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Nov 01, 2017
Ease of doing business: By dismissing World Bank ranks, Rahul crediting Narendra Modi for India's good showRahul Gandhi has posted yet another sarcastic remark on Twitter, suggesting that India's 30-spot jump does not represent reality, while senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal has started tweeting about Vyapam scam and hunger index.
Oct 31, 2017
SRFTI stalemate ends as students call off strike, authorities revoke pupils' expulsionThe nearly two-week long stalemate at the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) came to an end on Tuesday as the agitating students withdrew their strike after the management issued a formal notice revoking the expulsion of 14 girl students.
Oct 23, 2017
Jharkhand girl's death over Aadhaar-ration card: Activists call it murder, say government move is contempt of SCActivists working on governance and Aadhaar related issues have termed the Jharkhand government's decision to not distribute food grains to ration card holders without Aadhaar linkage — who are mostly below poverty line-- as contempt of Supreme Court and gross violation of basic human rights.
Oct 17, 2017
Smriti Irani asks Rahul Gandhi to respond to link between Robert Vadra and absconding arms dealerSmriti Irani on Monday night targeted Rahul Gandhi after a media report claimed that absconding arms agent Sanjay Bhandari had "booked tickets" for Robert Vadra.
Oct 14, 2017
Smriti Irani, Rahul Gandhi engage in Twitter spat over India's ranking in Global Hunger Index reportRahul Gandhi has attacked govt evoking a sharp reaction from Smriti Irani who said the Congress vice-president was out to "malign" the nation
Oct 13, 2017
India slips in hunger index ranks: Nutrition not just about food but sanitation and access to health care tooThe NITI Aayog's National Nutrition Strategy paper points out that a 10% increase in open defecation leads to a 0.7% increase in both stunting and severe stunting. This highlights the importance of sanitation
Aug 06, 2017
Medha Patkar's health deteriorates as hunger strike protesting Sardar Sarovar project enter 11th dayThe health of social activist Medha Patkar and 11 others, who are on an indefinite hunger strike, deteriorated as their fast entered its 11th day on Sunday.
Jun 14, 2017
Farmers' protest: Gujarat OBC leader Alok Thakor demands loan waiver, threatens hunger strikeOBC leader Alpesh Thakor on Wednesday threatened to sit on an indefinite hunger strike if the Gujarat government did not announce a complete loan waiver for farmers in the state by July.
Jun 09, 2017
Scientists isolate vitamin B12 from edible bacteria, could help deal with nutrient deficiencyA group of Indian scientists have isolated an edible bacterium that could potentially help deal with vitamin-B12 deficiency
May 20, 2017
After Rewari, Haryana witnesses another protest by girl students demanding better education facilitiesDays after girl students in Haryana went on hunger strike demanding upgradation of their school, girls in another village of the district held a protest with a similar demand