articles by Azeem Mirza

Politics

Uttar Pradesh's forest farmers await official recognition, govt benefits even after 72 years of Independence

The government's failure to recognise forest farmers from four villages in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district — Bhawanipur, Bichiya, Tediya, Dhakiya — has forced them to live without dignity for decades

India

Unforeseen consequences of BJP’s 'cow-friendly' policies have put party on the backfoot among Bahraich’s farmers

Farmers in Bahraich find themselves face to face with a new predicament — hordes of stray cattle have been invading their fields and gobbling up their crops.