articles by Madhav Sharma

India

Stalled wedding processions, overpriced water, social abomination: Dalits in Rajasthan’s Madhopura continue to suffer atrocities

In a stark reminder of the atrocities against those belonging to the lower castes, a Dalit groom in Rajasthan’s Madhopura village was prevented by members of the Jat community from sitting on the mare, citing religious sentiments

Politics

Residents of Rajasthan's Dholpur, Karauli battle connectivity woes, lay blame at BJP MP's door

Converting the line to broad gauge will make travel between Dholpur and Gangapur City much more convenient. It will present new opportunities for development.

Politics

In a Rajasthan village, a half-completed bridge in limbo for 30 years is reminder of politicians' hollow promises

As the 2019 Lok Sabha election looms, the people of Sewar and neighbouring 60 villages in Rajasthan are threatening to boycott the polls.

Politics

Armed with a Third Front in Rajasthan, BJP rebel Hanuman Beniwal aims to upset poll equations with focus on farm loans

Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Hanuman Beniwal seems to have shaken the corridors of power in the poll-bound Rajasthan when he formed Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP) on 29 October.

India

Panchayat orders ostracisation of Dalit rape survivor, family in Rajasthan's Churu; police term accusations 'false'

Although the police say they have filed a final report declaring the case as ‘false’, but a challan hasn’t been submitted to the court yet.