User: leigh Topic: Informal Sector
Category: Informal Sector
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Do cities matter? What BJP, INC and CPI(M) manifestos say on urban issues 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters
From devolution of powers to local bodies, to the formation of National Urban Mobility Mission, to the creation of a separate Ministry for Water; what all are the promises made by political parties regarding urban issues in their manifestos ?
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Half the Vote: A prohibition activist in North Karnataka is urging women to vote NOTA 23.4.2019 Scroll.in
Ningamma Basappa Savanur says it is time for political parties to take the women’s vote seriously.
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Women’s safety a burning issue in city 23.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Women’s safety a burning issue in city
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US Supreme Court To Weigh In On Gay, Transgender Rights 23.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The US Supreme Court said Monday it will take up the question of whether gay and transgender workers are protected by federal law that bars discrimination in the workplace.
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Data check: 23 years on, a welfare cess for construction workers has done little for them 22.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Of the Rs 38,685.23 crore collected since 1996 as welfare cess, only 25.8% was spent by 2018.
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From Kerala to Delhi, Bengali migrant workers have a place everywhere. Just not in Bengal’s politics 22.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The ruling Trinamool Congress takes notice only when a migrant is killed or murdered, especially in a BJP-ruled state.
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Bajaj Finserv's loan against property to finance your child's wedding 19.4.2019 Sify Finance
For times when you don't have the necessary amount saved up, as a self-employed or salaried professional, you can simply borrow a loan against property
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Maldives parliament repeals law allowing foreign land ownership 18.4.2019 Reuters: South Asia News
The Maldives has cancelled a 2015 law that allowed foreigners to own land in the tropical islands, a move the government said addressed concerns about potential loss of sovereignty.
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Bird Builds Nest In New High School Stadium, Delays Grand Opening 17.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
One California high school's long avian nightmare is finally over. Rio Americano High School on the east side of Sacramento had been raising money for years to renovate its main athletic field.
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Iron Rod Pierced Through Construction Worker's Head. He Survived 17.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Sanjay Bahe, a 21-year-old construction worker in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat district, had just dug a well and was trying to climb out using a rope. As he was slowly making his way up, the scaffolding...
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Peru law-and-order official takes on new battle: legalizing gay marriage 16.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Susel Paredes often finds herself in dangerous situations, donning a bulletproof vest to lead high-profile police operations and breaking up cartels of street vendors in one of the grittier parts of Peruvian capital Lima.
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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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‘They have failed me’: In UP, increasing unemployment, reduced pay for skilled workers may hurt BJP 13.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Adityanath government launched programmes to address widening unemployment, but these have not been effective.
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Patna Food Stall Owner Helps Educate Hundreds About India's 2019 Election 13.4.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Lal Mani Das raises his voice above the morning din outside a railway station in Patna to make an appeal: Vote for a strong democracy.
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Chaos rules Thangal Keithel 13.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Chaos rules Thangal Keithel
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Voting over in Chittoor; here’s what citizens expect elected MLAs and MPs to deliver 12.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Andhra Pradesh voted to elect their MLAs and MPs on April 11th; meanwhile, residents of Chittoor city have put together a comprehensive manifesto that speaks about the welfare schemes they would expect their chosen leaders to implement.
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Business community a disheartened lot 10.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Business community a disheartened lot
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West Bengal is set to lose its demographic dividend because it isn’t creating enough jobs 9.4.2019 Scroll.in
Industrialisation has withered and construction has seen a slowdown following demonetisation. This has left thousands of workers without livelihoods.
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Bid to gauge voters’ expectations 9.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Bid to gauge voters’ expectations
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The Readers’ Editor writes: Dear media, go beyond asking ordinary Indians, ‘Who will you vote for?’ 7.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Get a sense of what the country’s poor and marginalised voters are thinking and saying, what life is like for them, what they hope for the future.
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