warnings may attract imprisonment of up to one year or a fine under Sections 52 and 54 of the Disaster Management Act (DMA), 2005, which has been invoked during the 21-day nationwide lockdown in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus.
2019 will mark 10 years since the flyover project at Mangalore’s Mahaveer Circle was started under the National Highways Development Project. After countless missed deadlines, failed promises and futile dharnas, citizens have now taken to social media and other creative ways to vent their frustration.
From ministers and celebrities to trusting seniors, every category of citizen seems to have fallen prey to online fraudsters and cyber criminals, and with increasing regularity of late . How do these people con you and what can you do to prevent yourself from being the next in a long line of victims?