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.
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.
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.
Once in decline, this ancient art form, adapted centuries ago from Persia is seeing a revival in the valley.
Government’s promise of rural electrification went unfulfilled till Shambhu’s video roused authorities from their slumber.
Patriarchy supplies a slew of bizarre rationales for keeping women away from places of worship.
Devotees throng the temple on the auspicious night of Shivaratri, but untouchability bars Sarathi Das from entering.
Parveena Ahangar has united victims across the valley to demand that the state gives them back their disappeared family members.