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Their Mothers Never Went to School, Daughters Made Education A Priority

Mumbai: In the narrow alleys of Aarey Colony, next to Royal Palm Estate in suburban Mumbai, lives Gulabsha Rafiq Khan. The 17-year-old lives with her...

Crackdown On Mumbai Street Vendors Sparks Row Over Public Spaces

Mumbai: A crackdown on street vendors in Mumbai after they were blamed for a stampede at a train station last month highlights the diminishing...

No Affordable Rooms For Rent: Migrant Workers In Cities Forced To...

Mumbai: The collapse of a 117-year-old apartment block in a crowded neighbourhood in Mumbai last month highlighted the dismal state of affordable rental housing...

‘Where Will We Keep Our Boats, Nets’, Ask Mumbai’s Fisherfolk

Mumbai: At the end of the monsoon rains every year, Mumbai's fishing community performs a traditional pooja ceremony to mark their return to the...

Brooms On Day, Books At Night: How Mumbai Civic Body Workers...

Mumbai: Kalpana Jadhav, mother of a seven-year-old boy, quit her school education 19 years ago due to financial constraints. Working as a Class-4 employee...

Fewer Child Sex Workers In Mumbai Brothels, Underground Trade Still A...

Mumbai: The number of children trafficked for sex in the red light districts of Mumbai has dropped sharply, activists said, as they raised concerns...

Community Comes Together To Modernise Mumbai’s 150-Year-Old Bhendi Bazaar

All her life, home for Robab Nallwalla has been a one-room flat in central Mumbai, a space she shares with her parents and her...

In Mumbai’s Municipal Schools, 1 In Every 3 Children Malnourished

In Mumbai's Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools, malnutrition has increased from 8 per cent to 34 per cent in the last three years, shows...

1 In 3 Mumbai Municipal School Children Malnourished

By Swagata Yadavar/ IndiaSpend.org  Despite an extensive mid-day meal programme, a third of children in schools run by Indias richest municipal corporation in the country's...

Wrong Number Led Acid Attack Survivor To Mr Right

Lalita Benbansi from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh was 21 when her cousin threw acid on her over a grudge he held. Her face got...