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Inter-Generational Poverty in Bihar-UP: Any Light at end of Tunnel?

October 15, 2017 - 5:41 pm in Economics

Inequality is a consequence of development in the conventional sense we understand post-cave life. The problem is absolute poverty and inter-generational confinement of the same set of people in that poverty trap. Let me reject some dominant views that the…

Children sans Childhood: Rag Picking Children in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

October 13, 2017 - 2:55 pm in Economics, Health

I am used to wander around to look at people not very much welcome to the civil and elite society – the society excluding unwelcome cross sections is…

Dalits should give up reservations voluntarily, let upper caste enjoy it now. #India@70

August 15, 2017 - 2:08 pm in Education, Reforms

The Scheduled Caste & Tribes in India have enjoyed the so called “reservation” benefits. Some of the members of the community have progressed…

Status of Muslims in West Bengal – Appeasement or Exclusion?

April 19, 2016 - 6:20 pm in Rights

“Muslims constitute a very large proportion of the poor. The fact that Muslims in West Bengal are disproportionately poorer and more deprived in terms of living conditions is an empirical recognition that gives this report an inescapable immediacy and practical…

Odisha villagers denied access to basic health facilities

August 14, 2015 - 7:39 pm in Health

Netri Chhatria of Junapani Village could not avail the service of institutional delivery because she was unable to pay for the transport to visit the nearest Community Health Centre at Komna, the block headquarters, located at a distance of 57 kilometers…