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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?

Aug 06, 2014

Five Best Ideas of the Day: August 6

1. There is another war raging over Gaza: How social media helps people personalize propaganda. By Gilad Lotan in Medium 2. A Boston battle over a supermarket chain is highlighting a deepening divide over corporate purpose: Should companies just make...
Can the C in capitalism stand for conscience?

Aug 28, 2014

Opposition strike has mixed results in Argentina

(AP) -- Labor groups opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez staged their second general strike of the year Thursday, disrupting life in the capital and other parts of the country as many people stayed away from work and union demonstrators... #Buenos Aires #Carlos Tomada
Can the C in capitalism stand for conscience?

Aug 18, 2014

Only Labour can finish Rab Butlers education reforms

The 1944 act failed to provide comprehensive education. Seventy years on, this is the historic wrong that Labour is determined to right It was a concluding paragraph that sent the left into paroxysms of rage. As that descent took its course the illus... #Jerusalem #National Health Service