Women activists from Punjab have been marching along with farmers towards Delhi to protest against the Centre’s 3 agriculture laws. Women farmers and other activists affiliated with the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan) moved in with tractor-trolleys driven by young farmers. “This fight is for the entire farming community," said the woman farmer.
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Food delivery app Zomato has introduced period leaves for their menstruating employees. This will be available for their trans employees as well. Menstruating employees can avail of one period leave for each menstrual cycle, it said in a notification. However, the company also stressed not to abuse these leaves or use them.
While others distribute essential food items to needy amid COVID lockdown, Irfana Zargar is doing her bit that is to provide free sanitary kits to women and girls in Srinagar. She launched an initiative called ‘Eva Safety Kit’ to distribute the kits. Irfana has invested half her salary in purchasing menstrual products and provided it to unprivileged.
Richa Dubey, the wife of killed gangster Vikas Dubey, said she would have killed Dubey for the killing of eight policemen in Kanpur. The destruction of eight families cannot be forgiven, she said. Richa left Bikru village with their kids on the instruction of Dubey after the incident. Dubey was killed in an encounter by the STF of UP on July 10.
Telangana Govt has appointed Santoshi, the wife of Col Santosh Babu who died in the recent clashes on Indo-China Border, as a Deputy Collector. CM K Chandrashekhar Rao handed over the appointment letter to her. CM also wanted her posted in Hyderabad and its surroundings. He also assured the family that the Govt would stand with the family at all times.