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No action will be taken to demolish 48,000 slum clusters in Delhi, Centre tells Supreme Court

-The Hindu Two lakh families live in these houses situated within safety zones along rail tracks in Delhi The Centre informed the Supreme Court on Monday that no action would be taken to demolish 48,000 slum clusters situated within safety zones along rail tracks in Delhi immediately. Appearing before a Bench led by Chief Justice of India Sharad A. Bobde, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said consultations were on among the Railways, the Delhi...

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How to reduce food, job insecurity in rural areas -Binoy Acharya, Ved Arya, Pratyaya Jagnannath, and PS Vijayshankar

-Hindustan Times Launch a massive programme to rehabilitate returnee migrants; allocate an additional Rs 50,000 crore for MGNREGS; extend the free ration scheme for six more months; revive and strengthen public systems of service deliver; RBI should give a directive to banks to extend a top-up loan of Rs 10,000 crore to Self-help Groups After the Covid-19 outbreak, 66% of rural households fell short of cash for food. About 40% reduced their...

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ExplainSpeaking on economy: Why unemployment could become a bigger headache for government -Udit Misra

-The Indian Express Rapid spread of Covid-19 and inadequate spending by government could result in India suffering a permanent loss of Rs 30 lakh crore, which is roughly the size of the Union Budget for 2020-21 Dear Readers, This week started with several economists coming out with their revised GDP growth expectations for India in response to the official GDP growth data that was released on August 31. With the economy shrinking more...

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Farmers protest in Haryana and Punjab: All you need to know -Shankhyaneel Sarkar

-Hindustan Times Farmers fear that the ordinances will disrupt the mandi system of marketing and also hamper the selling of products at minimum selling Farmers in Haryana and Punjab have been protesting against three ordinances passed by the Centre. The protests began on Thursday when the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) staged a rally and blocked National Highway 44 near Kurukshetra. The farmers were charged by the Haryana Police for not following Covid-19...

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'By year end, many kids will be thrown out of education system' -Gaurav Sarkar A report analysing impact of the lockdown on education in Maharashtra reveals why poor students, who do not have access to smartphones or data, have been worst hit A report published this week by the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), analysing the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on the state of education in Maharashtra, indicated that digital classrooms and compulsory examinations for final year college students, were doing more harm...

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