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Informal Waste-Pickers Finally Get Identity Cards

 
/ September 18, 2017

For three years, a group of women went around Nashik collecting waste from garbage dumps; their work is finally being recognised, thanks to a video.

The Unsung Heroes of the 2017 Mumbai Flood

 
/ September 15, 2017

Thousands of migrant workers are employed by the BMC for the pre-monsoon cleanup every year. But they are made to work illegally in inhuman conditions.

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No Water for Bengal Tea Garden Despite Repeated Petitions

 
/ September 13, 2017

Some of the richest tea gardens in the country cannot even assure clean drinking water to their employees, the local government is doing nothing either.

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Khatamband: The Art of Intricately Carved Ceilings in Kashmir

 
/ September 11, 2017

Once in decline, this ancient art form, adapted centuries ago from Persia is seeing a revival in the valley.

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Rural Electrification: Village Sees Light of Day After a Year

 
/ September 8, 2017

Government’s promise of rural electrification went unfulfilled till Shambhu’s video roused authorities from their slumber.

Too Beautiful to Pray?

 
/ September 4, 2017

Patriarchy supplies a slew of bizarre rationales for keeping women away from places of worship.

Untouchability Rife in Odisha Village

 
/ September 1, 2017

Devotees throng the temple on the auspicious night of Shivaratri, but untouchability bars Sarathi Das from entering.

The Endless Wait for Justice: Enforced Disappearances in Kashmir

 
/ August 30, 2017

Parveena Ahangar has united victims across the valley to demand that the state gives them back their disappeared family members.