West Bengal

West Bengal

Four Years Since A Man From Bengal Tea Gardens Moved Out To Work And Never...

 
/ February 24, 2021

Human trafficking in West Bengal's tea gardens continues to wreak havoc and destroy lives.

Correspondents Take Charge In Making Video Volunteers Into A Community Media Movement

 
/ February 9, 2021

Ever since the formation of Video Volunteers (VV), we always wanted to create an organization that was run by our most important stakeholders – the Community Correspondents (CC). We aimed for a structure that was non-hierarchical and where every CC played a role in shaping and transforming VV into a...

In West Bengal, One Woman Is Reviving A Centuries Old Tradition of Women Working As...

 
/ January 27, 2021

In modern India, it is unheard that a woman officiated as the priest of a religious event.

Folks From 18 Villages Cross This River Everyday, Yet There is No Bridge

 
/ January 22, 2021

Many applications later, hundreds of people continue to suffer.

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Police Conniving With Accused Who Allegedly Burnt His Wife Alive

 
/ December 1, 2020

A woman is brutally killed in West Bengal and police, instead of nabbing the culprits is working with them.

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700 West Bengal Families Have Lost Home, Farmland to Soil Erosion

 
/ October 27, 2020

A river barrage project over Ganga in West Bengal has slowly destroyed the lives of those living in low-lying areas of the project.

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Poor Labourers From West Bengal Are Falling Prey to Silicosis

 
/ October 12, 2020

Poor, young men from West Bengal are suffering from occupational diseases without any compensation or treatment

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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.