Latest News on Banda
Showing of 0 - 10 from 32 results
Banda - Total results - 32
Jun 19, 2019
District Magistrate's push for revival of wells, ponds brings hope in Banda; 471 gram panchayats join movementBanda DM Heera Lal's ‘Kuan-Talab Jivao Abhiyaan’ initiative to revive the natural and man-made water bodies has started a movement in the district with 471 gram panchayats taking matters into own hands to recharge groundwater in their areas
Jun 17, 2019
Farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Banda change cropping patterns, restore ponds to make profits despite persistent droughtTen years ago, the Union government had approved a special package of Rs 7,266 crore for implementing drought mitigation strategies in the Bundelkhand region.
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 24, 2019
Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi launch fresh salvo against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh election ralliesUttar Pradesh, where 80 Lok Sabha seats are at stake, is undergoing polls during all seven phases. So far, the election has been held for 26 Lok Sabah seats in the state
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.
Feb 21, 2019
Khabar Lahariya reports on the ground reality of the 2019 Swacch Survekshan in Uttar PradeshWhile Banda is covered with friendly, informative and encouraging wall art about the Swacch Bharat Mission and even the survey, this has little correlation to the level of popular awareness.
Feb 19, 2019
'Can't do miracles from above, strengthen party at grassroots,' Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tells Congress workersCongress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra told party workers from Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region that they should not expect a "miracle" from her
Feb 14, 2019
Wedding season in UP sees spurt in illegal manufacturing of firecrackersA house in Thana Bisanda in Banda caught on fire on 31 January, 2019, and resulted in the deaths of at least five people. The house, rented from Deshraj Patel in Bisanda, was being used as space for the manufacturing of firecrackers.
Oct 25, 2018
Made to pay for welfare schemes, a Bundelkhand village protests against years of corrupt administrationThe chunk of the gaps and allegations are centred on the celebrated Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G), though other policies have seen funds embezzlement too. According to Bhadehdu’s residents, they have even been made to pay to avail the benefits of government welfare schemes, which are meant to be free.