NEWS BY THOSE
WHO LIVE IT
Take Action

Bamboo Poles As Electricity Poles in this Bihar Village

 
/ July 4, 2018

While the government blows its own trumpet claiming rural electrification milestones, the case of Brahampuri, makes one question the quality of such public amenities.

Take Action

Living with Food Insecurity in Uttar Pradesh

 
/ July 2, 2018

Many residents of Shivpuri village in Uttar Pradesh are living in vulnerability without the food security that comes with having a ration card.

Take Action

State Repression Forces Adivasis Out of Their Land in Odisha

 
/ June 29, 2018

The PESA law makes it mandatory for village councils to be consulted before any land acquisition in the village, but it is being blatantly violated today.

Impact

A Highway in Kashmir Threatens to Cut Across the Fortunes of Farmers

 
/ June 27, 2018

Apple and peach farmers in Budgam fear losing their land as the road of development lays down concrete through their orchards.

Take Action

Corruption Plagues the World’s Largest Employment Guarantee Scheme

 
/ June 25, 2018

The Cooch Behar district administration has been felicitated for their commendable MNREGA work, but workers’ rights find no place in the celebration.

Take Action

A Childhood Swept Away by Development

 
/ June 22, 2018

“They demolished our school,” says a young boy who expresses his desire to go to school. His opportunities and dreams have been submerged by the lower Indra Irrigation Project, another dam construction in the name of development.

70 Years On, West Pakistan Refugees Continue to Live a Life of Irony

 
/ June 20, 2018

In Jammu and Kashmir's Lassipora, the West Pakistan refugees say they're at the risk of being displaced because of the government’s double-dealing.

Take Action

Community School Strives to Keep Native Language Alive

 
/ June 18, 2018

In the tea gardens of West Bengal, an Adivasi community school is taking the first steps to preserve its native language amidst political and cultural turmoil.