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Why does poor West Bengal have healthier children than rich Gujarat? -Shoaib Daniyal Quality of life seems to have more do with social factors in India than economic growth. In 2008, frustrated by the agitation against forcible Land Acquisition, Tata Motors announced it would exit West Bengal. The company chose to move its Nano car plant to Gujarat. The then chief minister Modi claimed that he made Tata’s entry hassle free, inviting Ratan Tata with an SMS. The incident underlined the gap between Bengal and...

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Affected by Land Acquisition, Gujarat Farmers Support Anti-Farm Law Protests -Damayantee Dhar Almost every district in Gujarat has a tale of aggressive land grab where farmers have been fighting for their rights against all odds and now they are resisting the farm laws. Bharat Bhill, a farmer from Talaja taluka of Bhavnagar in Gujarat, was informed by his friends on the evening of December 7 that the police were looking to detain him. This was not the first time Bhill would be detained,...

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Farm laws worsen a development model that covets land, ignores cultivator -Vasundhara Jairath

-The Indian Express For a healthy agrarian sector, the state must strengthen and protect the position of the cultivator. As long as Land Acquisition continues at its current pace, there is little chance of that happening. As farmers from Punjab and Haryana force the central government into unconditional talks, demanding nothing less than a repeal of the three new farm laws, the BJP-led NDA government insists the reforms are “farmer-friendly”. The farm...

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The success of mohalla clinics -Soham D Bhaduri

-The Telegraph Delhi poll verdict shows aligning political expediency with actual health needs of the country seems possible A by-product of the Delhi assembly election results was the political vindication of the idea of ‘Mohalla clinics’. The lessons offered by these institutions and their implications for Indian healthcare merit discussion. The first Mohalla clinic was opened in West Delhi in 2015 as part of an initiative of the Delhi state government to open...

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Explained: Bench strength, validity of law -- why Land Acquisition matter is back in Supreme Court -Apurva Vishwanath

-The Indian Express The scheduled hearing will decide the legality of several cases of Land Acquisition that took place across the country before 2009. The matter also raises significant questions on judicial discipline, and how judgments of the court are applied while deciding subsequent cases on similar issues. On Tuesday, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will begin hearing a case to clarify the interpretation of the law on...

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