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Adarsh Gram Yojana: Inside PM Modi’s Ideal Village

 
/ August 13, 2018

The residents of Nagepur were jubilant when their village was adopted by the PM under the Adarsh Gram Yojana. Two years on, little progress has been made.

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Seeking Justice for Medical Negligence in Kashmir

 
/ August 10, 2018

Private hospitals have become money minting machines, says a Srinagar couple who lost their newborn baby to medical negligence.

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Rural Electrification: From Numerical Targets to Quality Checks

 
/ August 8, 2018

Almost all households in Delwara, Rajasthan, have been electrified. But merely installing infrastructure to check target boxes is not enough.

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First Sexually Violated, then Harassed by Law Keepers

 
/ August 6, 2018

Rape survivors are often further violated by upholders of the law, who are either unaware of amendments in law or not sensitive enough to support survivors.

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Sand Mining in Bihar: An Industry, a Mafia, an Environmental Disaster

 
/ August 3, 2018

Sand mining in the rivers of West Champaran is causing unmitigated floods in the region, year after year. Why is the government not responding?

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All Is Lost To A Mindless Massacre

 
/ August 1, 2018

Along with dead bodies, much more was buried in the Nadimarg Massacre in Jammu and Kashmir more than 15 years ago.

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Tea Gardens of North Bengal: A Hotbed of Human Trafficking

 
/ July 30, 2018

Tea gardens that once brewed the world-famous Darjeeling tea have now become a hotbed for trafficking, owing to the undermining of labour rights and rising deprivation.

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Flood-affected Farmers in West Champaran Get Compensation

 
/ July 27, 2018

Floods are a common occurrence in West Champaran, Bihar, but the response mechanism is slow. Here’s how an agrarian community held the government to task.