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Inhuman Conditions at the Quarantine Centre in Malda, West Bengal

 
/ June 3, 2020

Labourers returning from other states have been quarantined in deplorable conditions in West Bengal's Malda.

Community Survey

Lockdown Grinds Chattisgarh’s Rural Economy to Halt

 
/ June 2, 2020

The lockdown has severely hit small scale vendors like street food stall owners and farm labourers in Chattisgarh’s Raigarh district. Our community correspondent Rajesh Gupta sends us this ground report from Turenga village in Raigarh. In the absence of any work or customers, these small vendors are at home without...

Impact Story

Happiness meets a Dalit Community

 
/ March 19, 2020

300 scheduled caste villagers of vikasnagar witness the electricity in their homes for the very first time in their life.

No Cards

Transgender India: Surviving society

 
/ February 22, 2020

This week in India Loud & Clear we take you in the rainbow world of transgenders.

Tribal Students Let Down by Administration

 
/ March 7, 2017

Torakel Village, Khunti District, Jharkhand | Amita Tuti For many in the Naxal afflicted areas of Khunti District Jharkhand, education carries a hope that the next generation will live better lives. In a Primary School in the district, these hopes come quickly crashing down as studies get affected by the...

Natural water source is on the brink of extinction in Domat, Bihar

 
/ March 7, 2017

Agriculture communities across many villages depend on natural resources to support their farming. The sustenance of these resources is never the priority of the administration. Natural resources may soon be on the brink of extinction.Lachnauta Jumi is a water source situated near Domat village. This water is used for drinking,...

Anganwadi without basic amenities and Water

 
/ March 2, 2017

“There is a toilet within the Anganwadi, but it is not fit for use.” The neglect faced by Moreng Uraav Ttoli Anganwadi Centre, which is considered as a model Anganwadi (courtyard shelter) centre in Gumli district of Jharkhand doesn’t just end at dysfunctional toilets. This model Anganwadi, which has 35...

Community builds Chhattisgarh’s First Digital Village with WiFi

 
/ February 16, 2017

More than 300km from Raipur, the road that leads to Silphili village is anything but smooth – the drive is positively bone-rattling. The residents of this Chhattisgarh village are mostly small-time farmers; growing rice – people you’d least expect to be ‘smart’. Yet, Silphili, tucked away in Chhattisgarh’s border district...