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Mar 25, 2019
Marooned on 'man-made' islands, residents of villages near Uttarakhand's Tehri dam want to swim out of oblivionWhile the Tehri dam drew praise from several quarters, those who gave up their homes to ensure the project could be a reality were pushed to the fringes.
Mar 23, 2019
Govt apathy, unchecked fishing mafia forcing Odisha’s Chilika fishermen to migrate to southern statesFor decades, traditional fishermen like Laxmidhar Behera, 45, of Bhusandapur village, which is connected to the lake by a small canal, have been spending each day on their small boats throwing out their fishing nets in the hope of a good catch of a variety of fish indigenous to the lake.
Mar 22, 2019
Ragpickers at Mumbai's Deonar, despite being 'unsung heroes of sustainability', battle garbage mafia and state apathyAt the Deonar dumping ground, it is easy to find many children who grow up in the garbage — the unregulated industry of child ragpickers is on the rise.
Mar 21, 2019
Deaths due to 'mystery fever' in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly give Opposition ammunition ahead of Lok Sabha electionThis mystery fever in Uttar Pradesh is compelling ammunition for the Lok Sabha election, especially as it follows the deaths of several children at a Gorakhpur hospital last year.
Mar 20, 2019
Political clout of Bihar’s fisherfolk could swing votes either way in Bhagalpur, but community still bears brunt of Ganga’s unpredictabilityFisherfolk in Bihar are among the communities that revere the Ganga and have dealt with her love and anger for centuries. But of late, the river has given them nothing but pain.
Mar 19, 2019
In Assam’s Mangaldoi, struggle to get listed on NRC emerges as major poll issue; Muslims determined to vote in large numbersA flashpoint during the 80s Assam agitation, Mangaldoi’s residents left out of the NRC seem determined to vote in April like always even though uncertainty looms over their future
Mar 18, 2019
Rajasthan’s brief experiment with education criteria at panchayats shows a shake-up in political order is often just what’s neededThe pre-requisite of the educational qualification in Rajasthan brought forth some talented first-timers who were able to trump the old heavyweights,
Mar 17, 2019
Swachh Bharat Mission forced Ladakh to face hard truths about waste management, find traditional solutionsMismanagement rather than declining water resources is the main reason for the water crisis in Ladakh's Leh town. There is also the problem of waste disposal.
Mar 16, 2019
In a Rajasthan village, a half-completed bridge in limbo for 30 years is reminder of politicians' hollow promisesAs the 2019 Lok Sabha election looms, the people of Sewar and neighbouring 60 villages in Rajasthan are threatening to boycott the polls.
Mar 15, 2019
Magahi paan's popularity goes beyond India's borders, but farmers who grow them are unable to feed their childrenNo insurance or MSP facility is available to these farmers for Magahi paan, which is highly susceptible to bad weather.