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Ambedkar Jayanti: Keeping Ambedkar’s dream relevant

 
/ April 14, 2018

As statues of B.R. Ambedkar get vandalised across the country, Video Volunteers asks people across India if the architect of the Indian constitution is still relevant.

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Dalits and Adivasis Struggle to Pierce Through Crass Atrocities Even Today

 
/ April 13, 2018

A survey conducted by Video Volunteers with the SC/ST community in India reaffirms a fact everyone knows, but few talk about - discrimination exists and more than 50% of the respondents have experienced it in its most crass form - untouchability.

“The Forest is our Mother”: Conservation and Sustainable Living in Odisha

 
/ April 11, 2018

Most indigenous communities traditionally depend on forests for their lives and livelihoods, forests that are steadily shrinking. When the forest resources in Nayagarh started to disappear, the community took to conservation and sustainable living, exercising their lawful forest rights.

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Dalit Man Dies of Police Brutality in Jharkhand

 
/ April 9, 2018

Police brutality against people from Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities is neither new nor rare. The state should focus on protecting vulnerable groups from torture rather than weakening the existing law against caste-discrimination and atrocity.

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World Health Day: Inside India’s Public Health Centres

 
/ April 6, 2018

On the eve of World Health Day, a small story from Jammu & Kashmir that is telling of a large problem that India’s public health system is mired in.

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Rural Electrification: The Long Wait for Electricity Supply

 
/ April 4, 2018

As India celebrates its high share in global electricity production, it is important to remember that 51% rural households in its most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, still have no electricity connection.

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Reviving the Rabab, a Traditional Instrument from the Kashmir Valley

 
/ April 2, 2018

At a time when the popularity of Western music is on the rise in Kashmir, music lovers and artists are ensuring the revival of the rabab, one of the oldest musical instruments adopted by Kashmiris.

Rural Roads: Bengal Government Fails to Keep Poll Promises

 
/ March 30, 2018

A 4 kilometer long road connecting at least five villages lies broken for four years, despite state-level budget of 3962 crores being allocated for maintaining roads.