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In Uttar Pradesh, kids fan bureaucrat in charge of social welfare

Oct 16, 2013

In Uttar Pradesh, kids fan bureaucrat in charge of social welfare

Children fanned a senior bureaucrat and others who attended a meeting in Uttar Pradesh. Ironically enough, the bureaucrat is in charge of social welfare schemes. #ThatsJustWrong #Uttar Pradesh #children #Child Labour #Bureaucrat #Social Welfare Department #fan #Shamli #Principal Secretary
Not just Bihar: Midday meal scheme plagued by poor quality, bad management

Jul 21, 2013

Not just Bihar: Midday meal scheme plagued by poor quality, bad management

Although Bihar is the first such disaster in the project that feeds about 120 million children every day across India, a Reuters review of audit reports and research papers shows officials have long ignored warnings of the lack of oversight and accountability in the programme. #HowThisWorks #India #Gujarat #bIhar #Madhya Pradesh #Midday Meal Scheme #school children #Social welfare scheme
Wanted to identify myself with Indian youth: Sunita Williams in Mumbai

Apr 03, 2013

Wanted to identify myself with Indian youth: Sunita Williams in Mumbai

Williams, who holds the record for the longest space flight by a woman, had reportedly carried a copy of the Bhagavad Gita and an idol of Lord Ganesha in space. #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Sunita Williams #Indian Council of Social Welfare
With Food Security Bill, UPA signals it is election-ready

Mar 20, 2013

With Food Security Bill, UPA signals it is election-ready

The food security provision has enormous redemptive power for a government that is tottering on the brink of collapse and has a pretty dismal record of governance and corruption to defend as it gears up for early elections. #M. Karunanidhi #UPA government #Food Security Bill #fiscal consolidation #Social Welfare #Populism
Real test of Manmohan's reforms: Tame reckless spending

Sep 16, 2012

Real test of Manmohan's reforms: Tame reckless spending

Manmohan Singh's commitment to broad-sweep reforms and prudent economic management will be tested by his willingness to stand up to reckless and ill-conceived spending on social welfare that are geared only to preserving the Dyasty's political fortunes. #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #P. Chidambaram #NREGA #UPA government #Food Security Bill #Reforms #Social Welfare

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Can the C in capitalism stand for conscience?

Nov 15, 2011

Can the C in capitalism stand for conscience?

As the corporation becomes larger than the state, it cannot stay disconnected from the problems of society. It has to contribute. Not just by donating money but by aligning its core activities with the needs of society. #Crony capitalism #ThisisNext #Coca-Cola #Social Welfare #http://www.firstpost.com/tag/notjobsbutpassion

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Can the C in capitalism stand for conscience?

Jul 31, 2014

China reforms hukou system to improve migrant workers' rights

Removal of distinction between urban and rural residents should help migrant workers access services and social welfare Continue reading.....
Can the C in capitalism stand for conscience?

Jul 31, 2014

Cousins Lester Pettaway, Travon Pettaway charged in separate rapes of two 14-year-old girls in Southampton, cops say

Two cousins each face a statutory rape charge, accused in separate sex attacks on two 14-year-old girls they met online, a Southampton Village police investigator said Thursday. Court records show Lester D. Pettaway, 22, of Southampton, was ordered r... #Suffolk County, NY #Southampton, NY #Hampton Bays, NY
Can the C in capitalism stand for conscience?

Jul 31, 2014

Austerity has hit women, ethnic minorities and the disabled most

Our analysis of the effect of changes to tax and welfare will hopefully introduce more transparency into policymaking Who has been hit hardest by austerity? When it comes to income levels, the story is reasonably clear, if nuanced. Analysis by the Tr... #Suffolk County, NY #Southampton, NY #Hampton Bays, NY
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