Archive for September 29th, 2010

September 29, 2010

Pictures from the Yatra – Udaipur – 27th September 2010

Pictures from the yatra in Udaipur
27th September 2010

Yatris’ procession

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People listening to what our yatris have to say

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People signing on a cloth

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Yatris explaining issues to people

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Presenting a puppet show

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People donating money for the Mazdoor Haq Yatra and Satyagraha

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September 29, 2010

Media coverage – 28th Sep 2010

Rajasthan: Time to raise workers’ wages?
NDTV, 28th September 2010
http://www.ndtv.com/news/flash/player/embed_418x385/player_vod_em.swf

On 27th September 2010, a ‘Save NREGA’ press conference was held at the Indian Women’s Press Corps. Following is the media coverage of the event.

Advocacy for Rs. 125 as wages in MGNREGA
Page 15, Hindustan, 28th September 2010
Hindustan - 28 Sep 2010 - Manrega mein Rs. 125 dihadee ki vakalat

The government is making the employment guarantee act weak
Page 7, Nai Dunia, 28th September 2010
Nai Dunia - 28 Sep 2010 - Rozgar Guarantee kanoon ko kundh kar rahi hai Sarkar

Not getting benefits of MGNREGA without proper monitoring and transparency
Page 8, Jansatta, 28th September 2010
Jansatta - 28 Sep 2010 - Sahi nigrani aur pardarshita ke bagair nahi mil raha Manrega ka laab

Employment Council members target Joshi again
Page 5, Dainik Bhaskar, 28th September 2010
Dainik Bhaskar - 28 Sep 2010 - Rozgar Parishad ke sadasion ke nishane par fir Joshi

NAC members blast execution of NREGA, call it ‘anti-labour’
Frontpage (Continued on Page 2), The Financial Express, 28th September 2010

UPA undermining NREGA, say activists
Page 6, Business Standard, 28th September 2010

Barbs on poor NREGS pay in Gehlot’s state
Page 20, Mail Today, 28th September 2010

MGNREGA workers peeved at being paid just one rupee as daily wage
Page 7, The Hindu, 28th September 2010

Aruna Roy, Dreze criticise NREGA
Page 5, The Asian Age, 28th September 2010

‘In best NREG state, 20% defrauded’
Page 3, The Indian Express, 28th September 2010

States fail on dole for jobless – Unemployment allowance to handful
The Telegraph, 28th September 2010

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September 29, 2010

Press Note – 28th September 2010 – Save NREGA Press Conference

A ‘Save NREGA’ press conference was organized on 27th September 2010 at the Indian Women’s Press Corps. The following document (an invitation) to the press conference, also provides some information about the event.

Below is the press note that was issued in the press conference.

English Press Note

With this press note were attached several supporting documents, in both English and Hindi, as annexures. The same can be found below.

The press coverage of this event can be seen at this page.

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September 29, 2010

Media coverage – 25th Aug 2010

One rupee a day for NREGA labourers in Tonk
NDTV, 25th August 2010

http://www.ndtv.com/news/flash/player/embed_418x385/player_vod_em.swf

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September 29, 2010

Media coverage – 27th Sep 2010

The work that we do is measured, but who measures the work that politicians and bureaucrats do?
Dainik Bhaskar, 27th Sep 2010
Dainik Bhaskar - 27 Sep 2010 - The work that we do is measured, but who measures the work that politicians and bureaucrats do?

Mazdoor Haq Yatra in Dudu
Rajasthan Patrika, 27th September 2010
Rajasthan Patrika - 27  Sep 2010 - Mazdoor Haq Yatra in Dudu

Minimum wages: Song of sorrow in state
Times of India, 27th September 2010
Times of India - 27 Sep 2010 - Minimum wages: Song of sorrow in state

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September 29, 2010

Media coverage – 25th Sep 2010

Warning about an indefinite protest
Rajasthan Patrika, 25th September 2010
Rajsthan Patrika  - 25 Sep 2010 - Warning about an indefinite protest

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September 29, 2010

Media coverage – 20th Sep 2010

Two thousand signatures supporting labourers
Dainik Bhaskar, 20th September 2010
Dainik Bhaskar - 20 Sep 2010 - Two thousand signatures supporting labourers

MNREGA workers want increase in daily wages
DNA, 20th September 2010
DNA - 20 Sep 2010 - MNREGA workers want increase in daily wages

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September 29, 2010

Media coverage – 19th Sep 2010

Salaries-expenses rise, wages remain the same
Dainik Bhaskar, 19th September 2010
Dainik Bhaskar - 19 Sep 2010 - Salaries and expenses rise, wages remain the same

People’s money is being spent on officials
Rajasthan Patrika, 19th September 2010
Rajasthan Patrika - 19 Sep 2010 - People's money is being spent on officials

State borrows big to pay salaries to babus
DNA, 19th September 2010
DNA - 19 Sep 2010 - State borrows big to pay salaries to babus

Plan to intensify stir of NREGA workers
Times of India, 19th September 2010
Times of India - 19 Sep 2010 - Plan to intensify stir of NREGA workers

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September 29, 2010

Media coverage – 18th Sep 2010

Mazdoor Haq Yatra’s rallies get approval
Dainik Bhaskar, 18th September 2010
Dainik Bhaskar - 18 Sep 2010 - Mazdoor Haq Yatra's rallies get approval

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September 29, 2010

Press Note – 27th September 2010

27th September 2010

Hindi Press Note

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