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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.
Aug 14, 2018
A video featuring a 'witch' goes viral with seeming complicity from the police and press in UP's BandaNeedless to say, the accompanying video – of said witch – went viral well before that Goodnight wish appeared across all our WhatsApp groups.
Jul 21, 2018
Rural finance: Delays in cash transfers are pushing troubled beneficiaries into greater debt, povertyIn Uttar Pradesh (UP), the meandering journey of direct cash transfers into beneficiaries’ bank accounts is one that’s deeply shrouded in mystery.
Jul 19, 2018
Toilets to solar panel scams: What the money trail on the policies implemented in a Bundelkhand village revealsIn Paprenda, a Bundelkhand village, budget upon budget allocated for development — from roads to hand-pumps — has disappeared down the drain.
Jul 14, 2018
Rural finance: Bundelkhand's old women wait for money that isn’t coming; pension problem, in four portraitsDigital Bharat has become a black mirror reflecting a distorted cast of characters with no role to play in the country’s economy.
Jul 10, 2018
Dance dreams and Reality TV: Sahil Gupta, a teen from Bundelkhand hopes to live his dreamSahil Gupta, just short of 19, from Attara kasbah in Banda decided to take part in One Chance India, touted as India’s only real dance talent show on its own Facebook page.
Jul 07, 2018
Rural finance: Network failure a recurring phenomenon at some bank branches in BundelkhandFollowing network failure, access to wages, pensions, subsidies, and all other bank transactions are hampered, leaving in its wake a disgruntled population.