Home-birth enthusiasts are rooting for the practice to be made mainstream by integrating traditional midwives, and midwifery in general, to the Indian health infrastructure.
Given that 70% of India’s population still lives in rural areas, MGNREGA can help the transition to climate resilient development in India in a cost-effective manner. This task, however, is challenging.
Under Bihan Yojana, 100 women belonging to 20 self-help groups in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh made special rakhis and sold them online.
Bangladesh is no stranger to monsoon flooding, but the flooding this year has been the longest since the floods of 1988. One-third of the country has been submerged.
Indian goat farmers, who have been facing losses for the past several months, hoped to earn well during Bakri Eid, but their hopes were short-lived.
Noticing their repeated demands to officials and elected representatives for a village road is in vain, the people of Inderha hamlet in Madhya Pradesh’s Satna paved a road themselves.
Sex workers in Maharashtra are struggling to make ends meet, but not risking contracting COVID-19. They are certain sex trade will not stop, and have devised new methods to ‘stay safe’
Large scale infrastructure construction debris dumped by agencies in the Yamuna river and its floodplain. In spite of orders, no action against the violators.
In its final order on the multimillion-dollar wedding extravaganza in eco-fragile Auli meadow last June, the high court has termed the state government’s decision to allow the mega event of Gupta brothers a ‘grave error’.
This year in Chhattisgarh, a three-tier purchase model was activated to buy minor forest produce from tribal gatherers after the lockdown was announced in March.