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Govt re-constitutes NAC, tribal expert Xaxa replaces Aruna Roy

After the exit of Aruna Roy, government has reconstituted the National Advisory Council by inducting renowned sociologist Virginius Xaxa into the 12-member panel chaired by Congress president Sonia......

We want full accountability from government: Aruna Roy

Civil society activist Aruna Roy, who has quit the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council over the issue of minimum wages, on Thursday said that she would go back to activism now in a total......

Aruna Roy opts out of Sonia-led National Advisory Council

Social activist Aruna Roy has decided not to continue in the United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council after her term expires on Friday. Roy has written to......

Kejriwal's fast: Aruna Roy, Medha Patkar extend support

As his indefinite fast against "inflated" power bills entered the 11th day, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday got the support from activists Aruna Roy and Medha Patkar, who had......

Involve citizens in framing laws: Aruna Roy to Sonia

Against the backdrop of thousands of suggestions being made to the Justice Verma committee on crime against women, activist Aruna Roy on Monday  pitched for the involvement of citizens in......

Little-known awards attract big names

What do Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Aruna Roy, C Rangarajan, Sam Pitroda, Mani Shankar Aiyar and Vijay Kelkar have in common?They may all be offering conflicting advice to Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan......

NREGP architects boycott anniversary celebrations

Non-government activists Aruna Roy and Jean Dreze, who are widely regarded as architects of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (NREGP), boycotted its fourth anniversary celebrations......

Interview with Magsaysay Award winner Aruna Roy

Ask Aruna Roy, one of the conveners of the People's Audit on Special Economic Zones, what is wrong with India's Special Economic Zones Act, 2005, and there's no stopping her. Fighting for the......

Indian middle class leads a selfish life:Aruna Roy

She felt disempowered by the 'selfish' and 'worthless' ways of India's burgeoning urban middle class. It were the rural and urban poor, who taught her the true meaning of life.Unlike the upwardly......

COLUMN: The freebie nation

Despite warnings from a parliamentary panel, the list of tax exemptions in 2012-13 shows a rising trend, writes Sreelatha Menon. The Union Budget shows the charitable instincts of the government......

VOTE! Your Favourite Filmi Mother

The Cine'Ma' has a special corner in our hearts. From Nirupa Roy to Vidya Balan, we've seen a whole variety of onscreen moms. As we celebrate Mother's Day, we take a look back and celebrate the......

PIX: Salman, Madhuri attend Golden Petal Awards

Quite a few film and television actors attended Colors' Golden Petal Awards, which celebrated TV actors. It was held on December 3, at the MMRDA grounds in Bandra-Kurla complex, suburban......

'Team Anna is 'selling' a happy ending, a mirage'

Social activist Anna Hazare has gained support from all over, including Bollywood. Celebrities like Anupam Kher, Farhan Akhtar and Hrithik Roshan have already come forward in support......

Tales of an abducted groom in Bihar

Bihar seems to be infamous for a lot of social issues, one of them being groom kidnapping. This week's release Antardwand (watch the trailer here) hopes to explore just that. Starring Raj Singh......

CWG: Saina enters badminton final

Images from the Games: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Medals TallySaina Nehwal beat Scotland's Susan Egelstaf on Tuesday, to book a spot in the final of the......

Soumyadeep in TT singles semis

Soumyadeep Roy quelled a stiff challenge from Singapore's Xiaoli Cai to enter the men's singles semi-finals in the Commonwealth Games' table tennis competition on Tuesday.The Bengal paddler started......

Sharath Kamal among three Indians in QF

- Images from the Games: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Medals TallyOlympian Achanta Sharath Kamal was among three Indians who qualified for the men's singles......

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Sulekha Khuntdar
Q. Which of these social activists has been a central organizer and strategist of Narmada Bachao Andolan ?A. Aruna Roy B. Brinda Karat C. Maneka Gandhi D. Medha Patkar
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A.  more

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chandraprabhu jain
Q. The aim or objective is good but I think the path and the means to achieve the same is barbaric, inhuman and senseless. In what ways can the naxalites turn into apostle of peacefull and progressive revolution.
Chandraprabhu Jain:  A. Medha Patkar ...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-aim-or-objective-is-good-but-i-think-the-path-and-the-me/25688601/answers/26396375

Ravinesh Kumar
Q. What is difference between Stars and Actors in film industry?
Ravinesh Kumar:  A. THEY ARE NOT WANT TO CAPTURE POWER THROUGH ARMS SUPPORTED BY SOME INSANE PEOPLE LIKE ARUDHANTI ROY,ARUNA ROY,SWAMI AGNIVESH, SEN AND HARSH MANDER...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-difference-between-stars-and-actors-in-film-industry/23930659/answers/25688618

Ravinesh Kumar
Q. Which actress made her debut in the Gujarat film 'Ranakdevi'?A. Aruna IraniB. Asha ParekhC. Nirupa RoyD. Dina Pathak
Ravinesh Kumar:  A. C Nirupa Roy lock kar dijiye pls :)Bhai, aapke kitaab ki kunjii mujhe bhi mil gayi hain :P more

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Social security in small doses

New Delhi, July 10: Arun Jaitley has continued with all the flagship programmes of the UPA government, allaying the doubts over the Narendra Modi... ...

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No going back on MGNREGA

The MGNREGA website shows that 2013-14 ended with unpaid wages of a monstrous amount of Rs 4,800 crore. Aruna Roy Mohandas Pai, currently an... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/no-going-back-on-mgnrega/
Undermining entitlements will hurt the government

Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint The Narendra Modi government's first budget excites hope and apprehension in equal measure. The Sensex is already... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/HaY0Q4Mw67H9roSi1KVeIJ/Budget-2014-Undermining-entitlements-will-hurt-the-governme.html
Aruna Roy Advocates Safety of Whistle-blowers

BHUBANESWAR: Eight million citizens have used the Right to Information (RTI) Act so far. But accessing information through this Act has also taken... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Aruna-Roy-Advocates-Safety-of-Whistle-blowers/2014/07/09/article2321616.ece
NGOs Form Agitation Committee Against JDA, Raje Govt

As many as 13 NGOs today came together and announced the formation of an "agitation committee" to protest the Jaipur Development Authority's (JDA)... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/NGOs-Form-Agitation-Committee-Against-JDA-Raje-Govt/848436

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