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Not ‘Fake’ but unable to meet Digital’ demands | Stan Swamy

October 8, 2017 - 5:22 pm in Governance

Ration Cards of the Poorest of the poor cancelled as ‘Fake’ 11,64,000 ration cards cancelled as ‘fake’; 2,71,000 old-age pensioners have been declared ‘fake’; pruning of MGNREGA applicants as ‘fake’ Jharkhand govt gave a full page ad on 22nd…

Unfulfilled Promise: Right to Food

November 8, 2016 - 1:35 pm in Rights

Although National Food Security Act was enacted by Central Govt in 2013, Jharkhand took two years to start its implementation, that too after several…

Celebrate Food diversity

December 5, 2015 - 4:58 pm in Culture

It is interesting to see some of the students who organise beef festival terming me as Islamophobe and part of Hindutva game plan since I said food should…

GMOs and the Looting of India’s Agriculture

August 4, 2015 - 8:13 pm in Economics

From Sharad Pawar to Narendra Modi the power establishment wants India’s small farmers to move from farmland and farming to urban centers to form a vast pool of cheap labour to feed spiral of urbanisation. The farmland thus vacated would be used for highly…

Political Economy Of Beef Ban

June 16, 2015 - 7:30 pm in Culture

The ‘gautmata’ brigade had started its march to Parliament Street once the new government took over in May 2014. JantarMantar saw large number of Babas and Sadhus with their cows and carts until one fine day the NDMC officials had to act and forcibly evict…

Skin care in Indian Summer

April 23, 2015 - 1:34 am in Health

The sunny Indian summer can be pretty harsh on your skin if its health is not taken care of. So, just like your wardrobe, your skin care too definitely needs a seasonal change. Hence following Skin Care methods are MUST during summer Here is Summer in…