articles by Avdhesh Mallick

India

Lok Sabha election: Rajnandgaon farmers rue poor implementation of schemes, criticise Congress and BJP for unkept promises

Thoroughly disenchanted with both Congress and BJP, the farmers of Rajnandgaon have decided to put their faith on one of their own — Zilla Kisan Sangh's Sudesh Tikam, the farmers’ candidate in Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha constituency contesting as an Independent.

India

In Chhattisgarh, Congress govt looks on as Vedanta begins gold mining on BJP-granted lease; tribals feel cheated

In 2016, the then BJP govt in Chhattisgarh awarded 608 hectares of Baghmada mines to Vedanta group to mine around 2.7 tons of gold, without consulting the traditional dwellers

India

Harassed by cops and targeted by Maoists, Chhattisgarh journos come together to seek protection from State

Harassed by cops and targeted by Maoists, Chhattisgarh journos come together to seek protection from State

India

In Chhattisgarh, journalists live in constant fear of being jailed, killed as only a few get govt recognition

In Chhattisgarh, journalists are undergoing identity crises as they are "not recognised" till they receive accreditation.