Public Interest

Anything affecting the rights, health, or finances of the public at large. Public interest is a common concern among citizens in the management and affairs of local, state, and national government. It does not mean mere curiosity but is a broad term that refers to the body politic and the public weal.

Budget Betrays Farmers’ Demands, continues to Peddle Lies and Brazen Privatisation 1

Budget Betrays Farmers’ Demands, continues to Peddle Lies and Brazen Privatisation

Statement: The Union Financial Budget presented today in the Parliament for the year 2021-22 had almost nothing new to offer for Indian agriculture. It has completely disregarded the farmers protesting across the country demanding fair remuneration of their toil and labour. In 2020-21, the budgeted allocation for agriculture was Rs 134349 crore, which has fallen …

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Budget 2021-22 ignores women, threatens food security 3

Budget 2021-22 ignores women, threatens food security

Press Release: The All India Democratic Women’s Association denounces the Budget 2021-2022 as anti-women and notes that the Union Government has ignored the difficulties and penury faced by marginalized sections while formulating the budget. This budget comes at the time of the deepening economic crisis during the pandemic and the government’s anti-peoples actions that have …

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Despite #MahaRERA directions, buyers left in the lurch by Developer #BhoomiArcade 5

Despite #MahaRERA directions, buyers left in the lurch by Developer #BhoomiArcade

Bhoomi Acropolis is a large township project comprising ten 15-storey building in Virar with more than 600 residents. Home buyers booked flats in this project in 2013 on the assurance that they would be given possession in 2015. By Satish Nandgaonkar Mumbai Mirror August 22, 2020, 09:42 IST MUMBAI: A group of home buyers from Bhoomi …

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Ladakh and India-China disputed territory

144 Veterans of the Armed forces sign a Statement on China addressed to President, Prime Minister

A group of concerned Armed Forces Veterans have signed a “Statement on China” addressed to the President of India, Prime Minister of India, Defence Minister, Chief of Defence Staff and the Chiefs of the Army, Navy & Air Force. It was sent by email to the addressees on July 2, 2020. The Statement is attached …

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Public Health is an investment, not expense 8

Public Health is an investment, not expense

The corona pandemic has underlined the need to strengthen the Public Health system (not ‘healthcare’ mind you). ‘Public health’ really is an investment and not expenditure. Healthy population is what will make a strong nation. According to American public health association, 1 dollar spent on prevention of disease saves 5.6 dollars in healthcare spending. Public …

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