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Bezwada Wilson, T M Krishna win Ramon Magsaysay Award

Karnataka-born Bezwada Wilson, a prolific campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging in India, and Carnatic singer T M Krishna from Chennai, were on Wednesday chosen for the prestigious Ramon......

Magsaysay Awardee: RSS/BJP can't tolerate dissent

IMAGE: The Benaras Hindu University. 'If I am not there, the RSS would do that job. They are obviously in power, they can do anything.' Magsaysay Award winner Sandeep Pandey's teaching contract at......

Noted journalist B G Verghese dead

Eminent journalist B G Verghese, a Ramon Magsaysay award winner and former editor of leading dailies Hindustan Times and Indian Express, died on Tuesday at the age of 87 after brief illness.......

'Rushdie incident has demeaned Kolkata's prestige'

Condemning the West Bengal government for failing to provide security to writer Salman Rushdie, octogenarian Magsaysay award winning author Mahasweta Devi on Thursday said the fiasco had demeaned......

Magsaysay award-winner, others quit body chaired by PM

Magsaysay award-winner ' Rajendra Singh and two others on Saturday quit the National Ganga River Basin Authority, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, protesting the government's "negligence"......

Moving story of a Magsaysay winner

It had been only been a few days since the Magsaysay awards were announced but life was as usual for one of the winners. Not very surprising as Francis Kolandei, a name not many in India, let alone......

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......

Rajan's 'resignation' letter to RBI staff

"I am an academic and I have always made it clear that my ultimate home is in the realm of ideas," Rajan said in a letter to staff. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, who has faced......

Honouring Solar Mamas

Given the scale of India’s energy needs the numbers of ‘Solar Mamas’, as they have been called in a documentary film, may not seem very promising, rues Rajni Bakshi Bunker Roy,......

A business model that won an award and gave 'life' to the poor

As an NGO, IVDP has facilitated loans totalling Rs 2,406 crore.It was in 1979 that Kolandei Francis, this year's Ramon Magsaysay award winner started Integrated Village Development Programme to......

Super cop Kiran Bedi replaces Kyunki

Former super cop and Magsaysay award winner Dr Kiran Bedi is all set to hit the small screen with her reality show Aap ki kachehri on Star Plus. The show replaces Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.Aap......

'I am ready to sell my stories'

Magsaysay Award winner Mahasweta Devi isset to have her stories adapted on film.After earning accolades forthe Bengali teleserialProti Chuanno Minute (Every 54 Minutes), which she wrote, the......

Getting nostalgic about Winona Ryder and Sharmila Tagore!

Old songs, retro fashion, 1980s pop culture, childhood icons and sharing space with Kundan Shah on paper, the theme of Sukanya Verma's super-filmi week was consistently nostalgic.   Monday......
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Policy on scavenging stinks, says Bezawada Wilson

Hyderabad: There is a criminal silence today in India about the ignominy and cruelty that surrounds the lives of manual scavengers, said Bhasha... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/in-other-news/021016/policy-on-scavenging-stinks-says-bejawada-wilson.html
Change makers Day organised at Eicher School

Education Hindustan Times Newspapers Faridabad, Oct. 1 -- In order to inculcate skills of effective change in our students, Eicher School,Sector-... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Change-makers-Day-organised-at-Eicher-School/16090201
Cops ask dalits to call off 'rail roko'

AHMEDABAD: As dalits gear up for their 'rail roko' agitation at Maninagar railway crossing in the city on Saturday, the police on Friday made an... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Cops-ask-dalits-to-call-off-rail-roko/articleshow/54620996.cms
"Don't preach to us, Modi"

When Bezwada Wilson learnt that he had been named winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award for his campaign to stop manual scavenging, he saw it as... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/-don-t-preach-to-us-modi/168278.html
Controversy Sparks In BHU As VC Girish Tripathy Says Government Belongs To RSS, Harsh Rules Prevail In Campus

2016-09-30 17:01 2016-09-30 17:14 Image Courtesy: squarespace|tkbsen BHU VC Girish Tripathy Remark Sparks Controversy Banaras Hindu... ...

https://thelogicalindian.com/news/bhu-vc-girish-tripathy-remark-sparks-controversy/

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