Tag: RTI

A blind man’s dream gets shattered against corruption

 
/ April 18, 2016

Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) is a social welfare scheme by the Indian Government which aims at providing rural poor of India Rs. 70,000 assistance to build pucca houses instead of their thatched roof homes. Dheeran, a blind man from interiors of Madhya Pradesh was excited when he got the first...

Video Volunteers: Citizen Journalism and Security

 
/ April 7, 2013

 “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

 
/ September 7, 2011

Man files RTI application in rural Haryana to fight for his BPL rights.

Dalit Woman Fights for Her People

 
/ August 31, 2011

An uncommon woman champions her people’s rights and returns land to 120 families.

Shrines Chosen Over Shelter

 
/ March 2, 2011

Millions of rupees meant to provide basic amenities to locals is diverted to build temples by village panchayat in Goa’s Cotigaon.