Tag: india unheard

Land Rights Wronged!

 
/ March 7, 2017

Over 60% of India’s population depends on agricultural land to sustain themselves. At an average one hectare of land supports five people. For large parts...

IndiaUnheard

 
/ February 13, 2017

VV empowers India’s poorest citizens to right the wrongs they witness, using the most evocative medium there is. Our flagship initiative, IndiaUnheard, is the news...

Struggle for Salt and Rice – A widow’s wait for pension

 
/ August 9, 2016

Naima Khatun, a widow from rural Jharkhand used to survive on a meagre meal of salt and rice, all thanks to her widow pension of...

Young Kashmiri blown to pieces for tearing posters of renegade

 
/ March 31, 2016

Yusuf, a young man from Kashmir was blown to pieces, tied to a mine and a boulder in a local forest by the Indian Army...

Some relief post illegal demolition

 
/ March 15, 2016

The government of Odisha demolished houses of 60 families without any prior notification and used police force to confine the residents when they protested and...

Farmers cheated, land grabbing unchecked in Pune

 
/ March 2, 2016

Farmers from Bongvali village of Pune district in Maharashtra are losing their land to a money lender who cheats them on the pretext of helping...

No gateposts at railway crossing in Juniar, Bihar

 
/ February 29, 2016

Lack of gateposts at the railway crossing in Juniar is stirring a turmoil in residents’ life as accidents become more and more frequent. In this...

Enforced disappearance of Mushtaq Ahmed Dar from Srinagar

 
/ February 24, 2016

Azizi’s son Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, disappeared in custody after being picked up by the army in Srinagar. A request for sanction for prosecution is reportedly...