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June 24, 2018

Karnataka -No Aadhaar, no pay: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike to staff #WTFnews

Circular was issued to bring more transparency and financial discipline. For representational purposes By Ashwini M Sripad BENGALURU: In order to bring more transparency and financial discipline, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has issued a circular to all its employees that says… Continue Reading →

AIPF Fact Finding on Land Grab For Chennai-Salem Corridor #mustshare

< A fact finding team comprising of Mr. R. Vidyasagar, AIPF, Tamil Nadu, Mr. Chandra Mohan, All India Kisan Maha Sabha, Mr. Gana Kurinchi, People’s Union for Civil Liberties, Mr. Arivazhagan, AIPF,  Advocate Mr. Bhuvaneswaran, Poovulagin Nanbargal- Tamil Nadu-Pondicherry, Advocate… Continue Reading →

Mumbai- KEM dean draws first blood against docs’ cut practice #Goodnews

By Lata Mishra, Mumbai Mirror |  REPRESENATIONAL PICTURE No tests at private labs without a go-ahead from chief medical officers; agents barred from hospitals Dr Avinash Supe issues a list of measures to stop BMC doctors from randomly referring patients to pvt labs BMC hospitals have… Continue Reading →

Lot of natak over Sangeet Akademi’s decision to honour director Sunil Shanbag

By Vasudha Venugopal Amid the raging row, the Sangeet Natak Akademi, an autonomous body of the culture ministry, put on hold announcement of the list of 42 award winners for 2017 including Shanbag till June 20. Unseen by audiences at… Continue Reading →

In A First, This Opposition Politician Is Actually Trying To Stop The Modi Govt From Snooping On Your Social Feeds

Meet Mahua Moitra By Gopal Sathe PA WIRE/PA IMAGES Representational image Earlier this month, the Modi government put out a tender for a tool to monitor every thing that citizens are saying about the establishment online — ostensibly to understand… Continue Reading →

In India, narratives are manufactured with an eye on power; there is a need to document history: Aruna Roy 

Yogesh Pawar |  Aruna Roy One of India’s leading political and social activists Aruna Roy’s seminal book The RTI Story: Power to the People (TRS) is having its Mumbai launch as a part of a Literature Live! The Magsaysay awardee was… Continue Reading →

NABARD figures misleading: Gujarat DCCBs collected highest average banned notes among states

By Quaid Najmi *Mumbai, June 23 (IANS)* The National Bank for Agiculture & Rural Development (NABARD) had said in a statement on Friday that demonetised notes presented to district cooperative central banks (DCCBs) in Maharashtra were higher than those deposited in Gujarat, followed by… Continue Reading →

40 years after the Alma Ata Declaration, let’s remember that healthcare is a global right

Matthew Bramall recounts the radical goals of the Alma Ata declaration on global health – and how they were undermined by neoliberalism and structural adjustment policies. A young girl waits outside the registration centre at Tante Health Post located in Bajura District… Continue Reading →

India – How The Budget Could’ve Been Better For Women Farmers

By- Soma K P The Union Finance Minister, Mr Arun Jaitley, presented the Union Budget on February 1, 2018. On the surface, it includes provisions that not just focus on women farmers, but seek to actively uplift them. However, many,… Continue Reading →

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