How do people engaged in Manual Scavenging feel and how they are treated?

I clean toilets in 20 houses every day. I use a tin plate and broom to remove the excrement that has collected in the toilet, I collect the excrement in a basket, and then I take it and throw it away.This work is so awful I don’t feel like eating. I clean my area, these... Continue Reading →

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The ugly secret behind BT Cotton & BT Brinjal approval

The below is a testimony of Dr. P.M. Bhargava (founder Director of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad and currently the Supreme Court nominee on GEAC.) , in the standing committee report "CULTIVATION OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD CROPS – PROSPECTS AND EFFECTS” Monsanto - the unethical company Actually in our country about half a... Continue Reading →

How about a National Walkout?

We failed as a society - not the first time We are ashamed of ourselves - damn right, we should be We will never forget - until the next time it happens again And we fail, we feel ashamed and we forget How about we try something different? How about we really show our elected... Continue Reading →

Crop insurance – how is it supposed to work.

  Adequate publicity needs to be given in all the villages of the notified districts/ areas. All possible means of electronic and print media, farmer’s fair, exhibitions including SMS messages, short films, and documentaries shall be utilized to create and disseminate awareness, benefits and limitations of the Scheme among the cultivators and the agencies involved... Continue Reading →

Crop insurance for Rabi crops (2017-18) in Telangana

3 companies are operating in Telangana providing crop insurance for 10 crops Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd ICICI LOMBARD GENERAL INSURANCE CO. LTD. UNITED INDIA INSURANCE CO. Bengal Gram (chick pea) Black Gram Green Gram Ground nut Maize Onion Paddy Red Chillies Sesame Sorghum (Jowar/Great Millet) Sunflower Acturail Rate -  expected or projected value of... Continue Reading →

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