Videos from Ramlal
Fined, Threatened, Intimidated for Claiming their Rights
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.
The Not-so-ideal Situation of the Adarsh Gram Yojana
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?
Kol Adivasis’ Decade Long Battle for Land Rights
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...
India’s Stone Quarries are Sounding the Death Knell for Their Workers
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.
Studying Without a School
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.
‘India’s Only Positive Newspaper’ Brings Readers a Daily Dose of Hope
Two young men in Bhopal started with a small idea and now they are reaching every corner of the country with their unique newspaper.
“Because I am a boy”: How Masculinity is Learned
Ravind was just another kid playing around with the other kids of his age in his village until the day he wore girls’ footwear and his friends teased him about it.
Pregnant woman forced to pay money in Primary health centre
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...