Ghost beneficiairies of MGNREGA in Maharashtra
Vijay Vadvi, resident of Maharashtra has ‘received’ Rs. 1,45,000 pay sanction in his bank account, under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGA) between 2006 to 2013. What is shocking is that Vijay has never worked one day under the scheme. Vijay, a full-time activist with the Narmada Bachao...
Video Volunteers: Citizen Journalism and Security
“I was punished for communicating” – Mumia Abu-Jamal A Community Correspondent has to face and overcome many obstacles on the way to produce his/her video and later, to use the video to bring about social change. First, they overcome the fear of the camera, while in front of it and...
RTI Could Curb BPL Corruption
Man files RTI application in rural Haryana to fight for his BPL rights.
Dalit Woman Fights for Her People
An uncommon woman champions her people’s rights and returns land to 120 families.
Shrines Chosen Over Shelter
Millions of rupees meant to provide basic amenities to locals is diverted to build temples by village panchayat in Goa’s Cotigaon.