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Repression of Activists cannot stop the second Kisan Long March

In order to stop the AIKS-led second Kisan Long March in Maharashtra against the betrayal of farmers by the BJP’s central and state governments, the government has taken recourse to repression. This Long March, which will begin from Nashik on February 20, the martyrdom anniversary of Comrade Govind Pansare, and will end in Mumbai on […]

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stone carving silicosis
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Human rights

Temple carvers unite against scourge of silicosis

Pindwara, a small town in Sirohi district of Rajasthan, is the main hub for India’s temple-building industry. In the past three years, this sector has been found to spread fatal disease and death through silicosis among men, some as young as 19 years. The Swaminarayan sect’s imposing Akshardham temple, Bihar and Jharkhand’s Jain mandirs, renovations…

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#ChennaiRains #ChennaiFloods #ChennaiRainsHelp Food available & shortages

Information on where and how much food is available in various areas of Chennai to aid with rescue and relief work in the Chennai flood. Food being offered by various individuals and organizations [table file=”https://aamjanata.com/data/food-offered.csv”][/table] Food shortages [table file=”https://aamjanata.com/data/food-needed.csv”][/table]

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Feeding Big Business

As of August 4, 2014, selling food on the street will be a criminal activity. Say goodbye to your favourite panipuri wala, sandwich wala, frankies stand and every other kind of street food vendor. Also bid farewell to small establishments like the neighbourhood mithaiwala, street-corner bakery, doodhwala, lassiwala, kulfi-wala and roadside butcher-shops-cum-kabab-joints. You should worry […]

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Transcript: Sainath on Mass Media v. Mass Reality: Part 4 of 5

A lecture at University of Texas, Austin by P. Sainath, sponsored by the University of Texas School of Journalism, the South Asia Institute, AID-Austin and the Society of Professional Journalists UT. Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3 || Part 4 || Part 5 We are also buying land – vast tracts of land […]

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