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September 18, 2018

ArcelorMittal backtracks after accusing Vedanta of environmental lapses #WTFnews

ArcelorMittal said it had mailed the September 15 letter “inadvertently” to Essar Steel’s resolution professional. Prince Mathews Thomas A day after ArcelorMittal wrote to the Essar Steel resolution professional accusing Vedanta Ltd of environmental and human rights violations, the Lakshmi… Continue Reading →

Twitter users raise Rs 24 lakh for family of deceased Delhi sewage worker

PRIYAMVADA GROVER   Representational image | Commons   Donation began after a photo of the 37-year-old worker’s son next to his corpse was widely shared on Twitter. New Delhi: Twitter users came together Monday to raise Rs 24 lakh for the family of… Continue Reading →

The Falling Rupee Song: Parody Song Video

Remember how when BJP was asking for votes they talked about strengthening the #Rupee ?   The result is in front of us.   A song expressing this feeling of betrayal, by Poojan Sahil.

Joint statement by RTI and privacy activists on the amendments of the RTI Act

Joint statement by RTI and privacy activists on the amendments to Section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act proposed by the Committee of Experts under the Chairpersonship of Justice B. N. Srikrishna The Right to Information (RTI) and the Right to Privacy (RTP) are fundamental rights… Continue Reading →

The Kerala model can be implemented across India with the same secular and gender-sensitive spirit

The power of Kudumbashree Brinda Karat Kumari died on September 1. She had contracted leptospirosis while doing relief work in Kerala after the floods, away from her own home which had not been affected.  She was a health volunteer and… Continue Reading →

The life and death of Kedar Singh Jindan- RTI Activist #mustshare

He was a crusader for Dalit rights and rattled Himachal Pradesh’s caste-ridden society. By Gaurav Sarkar | Sitting behind the polished wooden desk in his office, Sirmaur’s Superintendent of Police (SP) Rohit Malpani looked like a man who hadn’t had a good… Continue Reading →

Statement condemning the government for inaction on death of manual scavengers

A Continuing Blight and Shame – an indictment of the Indian Government  Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS) The MKSS is shocked by the many disturbing reports of deaths of workers when cleaning sewers. According to the Safai Karamchari Andolan, there have been 11… Continue Reading →

India –  Mass hiring for 90,000 vacant berths places Indian Railways on track to financial doom

The government’s decision to fill 90,000 vacancies — which is being touted as the largest recruitment drive in the world — in the railway is retrogressive and it will further impact the Indian Railways’ financial health Subir Roy The media… Continue Reading →

Dehradun-Four students held for gang-rape of classmate in residential school

Four classmates of a 16-year-old student allegedly raped her at a Dehradun boarding school last month (on August 14), police said on Monday. DEHRADUN  The school’s director, principal, administration officer, his wife and hostel caretaker were arrested for alleged destruction… Continue Reading →

Sairat alive and well in Telangana

Telangana honour killing: ‘Father wanted me to abort baby,’ says victim’s wife; blames dad, uncle for murder Updated Sep 16, 2018 | 21:26 IST | Times Now Digital Nalgonda honour killing: Amrutha Varshini, who is five months pregnant, said that her family… Continue Reading →

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