Tag: West Bengal

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Bihar Labourers Walking Back Home From West Bengal

 
/ June 5, 2020

A group of migrant labourers working in West Bengal have decided to walk their way to home in Bihar.

Inhuman Conditions at the Quarantine Centre in Malda, West Bengal

 
/ June 3, 2020

Labourers returning from other states have been quarantined in deplorable conditions in West Bengal's Malda.

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West Bengal’s Bishnupur Authorities Exploit the Silent Stigma Attached to Leprosy Patients

 
/ May 3, 2019

For more than 40 years, residents of a leprosy colony in West Bengal’s Bishnupur, are living without any benefits from the government.

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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.