Deserted streets, worried faces: Activists claim situation 'not normal' in Kashmir after visit to Valley
Noted economist Jean Dreze and activists Maimoona Mollah, Kavita Krishnan and Vimal Bhai travelled to various parts of Kashmir from August 9-13 to assess the ground situation.
Economist Jean Dreze detained for holding public meet on Jharkhand starvation deaths, released later
District administration claimed that they had not been informed about the meeting, and the action was taken as a precautionary measure since the MCC has been imposed in view of the Lok Sabha polls.
Prominent people who signed the letter included economist Jean Dreze, Afzal Anees and Kavita Srivastava.
In an interview with TNIE, economist Jean Dreze says Centre is increasingly taking control of social programmes, but is it committed to them?