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Rajasthan- No Longer walking 2 km for fetching water #Goodnews

When government water schemes do not reach two tribal villages of Rajasthan, the women of Chittorgarh take matters into their own hands and install a treatment plant and a piped water supply system. Naresh Nain, Satya Narayan Tailor and Harendra Sharma Aug 26, 2022 Chittorgarh,… Continue Reading →

In a First, Members of Maharashtra’s Transgender Community To get Their Own Homes

Posted On August 10, 2022 The Social Welfare Department of the Maharashtra government has proposed an affordable housing scheme for the transgender community, a senior official said. Transgender persons often find it difficult to buy or rent a house in… Continue Reading →

Dalit Artistes join hands with Alphabet Workers Union to highlight caste discrimination

Posted On August 10, 2022 Dalit artists from various organizations based in the US and India along with the Alphabet Workers’ Union will hold a virtual concert on August 10 to give voice to a global call for caste equity…. Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon Case -Supreme Court grants Bail to Activist Varavara Rao

​ Bhima Koregaon Violence Case: Varavara Rao, who had challenged the Bombay High Court’s April 13 order rejecting his plea for permanent bail on medical grounds, is currently on interim bail. All IndiaPress Trust of IndiaUpdated: August 10, 2022 1:55… Continue Reading →

UN Chief Calls for International Access to Ukranian Nuclear Plant After New Attack

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for international inspectors to be given access to the Zaporizhzhya nuclear plant after Ukraine and Russia traded accusations over the recent shelling of the facility. Any attack on a nuclear plant “is a suicidal… Continue Reading →

How Partition impacted musical legacies in India and Pakistan

Division of the subcontinent instituted changes in the way music was conceptualised and patronised in India and Pakistan Ustad Alla Rakha Radha Kapuria ‘If one child in every home had been taught music, India would never have been partitioned.’— Ustad… Continue Reading →

Livelihoods, health under threat as miners grip on Chinese Landing rightens

-besieged leaders say laws being flouted, call for promised action By Lakhram Bhagirat August 7, 2022 Although both the government and the National Toshaos Council (NTC) have promised to send high-level teams into the Region One indigenous community of Chinese… Continue Reading →

The enormous enviornmental cost of crypto mining

Money is mysterious. Despite their efforts, economists find it even more confounding than civilians do. Is it a debt or a contract? Is it a mutual fantasy or a token of desire? Does it represent work or goods, or something… Continue Reading →

I know what they did Last Summer in Kashmir

AUGUST 5, 2020 By Marouf Gazi It was 2 August 2019, a sunny day in Srinagar. I was sitting at the iconic Zero Bridge with a friend, discussing work and enjoying the view of River Jhelum. Suddenly, I got a… Continue Reading →

Srilanka’s Democratic Revolution

The latest episode in a decades-long drama by Rohini Hensman Months of protests brought down Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa last month. Scholar-activist Rohini Hensman situates this victory as one step in a protracted struggle for democracy in Sri Lanka. On July 14,… Continue Reading →

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