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Reports From the States

Reports From the States
A fact finding committee on the impact of floods and relief work in Viluppuram and Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu finds that Dalits are discriminated against when it comes to distribution of relief...
Some people may be waiting with bated breath for Amravati, Andhra Pradesh's new capital but several locals are finding newer ways to earn their livelihood in this transitional period. Our fifth photo...
Eco-Sensitive Zones are being touted by the government as transition zones around protected forest areas, that would minimise forest depletion and man-animal conflict. This report, from the Corbett...
A starting point for the new Maha Gathbandhan government in Bihar can be revisiting some of its own earlier proposals including implementation of land reforms , strong action against caste militias...
The formal foundation ceremony of Amaravati, the new capital city of Andhra Pradesh, has drawn the attention of villagers and landowners who want to give up land. Will it live up to the hype or will...
Kerala’s panchayat elections verdict shows that the Left remains relevant at a time when the BJP is playing its communal card and the Congress-led UDF is fighting staggering corruption cases.
Khabar Lahariya reporters spent a day each in a ward of Mahoba, Banda and Chitrakoot districts with women candidates for panchayat elections. The candidates display both political mobilisation and...
The mithun’s significance among the tribes of Arunachal Pradesh is widely known. In this article, the author explores the vicissitudes in the socio-economic importance of the mithun and why efforts...
The diphtheria deaths in Kerala have shown the signs of a public health crisis. If it is not tackled through action and awareness then it may have far-reaching consequences and demean the much-...
In six months, the new capital region in Andhra Pradesh seems to have picked up a frenetic pace in infrastructure development. While speculation over land seems to have ebbed, the changing pattern of...
The Rajasthan government has planned to hand over its public health centres to private operators through a process of bidding. However this will have a debilitating effect on the inadequate and under...
The Patels in Gujarat are reinventing their social identity to address the plight of their aspiring youth. This article traces the trajectory of their agitation and inquires into the reasons behind...
The police may have arrested the man who harassed journalists of Khabar Lahariya for over three months but that is only half the battle won. In this article, the journalists share the everyday...
The ongoing construction of Mapithel or Maphou Dam along the Thoubal River in Ukhrul district, Manipur has several adverse consequences for the local population as well as the environment.
Blocking a motorable road in Kudalmanikyam temple under the garb of “purity” shows the limitations of the famed Kerala model of development. Unexpected reinvention of untouchability, an antiquated...

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