Civil rights groups ended their 22-day-long Jawab Do (give reply) dharna at Shaheed Smarak here on Wednesday with the pledge to get a powerful legal platform for ensuring transparency and accountability in the government machinery. Activists said ... The Hindu, 2 days ago
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After starting movements that brought about laws like the Right to Information and Rural Employment Guarantee, the people in Rajasthan are stirring again. This time they want accountability from the government - a demand, if met, can have ...NDTV, 3 days ago In Rajasthan, People's Movement For A law To Make Government Accountable NDTV, 3 days ago
Even as a large number of elderly persons, single women and disabled persons had complained of being deprived of social security pensions at an indefinite dharna here on Saturday, a survey of relatively poor and deprived areas of Rajasthan has shown ...The Hindu, 5 days ago
Jaipur: Devi Lal's house was among 16 in Khajuria village of Salumbar tehsil, Udaipur, that was pulled down by officials of the forest department on May 13. He says he lives now in the ruins - who is to say it might not be demolished again, if he ...Times of India, 1 week ago
Almost a quarter-century has passed since India embarked on the world's largest experiment in decentralisation. The 73rd Amendment to the Constitution established more than 200,000 rural local councils (Gram Panchayats), devolved responsibility for ...Hindu Business Line, 2 weeks ago
Jaipur: Rajasthan has registered a steep decline in number of beneficiary families in MGNREGA. A report prepared by the Suchna Evam Rozgar Abhiyan (SERA) says that from 63.75 lakh families in 2008-09, the beneficiary families have reduced to 42.21 ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago
Jaipur: Bhanwari Devi, at least 75 years old, of Ralawata village in Ajmer, was at the Jawab Do dharna on Sunday sharing her experience of being denied old age pension for 10 months. Her husband, also a pensioner, died 10 months ago. The pension of ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago
Ironic though it may sound, a unique memorial celebrating the Right to Information has come up in the Beawar town of Rajasthan — where the RTI movement had started 20 years ago — at a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the State ...The Hindu, 4 weeks ago
Countercurrents.org New Delhi, May 27, 2016 : (NAPM) mourns the death of comrade Trupti Shah, feminist, environmentalist, and human rights activist. Born in to a family of activists, she went to jail at the age of 11, in anti price-rise movement in ...Counter Currents, 4 weeks ago
I can never forget those 40 days when we staged a sit-in at Chang Gate. I was documenting every moment of that dharna through my camera without a clue that we were making history, said Ashok Sain, a photographer and activist from Beawar, reminiscing ...Hindustan Times, 4 weeks ago
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