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Bihar Floods: Lakhs of People Left on the Streets Without Food, Water or Toilets

 
/ July 19, 2019

The recurring floods in Bihar has caused a rise in the level of water in all big and small rivers while the government tries to set up relief camps.  At least 67 people have lost lives in the Bihar flash floods caused by torrential rainfall in the last two weeks...

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Living Cultures: The ‘Zagor’ of Goa

 
/ July 9, 2019

In tradition to appease their gods, the indigenous Gowda tribe in Goa celebrates a colorful festival called Zagor.

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“Full Electrification” Still Leaves Out Many in Rural India

 
/ July 8, 2019

The central government claimed India had achieved “full electrification” in April 2018, but evidence from VV’s network of correspondents proved otherwise. In this piece, we revisit our #Battigul (no electricity) campaign to see if the situation has changed.

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Extreme Caste Discrimination Leaves Puri’s Dalits Threatened and Looted

 
/ July 5, 2019

One of India’s biggest religious hubs, Puri, is also a hub for atrocities against Dalits by upper caste individuals.

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Domestic Violence: Tale of Two Women

 
/ June 17, 2019

Brihaspati Sardar and Kamla Sardar from West Bengal faced domestic violence. They talk about the physical-emotional assault and their individual perspectives.

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Caste Discrimination Took Precedence Over Humanity During Cyclone Fani

 
/ May 29, 2019

While Odisha is trying to gather pieces after Cyclone Fani, Dalit community in the Puri, are facing caste discrimination in the wake of catastrophe.

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Health Care System Continues to Remain Inaccessible to Rural India

 
/ May 18, 2019

A proper health care system remains inaccessible to most of rural India as hospitals lack doctors, nurses and lab technicians.

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Cyclone Fani Leave Residents of Odisha’s Mangalpur and Sainto Without Food, Water and Shelter

 
/ May 15, 2019

State Government carried off a mammoth task of evacuation before Cyclone Fani struck Odisha, but the condition of the interior areas is far worse than predicted.