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“Resign Modi”: Independence Day banner dropped from London’s Westminster Bridge

On the occasion of Indian Independence Day, a group of diaspora Indian activists in the United Kingdom dropped a banner from London’s Westminster Bridge, demanding Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s resignation. They listed several reasons for their opposition to the Modi… Continue Reading →

BJP MP Ram Swaroop Sharma Found Dead At Delhi Home, Suicide Suspected

The BJP cancelled its parliamentary party meeting today following the news of party MP Ram Swaroop Sharma’s death. Ram Swaroop Sharma was a two-time MP from the Mandi parliamentary constituency.34New Delhi:  A BJP MP from Himachal Pradesh, Ram Swaroop Sharma,… Continue Reading →

Madhya Pradesh -Maternal Death during Covid 19 Lockdown

Manav Foundation is a member of the Maternal Health Rights Campaign (MHRC-MP) and of NAMHHR. The organisation is working with the Saharia tribal community in the Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh since many years. This tribe has been classified as… Continue Reading →

How to get full refund for Train Ticket Cancelled For Corona Lockdown

If your travel has been cancelled because of #CoronaLockdown, here is how you can get a full refund from the Indian Railways. Key highlights: • For cancelling all passenger trains for the period of 21 March to 14 April 2020,… Continue Reading →

Covid 19 – JSA Mumbai suggestions to Maharashtra Govt and MCGM

JAN SWASTHYA ABHIYAN – MUMBAI March 21, 2020 A call to the Government of Maharashtra and MCGM  to take necessary preventive measures to curtail the spread of COVID -19 in slums and homeless. The country is reeling under the impact… Continue Reading →

Budget betrays farmers yet again: share for rural economy falls from 9.83% to 9.30%

on February 4, 2020 “Increasing rural demand & purchasing power would have boosted the sagging economy; Budget once again betrays India’s farmers,” says ASHA New Delhi, February 1st 2020: A thorough analysis of the Budget shows that even though the Budget speech… Continue Reading →

We need to go beyond self-interest or we’re doomed: Jean Drèze

G. Sampath I don’t try to masquerade as a desi Indian: Jean Drèze.   | Photo Credit: V.V. KRISHNAN The Indian education system would be a good place to start with reforms, says the development economist Jean Drèze is possibly the… Continue Reading →

Nepali Organizations condemen Police acction against civil rights activists in India

NEPALI ORGANIZATIONS CONDEMN THE POLICE ACTION AGAINST CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS IN INDIA On Tuesday, August 28, the Pune Police orchestrated house raids and arrests of several civil rights activists and intellectuals in Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Rachi, Goa and Faridabad. Among… Continue Reading →

India – ‘March for Secularism’ from Chennai to Kanayakumari 21st to 30th March #mustshare

The march will involve a caravan physically designed to invoke secular anti-caste, resistive and rationalist traditions of the modern Tamil era and of earlier literary and archaeological sources. A number of progressive student leaders, students’ groups and secular organisations are… Continue Reading →

Accused of hate tweets against Gauri Lankesh, unrepentant

Nikhil Dadhich, Ashish Mishra: The BJP responded to outrage over the PM following Twitter accounts spewing bile against slain journalist Gauri Lankesh, but the trolls are unrepentant. I Snigdha Poonam Hindustan Times While many protests were organised against the murder… Continue Reading →

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