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This Karnataka social work grad is giving the children of migrant labourers a better future. This is his story 

Gopinath R, Founder of Sparsha Trust speaking about providing shelter, food and education to poor kids who are abused, exploited and forced into child labour. He has helped thousands of such kids

Published on 11th January 2021
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Memoir my way of capturing the experiences of the common man for posterity, says Sonu Sood

His memoir "I Am No Messiah" is his way of chronicling the experiences of the masses when life came to a standstill courtesy the coronavirus pandemic

Published on 6th January 2021
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Udipi-based Roopa Ballal teaches underprivileged kids for free. Here's why

What Roopa Ballal has been doing for underprivileged kids is incredible. speaks to this Udupi teacher who provides free classes for students 

Published on 5th January 2021
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Things will get lost in translation, we are not ethnographers: Krishna Manavalli at Dakshin Literary Festival

She was in conversation with DU professor Gautam Choubey and author and translator Himansu S Mohapatra in a session titled Translation and the Indian gene

Published on 21st December 2020
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These books from Karadi Tales talk about rural life like it has never been discussed before. Check it out

Karadi Tales and PARI have released a five-book series by various authors about the myriad shades of rural life in India. We speak to four of them

Published on 16th December 2020
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Leadership is like God: Why BJP MP Dr Vinay Sahasrabuddhe thinks we need better B-schools

Uncertainty is the one thing that makes people more uncomfortable than anything else, said Dr Sahasrabuddhe at IIT-M's Sangam 2020

Published on 5th December 2020
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Son of a migrant labourer studying at IIT Roorkee wins Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma Gold Medal and a scholarship to study in the United States 

Apart from being academically brilliant, Rahul is inclined towards the welfare of society and his zeal led him to become the General Secretary of National Service Scheme (NSS), IIT Roorkee

Published on 5th December 2020
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World AIDS Day: Meet KG Murali, whom several HIV+ kids in Krishnagiri fondly call 'appa'

K G Murali shares his  journey of setting up Children of Krishnagiri and happiness of being called Appa and his wife as Amma by 200 kids who would have otherwise been orphans and died from HIV

Published on 1st December 2020
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This Bengaluru cop takes classes every morning for 60 children of migrant labourers

Hailing from Ballari district in North Karnataka, Shanthappa also worked as a migrant labourer two decades ago when he lost his father. Hence, he tries to help them in all the ways he can

Published on 27th November 2020
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State-wide census to be conducted on school dropouts, differently-abled children in Tamil Nadu

Apart from that, children of migrant labourers working in brick kilns, stone quarry and other industries will also be listed in the census

Published on 23rd November 2020
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How this 22-year-old helped shoot the definitive documentary on India's migrant crisis during the pandemic

The second-largest forced migration happened when the lockdown was declared and the migrant labourers were left with no choice but to walk home. This is why it’s a story worth telling a million times

Published on 13th November 2020
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Lockdown exposed migrants' exclusion from governance system: Study

Governance in India, including local governance, is entirely place-based, with migrant workers, despite their significant economic contributions, having no say therein

Published on 3rd November 2020
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Labouring over India's new labour codes: Why academics, experts believe that it needs a lot more 'work'

Various labour unions have raised their voices against the floor wages being introduced by the new codes but not too many of them have been very vocal about the OSHWC Code

Published on 8th October 2020
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This Bhubaneswar start-up has taken tech banking to 25,000 villages across India. Here's how

At the very basic level, they facilitate cash deposits, cash withdrawal and lending. They have covered over 25k villages across the country and have many more plans to expand their reach even more 

Published on 7th October 2020
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Here's how the Gubbachi Learning Community is empowering kids of migrant workers in Bengaluru

Transforming the life of migrant labourers' children is the only motto of Gubbachi Learning Community and that is what they have been doing in Bengaluru for more than five years 

Published on 6th September 2020

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