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Apr 15, 2019
Missing migrant voters in India and why they matter; states with higher rates of migration known to have lower voter turnoutsWhat happens when you combine the world's largest democratic exercise with the world's largest migrant population? The second phase of polling in 2019 Lok Sabha elections are a few days away, but a significant number of Indian voters who will be excluded from this process are the migrants.
Apr 10, 2019
All eyes on Meghalaya's Tura as contest between Mukul Sangma and PA Sangma's daughter Agatha enters finaleWith contest heating up between PA Sangma's daughter Agatha and his once favourite Mukul Sangma for the Tura Lok Sabha seat, voters in the Garo Hills of Meghalaya have to decide if it's time to let go of their beloved leader’s legacy and opt for change
Apr 09, 2019
Uttarakhand healthcare crisis: Citizens face shortage of doctors, crumbling infrastructure as BJP's PPP model fails to deliverThe problem of an acute shortage of doctors in Uttarakhand is a very real one, largely because of an unwillingness to serve in rural areas.
Apr 07, 2019
Thousands, especially from Mallah community, migrate from Uttar Pradesh's Kairana in search of jobsWhen asked about the migration in Kairana, Tabassum Hasan said, "Migration is not an issue here. When there are no employment opportunities, people will have to go out to work and also for better education. In the coming time, our focus will be on creating employment opportunities here."
Mar 27, 2019
In Uttarakhand's hills, BJP's nationalism strikes a chord; voters downplay local issues, say problems can be solved laterThough locals in Uttarakhand's hilly areas — Kumaon and Garhwal — are upset with the BJP over unemployment, migration and lack of basic facilities, nationalism seems to be striking a chord with people openly voicing their support for Narendra Modi
Mar 13, 2019
Uttar Pradesh’s missing voters: Agricultural labourers move due to low incomes; Muslims, SC/STs in search of jobsAccording to the latest Ministry of External Affairs data, Uttar Pradesh is the top origin state for migrant labourers in the Gulf.
Feb 11, 2019
Peas cultivation brings new ray of hope in Uttarakhand's Ghes village; model could resolve hilly state's migration problemPeas cultivation has brought much joy and relief to residents of Ghes village in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand who now feel confident that the area’s economy has improved, thus laying the groundwork to curb migration
Feb 08, 2019
Water and hopes down to a trickle in Uttarakhand's hilly areas as residents ignored by state abandon their homesWith natural water resources gradually drying up and households still waiting for drinking water connections, Mason village in Uttarakhand's Pauri district is one of worst-hit by migration, earning the moniker of ‘ghost villages’
Feb 07, 2019
Ailing healthcare services in Uttarakhand's hilly areas forces migration to urban centres; lack of doctors cripples hospitalsSome hospitals in Uttarakhand face not only a shortage of doctors but also of paramedical staff, highlighting the seriousness of the healthcare facilities the state lacks.
Feb 06, 2019
Migration in Uttarakhand: 25% of villages without access to roads; residents lament lack of govt accountability, forced to abandon stateAccording to government data, 34,000 kilometres of road has been laid in Uttarakhand over the past 18 years, but only 24,000 kilometres is concretised.