18 families in a Madhya Pradesh village are struggling to formalise the ownership of the land on which they live and cultivate, under the Forest Rights Act.
More than three years after the Prime Minister asked each Member of Parliament to adopt one village and eventually more, has the plan really worked?
The Kol community, a Scheduled Tribe in most states, has had little in the name of land rights or even human rights and dignity. But not one to step back, they see some hope in the Forest Rights Act of 2006 even after 10 years of running back and forth...
Tuberculosis and Silicosis are killing innumerous stone quarry and mine workers in the country; both private companies and the government are flouting the law and not taking adequate preventive measures or providing compensation.
Over the past five years, parents in a village in Madya Pradesh have been using rooms in other people's homes to school their children, while the local government fails to finish building the community's only primary school.
Two young men in Bhopal started with a small idea and now they are reaching every corner of the country with their unique newspaper.
The staff of a Community Health Centre of Takhatpur village in Madhya Pradesh, have demanded cash from a pregnant woman before providing her with services. The driver charged Rs. 100 to get her to the hospital and the Auxillary Nurse Midwife (ANM) charged her Rs. 300 for delivering the baby...