As the ongoing series in The Indian Express showed, after speaking to officials and individuals part of the programme, the deradicalisation programme has helped pull back 120 youth, including six women, from the brink of jihadi recruitment.
The Shiv Sena was the early bird with a Jan Ashirwad Yatra fronted by Yuva Sena chief and party scion Aditya Thackeray. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis followed with his own month-long Maha Janadesh Yatra which began Thursday and the NCP, too, has planned one.
Homelessness stares Mumbai in the face on every street. India’s financial capital, and its richest city, is also where thousands of people sleep rough — on footpaths, under flyovers, and on road dividers because they have nowhere else to go.
Activists claimed that residents of these buildings face the ignominy of not being recognised as owners of these properties and are vulnerable to exploitation from builders who gain massive floor space index sops from the state for redeveloping these structures.
With time and rising costs all around, the low rents often failed to pay even for the basic upkeep of the building. A situation emerged in which some owners lost interest entirely, and allowed the building to simply crumble.
While hearing a PIL filed by NGO Jan Adalat - Centre of Para-Legal Services and Legal Aid on the issue of jail conditions in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court in 2017 had asked the state to improve the standard of the prisons
During the 2005 Mumbai deluge, CR had bore the brunt of the massive rains which had hit the city registering greater losses and disruptions compared to WR. The Indian Express finds out why CR services are more prone to be affected by monsoon and the steps it is taking to address the problem.
An average Mumbaikar gets around 100 to 307 litres of water for his personal use, supplied through taps. To get the same amount of water for their families, the women of Barde Chi Wadi would have to rappel up and down the well over 15 times.
Shahidul Alam, the Bangladeshi photojournalist who spent more than 100 days in prison for criticising the Sheikh Hasina government, speaks to The Indian Express about the political scenario in Bangladesh, the “absence of morality in international politics” and the sanctification of political leaders
Most of the those evicted belong to the Pardhi denotified tribe. Residents claim they have been staying at the said spot for over 20 years and many of them have ration cards listing their residential address as Amar Mahal flyover.