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Mumbai Witnessing Forced Evictions and Demolitions Repeatedly

 
/ May 20, 2022

The slum dwellers of Pestom Sagar Area, Chembur, Mumbai have developed some really thick resilience. Their slums have been tossed and toppled away so many times that their bitterness is turning to rage now.

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The Misuse of MGNREGA Scheme

 
/ May 17, 2022

The issue in Shyampur village under Jalalpur Block is that a few villagers started working without the job card, all in good faith, with the assurance that they will be given the job card soon and they will be paid without the job card. 

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A glimpse of one shining Public Health Centre of Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh.

 
/ May 14, 2022

This video report is from Barabanki district, Uttar Pradesh, of a remote Government Primary Health Centre (PHC) that caters to about 30 thousand people. Community Correspondent Sunila Raaj went there to find out about their facilities and conditions of their medical services.

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People in Bastar rallying for a Railway line in the Region 

 
/ May 13, 2022

They have been demanding a railway line for passengers for the last 50 years. The Bastar Chambers of Commerce and Industries are also a part of this agitation, together with various local organisations and citizens.

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Shigmotsav, a traditional art and dance festival of Goa

 
/ May 6, 2022

Before the arrival of Summer (February/March), and after the Maha Shivaratri festival, these communities migrate to the hills, to the places that they left earlier for better livelihood options.

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Disdain and the fear of Displacement in Uttar Pradesh

 
/ May 3, 2022

The weaving community settled there in Mau District, Uttar Pradesh but economic prosperity was not easy to come by.

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Three labourers in Mumbai die after inhaling toxic fumes in a septic tank

 
/ May 1, 2022

The practice of manual scavenging violates Article 21 of the Indian Constitution which guarantees the ‘Right to live life with dignity.’

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Wooden Bridge in North 24 PGS Costing Patients their Lives

 
/ April 28, 2022

This Bridge can accommodate only pedestrians and two wheelers, it is in such a bad condition that it can’t take the weight of motor cars, or any four wheelers.