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In Modi’s Varanasi, dissent is brewing as development promises fail and divisions grow 20.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Quiet voices from the margins of the holy city point to growing discontent.
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‘India is fighting for her soul’: Arundhati Roy on fascism, Modi and being a writer in today’s world 18.5.2019 Scroll.in
‘In this blitzkrieg of idiocy, fascist marches, fake-news coups, and what looks like a race toward extinction – what is the place of literature?’
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‘NYAY or not, we are not taxing the economy enough,’ says economist Abhijit Banerjee 16.5.2019 Scroll.in
To fund any minimum income guarantee scheme, many current schemes may have to be reviewed, shut down, says one of the economists consulted for formulating NYAY.
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11 Days Since Cyclone Fani Made Landfall, No Electricity In Puri Still 15.5.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Entire Puri district and hundreds of villages in other districts were without electricity even 11 days after the cyclone Fani devastated coastal Odisha, killing at least 64 people, officials said.
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The surprising ways in which global migration can actually contribute to sustainable development 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Migration is at an all-time high and is largely viewed as a challenge – but if handled well, it can actually be an opportunity.
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Crammed In Train Toilets, Delhi's Migrant Workers Head Home. All To Vote 10.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The incurably foul toilet of a general class compartment of a train is hardly a suitable space to spend more than a few minutes on a regular day for most people. But for the next 15 hours, with the...
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In Bihar's Siwan, It's A Fight Between Wives Of 2 Strongmen 9.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
After unsuccessfully contesting twice, Hina Sahab, wife of jailed former parliamentarian Mohammad Shahabuddin, is contesting from Bihar's Siwan constituency, which was once an undisputed fiefdom of...
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‘No one comes to Mewat’: One of India’s most backward districts votes without hope 8.5.2019 Scroll.in
Its residents believe that the area has been neglected by successive governments because it is a Muslim majority district.
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Cyclone Fani Kills 16 In Odisha, Massive Restoration Effort Begins 4.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The number of deaths in the Cyclone Fani rose to 16 in Odisha on Saturday as the government mounted a massive restoration work across 10,000 villages and 52 urban areas ravaged by the storm that...
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In Bengaluru, daily wage labourers are struggling to get even 10 days of work in a month 3.5.2019 Scroll.in
GST and demonetisation continue to hurt the livelihoods of workers in India’s IT hub.
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Voice of Indian youth: Where do I want my country to go from here? 29.4.2019 Citizen Matters
As India votes to elect its representatives in the 17th Lok Sabha, what changes does the youth of the country expect their leaders to usher in? What are their primary concerns? Listen to the voices of a diverse group of Indian youth, in our cities and abroad.
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India needs a world class higher education system: Vice President 22.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that a world-class higher education system was the need of the hour. Addressing students and faculty members of REVA University after inaugurating the State-of-the-art Architecture Block in the campus at Bengaluru today, he said that India’s quest for development would remain unfulfilled if we fail to create opportunities for quality higher education till the last mile.
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Rural employment: As opportunities drop, women pay the highest price 21.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An increasing number of women in Indian villages are being left with few options except low-paid and erratic farm work.
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IMF gives Mozambique $118 million for Cyclone Idai rebuilding 20.4.2019 Reuters: World News
The International Monetary Fund will grant Mozambique a $118.2 million credit facility to help it rebuild infrastructure after a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds of people and flattened whole villages, the lender said on Friday.
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Across the world, privately owned cities have everything – except accountability 18.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A privatised city is easier to build because it removes power from people and communities and centralises it into the hands of one person or corporation.
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In Gujarat, lands for which Narmada dam was built reel under drought even as factories get water 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Farmers say all the water is going to cities and factories while the Kutch and Saurashtra regions are parched.
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What does young Chennai expect from its elected leaders? 17.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
45 million new voters, who turned 18 since the last Parliamentary elections, have been added to the Indian electorate. As Chennai gets ready to vote for the 17th Lok Sabha, we speak to some young voters from Chennai to hear what they would demand of their elected representatives in the new Parliament.
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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How a digital literacy project is changing the lives of Adivasi villagers in Maharashtra 7.4.2019 Scroll.in
The programme, run by the research collective PUKAR, has helped over 30,000 villagers access welfare services and land records.
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IoT in healthcare at serious cyber attack risk 7.4.2019 Sify Finance
While the healthcare industry is rapidly adopting new-age technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve access and outcomes especially in the rural areas, companies must ensure that the technology acts with responsibility and transparency, say experts.
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