Tag: Jharkhand

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Painting a New Story: Sohrai Art in Jharkhand

 
/ November 17, 2017

Traditionally painted by women, Sohrai and Khovar are indigenous art forms depicting weddings, harvests and life in the forests.

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Public Health in Jharkhand: One Crumbling Health Centre for 8000 People

 
/ November 3, 2017

Reports on maternal and child deaths come in from different parts of the country everyday: no surprise given that the public health infrastructure is in shambles.

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Malnourished Democracy

 
/ October 28, 2017

The death of an eleven-year-old in Jharkhand has once again focused attention on the abysmal performance of the world's largest democracy in fighting hunger and malnourishment. But what happens once the media's glare shifts?

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Impact: Accused in Jharkhand Witch Hunting Case Arrested

 
/ October 9, 2017

Tireless efforts from Correspondent Nirmala Ekka and AALI have forced the officials to take action.

Sindoor: Symbol of Marriage or Misogyny?

 
/ August 2, 2017

From tax reforms to Bollywood movie tropes to everyday realities-- there is no escaping the symbols of marriage that only apply to women.

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Illegal Stone Mining Takes a Toll on People’s Lives and Livelihoods

 
/ June 30, 2017

Construction company Shivalaya illegally acquired 50 acres of land and is engaging in illegal stone mining in Gumla, Jharkhand.

IMPACT | Handpump repaired in Tati village, Jharkhand

 
/ January 7, 2016

In April 2015, I made a video on the issue of access to water in Kamdara block’s Tati village which comes under Rampur panchayat. The hand pump had been broken for 6 months. All the sources of water accessible to the community were dirty or not working at all. I...

IMPACT| School gets a handpump after 10 years in Ambatari, Jharkhand

 
/ December 2, 2015

Reshmi had made a video on the need of a hand-pump in Ambatari village school in Chatra, Jharkhand. The school has been running for more than 10 years and yet, no hand pump had been installed even in the vicinity. After the video was made, Reshmi made an application and...