Karthik Ranganathan
Apr 27 2016
MANUAL SCAVENGING - THE KILLING CURSE
Karthik Ranganathan
Despite the government schemes to rehabilitate manual scavengers, the scavenging still continues. The caste stigma attached to it has become inseparable—jobs of sanitary workers are reserved to SC/STs, even in this modern era of computers and the internet!
Feb 28 2015
A VICTIM OF MALNUTRITION
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Karthik Ranganathan
4-year-old Nawaz passed away from pneumonia. Afflicted with cerebral palsy, he was also severely malnourished. The responsibility for his death could very well fall on the hospital that refused to treat him.
Aug 21 2014
CAMP FOR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED
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Karthik Ranganathan
While 120 new applications for disability certificates were processed at the 2 day camp at DJ Halli, several differently-abled persons were turned away as doctors had come ill-prepared, without necessary equipment.
Aug 21 2013
SAGA OF MALNUTRITION CONTINUES
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Karthik Ranganathan
Yesterday - Anjaneya. Today Meghala. How many more kids should die before malnourishment is tackled? Isn’t this a testimony to the carelessness of the IT city, Bangalore, towards its poor and underprivileged?
Aug 05 2013
DANCE OF MALNUTRITION
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A tale of two little girls in Bangalore - Meghala, 6 and Disha, 3. Both of them fell sick around the same time. Disha recovered quickly and is back to her bubbly self. Meghala died on 17 July. Was she a child of a lesser god?
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Feb 18 2013
NBA ACTIVIST AT EJIPURA EWS SITE
Karthik Ranganathan
Medha Patkar of Narmada Bachao Andolan visited the Koramangala EWS site, in support of the evicted residents. A volunteer reflects on the impact on the media coverage.
Jan 24 2013
EJIPURA EWS QUARTERS CRISIS
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Spending time with the evicted community of Ejipura's EWS quarters, observer Karthik Ranganathan poignantly captures their lives and voices today.
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