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Aug 31, 2017
Marathwada Diary: Farmers risk a dicey second sowing as rainfall failure stunts growth of Kharif cropsFarmers in Marathwada gamble on a second sowing in a desperate need to raise some cash ahead of Rabi season as they expect poor yield due to rainfall failure during first round of Kharif sowing
Jul 02, 2017
P Sainath continues to illuminate stories from the India the mainstream press forgot'Between cynical pessimism and blind optimism, there exists a wide stretch called hope. I live there,' says veteran journalist P Sainath
Jun 17, 2017
Marathwada Diary: Unregulated borewell economy in Osmanabad exploits farmers' desperationDue to the daily struggle for water, the villagers in Marathwada, Maharashtra have become hugely preoccupied with borewells.
Apr 16, 2017
DC solar products are lighting up rural India: What's driving the increased demand?The Indian market is ripe for products like lighting solutions and solar pumps. Rural India is looking beyond kerosene, wood and organic waste, and slowly realising that renewable alternatives like solar power are much safer and more cost effective
Mar 27, 2017
We must make people aware about digital transactions for India to go cashlessFinancial literacy and awareness about digital transactions is paramount in rural India to make the cashless economy a reality, executives of mobile wallet-provider services said here at a panel discussion.
Feb 12, 2017
Providing safe drinking water to every person in rural India will be a huge challenge for the govtThe government of India has committed to providing every person living in rural India safe and adequate drinking water.
Jan 09, 2017
India reduces infant deaths but hasn’t yet met 2012 targetsFirst, the good news: 37 babies died for every 1,000 that were born in 2015, two better than the government’s projections of an infant mortality rate (IMR) of 39 for that year, according to new data released last week. That’s a drop of 53 percent over 25 years.
Jan 03, 2017
#NotePeCharcha: The residents of Latifwadi continues to suffer, even after Modi's 50 day deadlineModi's 50 day deadline promised to eradicate the inconveniences that demonetisation caused across India. But rural India has a different story to tell. The residents of the tribal village Latifwadi continue to feel the insidious harm of the note ban
Dec 15, 2016
NotePeCharcha Episode 3: Dhobipada’s adivasis bear brunt of demonetisationArray
Dec 02, 2016
#NotePeCharcha Episode 2: Queues get longer at banks; distressed villagers greet our reporters at KasaraWhile the effects of demonetisation on urban India are visibly apparent to those with access to mainstream English media, its impact on rural lives is so far vague. We travelled into the interiors of Maharashtra to examine the depth of the impact.