Nation’s Hindi heartland in near past has become den for torture and custodial death of undertrial prisoners and suspects. Uttar Pradesh’s shameful trait, custodial death seems to be copied by its neighboring state, Bihar. Earlier this month, two Muslim youth of East Champaran, were tortured to death under police custody[Read More…]
Bihar’s Patwa Toli – Once a breeding ground of IITians, turning into a den of gruesome murder.
Do you remember Sushil Kumar, the KBC winner hailing from Bihar’s Motihari? Yes, I am talking about Sushil Kumar the winner of the fifth season of Sony TV’s popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) in 2011, the first contestant to win Rs 5 crore as prize money. Eight years[Read More…]
Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital, also known as DMCH was started as a Temple Medical School in 1925 and was upgraded into a college in 1946. It has the largest campus in the state. Entering hospital, the most notable feature was the derelict surgical building of DMCH. With patients admitted[Read More…]
Leningrad is the former name of Russia’s second largest city, Saint Petersburg after Moscow. This became a hallmark of the Russian revolution after 1917 as it has over 230 places associated with the life and activities of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the architect of the Soviet revolution. Bihar’s Begusarai in sociopolitical[Read More…]
ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activists) workers in Bihar are on strike since 1st of December 2018. In Bihar, there are 93,687 ASHA workers. Way back in 2010 their strength was 71,350. This outrage has several demands one of them is a minimum wage of Rs, 18,000. The statewide indefinite strike[Read More…]
The Pasi community of Bihar is popular in societal terms through their work which they engage in to earn a livelihood and are called toddy-tapping (process of extracting palm juice from palm tree). Toddy is the fermented version of palm tree juice. For millions of people in rural Bihar — where toddy, locally called ‘tadi’, is considered[Read More…]
Sanjay Sahni, a class 7 drop-out and then an electrician in the streets of Janakpuri in South-West Delhi vowed to expose corruption in MNREGA.