Tag: West Bengal

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Human-Elephant Conflict: Victim’s Family Receives Compensation in 20 Days

 
/ March 25, 2019

Community Correspondent helps a victim’s family from tea gardens of Bhatkawa, West Bengal to get compensation, who was attacked by an elephant.

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Families Displaced by Massanjore Dam Await Rehabilitation

 
/ February 12, 2019

Over six decades since they were displaced by the construction of the Massanjore Dam, 500 families continue to fight for compensation and rehabilitation.

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Ranjita Sinha’s Decade-long fight for Trans Rights

 
/ February 6, 2019

A member of the West Bengal Transgender Welfare Board, Ranjita Sinha has been working towards fighting prejudice and ensuring trans rights for the last decade.

A Community’s Decade Long Struggle for Water in West Bengal

 
/ October 25, 2018

North Bengal suffers from an acute water shortage and from water contamination but both the government and the tea industry have been slow to act.

Five Months On, Minor Trafficked from Malda Yet to be Traced

 
/ October 19, 2018

West Bengal accounts for the highest number of reported trafficking cases in the country, yet victims often suffer further due to police inaction.

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Human Elephant Conflict on the Rise while Families Await Compensation

 
/ October 5, 2018

The Dooars are known to be human animal conflict zones; infrastructure development, illegal mining and land fragmentation are only adding to the problem.

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Waiting for the Pittance that is the Disability Pension

 
/ September 21, 2018

A woman living with 90 percent disability in West Bengal waits for her pension of a thousand rupees a month, while the administration shuts its doors on her and her husband.

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38 Years and Counting: A Village Waits for a Road to be Rebuilt

 
/ September 12, 2018

Four decades have passed since waterlogging destroyed the only road out of Inayatpur, but the government has not implemented any rural development scheme to rebuild it yet.