All stories by Prasanna D Zore And Uttam Ghosh
Why Adivasis fled their village after the Maoist ambushRediff.com22 May 2017
Fearing imminent arrest and likely reprisals from the CRPF -- 25 of whose jawans were gunned down by the Maoists inside a jungle just 200 to 300 metres away from their homes on the afternoon of April 24 -- young Adivasi men and women in Burkapal abandoned their homes and fled into the jungle.
How the Sarkar works in Maoist areasRediff.com22 May 2017
'I am here to look after people's needs.' 'I am not bothered about who is a Maoist or who is not.'
Hidma Madvi, the Maoist behind the CRPF attacksRediff.com17 May 2017
The Maoist who has emerged as the major threat to the security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.
The CRPF is not fighting just the Maoists in BastarRediff.com15 May 2017
CRPF troopers confront loneliness, poor network connectivity, poor work conditions, dismal work-life balance, and immense psychological stress.
Why did 25 CRPF jawans die in Sukma?Rediff.com12 May 2017
Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore and Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com travelled 650 km in Chhattisgarh's Sukma and Bijapur districts to report on the situation that exists 11 days after the Burkapal ambush, where 25 CRPF troops were killed by the Maoists.
The hungry children of MokhadaRediff.com2 Nov 2016
The malnourished children whose condition has attracted the attention of India's apex court.
The real heroes of the fight against hunger deathsRediff.com10 Oct 2016
Just two doctors attend to almost 300 patients at a hospital in Maharashtra's Malnourished Corridor every day.
'Our children have only hunger written in their destiny'Rediff.com8 Oct 2016
In villages in Palghar district -- in Mumbai's backyard -- more than 254 children have died from malnutrition.
The battle against hunger is long and toughRediff.com6 Oct 2016
Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore and Uttam Ghosh report from Maharashtra's Malnourished Corridor, visiting an anganwadi, which is often the first line of defence in tackling malnutrition.
The plight of farmers in drought-affected BeedRediff.com18 May 2016
Peasants from Maharashtra's drought-affected Beed district feel the government machinery and politicians are indifferent to their plight.
Drought Tales: Humanity triumphs in parched timesRediff.com16 May 2016
Drought or no drought... life goes in the water-starved Beed district in Maharashtra's Marathwada region
Sachin, 9, died fetching water in the droughtRediff.com9 May 2016
'What will we drink if we start fearing these wells?'
The child who died fetching waterRediff.com6 May 2016
Yogita Ashok Desai, 12, died of 'cardio pulmonary arrest', after she collapsed on her way home after fetching water.
Red Star over Saffron Mumbai!Rediff.com23 Apr 2016
Kanhaiya Kumar is India's latest political rockstar. More so in Mumbai, where his address this evening gave Mumbaikars a glimpse of the heydays of the Communist movement in the city of textiles mills and mill workers.