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Aruna Roy to Modi: When governments don’t listen, unrest follows

by Pallavi Polanki  Jun 16, 2014 The Intelligence Bureau’s controversial report on the “negative impact” of foreign-funded NGOs on India’s economy has drawn the ire of activists and civil society groups who have called it an attempt to thwart dissent and crush… Continue Reading →

#India – SC to hear activist Aruna Roy’s petition on #Aadhaar card #UID

MAIL TODAY BUREAU   |   MAIL TODAY  |   NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 8, 2013 | The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a batch of petitions, including the one filed by social worker Aruna Roy, against the implementation of the Aadhaar scheme or the Unique Identification Number… Continue Reading →

#India- RTI amendment will run foul of the people’s constitutional right to know

 Amendment Bill which seeks to exclude political parties from the ambit of the Right to Information Act Shonali Ghosal Aruna Roy Photo: Shailendra Pandey Is there any substance in the political parties’ claim that they’re not public entities and therefore not subject… Continue Reading →

India – Government needs to make amendments to law public

Make amendments to law public, says Aruna Roy Rahi Gaikwad Aruna Roy Terming the right to information a fundamental function in democracy, Aruna Roy, RTI pioneer and social activist, who recently quit the National Advisory Council, said here on Sunday… Continue Reading →

#India- There is a credibility crisis at all levels of government- Aruna Roy

Padmaparna Ghosh, TNN | Jun 2, 2013, 05.58 AM IST This week activist Aruna Roy walked out of the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC), complaining about this government’s ideological bias and obsession with growth. She talks to Padmaparna Ghosh about the dilution of the social… Continue Reading →

Aruna Roy leaves National Advisory Council

May 29, 2013 New Delhi: Noted social rights activist Aruna Roy has decided to leave the National Advisory Council (NAC). Her letter of resignation has been accepted by NAC chairperson Sonia Gandhi, who also heads the United Progressive Alliance (UPA). The… Continue Reading →

UPA-II failed to deliver on its promises: Aruna Roy’s report card

by Pallavi Polanki May 25, 2013  National Advisory Council (NAC) member and leading social activist Aruna Roy has come down heavily on the government for its poor performance in the social sector. Roy, an instrumental force behind the Right to… Continue Reading →

#India- Do you know why #Aadhaar – #UID is NOT compulsory #mustread

  Ram Krishnaswamy APRIL 15, 2013 This is a guest post by Ram Krishnaswamy For the last three years activists opposing Aadhaar/UID have argued that it can lead to communal targeting, can aid illegal migrants, can invade privacy, is unconstitutional, does not… Continue Reading →

#India – Children of Koodankulam: Growing Up With The Struggle #mustread

dianuke.org ANTINUCLEAR MOVEMENT Anitha S. We are the children of the Porattam ( struggle) against the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Thirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu in Southern India. As we write this it will be 588 days since we… Continue Reading →

#India- Growing Up With The Struggle #Koodankulam #mustread

  By Anitha S 05 April, 2013 Countercurrents.org We are the children of the Porattam ( struggle) against the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Thirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu in Southern India. As we write this it will be 588… Continue Reading →

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