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Even After Seven Decades of Independence, Villages of India Yet To Be Electrified

 
/ September 18, 2020

The Union government's Soubhagya Jyoti scheme aimed to electrify every Indian village by Mar 2019. But that ambition is yet to be realised.

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Malda Locals In Fear, Soil Erosion Might Take Away Everything From Them

 
/ September 7, 2020

Soil erosion in rural West Bengal is taking away the only thing they could hold onto - their land.

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Medical Negligence Took Another Life in West Bengal | COVID 19

 
/ September 3, 2020

Medical negligence by West Bengal health authorities cost a man, showing symtoms of COVID-19, his life.

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After Seven Decades of Independence West Bengal Tea Garden Workers Yet to be Free From...

 
/ August 27, 2020

  While India celebrated its 74th Independence Day, workers at Madhu Tea Garden and several other tea estates in Alipurduar, Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts marked the day with launching their campaign for basic rights. Community Correspondent Harihar brings us this news report from the thick of the action. He grew...

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West Bengal Health Workers On Hunger Strike

 
/ August 24, 2020

Health workers from several districts of West Bengal are on hunger strike demanding better salaries and permanent commission.

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Odisha’s Transgender Community Helps Tide Over COVID-19 Pandemic

 
/ August 21, 2020

Despite lack of respect and fundamental rights, transgenders are helping the Indian society where every effort counts

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Low Wages, Lockdown Lead West Bengal Tea Garden Workers to Protest

 
/ July 22, 2020

Tea garden workers, who migrated to cities in search of better opportunities, have returned to their villages in tea gardens of North Bengal and have very little work.

Poor Mother Took Loan to Bring her Sons Back

 
/ July 4, 2020

Mother of Prasanta Naik took a loan to bring her sons back who were working in Chennai.