Saturday, March 17, 2018
Gutter workers' death: Threat of widows' hunger strike forces Gujarat govt to begin paying Rs 10 lakh compensation
By Our Representative While the kin of 11 workers, who died due to suffocation cleaning up gutters in Ahmedabad received compensation of...
Friday, March 16, 2018
Government of India reports 6% dip in RTI pleas, as Prime Minister's Office receives 13% more applications
By Our Representative For the first time since 2005, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has reported a 6% dip in the number of Rig...
Farmers dislocated for rehabilitating Narmada dam oustee families "eligible" for compensation, rules HC
By Our Representative More than a decade ago, village Chhoti-Kasravad's Moolchand was held eligible for compensation by the Grievanc...
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Aadhaar linkage a major reason for hunger, unemployment across India, testify individuals from 14 states in Delhi
Gujarat women at the hearing By Ankita Aggarwal* Individuals from 14 states have testified before a panel of experts, who included acti...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Aadhaar linkage? Rajasthan's 33 lakh, Chhattisgarh's 25 lakh families "failed to get" monthly ration in 2017
By Our Representative The Right to Food Campaign (RtFC), quoting official data, has said that in 2017, in Rajasthan alone, around 33 lakh...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Sharp rise in pending RTI cases with India's information commissions, top five states account for 77% of pendency
By Our Representative The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, a Delhi-based advocacy group, in a new report has said, data accessed fr...
Jignesh Mevani's "U-turn": Says he didn't threaten Muslim bodies with boycott, it's a campaign to defame him
By Our Representative In a surprise U-turn, Gujarat's well-known Dalit face Jignesh Mevani has said, a "wilfull campaign" ...
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