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May 09, 2019
Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency: In Delhi's GB Road, democracy fails to light up dark lives of sex workersThere is no change in the lives of nearly 1,850 sex workers of Garstin Bastion (GB) Road – renamed as Swami Shraddhanand Marg – part of Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency, one of the seven constituencies of Delhi.
May 08, 2019
High cost of refills keep LPG out of reach for BPL families in Rampur, contradict govt claims on success of UJjwala schemeEven though govt data shows the Ujjwala scheme exceeding its target of providing 5 crore subsidised LPG connections, the scheme has been a dud on the ground with BPL families claiming they can't afford LPG refills
Apr 24, 2019
Kerala’s growing climate change crisis gets left behind in election, poll rhetoricCitizen initiatives stand in sharp contrast to the collective indifference of the political class to climate events in Kerala.
Apr 02, 2019
'NYAY pro-people, not populist': Congress defends minimum income scheme, seeks to clarify doubts on funding, implementationIn an attempt to clear the air over its much touted Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY) or Minimum Income Support Programme (MISP) scheme, the Congress party has released a FAQ document to dispel the controversies surrounding the scheme.
Sep 14, 2018
SC directs Centre, states to launch awareness campaign on curability of leprosy and ensuring patients get proper medical careThe Supreme Court on Friday ordered that awareness be spread about the free treatment available for leprosy patients
Jan 23, 2018
Bawana fire: Amid municipal failures and neglect, residents and factory workers are no stranger to accidentsFirstpost hit ground zero to compile this report on how Bawana suffers the consequence of a state that miserably fails to address the cause.
Jan 11, 2018
Puducherry govt will give clothes instead of cash to Scheduled Caste and BPL ration card holders for PongalPuducherry government has said families belonging to the Scheduled Caste community and those living below poverty line here would receive cash instead of garments for Pongal
Aug 15, 2017
Maharashtra's marginalised face discrimination even in death as state govt fails to offer burial, cremation groundsA lack of burial and cremation grounds in rural Maharashtra especially Marathwada region shows that there's no respite for Dalits, Muslims, and other marginalised communities even in death
May 11, 2017
Chhattisgarh women file complaint about 'missing' toilets in Amarpur villageToilets have gone "missing" from a house in a Chhattisgarh village and a woman and her daughter want a bewildered police to trace them fast.
Mar 27, 2017
Mental Healthcare Bill 2016: Parliament gives its approvalThe Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, which makes provision to protect, promote and fulfill the rights of persons during delivery of mental healthcare and services, secured parliamentary approval on Monday.