Video Shows

January 18, 2020

A blanket of snow isn’t romantic for shepherds

When it starts snowing in the hills of Uttarakhand, shepherds gear themselves up for the tough winter months. In absence of any grazing land, they are constantly moving around, along with their flock of sheep. As a result of this, they miss out on various government schemes

Rural Connection
January 17, 2020

These transformed government schools in Delhi are also teaching students to be happy

Many government schools in Delhi now have a fresh coat of paint on their walls. The infrastructure and the course curriculum has improved. They are on a par with private schools

Rural Connection
December 27, 2019

The last reporter has gone home. The public attention has died. But what happened in Unnao?

Rural Connection tracks the story that started in 2002 and ended violently in 2019 with clashes between the farmers and the police

Ranvijay Singh
December 27, 2019

October rain leaves Maharashtra farmers in tears

According to the preliminary estimates, crop standing on over 54 lakh hectares, worth Rs 8,000 crore, has been damaged by unseasonal rains

Swati Subhedar
December 27, 2019

When in Lucknow, let Malai Makkhan melt in your mouth

It’s white, soft, sweet & fluffy … it simply melts in your mouth! Malai Makkhan is a dessert that truly has a nawabi touch. It is believed that the Mughals used to polish this delicacy off in minutes. Head to Old Lucknow to have the best malai makkhan

Rural Connection
December 27, 2019

Beating breast cancer … emerging victorious

In 2018, nearly 6 lakh women died due to breast cancer, which is around 15% of all cancer deaths among women, reports the World Health Organization

englishteam
December 27, 2019

Mr Thackeray, please listen to the farmers

The political drama is over and Maharashtra has a new chief minister. Devendra Fadnavis, in his 80-hour second term, cleared ₹5,380 crore from the Maharashtra Contingency Fund as a relief for farmers affected by the unseasonal rain, but is that enough?

englishteam
December 27, 2019

“That day, my son too had gone with the others to look for his father. They found him hanging”

Gajanan Shinde, 35, lived with his family in Khambegaon in Marathwada’s Nanded district, around 600 kms from Mumbai. His body was found hanging on November 9 by the same tree beneath which he once used to rest during the day. The unseasonal rain had completely ruined his soybean crop

Rural Connection
December 26, 2019

We have masks … but how are the villagers dealing with toxic air?

Over 46 million residents in the National Capital Region (NCR) have been breathing poison. But, we must remember that there are people choking out in nearby villages of these cities

englishteam
December 26, 2019

Marathwada cotton farmers invested Rs 25,000, it is now difficult to get back even Rs 5,000

Rural Connection team had spent several days in November in Marathwada’s Osmanabad, Latur and Nanded districts. The unseasonal rain in October-November has ruined the crops ready for the harvest

englishteam