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Ashutosh Sharma

India's increasing defenses eat away at farmland along border with Pakistan

30 Oct 2019

BOBIYA, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When half a dozen trucks loaded with construction material screeched to a halt on their farms, Baryam Singh and fellow residents in the Indian village of Bobiya sensed they were soon going to lose more land to the military.

FEATURE-India's increasing defences eat away at farmland along border with Pakistan

30 Oct 2019

BOBIYA, India, Oct 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When half a dozen trucks loaded with construction material screeched to a halt on their farms, Baryam Singh and fellow residents in the Indian village of Bobiya sensed they were soon going to lose more land to the military.

As India votes, parties court farmers with green promises

13 May 2019

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Ishwar Chand Sharma, a farmer in northern India, committed suicide days before the start of the country's general elections, police found a note in his pocket with a plea: "Don't vote for the BJP."

UPDATE 1-As India votes, parties court farmers with green promises

13 May 2019

NEW DELHI, May 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Ishwar Chand Sharma, a farmer in northern India, committed suicide days before the start of the country's general elections, police found a note in his pocket with a plea: "Don't vote for the BJP."

As India votes, parties court farmers with green promises

11 May 2019

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Ishwar Chand Sharma, a farmer in northern India, committed suicide just days before the start of the country's general elections, police found a note in his pocket with a plea: "Don't vote for the BJP."

FEATURE-As India votes, parties court farmers with green promises

11 May 2019

NEW DELHI, May 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Ishwar Chand Sharma, a farmer in northern India, committed suicide just days before the start of the country's general elections, police found a note in his pocket with a plea: "Don't vote for the BJP."

Kashmir's embattled apple growers buried by wild weather

04 Dec 2018

SHOPIAN, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - November is the peak wedding season in India's Kashmir region. But Riyaz Dar's sister didn't get married last month, as planned.

FEATURE-Kashmir's embattled apple growers buried by wild weather

04 Dec 2018

SHOPIAN, India, Dec 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - November is the peak wedding season in India's Kashmir region. But Riyaz Dar's sister didn't get married last month, as planned.

Used to whizzing bullets, Kashmir border farmers now hit by drought

16 Jan 2017

KEERNI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The past three decades have not been kind to the residents of Keerni.

Risk of landslides drives migration: and mental health worries

23 Jun 2016

UDHAMPUR, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When a landslide swallowed up the mountain village of Saddal in September 2014, Neemu lost his wife and a child, along with his terrace farm and livestock.

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