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Day February 22, 2020

Why well-to-do Indians are fleeing the country and economists aren’t returning

The economic refugees of old have been replaced by well-placed people leaving (or staying away from) India’s unattractive political economy. TN NINAN 22 February, 2020 8:31 am IST Montek Singh Ahluwalia, in his non-memoir, Backstage: The Story behind India’s High Growth Years,… Continue Reading →

Bonded Labour: Confined, Beaten up, Not Paid, Rescued… but Nowhere to go

Despite being rescued, those falling into the trap of bonded labour have a difficult time getting rehabilitated and compensated due to lack of release certificates.Sagrika Kissu 22 Feb 2020 New Delhi: Raj Kumar’s wounds are yet to heal. He cannot pick… Continue Reading →

Shaheen Bagh means we need to strengthen Fight for public space

— by Vidyadhar Date — February 21, 2020 One aspect ignored regarding the Shaheen Bagh protests on the citizenship issue in Delhi is the issue of denial of public space to people, increasing restraints on acces to existing such spaces.Civil liberties groups urban planners… Continue Reading →

CAA protesters sweep Jadavpur University polls

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad fails to win any seat Published 21.02.20, 3:55 AM = The organisations that had campaigned against the amended citizenship act have swept the students’ union elections at Jadavpur University. In the engineering and technology faculty, the… Continue Reading →

NCW notice to Gujarat govt after women trainee clerks made to stand naked for physical test in Surat

Women were made to stand naked for a long time while lady doctors subjected them to a gynaecological finger test. DNA webdesk Updated: Feb 21, 2020, 06:01 PM IST National Commission for Women on Friday issued notice to Gujarat government… Continue Reading →

Data Bill gives dangerous power… Orwellian, says author of first draft Retd SC Judge B N Srikrishna

In note to House panel, judge points to watering down, foreign lobbying Written by Karishma Mehrotra , Manoj C G | New Delhi | Updated: February 22, 2020 9:04:31 am Justice B N Srikrishna, the retired Supreme Court judge who headed the committee that drafted… Continue Reading →

Mr Trump, you have open invite to visit these areas in Ahmedabad

People living in different parts of Ahmedabad wish for Trump’s visit in their area after watching resurfaced roads, repaired street lights and palm tree plantation along Trump-Modi roadshow route; say bad roads, water woes, garbage dump in their areas would… Continue Reading →

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