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A tale of one project and four states

The fracas around the Polavaram project suggests de-bottlenecking inter-state infrastructure might be harder than expected Aman Sethi   June 14, 2014 Last Updated at 21:46 IST The first day of the 16th Lok Sabha was marked by protests by members of Parliament… Continue Reading →

First judgment under Nirbhaya Act delivered in Andhra Pradesh #Vaw

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT WARANGAL, March 29, 2014 The first judgement under the Nirbhaya Act was delivered here sentencing an accused to life imprisonment until last breath, said Superintendent of Police (Urban) A. Venkateswar Rao. According to him, the district special court dealing… Continue Reading →

Telangana betrays its tribals

Author(s): M Suchitra Mar 15, 2014 |  Compromises on Polavaram; agrees to exclude villages facing submergence from new state People protest against the Polavaram project in V R Puram block in Khammam district. All 42 revenue villages in this block will be totally submerged… Continue Reading →

#India -11 minor tribal girls in AP hostel allege sexual abuse #Vaw #WTFnews

Hyderabad: Eleven minor tribal girls residing in a students’ hostel run by an NGO in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh, have alleged sexual assault by their tutor for the past five months, police said today. According to Nalgonda Superintendent of… Continue Reading →

#India – Tribal rights without benefits #mustread

Over 1.3 million tribals and forest dwellers have got rights over the land they had been using for years under the Forest Rights Act. This can, in some way, be called contemporary India’s largest land regime change—from the forest administration… Continue Reading →

#India – Right to Education- Elementary failure #mustread #mustshare

Author(s): Jitendra @jitendrachoube1 , Alok Gupta @alok227 , M Suchitra, Akshay Deshmane @DeshmaneAkshay , Aparna Pallavi @AparnaPallavi1  Sep 30, 2013 | downtoearth Since the Right To Education Act came into force on April 1, 2010, India has been witnessing an experiment that involves parents in enforcing a fundamental right—right to elementary education…. Continue Reading →

#India – Steady rise in inter-caste marriages involving dalits

Subodh Ghildiyal, TNN Sep 19, 2013, (According to figures available…) NEW DELHI: Maharashtra has notched a four-fold increase in inter-caste marriages involving dalits, a figure that points to liberalizing social values if not a radical makeover. The growing inter-caste marriages in… Continue Reading →

#India – Bonded Labour System still a reality

Urmi A Goswami, ET Bureau Aug 12, 2013, (Even 37 years after Parliament…) NEW DELHI: After losing her husband to an illness,Jeyanthi (name changed) was forced to step in as the bread earner for her six young children. With no education, work… Continue Reading →

#India – Every Move She Makes. They’ll Be Watching Her #moralpolicing #Vaw

Rising hemlines lead to rising TRPs. Aradhna Wal examines a commercial news industry committed to sleaze, to lechery and to shaming young women There’s something rotten in the states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. And it seems the Kannada and Telugu news channels have identified… Continue Reading →

#India- Religious and education sectors get biggest foreign funding #FCRA

Religious and education institutions are among the highest recipients of foreign funding, an apex body of voluntary organisations today claimed. In its study report on ‘Status of the Voluntary Sector in India‘, which was released here, Voluntary Action Network of… Continue Reading →

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