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Apr 17, 2019
The village that won't vote: In Uttar Pradesh's Gudha, people are protesting against the 'disappearance' of a bankA shift in the bank's location is what seems to have transpired, but it is a development that has been outside the ambit of the Gudha residents’ awareness
Apr 12, 2019
Four lakh fish die overnight in Uttar Pradesh's Mudari village; hapless villagers suspect poisoningFish production is a growing business, one that has consistently received the Centre’s support. But in rural Uttar Pradesh, poisoning is one of the most common problems fish farmers face
Mar 29, 2019
In UP's Mahoba district, amid govt's family planning initiatives, male sterilisation seems like a faraway goal45 districts from Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in the country, make the cut for Mission Parivar Vikas.
Sep 07, 2018
Cash prizes for girl children: Scams perpetuated in the name of the Pradhan Mantri Beti Bachao Beti Padhao SchemeThe WCD Ministry recently put up a notification on its website warning people of such scams being perpetuated in the name of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao. Reiterating the fact that the BBBP is not a direct benefit transfer scheme and has no such component of granting individual cash incentives, the notification makes it clear that any such fake forms received in the future would be “disposed of summarily”.
Sep 04, 2018
In Bundelkhand, the onset of the rains is marked by nostalgia for sawan celebrations of the pastAfter a long summer marked by the dry, scorching heat and a relentless sun, the onset of the rains is a harbinger of good things to come, especially for the parched Bundeli landscape and its people
Aug 30, 2018
An on-ground examination of the much-touted gaon baithaks in Mahoba district, Uttar PradeshIn what seems to be an attempt at inclusive governance, the UP government has ordered for regular open baithaks to be conducted in villages and towns across the state.
Aug 28, 2018
UP govt's anti-land mafia task force becomes yet another tool for organised oppression of helpless poor in MahobaThis task force has become yet another tool for unleashing effective forcefulness onto swathes of the helpless poor, while the so-called land mafia comfortably go on with their lives. The latest victims of this organised oppression are the local street vendors of Mahoba, who woke up one morning to find their shops and stalls uprooted and their wares confiscated on account of their shops being illegal encroachments.
Jul 31, 2018
Buzzing in the Hinterland: The Demand for Separate Statehood for BundelkhandThe demand for separate statehood for Bundelkhand is popular enough to find itself appear amongst campaign promises come election time, with neta after neta pledging it to the people.
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.
Jul 04, 2018
Mahoba, UP, floats in water 'dark zone'Dark zones are areas demarcated by the government where the over-exploitation of groundwater is acute, and where the withdrawal and usage of water exceeds its recharge. Dark zones have sprouted across the country, with Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu attempting to grapple with the crisis. However, in Mahoba, the residents allege that the administration has taken no steps to tackle the issue of water shortage in the region.