Maharastra

Maharastra

A 19-year-old builds his own Buggy car through Youtube videos

 
/ October 17, 2016

Prem Thakur zooms Navi Mumbai’s suburban streets in a swank looking buggy car. As he pulls over to the petrol pump, the attendants all pull out their mobile phones to take its picture and Prem, the 19-year-old commerce student beams as a proud father. “I have built this buggy from...

A Man Urges Govt to Build Playground in Mumbai’s Suburb

 
/ October 10, 2016

The shrinking open spaces in the suburbs of Mumbai is affecting children, who yearn to run, play and have fun like children are meant to. While there are sports facilities that rent out space and equipment for a rate, it means that it is for the handful people who can...

900 families Homeless After Mumbai Demolition Drive

 
/ September 27, 2016

” I have been sleeping on this,” Radhika Gupta tells the camera, pointing at the debris of her house in Nala Sopara, Mumbai. At 65, she, along with 300 other families, has been rendered homeless as the Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC) razed down their homes, because their buildings were illegal structures on government...

25 Years & Three generations Late: Rehabilitation Eludes Them

 
/ September 13, 2016

Anandrao Bendukle, 81, had been embroiled in a battle for rehabilitation for the past 20 years against the state. His agricultural land was submerged while making the Kashyapi Dam along river Godavari. In 1997, when the lands of Kashyapnagar, Dhondegaon, Devargaon and other regions in Nashik district where acquired, the Maharashtra...

25 Years & Three generations Late: Rehabilitation Eludes Them

 
/ September 13, 2016

Anandrao Bendukle, 81, had been embroiled in a battle for rehabilitation for the past 20 years against the state. His agricultural land was submerged while making the Kashyapi Dam along river Godavari. In 1997, when the lands of Kashyapnagar, Dhondegaon, Devargaon and other regions in Nashik district where acquired, the Maharashtra...

Good Samartians collect 1500 million litres of Water for Drought-stricken District

 
/ September 9, 2016

This summer, water woes of a far-flung rural district in the Indian state of Maharashtra found an unlikely supporter in the megacity Mumbai. A group of 20 citizens from Mumbai, aka the financial capital of India, reached out to the drought-stricken district of Marathwada. While Marathwada was rationing its water, Mumbai...

Good Samartians collect 1500 million litres of Water for Drought-stricken District

 
/ September 9, 2016

This summer, water woes of a far-flung rural district in the Indian state of Maharashtra found an unlikely supporter in the megacity Mumbai. A group of 20 citizens from Mumbai, aka the financial capital of India, reached out to the drought-stricken district of Marathwada. While Marathwada was rationing its water, Mumbai...

Mumbai Home Guard not paid for over 6 months

 
/ August 8, 2016

Home Guard, Mukesh Jadhav, was one of the first victims of the Mumbai terrorist attack in 2008 on Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminal, as he guarded the station. He was shot in the chest by a terrorist, but in spite of being mortally wounded, he walked to the police station between the...