Author Archives: Puja Sharma

Rise of Dalit identity in Independent India

The drafting of the constitution was a watershed moment for the disadvantaged caste groups in the country. The freedom struggle and the independence movement not only paved the way for the ousting of the British and colonialism, but, it also ...

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Enterprising Woman Farmer Charts Path to Prosperity in Maharashtra

“We were losing our new chickens fast. To save the remaining 250, we called the local veterinary doctor. Our women could not afford his vaccination fee of three rupees per chick. For the landless women, backyard poultry was the major ...

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Pahlaj Nihalani removed as CBFC chief, Prasoon Joshi to replace him

CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani has been removed from his position, and will be replaced by lyricist and screenwriter, Prasoon Joshi. Pahlaj Nihalani has been removed as chief of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and replaced by noted lyricist ...

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Ayodhya land dispute: Supreme Court fixes December 5 for final hearing

The Supreme Court also asked the UP government to submit within ten weeks the translated copy of the documented evidence in the case. Issuing a clear warning, the apex court said that the time frame given is fixed for completion ...

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UP: 30 dead in 48 hours due to disruption of oxygen supply at Gorakhpur hospital

The oxygen supply at the Gorakhpur hospital was allegedly stopped as the suppliers’ bill of Rs 67 lakh was not cleared. Thirty people died in two days at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorapkhpur due to disruption of liquid oxygen ...

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