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Maila Mukti Yatra 2012-13

The Maila Mukti Yatra 2012-13 has passed its half-way mark at Kolar, Karnataka on 30 December 2012. The Yatra began on 30 November from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh and will conclude on 31 January at New Delhi. The Yatra is led … Continue reading

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In the News – 16

Dec 31, 2012 – Campaign seeks rehabilitation of manual scavengers http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/campaign-seeks-rehabilitation-of-manual-scavengers/article4257615.ece Dec 28,2012 – தமிழகத்தில் விவசாயிகளின் தற்கொலை? http://www.keetru.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22504%3A2012-12-28-10-47-48&catid=1550%3A2012&Itemid=796&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+keetru%2FmAfm+%28Keetru+RSS+Feed%29 Dec 28, 2012 – Give us wages we were promised, NREGS women workers demand http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/give-us-wages-we-were-promised-nregs-women-workers-demand/article4246143.ece Dec 27, 2012 – CPI(M), CPI cadre held for … Continue reading

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Parliament Session: What’s in store for the Working Class

The winter session of Parliament concluded on the 20th of December 2012. Here is report of legislative activity of interest to the workers. Title of Bill Particulars Ministry Status LokSabha RajyaSabha Debate on 51% FDI in Multi Brand Retail Motion … Continue reading

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Petition – End the Scourge of Manual Scavenging – NOW!!!

More than a million people (mostly Dalit women and children) in India are still being ordained by the caste-ridden social order to clean the refuse of society with their bare hands. They are systemically forced to sell their labour-power, at … Continue reading

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