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The Pandemic, Welfare States And The Need For ‘Food For All’

Title: The Pandemic, Welfare States And The by : Isheeta Sharma & Europa Doley The Right to Food campaign which began in 2014 is an informal network of people and organisations coming together to achieve the goal of the right… Continue Reading →

Congress and BJP Manifesto – Real differences

The very real differences between the BJP and Congress agendas A look at the manifestos of the Congress and the BJP and what they offer to the voters Mihir S Sharma  |  <news:geo_locations>New Delhi  April 7, 2014 Last Updated at 16:25 IST… Continue Reading →

No longer a forgotten right” – UN expert hails a decade of right to food progress

NEW YORK / GENEVA (25 October 2013) – In his final report to the UN General Assembly, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, today welcomed “the rights resurgence” he has seen across the world… Continue Reading →

#India – Fundamental rights includes Right to get pure food, says Supreme Court #goodnews

On 24/10/2013 by Live Law News Network   The right to life and human dignity under art 21 of the Constitution also incorporates the right to have food articles and beverages which are free from harmful residues such as pesticides and insecticides, the Supreme Court has ruled…. Continue Reading →

#India -2- child norm to Maternity Care, Nutritional Security Of Children #WTFnews #Coercion #illegal #health

Cap benefits, limit families, suggests panel Call To Dilute Govt Commitments To Maternity Care, Nutritional Security Of Children Draws Fire Nitin Sethi TNN , Jan 24, 2012 New Delhi: Should maternity benefits and nutritional support to children under government schemes… Continue Reading →

Mr “Money doesn’t grow on trees” spends Rs 7721 per head on dinner #Manmohansingh

  image, courtesy -pagall patrakar at fakingnews.com By Shankkar Aiyar 30th September 2012 , new indian express History, they say, repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce. In India’s political economy, it is increasingly difficult to distinguish the tragedy… Continue Reading →

Human rights are the best weapon to combat hunger, report says

A report by civil society groups says it is impossible to tackle the causes of hunger if existing power relations remain untouched Mark Tran guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 26 September 2012 09.56 BST An Indian boy eats food distributed by a charity outside… Continue Reading →

Chhattisgarh eliminates farmer suicides by fudging death data

  Supriya Sharma, TNN | Aug 27, 2012,      An analysis by right-to-food activist Manas Ranjan shows while suicides listed under ‘self-employed (farming/agriculture)’ have been falling, those under ‘self-employed (other)’ and ‘other’ have been rising, indicating farmer suicides are being concealed… Continue Reading →

1,200 tonnes of wheat rot in scarcity-hit Gujarat #Narendramodi #Indiashining

TNN | Aug 13, 2012, 04.35AM IST VADODARA: Wheat enough to feed more than 5,000 people for more than a year has been left to rot at the Vadodara railway station even as the current spell of monsoon showers hit the city. The foodgrain… Continue Reading →

Justice for Saraswati Devi – Casteist Harassment #dignity4all

Physical assault on Dalit women by PDS dealer (retired from Armed Forces) in Patan, Dist. Palamau, Jharkhand Report of the joint fact-finding exercise by a team of People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), Palamau and Right to Food Campaign, Palamau… Continue Reading →

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