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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).
Mar 29, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: Job dreams go bust in Bihar's Madhepura after loco factory abandons locals despite acquiring farm landsAnil Mukhiya, a local leader who has been rallying the protestors, says the villages around the facility have not been prioritised for jobs, and it has not helped generate any significant employment.
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.
Mar 18, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: Motihari sugar mill in Bihar a poll plank since 2005 with no word on operations resuming yetNarendra Modi, before the 2014 Lok Sabha election, had said that during his next visit to Motihari, he would have tea with sugar crushed at this mill.
Mar 13, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: In Bihar's Gaya, parents forced to put kids to work in absence of solution from stateBihar's Gaya district, home to the famour Mahabodhi temple, is infamous for being the centre of child trafficking in the state.