Video Shows

March 30, 2020

“Italy should have taken social distancing seriously. Now, dead bodies are just piling up”

As India intensifies its battle against coronavirus, this teacher from Italy talks about why social distancing is important and what should the Indians do “to not end up like Italy”

Gaon Connection
March 28, 2020

Audio interview: “The coronavirus is not a bio weapon. The data we have suggests so”

Dr Renu Swarup, secretary, Department of Biotechnology, along with her team, is looking at the scientific aspect and is working very hard to give India the best possible coronavirus vaccine

Gaon Connection
March 28, 2020

Audio interview: India’s missile labs to help make ventilators to fight the coronavirus pandemic

Dr Satheesh Reddy, Director General, Defence Research and Development Organisation, says that they will make 30,000 ventilators in a matter of weeks using an Indian technology

Gaon Connection
February 29, 2020

“The dairy and the livestock are the sectors which may help farmers increase their income”

Amul belongs to 36 lakh farmer families of Gujarat, said its managing director RS Sodhi. The best thing about Amul is that the profit from value addition goes directly to the accounts of farmers

Arvind Shukla
February 22, 2020

India is fighting a critical battle to save the Ganga — a river that’s a lifeline for hundreds of millions

The governments have been promising citizens a clean Ganga since 1986, and thousands of crores of rupees have already been spent. But will the river, that supports 43% of our population ever get clean?

Nidhi Jamwal
February 22, 2020

“It’s acid, and not water, that is flowing in these rivers. It’s making us very, very sick”

Around 150 villages in six districts of Western Uttar Pradesh are situated by three rivers — Hindon, Krishna and Kali. The water is so polluted that people are suffering from deadly diseases

Ranvijay Singh
February 22, 2020

Do you know the last 120 kms of the Sabarmati river comprise just industrial effluents and sewage?

The farmers in the state have been using this “black and red-coloured” water, laden with chemicals, for irrigation and this is what people living in the state have been eating since decades

Swati Subhedar
February 15, 2020

“By 2022, all those in Uttar Pradesh who were found eligible in our survey will get a home”

In an interview with Gaon Connection, Uttar Pradesh Rural Development Minister Rajendra Pratap Singh spoke about gram panchayat elections, the housing scheme, MGNREGA and lot more …

Arvind Shukla
February 11, 2020

The heritage village of Odisha where every single resident is a pattachitra artist

For generations, the inhabitants of Raghurajpur village in Puri district of Odisha have been narrating mythological stories through their world-famous paintings — pattachitra — and palm leaf engravings

Nidhi Jamwal
February 11, 2020

Did you know that cinnamon is added to the powdered glass while making the kite thread?

The earliest evidence of kite flying can be seen in Mughal paintings. From being a stress-busters for the Mughals in India, to being used in military operations in China, the kite has come a long way

Harsh Pathak