Articles by Khabar Lahariya
May 21, 2019
Migrant workers who returned to UP's Banda to vote complain of intimidation by officials, long journey homeBundelkhand witnesses the highest rates of migration in the country, with at least 50 to 70 percent of rural households having at least one annual or permanent migrant.
Apr 26, 2019
Lok Sabha polls: In Uttar Pradesh's Banda, women are rarely seen as promising candidatesIt’s ironic, when you look out at the sea of women of all ages, especially wizened old ones, at a recent nomination event in Banda, Uttar Pradesh, how few women are on the other side of the stage or ballot box.
Apr 23, 2019
In Uttar Pradesh's Palra village, a clogged hand pump has come to represent caste-based prejudicesPalra, with a sizeable Dalit population, has found its requests and complaints around the hand pump issue completely neglected.
Apr 19, 2019
Lok Sabha election 2019: Uttar Pradesh's voters on what they know of NOTA, and if they would use itKL travelled across Uttar Pradesh, the state that sends the most MPs to Parliament, to ask voters if they knew about the ‘NOTA’ option on the Electronic Voting Machine — an opportunity to select “None Of The Above” if the candidates were not up to scratch.
Apr 17, 2019
The village that won't vote: In Uttar Pradesh's Gudha, people are protesting against the 'disappearance' of a bankA shift in the bank's location is what seems to have transpired, but it is a development that has been outside the ambit of the Gudha residents’ awareness
Apr 12, 2019
Four lakh fish die overnight in Uttar Pradesh's Mudari village; hapless villagers suspect poisoningFish production is a growing business, one that has consistently received the Centre’s support. But in rural Uttar Pradesh, poisoning is one of the most common problems fish farmers face
Apr 11, 2019
In Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot, govt's strong push for religious tourism fails to address travellers’ concernsIn March this year, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath decided to allocate upwards of Rs. 720 crores towards strengthening the infrastructure for tourism in places of note as per the Hindu faith.
Apr 04, 2019
In Uttar Pradesh's Bargadh village, adivasi women wait for welfare schemes to reach themWomen in Uttar Pradesh's Bargadh are determined to vote for a new government in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, because their financial education has far from improved
Apr 02, 2019
Chitrakoot cow deaths: As shelter grapples with inadequate resources, what gau raksha means on the groundIn the district of Chitrakoot, in Bundelkhand’s UP, where in the cow shelter located in Chureh Kesruwa village, more than 100 cows have died in the last few months.
Apr 01, 2019
In Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, ill-equipped anganwadi centres struggle to stymie malnourishment among childrenMany problems plague the the workforce of anganwadi centres in Lalitpur, including the lack of training, irregular payments, lack of job standardisation, poor compensation