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From Corporate Woman To Village Sarpanch: Chhavi Rajawat’s Inspiring Journey

Soda Village, Rajasthan: As the sun begins to set on the village of Soda in Rajasthan, Chhavi Rajawat walks through the dusty streets, stopping to...

Using Maps, Petitions, Rajasthan Villagers Reclaim Traditional Common Land

Hastinapur, Rajasthan: It took residents of Hastinapur village in Rajasthan three years of poring over maps, demarcating boundaries, and numerous petitions and visits to local...

Beaten, Burned, Branded As Witch, Moving Account Of 95-Year-Old Rajasthan Widow

Bhilwara: Gulabi Kumawat was an elderly widow living in a modest home in Rajasthan, until the day she was branded a witch by fellow villagers...

After Report Of 90 Child Deaths In Rajasthan Hospital, NHRC Sends...

New Delhi: The NHRC has issued a notice to the Rajasthan government over the death of 90 children at a state-run hospital in Banswara...

Slowly But Surely, Rajasthan Winning Fight Against Female Foeticide

A couple who ran a sex-determination 'clinic' in Punjab thought they were about to seal a good deal, until they realised they have walked...

In Many Indian Homes, Women Eat After Men. Why This Needs...

By Charu Bahri/ IndiaSpend.org Morthala (Rajasthan): When the women of this village sit down to eat, it is usually after the rest of the family...

Rats Nibble Newborn Baby’s Fingers In Rajasthan Hospital

Jaipur: In a shocking incident, rats nibbled a four-day-old baby's fingers at a government-run hospital in Banswara in Rajasthan. The incident occurred on Monday in MG...

Number Of Child Brides Rise In Urban India, Decline In Rural:...

By Vipul Vivek / IndiaSpend.org Underage marriages, especially of girls, are rising in urban India and declining in rural India, according to a new analysis...

How Coloured Bindis Help Track Health Of Mothers And Babies

Using digitized maps and coloured bindis, a unique initiative in rural Rajasthan is keeping track of the health of pregnant women and children. The effort...

Green Corridor Used To Rush Breast Milk To Sick Babies In...

Jaipur: A green corridor was created for the first time in the country to transport 62 litres of breast milk from Rajasthan's Bhilwara district to...