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Activist Aruna Roy of National Campaign for Peoples Right

to Information said, a government, which does not allow right to dissent, is an "unhealthy, unfit government". DNA, 2 weeks ago

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Sand mafia exposé: Petition to protect journalist gets wide support

Around a thousand people have signed a petition seeking protection for independent journalist Sandhya Ravishankar, who is under threat for exposing the sand mafia in Tamil Nadu, a rights body said on Monday in a statement."Magsaysay award winners, musician ...
 Prokerala2 days ago
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More boast than boost: A takedown of FM's budget claims on MGNREGA funding

The following is a press release from People's Action for Employment Guarantee: At first glance it would seem as if the Finance Minister's announcement of an allocation of Rs 48,000 crore for MGNREGA is a dramatic increase of nearly 25% over last year's ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Prashant Bhushan launches Citizens' Whistleblowers Forum

Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan today launched the Citizens' Whistleblowers Forum as he criticised the Centre for its "failure" to notify and implement the law on protecting whistleblowers and "seeking to dilute it" through an amendment in Parliament. "The ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Will the Government Create More Rural Jobs Through MGNREGA?

Posted by Equitymaster While Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, or MGNREGA, is a seminal Indian labour law and social security measure, aimed to guarantee the 'right to work' and enhance livelihood in rural areas, it is a law fraught with ...
 Equitymaster.com1 month ago

NREGA in Budget 2017: What the government isn’t telling us

This year’s Budget was lauded by many for its commitment to fiscal prudence. Finance Minister Arun Jaitely reiterated the government’s commitment to double farm incomes in five years by announcing a 24 percent increase in rural spending. As part of this, ...
 Sify1 month ago

An ode to change

Industrialisation brings with it its own squalor and yet, the desires of the modern world are such that we increasingly want faster cars, faster aeroplanes, newer computers and smarter cities. The result is the death of the country side, and the imminent wars ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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Experts say hike in MNREGA funds nominal

Civil society groups on Wednesday said that the allocation to MNREGA has seen a mere 1% jump as opposed to reports of a 25% increase. "Last year’s allocation of Rs 38,500 crores was increased to Rs 47,500 crore by ​t​wo supplementary allocations ...
 DNA1 month ago

Forcible singing makes anthem a humdrum chant: Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi today said "forcible singing" of the national anthem would turn the passionate hymn into a "humdrum chant". Delivering the 2nd Justice VR Krishna Iyer Memorial Lecture here, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi said ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Let voice of dissent come out: activist

Given the current climate of intolerance against dissent in the country, it is very important that the voice of people comes out and that truth is told to power, activist Aruna Roy has said.
 The Hindu1 month ago
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