grassroots movement
The New Scientific Revolution

The Citizen Science movement in India is re-envisioning scientific endeavour, public literacy, and participation.

Gandhi and green democracy: The evolution of eco-Swaraj

Swaraj - my own autonomy, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, my independence, both as an individual and as a community

Videos – Environment Session of Janta Parliament, 18 August 2020

Organised by several dozen networks and organisations of people's movements and civil society

The Diverging Paths of Two Young Women Foretell the Fate of a Tribe in India

The tribe’s resilience is based on an intellectual heritage—one taught not in writing but in oral lore, manual skills, and naturalist knowledge.

Even More Starkly, We See How Liberal Democracies are Unjust

In these seven decades, we should have worked towards building power at village level, so that villagers are the local key decision-makers.

MILLETS – The Miracle Grains

Millet farming saves nearly six million litres of water per acre - they can stand up to the crisis of climate change.

बच्चों की फुलवारी (in Hindi)

फुलवारी में बच्चों को स्वादिष्ट, गरम पतला और मुलायम भोजन के साथ उनका खास ध्यान रखा जाता है।

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.

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 ...