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Private vested interests rear their heads

It would be interesting to see the break-up of the 4500 people who have signed the petition for removal of the Health minister. It is highly likely that it would have zero representation from patients and those who access health care. It is doubtful if it would have government doctors either. It would comprise entirely the same group that has been protesting in loud voices against Amendments to the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Act 2013.
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Open letter to the CM, Karnataka about violations on pourakarmika workers by contractors

Open letter to the CM, Karnataka about violations on pourakarmika workers by contractors

As concerned citizens, we demand that the pourkarmika workers be given the same rights as any other citizen of the State and not treated as slaves by the government as well as by the contractors. We demand that the regularisation of the workers be done immediately and they be protected at all costs against abuse by the contractors. The women who have been assaulted should be adequately compensated by the BBMP and a public apology issued to the women workers.
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Private vested interests rear their heads

What constitutes ‘unsatisfactory’? — Presidency University and Continuing Villainization of the marginalised.

“They do not have merit”: shrill voices chant, as if merit is something other than the cumulative effect of cultural capital (a function of class and caste position), nurturing and literate home environment (that has historically been held solely by the upper castes in this country), coaching classes and access to premier institutions such as Presidency (one that was barred to the marginalised till the introduction of reservations).
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Chittibabu Padavala: Who is the most persecuted student in Indian Higher Education ?

Emboldened by the recent student election victory and their astounding sick success in spectacularly humiliating Radhika Vemula herself in the student elections (by defeating the candidate she campaigned for - a comrade of Rohith Vemula and one of the five suspended students: Vijay), the SFI thugs want now to establish a little DYFI-style den and SFI-kind total dominance even in the University of Hyderabad.
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Why has Airport Authority of India excluded 58 Dalit families from Land Compensation & Rehabilitation?

58 Dalit families who were thrown out of their homes in 2007 are back on the streets to demand the original land-for-land compensation that was promised but never delivered even after 9 years. They have set-up an indefinite dharna right outside the Airport Authorities Office, next to Rajiv Bhavan – the Civil Aviation Ministry. It has been 60 days since they are holding vigil and haven’t received a fair hearing from the airport officials.
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Private vested interests rear their heads