Articles by Manish Chandra Mishra
Aug 06, 2019
Caste discrimination in MP: Wedding processions, sitting in front of 'upper caste' members among recent causes for social boycott of DalitsAn activist said that even if Dalits try to break discriminatory social norms, there are harsh consequences that follow.
Jul 31, 2019
Dalit children in Madhya Pradesh are forced to quit school due to harassment, casteism by teachers, studentsCaste discrimination is what is keeping three standard five students in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh from going to school.
Jul 30, 2019
Protection of Civil Rights Act does little to combat untouchability, crimes against DalitsA report of India Human Development Survey (IHDS)-2 shows how practices like social exclusion and untouchability are still deeply entrenched.
Jul 27, 2019
Loan sharks in Satna's poverty-stricken villages of MP make a killing as Mawasis suffer under crippling debtScores of Mawasis like Rajju are still deprived of banking facilities and are wedged to take loans from unauthorised loan sharks.
Jul 26, 2019
Recurrent water crisis forces Mawasis in MP to migrate to cities for livelihood as parched forests run dry of produceRecurrent drought in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh has turned the once all-providing summer months into a nightmare for Mawasi tribals, forcing the youth to migrate for livelihood while women walk at least 16 kilometres daily for water
Jul 24, 2019
For Mawasi tribe in MP's Satna, limited access to forests results in livelihood loss and a generation forsaking tribal knowledgeMawasi tribal villages in Madhya Pradesh's Satna face uncertain future as limitations on access to forests pushes the once self-sufficient Scheduled Tribe towards migration and scarcity of food
Jun 24, 2019
Jharkhand mob lynching: Victim Tabrez Ansari died merely a month and a half after his weddingSeveral mob lynching incidents have taken place in Jharkhand, which has a BJP-led government, in recent times.
Jun 11, 2019
In MP's Panna district, villagers launch initiative to restore local water bodies as successive droughts give rise to malnutrition, migrationHaving faced subsequent droughts, residents of Kalyanpur village in Panna district of Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region have been working day and night to restore a local lake to end the water crisis in the area, a result of which has been increase in cases of malnutrition, anaemia, TB and silicosis and migration of youths
Jun 04, 2019
'Casteism hidden behind white coats': Students, professors say medical field rife with bias against marginalisedCasteism in the medical fraternity is as deep-rooted as in any other part of society, says Brajesh Lahri, a medical student.
May 31, 2019
Communal tensions in MP village after Muslims attack Dalit wedding procession; Dewas authorities imposes Section 144The alleged attack in Dewas was so aggressive that the person who died was killed on the spot after a large stone hit him on the head.