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.

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.

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 ...

Lessons in caring

Compassionate people in many communities have started becoming proxy families of the mentally ill and homeless.

Sunita Dhairyam is saving not just wildlife but poor villagers

While Rs.3,000 is an insignificant amount for cattle, it often prevents villagers from resorting to retaliatory killing (of the carnivore) ...

The Future of Learning

Groups of Indian street children learned to use computers and the Internet by themselves...

Raju: 1 Billion(!) Trees planted in a Day!

S. M. Raju ingeniously integrated the Indian government’s rural employment guaranty scheme (NREGA) with tree plantation drives.

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