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Land allotted but on papers only

 
/ February 26, 2016

Those displaced from Sardar Sarovar Dam project are still waiting to be rehabilitated. In another case of utter neglect from the government, people have been allotted land on paper but the allotted property either belongs to someone else or is unusable.      Chetan Salve reports from Narmadanagar of Nandurbar...

Pandit couple have been living with this Muslim Family for last 10 Years in Kashmir

 
/ February 25, 2016

In a heartening example of communal harmony between Muslims and Pandits in Kashmir, Muslims performed the last rites of Janki Nath (84) who, along with his wife Rani, had been living with a Kashmiri Muslim family for the last 10 years. In 1990, at the time when Kashmiri Pandits (Hindus)...

Enforced disappearance of Mushtaq Ahmed Dar from Srinagar

 
/ February 24, 2016

Azizi’s son Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, disappeared in custody after being picked up by the army in Srinagar. A request for sanction for prosecution is reportedly pending before the Ministry of Defence till date. Investigations have indicted the alleged perpetrators in the disappearance of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar.

Farmer commits suicide for Rs 5000 in Odisha

 
/ February 23, 2016

Another debt-ridden farmer commits suicide by eating poison. Bholanath Pradhan had taken a loan amount of Rs 5000 and 10 bags of fertilizer for his 3-acre land. The loan amount on paper was put down by the loan officer as Rs 51000 and 10 bags of fertilizer instead, which Bholanath...

SUCCESS: Students get their due scholarships

 
/ February 22, 2016

Within a month of making a video on problems faced by children who hadn’t received their scholarship in two years, the money was received and distributed to the students at Rajkiya Ucch Vidyalay in Dumbar village, Churchu block. Ekta Marandi, one of the students at the school had not received...

Open Sewers of Ghatkopar

 
/ February 18, 2016

People keep falling in the open sewers and end up getting wounded at Nalanda Nagar, Ghatkopar. The residing community is afraid for their children who are most susceptible to this hazard and demand the drains to be covered as soon as possible. Through this video, Community Correspondent Zulekha puts forth...

15,000 people fighting for MGNREGA payments

 
/ February 16, 2016

In Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh, 15028 people from 61 panchayats in Tamnar block have not received MGNREGA payments for 7 months. The Circle Officer and Programming Officer have been showcasing utter callousness and apathy towards the situation. In a meeting with all the Sarpanchs(village heads) and the Sachiv(administrative secretary), it...

Nine Years & Still Waiting for Justice after Fake Encounter Killing

 
/ February 15, 2016

A carpenter from Kokernag, was passed off as Lashkar militant Abu Hafiz and killed allegedly in a fake encounter. Abdur Rehman Paddar had disappeared on December 8, 2006 and was one among the victims of Ganderbal fake encounter which took place in district Ganderbal. This Ground Report is part of...