Articles by Astha Bamba

Isn’t it Time You Tuned into the Asur Frequency?

“This is Asur Akhra Radio, we will dance… we will play… we will sing…” In the bazaars of Latehar and Gumla districts, some 200 km from Ranchi, Jharkhand, the energetic beating of drums and the collective voices of women draw market goers towards them.

Let Me Try And Find You A Bed

“At 11 pm, a girl from Lucknow called for an oxygen bed for her relatives. I forwarded all the verified leads I had and was searching for more. She said a few numbers are switched off, or not working, or they don’t have beds anymore.

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