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Bihar’s Saat Nishchay Yojana Cuts a Sorry Picture

 
/ November 27, 2018

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s pet project, the ‘seven commitments’ towards development, does not reach the state’s most disenfranchised communities.

The Cruel Reality of Resettlement and Rehabilitation in India

 
/ November 23, 2018

In the wake of heavy rainfall 2005, this village in Maharashtra was washed away; its 2000 odd residents wait for rehabilitation to this day.

Uttar Pradesh Fails to Ensure Food Security Amidst Rising Hunger

 
/ November 20, 2018

A village in Kushinagar lives on the brink of malnourishment as the Public Distribution System fails to deliver to the most disenfranchised. Or, fails to ensure last mile service delivery.

This West Bengal Village has a Dirt Track for a Road

 
/ November 16, 2018

Khairamari village in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district has never had a road, except a dirt track that the government cleared out 20 years ago.

Building a More Equitable World for those who Build the Country

 
/ November 13, 2018

Delhi-based NGO Nirmana works to “build an inclusive India” by campaigning for the rights of the country’s 10 crore construction workers.

Sardar Sarovar Dam: A Spectre of Displacement and Human Rights Violation

 
/ November 8, 2018

14 persons from two villages in Maharashtra were rehabilitated years after they were displaced by the dam; over a hundred families in the state are still waiting.

Meet the RTI Activist from Odisha who Pledges to End Corruption

 
/ November 5, 2018

Threatened and attacked for filing 200 RTI applications in 10 years, activist Nilamani Joshi continues undaunted.

Adivasi Community Denied Forest Rights in the Name of Tiger Conservation

 
/ November 1, 2018

As the government works to keep tiger reserves free from all human activity, Adivasi communities living in reserve precincts struggle to survive.