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Welfare alert sent to PM

Aruna Roy New Delhi, April 26: Over 150 academicians, writers and activists today said the Centre was neglecting social security projects like the rural job scheme and the food security law, adding to the misery of the people in a drought year. ... Calcutta Telegraph, 3 days ago

Congress extends support to social activists seeking accountability law inRajasthan

The Congress Thursday backed the accountability law being demanded by social activists led by Aruna Roy and Nikhil Dey, even as participants of the Jawabdehi Yatra protested outside Rajasthan assembly on its 101st day on Thursday. The government ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago Activists demand accountability law  The Hindu1 month ago

Women’s empowerment

This refers to “Pass the Women’s Reservation Bill” (March 8) by eminent social activist Aruna Roy. Reservation of one-third of seats in Parliament for women is not about quota for them, but according...
 Business Line1 month ago
The Hindu

Clamour for arrest of BJP MLA grows

The demand for the arrest of the Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Kanwar Lal Meena grew stronger, as Aruna Roy and Nikhil Dey of the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS), along with their supporters, took to the streets here, on Friday, questioning the inaction of ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

The 'making' of rural India

Aruna Roy, Nikhil Dey and Shankar Singh Just recall the scene in Parliament when the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act was passed in 2005. In Lok Sabha, Speaker Somnath Chatterjee put forth the motion – “Those in favour, say aye” ...
 State Times2 months ago

Nilanjana S Roy: Swadeshi Essence and asli nationalism

The firm of Kundoo & Chatterjee, of Cornwallis Street, Calcutta, did a brisk trade in "Swadeshi Essence" in the 1920s. They offered essence of moharaja bukul, moharaja dildaria ("it really makes mind cheerful"), motia, chameli, white rose, cherry ...
 Smart Investor3 days ago
APN News

16th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award 2015 To Dr. Prannoy Roy

Previous story: 40 artists come together with ArtSpread to brush for The Heart of India event inaugurated by Suniel Shetty Next story: Eco Recycling Ltd takes E-waste collection drive across Maharashtra NEW DELHI:LalBahadurShastri Institute ...
 APN News1 month ago
Ani News

Prannoy Roy chosen for prestigious LBS National Award

Mar 24, 9:29 pm New Delhi, Mar. 24 ( ANI ): Executive Co-founder and Executive Co-Chairperson of the New Delhi Television ( NDTV ), Dr. Prannoy Roy, has been chosen for the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in ...
 Ani News1 month ago

Are you coming or WHAT!??

Generally, the process starts with an innocuous sounding email from my oldest friend Aruna in early February. Machang, are you coming for the Roy-Tho? Here we go, I say to myself. I do not want to hurt his feelings by coming right out and ...
 Daily Mirror Sri Lanka1 month ago
Business Standard India

Nilanjana S Roy: 50 lives, 2,500 years

"India's history is a curiously unpeopled place," Sunil Khilnani writes, in the very first sentence of Incarnations: India in 50 Lives . "As usually told, it has dynasties, epochs, religions and castes - but not many individuals." The individuals ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
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