The Newtons of Gadchiroli: tribals rise to power in local body polls

The battle these elected representatives are waging against indiscriminate mining, and for tribal rights ...

Musings on Education, Learning and Schooling in the context of Imlee Mahuaa School

Every child has determined what he/she will do at School that day. Every child is busy throughout the day, engrossed in whatever he/she has chosen...

Towards radical democracy in India

Representatives' obligations would include highly constrained ‘delegated’ responsibility whereby they are subject to clear mandates given by the de...

Gondwana Calling

A tribal ‘girl band’ talks about setting things right in Chhattisgarh’s villages

Shubhranshu Choudhary: Giving a Voice to a Ravaged, Neglected Region

When the India-born BBC reporter went to cover conflict on his home turf, he realized that journalists were getting it wrong. The locals needed to ...

The new jungle drums

A unique cell phone-based networking system in Chhattisgarh helps Adivasi Gonds share local news and air grievances.

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