Criticism

MNREGA
Uncategorized

Nationwide Protest by NREGA workers #NREGASangharshMorcha

Thousands of NREGA workers from 9 states have staged demonstrations and attempted to file FIRs against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over unpaid dues in blatant violation of the law and demanded the immediate release of Rs. 25,000 crores to the NREGA budget.

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Democracy
Human rights

Joint Statement condemning arrest of activists and public intellectuals

We, the undersigned, are shocked by the serial raids across the country on the homes of activists and public intellectuals who are critical of the government and the ruling party at the Centre. The arrests of prominent activists and intellectuals Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves, Gautam Navlakha, Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Kranthi Tekula and others, are […]

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Aadhaar as a backdoor to Indian citizenship
Aadhaar
Digital India

Idiot-proof guide to Aadhaar card status on security risks #AadhaarFail

With a new wave of trolls being unleashed to counter criticism of Aadhaar card with wholly original technical arguments like “but it is perfectly safe” “you just want to complain” and “I don’t mind, so why should you”, it gets irritating to reply to people over and over. So here is a very simple infographic with […]

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General

The Positivity Initiative

As this flood of fasts sweeps the country, I see that it is less about not eating and more about an opportunity for people to make a statement under a leadership. I have no clue why people can’t simply have normal protests food and all, but I suppose it is also easier to organize protests […]

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Women's rights

Psychological aspects of slutwalk – how does it work?

Imagine this scenario. An colleague in office has anger management issues. He’s a great guy. Doesn’t mean any harm, but he ends up hurting a lot of people who are on the receiving end. He alienates clients, he offends other employees, he leaves housekeeping in tears. He believes that is his style of speaking and […]

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