Tag: maharashtra

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Demolishing Dreams in Maximum City

 
/ January 5, 2018

Houses and shops razed by the municipality, led to families living on pavements in Mumbai's Ghatkopar.

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Chetan and his Camera: Bringing Power to the People

 
/ December 15, 2017

One man and his camera are changing things for the Narmada oustees in Nandurbar in Maharashtra.

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Land Grab: Farmers Struggle as Officials Play Blame Game

 
/ October 23, 2017

Forest Department in Maharashtra illegally occupies land belonging to farmers, leaving them with no source of livelihood.

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Community Comes Together to Repair Broken Village Road

 
/ October 13, 2017

Tired of the apathy of the local authorities who failed to repair a badly damaged road for two decades, village residents in Pisurti took matters into their own hands.

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Informal Waste-Pickers Finally Get Identity Cards

 
/ September 18, 2017

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.

The Unsung Heroes of the 2017 Mumbai Flood

 
/ September 15, 2017

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.

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Women Allege Corruption and Gender Discrimination in MNREGA

 
/ August 18, 2017

MNREGA officials take signatures on blank sheets, leaving women workers in the dark about their records and payment.

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12,000 Women in Maharashtra Get Maternal Health Benefits After a Year

 
/ August 14, 2017

Community Correspondent Chetan Salve fought for a year so that women from marginalised sections could access benefits promised under Manav Vikas Yojana.