This paper provides an ethnographic account of the changing facets of marginality for the Musahars of Uttar Pradesh. It takes a close look at how their identity is shaped by the resistance of those at
Atiq Khan LUCKNOW: The dance of death continues in the eastern districts (Purvanchal region) of Uttar Pradesh. The dreaded acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) has so far killed 199. The victims are mostly children and people below the poverty line. This comes at a time when the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) appears to have been contained by the SA-14-14-2 vaccine imported from China.
Amita Verma Aug. 25: Even as the nation reels under the impact of the swine flu, Japanese encephalitis (JE), the dreaded disease that strikes in Purvanchal region year after year, has already claimed nearly 200 lives in 2009.
LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Thursday called for formulation of long-term flood prevention and irrigation schemes along the 550-km Indo-Nepal border in the State, emphasising that quick exchange of information about rainfall in the catchment areas of rivers originating in Nepal was imperative.
HOUSING DREAMS Mumbai: Will the high court-appointed committee to clear the backlog of Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) cases be of any help? Apparently not, as the panel has not been given legal powers, say experts. They also point out that the committee is no different from the one set up last year which could dispose of only 42 cases.