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Chandigarh fails to rehabilitate slum population

City on trial Author(s): Anupam Chakravartty   Chandigarh resists luxury residential project but fails to rehabilitate its slum population to preserve its master plan A housing complex in the catchment of Sukhna Lake will affect Chandigarh’s only water body (PHOTOGRAPHS: ANUPAM… Continue Reading →

Rape in India: Reading between the lines #Vaw #mustread

Sometimes photographs — even ones that go viral — aren’t worth a thousand words. Here’s what they won’t tell you. June 15, 2014 5:00AM ET by Neha Dixit, aljazeera In a village called Badaun in the northeastern state of Uttar Pradesh in… Continue Reading →

#India – Migration back to villages

Monday, February 17, 2014 – 06:00 IST | Agency: DNA Devinder Sharma  The government’s lack of focus on agriculture shows its lopsided priorities. In the coming months, about 1.5 crore farmers who quit agriculture in the past seven years, are… Continue Reading →

#India – Madhya Pradesh: ‘Malnutrition ka dil dekho’ #healthcare

Neha Dixit, January 8, 2014 As the Madhya Pradesh government sanctions a Rs. 150 crore budget for the state tribal museum, the tribals in the state suffer malnutrition and are forced to migrate. As Raghubir Yadav, the actor cum singer,… Continue Reading →

Inequality, Indian Style

By ROGER COHEN, NYT NEW DELHI — As we weave through early-morning Delhi traffic on his motorbike, Ravi Gulati gets into a riff about status symbols in India, how from Armani jeans to Audis they are almost all Western, and how… Continue Reading →

This land is my Land- How are demographics changing in Assam and Bengal?

How are demographics changing in Assam and Bengal? And what does this mean for ‘indigenous’ communities? Garga Chatterjee considers the argument for territorial purity, in the Friday Times, Pakistan’s First Independent Weekly Paper This land is my land 2 0 Bodo women cry at a relief… Continue Reading →

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