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By Shibayan Raha: Case: Jharia Name: Jharia Coal Fields Alternate Names: The Living Pyre, Hell on Earth Location: Dhanbad District, Jharkhand, India Population: 81,979 (2001 Census) Future: Unknown Jharia is not only one of the largest coal mines in India, ...
protests

By Shibayan Raha: Nido Tania, the young boy from Arunachal Pradesh joins the long list of northeast Indians who came to mainstream Indian cities, faced harassment and then lost their precious lives. People from Northeast India facing racial discrimination in mainstream ...
somnath bharti

By Shibayan Raha: The facade of a popular people powered government seems to be fading away very quickly in Delhi. If it was the alleged gang-rape of a Danish tourist the other day and the reaction of the chief minister, today ...
Kolkata Traffic

By Shibayan Raha: While people in Poschimbongo were getting ready for the panchayat elections last week, the Kolkata Police was busy in implementing a repressive measure which is hurting the very people which keeps the city of Kolkata moving. In ...
swami

By Shibayan Raha: Namaste Swamiji, Apologies for writing in English Swamiji. Since we are uneducated, urban, not-so-young people who eat meat and drink beer all the time; we prefer English as well. You might not remember me, though we have met ...
obama

By Shibayan Raha: To, President Elect Barack Obama, White House, Washington DC, United States of America Namaste Obama Jee, A hearty congratulations on being re-elected as the President of United States. I do feel America and the rest of the ...
karmapa lama 2

By Shibayan Raha (Indian activist working with the Tibetan movement): There has been a raging controversy going on in the Indian mainstream media about the third highest Tibetan Religious leader His Holiness 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee’s alleged Chinese links. ...

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