Malnutrition

Budget 2021-22 ignores women, threatens food security 1

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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Public Health is an investment, not expense 2

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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Farmer long march in Mumbai. Night at somaiya ground

AIKS supports A Long March of the Dispossessed

A meeting of the central office bearers of the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) held in New Delhi yesterday decided to support the idea of a Long March of the Dispossessed to Delhi to demand a special session of Parliament called entirely to discuss the serious agrarian crisis in the country. This unprecedented agrarian crisis …

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Community health in India

Humanitarian suggestion for Aam Aadmi Party #Muzaffarnagar

As Aam Aadmi Party prepares to be sworn in as the ruling party, news hits that Kejriwal has refused official bungalow accommodation in the interest of continuing to live among people as their representative. While not unexpected, the confirmation comes at an opportune time. While not in Delhi, at a mere 2 hour drive, riot …

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Radioactive people

Physicist Michio Kaku said in a video “If you have been exposed to Cesium 137 because you are an atomic worker, even after you are dead and buried your graveside will be radioactive. Your great grandkids can come with Geiger counters and see that great granddaddy still has radiation at his graveside” It is a …

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