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March for Peace, Justice and Democracy in New Delhi

March for Peace, Justice and Democracy !

12 Noon, January 30

Shahid Bhagat Singh Statue, near Feroz Shah Kotla to Rajghat

Growing attacks on every democratic space and increasing communal divide through majoritarian political and neo-liberal economic agenda of the ruling forces today are shrill reminders of our failure to live up to the Gandhian ideals as pronounced in the ‘Hind Swaraj’. 402 more words


Land Acquisition Ordinance faces greater opposition

NEW DELHI, January 30, 2015

Opposition to amendments in the Land Acquisition Act that were brought through an ordinance by the Modi government recently is growing. 428 more words


Mass Hunger strike by RTC employees of Visakhapatanam

VISAKHAPATNAM, January 30, 2015
NMU launches mass hunger strike
A two-day mass hunger strike was launched by RTC employees owing allegiance to the National Mazdoor Union (NMU) at the Maddlilapalem Depot on Thursday to protest against the ‘indifference of the management’ towards their problems. 98 more words


Hubbali Auto drivers association leader begins indefinite fast

HUBBALI, January 30, 2015
Auto drivers association leader begins indefinite fast seeking Ashraya houses

Beedi workers, auto drivers launch relay protest

While the general secretary of the Dharwad District Autorickshaw Drivers Association began an indefinite hunger strike outside the Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation office here on Thursday seeking allotment of Ashraya houses, autorickshaw drivers and beedi workers launched a relay protest at the same venue. 54 more words


Indefinite strike launched at Cochin Port Trust (CPT)

30 January, 2015

Stir by TUs at CPT Completes 1 Year
By Babu K Peter Published: 30th January 2015 06:00 AM Last Updated: 30th January 2015 06:00 AM (News Courtesy: The New Indian Express)  385 more words


Whats missing from the scene ?

When I was a teenager (1970s) there seemed to be public rallies & protests going on a regular basis (at least monthly ?) : Anti-nuclear, Anti-racism/apartheid, Anti-Govt. 134 more words

Bruno Torturra: Got a smartphone? Start broadcasting | Talk Video | TED.com

Has anyone among you ever been exposed to tear gas? Tear gas? Anyone? I’m sorry to hear that, so you might know that it’s a very toxic substance, but you might not know that it’s a very simple molecule with an unpronouncable name: it’s called chlorobenzalmalononitrile. 117 more words