Keyword : Aruna Roy

Elderly get just Rs 200 as pension, seek hike

Pained by the government`s apathy towards revising decades old monthly pension of Rs 200, 125 elderly citizens associated with Pension Parishad will be sending a day`s pension, Rs 7, to prime minis

“To implement laws, an accountability system has to be in place”

Spearheading the cause of the poor and the marginalised for almost three decades, Aruna Roy recently concluded 100 days of the ‘jawabdehi yatra’ in Rajasthan, collecting grievances

NREGA faces uncertain future

A law which is supposed to make work on demand a basic right for citizens has been faltering ever since it came into effect a decade ago. And as it enters its 11th year, it faces more tha

In putting Nikhil Dey in jail, we are crucifying our best

I am reminded of what my teacher had told me in school: “When a society wishes to blatantly show how unjust it can be, it will crucify the best.” On June 13 when I heard about the convi

NCPRI demands minutes of data protection meeting

The National Campaign for Peoples` Right to Information (NCPRI) has written to justice BN Srikrishna, head of the the committee of experts examining the data protection framework, voicing concern a



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