Author: Different Truths News Service

AIKMS Condemns Maharashtra Government for Firing on Farmers, two Injured

Reading Time: 2 minutesAIKMS has also called upon all farmer bodies to come out in protest against the anti-peasant, pro-corporate policies of the Modi-led BJP-RSS government, which is hell-bent on ruining peasant’s income to help companies earn more. A report in Different Truths. The Central Executive Committee of All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS) has condemned the Maharashtra […]

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100th Anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution on Nov. 7 This Year

Reading Time: 2 minutesNovember 7 is the 100th anniversary of the great earth-shaking event of the Bolshevik Revolution, also known as the October Socialist Revolution of Russia, which advanced human society to take up the task of solving all economic, political and social inequalities. It based itself on the scientific theory of Socialism expounded by Marx and Engels […]

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Judicial Enquiry Demanded: AIKMS Condemns Custodial Death and Police Firing in Gujarat, 2 Tribal Farmers Killed

Reading Time: 2 minutesAIKMS has called for registration of separate FIRs of custodial killing and firing on unarmed protestors and arrest of persons involved in both the incidents. It has also demanded a judicial enquiry into both as is mandated by law. A report in Different Truths. The Central Executive Committee (CEC) AIKMS has condemned police firing and […]

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Protests against WTO Restrictions on Food Subsidy: India has the Largest Number of Hungry and Malnourished People

Reading Time: 2 minutesAIKMS has stressed that today India has the largest number of hungry and malnourished people. It has 48% of the under-fives who are seriously malnourished and 56% of its childbearing age group women suffer from severe anemia. Here’s a report in Different Truths. Led by AIKMS hundreds of poor peasants and workers protested at various blocks and […]

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Arz Hai: A Symphony of Minds with Imagination and Creativity

Reading Time: 2 minutesArz Hai, a debut publication of six young, creative persons of Allahabad, was launched on Friday. A report in Different Truths. Six young minds met and gave their dream a real face in the form of a book titled Arz Hai, which was launched on Friday (October 13) by eminent academicians and poets of the city, Prof Sonjoy […]

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Education is the Key to Reduce Child Marriage: CRY

Reading Time: 3 minutesCRY welcomes Bihar government’s move to combat child marriage and advocates that it can only be achieved by ensuring that girls get to complete higher secondary education before they reach the legally prescribed age for marriage. A report in Different Truths.       In spite of an overall decline in the rate of marriage among young girls […]

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Joint Campaign by VRCO and CRY to Address Child Health and Malnutrition

Reading Time: 5 minutesGiving Children of Odisha a Healthy Start’, a six month-long initiative organised by VCRO and CRY, will reach out to children and mothers of 158 villages of five tribal districts in the state. A detailed report in Different Truths.  Voice for Child Rights in Odisha (VCRO), in collaboration with CRY – Child Rights and You, […]

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Students Debate Global Child Rights Issues at Model United Nations

Reading Time: 2 minutesCRY organised a two-day debating session called Model United Nations in Kolkata. A report in Different Truths. The rain-soaked city of Kolkata witnessed a bunch of young students step into the shoes of seasoned diplomats, and talk about serious global issues ranging from child rights to cross-border human trafficking, stated a media release of CRY. […]

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Motherhood Can Wait, Education Cannot

Reading Time: 3 minutesAs the latest Census (2011) data reveals, there are over 13 million adolescent girls who are married between 10 and 19 years of age and a startling 3.8 million adolescent girls in India have children and are shouldering the responsibilities of motherhood, oblivious to the celebration of mothers worldwide on the second Sunday of every […]

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Nine in Every 10 Children do not get Adequate Diet in Jharkhand and Bihar: NFHS Data

Reading Time: 4 minutesNine out of every ten children within the age group of 6 – 23 months in Bihar and Jharkhand do not get adequate diet, as the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS 4, 2015-16) data highlights. In a series of startling revelations, the nutrition and health status of children in the two states are found […]

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