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Apr 20, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: Hatred, unemployment spur UP youths in search of purpose to join cow vigilante groupsAfter Yogi Adityanath took over as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh in March 2017, things have gotten worse, say critics, with cow vigilantes running amok.
Apr 16, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: GST, demonetisation, Chinese competition leave Aligarh's famed lock industry strugglingthe Tala Nagri of Uttar Pradesh, as Aligarh is popularly called, is struggling due to the combination of demonetisation, GST and invasion from China.
Apr 12, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: A year on from SC/ST Act agitation, Shobhapur village is a virtual ghost townOn 2 April last year, residents had poured on to the Delhi-Dehradun highway running perpendicular to the village to protest the dilution of the SC/ST Act. Similar agitations had been held across the country. But the demonstration at Shobhapur took a violent turn.
Apr 10, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: In dry Ramda village of UP's Kairana, Mallah community has little choice but to migrateThe current trend of migration in Mallah community is depriving the next generation of schooling as well.
Apr 08, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: In Yogi Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh, unemployment beats national rate; sports goods industry takes hitAfter Yogi Adityanath became the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh in March 2017, he has been cracking down on cow slaughter.
Apr 06, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: Fragile peace in Muzaffarnagar engendered by interdependence, unemploymentThe interdependence of the communities in Muzaffarnagar made them realise peaceful coexistence is the only way forward
Apr 05, 2019
Travels in the Hindi belt: 'How bad can Rahul be, Modi hasn't set a very high standard,' say some young voters in BiharBihar is a state where caste identities probably matter more than the rest of India. The upper caste, Baniyas and Rajputs are firm with BJP, just as they have traditionally been. Yadavs and Muslims are more consolidated with the RJD and the Congress than they have ever been. The swing vote in Bihar is usually the non-Yadav Other Backward Class (OBCs) and the Economically Backward Class (EBCs).
Apr 01, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: Bihar's unemployed keep faith in Modi, mostly due to lack of credible OppositionAccording to the Centre of Monitoring Indian Economy's report of December 2018, Bihar's overall unemployment rate is 10.9 percent, far above India's 6.8, as of 27 March
Mar 25, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: For farm workers in Bihar's Darbhanga, seasonal migration to Punjab only hope of livelihoodThousands of villagers from Bihar’s Darbhanga district migrate around March-end to work as labourers in Punjab’s wheat fields, where they toil away for over a month.
Mar 22, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: Cast out of cow trade, Bihar's Gora village plunges into despair, poverty; MGNREGA offers no reliefHalf of Gora with a population of nearly 3,000 had been engaged in the cattle trade.