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Oct 09, 2019
Maharashtra Election 2019: Self-help groups in Gadchiroli unite to fight systemic discrimination against womenThe Mahila Parisar Sangha, comprising women from the Gond and Kanwar tribes, is 37 SHGs-strong, spread across 19 villages in both the talukas. Initially, the collective was formed to overcome roadblocks SHG members faced in dealing with bank protocol, but it has become a platform to empower women to claim their rights.
Sep 12, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Abysmal wages, ineffective labour unions leave tribal tea garden workers high and dryIt has been 71 years since Independence. Yet, little has changed for tea garden workers, and, in a sense, they are yet to taste real freedom.
Jul 17, 2019
Centre not in favour of continuing with MGNREGA forever, rural development minister Narendra Singh Tomar tells LSUnion rural development minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the overall budgetary allocation for MGNREGA has increased from Rs 55,000 crore in 2018-19 to Rs 60,000 crore 2019-20.
Jul 09, 2019
Jharkhand's focus on asset creation under MGNREGS impressive, but efficacy of mango farms in addressing poverty, migration doubtfulJharkhand has completed close to nine lakh works between 2016 and 2019, however, this has not lead to an increase in wages under MGNREGS, nor has it addressed migration
May 15, 2019
Odisha government estimates losses of Rs 12,000 crore due to Cyclone Fani, says amount may increase after door-to-door survey'We have submitted a tentative loss figure of Cyclone Fani to the central team. This amount may increase as the officials will undertake a door-to-door survey to access the actual loss,' Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) BP Sethi said
May 07, 2019
Delhi Talks: Nationalism reduced to hatred against minorities, lower castes, neighbouring country, says activist Syeda Saiyidain Hameed'Hatred against women who dare to come out and declare their personhood is palpable everywhere,' says activist Syeda Saiyidain Hameed.
May 03, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: In Lucknow, daily wage earners vouch for Narendra Modi, feel Rahul Gandhi hasn't arrived yetAccording to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, Uttar Pradesh’s unemployment rate is 8.1 percent as against the national average of 6.7 percent.
Apr 25, 2019
As farm distress intensifies, rural poor who migrate to survive at risk of exploitation; women particularly vulnerableIndia’s farm sector has been in distress for decades due to a number of systemic reasons such as crop failures, debt burden, and rising prices of inputs.
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.
Mar 25, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: For farm workers in Bihar's Darbhanga, seasonal migration to Punjab only hope of livelihoodThousands of villagers from Bihar’s Darbhanga district migrate around March-end to work as labourers in Punjab’s wheat fields, where they toil away for over a month.