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Lao dam disaster: NGOs decry lack of effective remedy for survivors five years on

On July 23, 2018, the auxiliary dam (Saddle D) of the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydroelectric power project in Laos collapsed, killing 71 people, displacing thousands, and flooding homes and villages. Five years after this tragic incident, the survivors have still not… Continue Reading →

Caste, gender, climate change: Farmers in Uttarakhand struggle for survival

Unable to adapt to effects of climate change such as forest fires and scarce rainfalls, smallholder farmers in the Himalayan state risk losing their livelihoods. by SWATI THAPA Neema Devi sits with her sister-in-law, Prema Devi, threshing wheat by hand in… Continue Reading →

Jharkhand: School girl dies by suicide after teacher beats up for wearing a ‘bindi’ in Dhanbad

The incident took place in Dhanbad’s Tetulmari area on Monday. Where parents of the deceased girl and locals on Tuesday held a protest against the school management A school girl died by suicide reportedly after being harassed and beaten up… Continue Reading →

WFI Chief ‘Liable To Be Prosecuted And Punished’ For Sexual Harassment, Molestation And Stalking: Delhi Police Chargesheet

Agencies , July 12, 2023 Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president and outgoing BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, who is facing charges of sexual harassment, is “liable to be prosecuted and punished for offences” of stalking and molestation, Delhi… Continue Reading →

Identification of the four accused who beat the Dalit youth: The victim said- I went to ask the address, they started beating

Posted On July 11, 2023 In the Motinagar police station area of Sagar, four accused have been identified in the case of beating a young man naked after taking him hostage. After identification, the police started nabbing the accused. While… Continue Reading →

Dalit leader and Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad stable, vehicle used by attackers recovered: Police

Posted On June 29, 2023 The vehicle used by the attackers of Dalit leader and Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad have been recovered from a village here, police said on Thursday.A bullet grazed Aazads abdomen when unidentified assailants opened… Continue Reading →

After 63 Days In Jail Under Anti-Terrorism Law For Poem On Defiance, Assam Poet Now Writes Odes To Love

SANSKRITA BHARADWAJ 28 Jun 2023 12 min read For a poem she posted on Facebook in 2022, Assam teen Barshashree Buragohain was arrested and jailed for two months under India’s draconian anti-terror law, widely used against protestors or dissidents, with… Continue Reading →

Surviving Statelessness and Trafficking: a Rohingya Case Study

In the battlefieldI am a survivorOn the sandI am a travelleralone,survivingpainful heat.On the sampan,in the risky waves,I am a travellersurviving.Under the rain,I am a travellerumbrella-lesssurviving.In the noise,I am a travellerfeelingalonein the crowd,searchingthe deep breathofpeace.This poem was first published in James… Continue Reading →

The Emergency: Writing Back to the Future

JUNE 25, NWMI 25 June 2023 marks the 48th anniversary of the declaration of the State of Emergency in India in 1975. That tyrannical period in the nation’s history ended on 21 March 1977. In 2015, on the occasion of… Continue Reading →

Where do we end up?’: Transgender students fighting for an inclusive-safe campus

Posted On June 23, 2023 ‘Threats to her safety’ as Jenna begins to assert her identity in clothing and socially Ashna Bhutani “It was a few months ago when I started to change socially and medically. I wanted to stay… Continue Reading →

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