WHO LIVE IT
No water, no electricity and no doctors in this primary health centre in Jharkhand.
24 men were trapped in inhumane conditions working twenty four hours a day.
Farmers in India are one of the most disadvantaged lot with very less earnings and many challenges to deal with.
What is the meaning of Independence for remote corners of India if no development has reached them?
This story offers a small window into the whys of the ongoing farmers protests in India.
What use is a water connection if you can't store the water and make it available for later use?
A woman is brutally killed in West Bengal and police, instead of nabbing the culprits is working with them.
Ever heard of using loudspeakers to teach an entire village's kids?
It is estimated that the area of Pelma, Chhattisgarh holds about 40 million tonnes of coal that the corporates are eyeing.
If not for the intervention by our community correspondent, the poor villagers would have continued paying taxes for a land they didn't own.
Millions of lives were directly dependent on the once flourishing Apple farming industry of Kashmir.
The richest municipal body of Asia doesn't care about its poor residents and makes them homeless overnight.
With the lockdown officially over but the pandemic still raging, how do the urban poor in India survive?
Bihar villagers were promised drainage and roads in the last state polls. It remains an unfulfilled promise elections after elections.
A river barrage project over Ganga in West Bengal has slowly destroyed the lives of those living in low-lying areas of the project.
The elderly couple from Rajasthan had medical issues and could not look out for themselves.
Dissent in Democracy: Community Correspondents Discuss the State of the Country on Gandhi’s Birthday
In recent times, there has been a clampdown on voices of dissent in India. On Gandhi Jayanti, correspondents shared their experiences reporting about issues that may ruffle feathers, and decided that Gandhi would have approved.
Many civil society organisations are questioning the deteriorating law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh.
Community correspondent Laxmi Kaurav did a near-impossible task of restarting a medical sub-centre closed for decades.
Nirmala Dakua was surrounded by more than 500 villagers when she went to retrieve a COVID-19 positive patient.
More than 200 farmer organisations protested in Maharashtra against the new farmers bills.
Ambedkar Nagar villagers were not receiving their quota of ration until a VV correspondent intervened.
A MBBS student from Kashmir, stressed by exams and the pandemic, uses art to unwind.
The Union government's Soubhagya Jyoti scheme aimed to electrify every Indian village by Mar 2019. But that ambition is yet to be realised.
A new law by the Chhattisgarh government threatens to rob more than 60 tribal families of the right to their land.
Labourers in Betul, Madhya Pradesh, who have returned from metro cities, have been quarantined in appalling conditions.
The Maharashtra state administration has spent a lot of public money on raising awareness about COVID-19. But on ground, slums of Nashik remain in a bad state.
Soil erosion in rural West Bengal is taking away the only thing they could hold onto - their land.
Medical negligence by West Bengal health authorities cost a man, showing symtoms of COVID-19, his life.
Video Volunteers reporting helps to stop illegal mining of sand and minerals from a Shopian riverbed in Kashmir
Kashmir and its bat industry, one of the only two regions in the world where willow grows, provides livelihood to thousands of people in the valley.
While India celebrated its 74th Independence Day, workers at Madhu Tea Garden and several other tea estates in Alipurduar, Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts marked the day with launching their campaign for basic rights. Community Correspondent Harihar brings us this news report from the thick of the action. He grew...
Despite lack of respect and fundamental rights, transgenders are helping the Indian society where every effort counts
Chhattisgarh women protest against a liquor shop where hundreds of men line up everyday to buy liquor.
Madhukar Harmkar, a 60 year old daily wage worker from Maharashtra died by suicide after he could not support his family in times of Covid-19 lockdown.
Locals from Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir were forced to scan their fingerprints for ration despite a suspension order from the government.
If Jammu and Kashmir is remote and disconnected, wait till you read about Kashmir's Gurez valley.
Barawa, a hamlet in Rajasthan was suffering from water shortage until a VV correspondent decided to do something
Tea garden workers, who migrated to cities in search of better opportunities, have returned to their villages in tea gardens of North Bengal and have very little work.
Digitisation of ration cards meant 35 families of Mahrashtra's Nandurbar district had no ration for one year.
ASHA workers of Rajasthan are risking their lives to work during COVID19 pandemic for a mere 30 rupees per day.
Maya Khodve, a community correspondent from Nashik worked to provide food and relief for people affected by lockdown.
India’s Kashmir valley has been in a state of lockdown, much before the COVID-19 imposed lockdown in the rest of India, since August 5, 2019. It has hit street vendors, hawkers and daily wagers the hardest. 27 year old Suhail Ahmad, a resident of Shopian used to sell different commodities...
Labourers returning from other states have been quarantined in deplorable conditions in West Bengal's Malda.
Human trafficking in West Bengal's tea gardens continues to wreak havoc and destroy lives.
Press freedom in Kashmir is increasingly under threat and we get a sense of it in an interview with the executive editor of Kashmir Times.
Ever since the formation of Video Volunteers (VV), we always wanted to create an organization that was run by our most important stakeholders – the Community Correspondents (CC). We aimed for a structure that was non-hierarchical and where every CC played a role in shaping and transforming VV into a...
In modern India, it is unheard that a woman officiated as the priest of a religious event.
Many applications later, hundreds of people continue to suffer.
Formal applications to get new beds have been sent thrice to the local administration. But the situation hasn't changed.
Often being accused of being a toy in the hands of the political opposition, farmers from Bihar show their understanding and knowledge of the farm laws.