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#MumbaiRains – Gurudwaras, Churches, Mandals open doors for Food and Shelter

  All faiths, temples, mosques, dargahs and gurudwaras came to people’s rescue. These notifications and warnings give just a glimpse of the compassion still alive and kicking in Mumbai. Akhtar Raza realised he may never reach home on Tuesday night… Continue Reading →

#India – Muslim students served food last – HRW

World | Agence France Presse | Updated: April 22, 2014 16:20 IST Representational Photo New Delhi:  Some teachers force children from lower castes and minority religions to clean toilets and sit separately from their classmates as part of “persistent” discrimination in classrooms, a rights… Continue Reading →

A question of Caste- The deafening silence around Dalit food practices

A matter of tastes   DIVYA TRIVEDI, The Hindu The HinduA question of caste: There is a deafening silence around Dalit food practices. Photo: T. Singaravelou The only project of its kind that archives the food practices of Dalits is… Continue Reading →

#India- State cries ‘unaffordable” only when the beneficiaries are the poor’- Amartya Sen

  Social change is possible only when we demand it. Amartya Sen tells Shougat Dasgupta that change requires people to think beyond sectional interests and insist on a better life for all July 17, 2013 Amartya Sen. File Photo Why have we been so… Continue Reading →

Nestle Chairman wants to sell the world’s water #humanright

Please sign this petition addressed to the European Union, calling it to accept that access to water is a human right. See:http://www.right2water.eu/ Nestlé Chairman, Peter Brabeck-Letmathé, has rejected this view in an interview. Under his principles, water is a foodstuff… Continue Reading →

Fizzy tizzy: Bolivia walks back talk of Coca-Cola ban #Coke

Published: 03 August, 2012, 15:27 Coca-Cola sign in downtown La Paz, Bolivia (Reuters / Claudia Daut) TAGS: Health, South America, Politics, Drugs,Agriculture, Economy   Bolivian officials played down a recent pledge to ban Coca-Cola, saying the words were taken out of context. Their aim was to… Continue Reading →

Centre Proposes Six Months Advance Allocation of PDS Grains #Goodnews

New Delhi: The central government on Thursday decided to allow states to lift and distribute six months’ quota of food grains under the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) in one go. The decision has been taken in view of its granaries… Continue Reading →

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