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Stop Manual Scavenging in JNU

submitted by few Members of Chennai based Forum Against Manual Scavenging, (FAMS), contact  famschennai@gmail.com  ‘Sahar se Pehle’ (Before the Dawn), a documentary (please do see the documentary) on sanitation workers in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus in New Delhi was … Continue reading

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Dead Men (of Gujarat) Tell No Tales

Amidst a plethora of articles that are being published trying to explain Mr Narendra Modi’s nation-wide popularity leading to BJP’s eventual electoral win in 2014 parliamentary elections, a column by Mr Swaminthan S Anklesaria Aiyar in Times of India caught … Continue reading

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Nokia: ‘Disconnecting People’

  The young leader extolled “We are 6000, but only one union…others have 3000, but many unions. We have unity, we will fight….”. A roar of approval rises from the crowd, whistles and claps rent the air. M Saravana Kumar, … Continue reading

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Welcome back Ms Khobragade, now I can read my newspaper in peace!

Welcome back Ms Khobragade, now I can read my newspaper in peace! So Ms Devyani Khobragade is back home. What a relief! India’s ‘pride’ has finally been restored.  It was so badly bruised by the American high-handedness when they  ‘strip … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Markanday Katju, Chairperson, Press Council of India: Non-Publication of a News-Item – Workers March To Parliament

Author’s Note: – We encourage the readers of this open letter to endorse it. Anyone who wishes to endorse this open letter can do so by posting their Name and Affiliation/Institute/Profession below in comments section of this site/blog. The Press Council … Continue reading

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‘Bhadro’-lok (civilized-man)

“If you dare to speak back to me then find another job”, “Babu, I am only trying to say that my child is hungry therefore she is crying….”, “what, how dare you?”. Feeble voice of Niranjana drowned under the booming … Continue reading

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