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This Land Is Sacred: India’s First Private Gold Mine Angers Villagers

Sonakhan, Chhattisgarh: The village of Sonakhan in Chhattisgarh hardly looks like the site of a gold rush. There are no gun-toting ruffians, nor squalid camps...

Corruption, Caste Keep Poor From Owning Land In Uttar Pradesh

By Rina Chandran Kachhidih, Uttar Pradesh: For decades, Kunta lived in a hut outside Kachhidih village in Uttar Pradesh, enduring the insults of higher-caste villagers who...