Month: August 2016

Varanasi village suffers due to fake elections promises

 
/ August 31, 2016

  “Just before the elections, the pradhan (village head) had promised us that when he wins, he will give us water, toilets and other basic...

Bihar Government is yet to pay compensation to Fire-affected households

 
/ August 30, 2016

A fire broke out at midnight in a hamlet in West Champaran district of Bihar unknown to its resident, burning three houses down to the ground, leaving...

Oppression on oppressed

 
/ August 29, 2016

This video was made by a Video Volunteers Community Correspondent. Community Correspondents come from marginalised communities in India and produce videos on unreported stories. These...

Impact: Widow Pension Helps Woman Take up farming in Jharkhand

 
/ August 29, 2016

Sikranti Devi is a rural woman’s role model today. A widow since eight years, and partially blinded, Sikranti has taken life in stride as the...

Dalits denied the right to build house

 
/ August 29, 2016

A crime is committed against a  Dalit every 18 minutes, according to a 2010 report by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on the prevention of...

This village in Bihar has never seen electricity

 
/ August 26, 2016

The village of Keswar Bigha, Bihar was happy when there were electrical poles installed in their village. They thought they will finally see electricity in...

Community Survey

‘If I get pension, I would like to study’ requests a...

 
/ August 25, 2016

Chitta Hembrom, 16, is a tribal handicap from Jharkhand who has not received her disability pension since four years. Under Jharkhand state’s  Swami Vivekananda Nishakt...

Live Wire burns 250 houses in Bihar

 
/ August 24, 2016

A fire broke out in a sleepy hamlet of Dumari, Bihar in the middle of an April afternoon when a live electrical wire snapped, burning 250...