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This West Bengal Village has a Dirt Track for a Road

 
/ November 16, 2018

Khairamari village in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district has never had a road, except a dirt track that the government cleared out 20 years ago.

Building a More Equitable World for those who Build the Country

 
/ November 13, 2018

Delhi-based NGO Nirmana works to “build an inclusive India” by campaigning for the rights of the country’s 10 crore construction workers.

Sardar Sarovar Dam: A Spectre of Displacement and Human Rights Violation

 
/ November 8, 2018

Fourteen persons from two villages in Maharashtra rehabilitated; over a 100 families in the state are still waiting.

Meet the RTI Activist from Odisha who Pledges to End Corruption

 
/ November 5, 2018

Threatened and attacked for filing 200 RTI applications in 10 years, activist Nilamani Joshi continues undaunted.

Adivasi Community Denied Forest Rights in the Name of Tiger Conservation

 
/ November 1, 2018

As the government works to keep tiger reserves free from all human activity, Adivasi communities living in reserve precincts struggle to survive.

Inside the Staff Quarters of a Nagpur District Hospital: Defunct Toilets, Filth and Stench

 
/ October 29, 2018

The sanitation workers of the TB centre at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Nagpur have no option but to live in unsanitary conditions.

A Community’s Decade Long Struggle for Water in West Bengal

 
/ October 25, 2018

North Bengal suffers from an acute water shortage and from water contamination but both the government and the tea industry have been slow to act.

Atrocities Against Dalits Continue but Perpetrators Often Go Scot Free

 
/ October 23, 2018

Amidst debates on the dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, a family in Odisha struggles to bring their ‘upper’ caste perpetrator to task.