Tag: maharashtra

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Health Centre Catering to 29 Villages Finally Gets a Doctor

 
/ August 31, 2018

A Primary Health Centre in Maharashtra did not have a doctor or ambulance. Things changed, but sadly, it took a tragedy for the change to come.

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Rural Water Supply: The Devil is in the Details

 
/ July 12, 2018

The National Rural Drinking Water Programme seems to be meeting its targets but the quality of service is questionable, putting rural households at high risk.

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Maharashtra Police Takes Arbitrary Action Against Protesting Farmers

 
/ June 13, 2018

Crushing dissent and stifling voices seems to have become the state’s tried and tested formula in dealing with protests, but people’s movements continue to persist.

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The Empty Promise of ‘Vikas’ for this Maharashtra Village

 
/ May 7, 2018

Residents of this village on the foothills of the Satpura range are yet to reap the benefits of Narendra Modi’s much touted ‘acche din’.

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More Toilets, Fewer Dropouts: Video Report Brings Toilets to School

 
/ April 25, 2018

At least 23% girls are out of school by the time they hit puberty, mostly because of the lack of proper toilets in school. Community Correspondent Krupakar Chahande’s video shows how technology can be used to monitor government facilities in school and help lower the figure in the long run.

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Landless Labourers Deprived of Housing Rights

 
/ April 18, 2018

The Centre's housing scheme promises 'housing for all' by 2022. In Maharashtra, the state government has gone one step ahead and declared that they will meet the target by 2019. But this ground report cuts a sorry picture.

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Dalit Children Stopped from Singing Song Dedicated to Ambedkar

 
/ April 15, 2018

Though the children’s parents had taken permission from the school authorities, Marathas from the village asked the school to end the Republic Day event early and to not sing the song as it was not 'part of their tradition'.

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Urban Slums: Rebuilding the City of Dreams

 
/ March 12, 2018

The popular image of Mumbai that most of us would conjure up in our minds is the Mumbai of glittering skylines and the one of its kind Sea Link. Mumbai is also known for its urban slums, an image that some of us might conjure up and unfortunately, even romanticise.