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மாநகராட்சி அலுவலகத்தின் முன் தர்ணா – ஒப்பந்ததாரர்களை நீக்க பங்களுர் துப்புரவு தொழிலாளர்கள் தொடர்ந்து போராட்டம்

தொழிலாளர்களின் கோரிக்கைகளை அரசு உடனடியாக செயல்படுத்தக் கோரும் இணையதள மனுவில் கையெழுத்திடவும் : Change.org petition to the Chief Minister of Karnataka about violations on pourakarmika workers by contractors பங்களுரில் உள்ள துப்புரவுத் தொழிலாளர்கள் தொடர்ந்து போராடியதன் விளைவாக, ஜுன் மாதத்தில் கர்னாடகா அரசு துப்புரவுப் பணிகளில் ஒப்பந்ததாரர் முறையை … Continue reading

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Protests outside Bangalore’s BBMP office to oust the garbage contractor mafia

(Photo courtesy AIICTU // Clifton Rosario) Change.org petition to the Chief Minister of Karnataka about violations on pourakarmika workers by contractors As a result of sustained struggle of contract powrakarmikas, in June 2017, the Karnataka Government took a cabinet decision … Continue reading

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Students demand the abolition of Manual Scavenging

Lend their support to Safai Karmachari’s on their Bhim Yatra Commemorating the 125th Birth Anniversary of Baba Saheb Ambedkar, students from MIDS, Asian College of Journalism, IIT Madras and other city colleges came together for a discussion on Manual Scavenging … Continue reading

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*hit still happens…

“Approximately 13000 trains run daily out of which 9000 are Passenger trains and 13 million passengers traveling every day. As per Nanda report the railways have cited several reasons for the delay, including prohibitive costs, with one estimate pegging the … Continue reading

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Safai Karamcharis: Untouchable and unheard

Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Bill, 2012, is the new bill that is to be passed by the Parliament. This new bill has been the centre of much debate regarding its provisions and whether these will … Continue reading

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Part 3 of 3 Caste and castelessness in the Indian Republic – Towards a biography of the ‘general category’

Prof.Satish Deshpande received the Malcolm Adiseshiah Award (2012) for his contributions to development studies. The following is the Malcolm Adiseshiah Memorial Lecture delivered by Prof.Satish Deshpande at Asian College of Journalism, Chennai on 22nd November. The following is Part 3 of 3. This is the … Continue reading

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