Floating gardens for the landless

Bamboo beds with layers of dried water hyacinth, silt, vermicompost and farm yard manure, dry leaves of leguminous plants, etc. float on the water...

A day in Delhi's under-the-bridge school for the poor

Pupils at the free school under the bridge are mostly the children of migrant workers, labourers, and seasonal farmers living in nearby slums.

A theatre group in Bengaluru invited Narendra Modi to watch a play that protests GST

As part of a Tax Denial Satyagraha, the Graam Seva Sangh did not charge GST on the tickets.

आदिवासींकडून शिकण्या-समजण्यासारखे काही: 'lessons from a tribal community-- Melghat' Vipul Shaha (in Marathi)

लहान मुले अगदी कळत-नकळत गावका-यांकडून सहज खेळता बागडता, कामात मदत करता करता अनुभवातून खूप काही सतत शिकत राहतात.

Foul air: Thermal power more to blame than crackers

The Thermal Power Plant rules could become an arena of progressive policy-making where the courts and government work together to tackle pollution.

Why the Fight for Environmental Justice Is Also a Fight for Social Justice

Until you dedicate your life to making socially just decisions, don’t fool yourself that planting one tree a year or riding a bicycle will save the...

A 'roti bank' comes up in Aurangabad for the poor

People can voluntarily 'deposit' their food, once a day. Similarly, poor people can come any time to collect the food at their convenience.

A flawed agenda for development

A narrow focus on growth-led development is the cause of the world’s sustainability crisis, not its solution

‘Roti Bank’ guarantees right to food in Bundelkhand

Volunteers collect and distribute the food, benefiting patients and attendants, destitute on the roads and railway station, slum dwellers and poor ...

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