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Village women clean only freshwater lake in Odisha, revive tourism

Under the Cloth for Work initiative steered by Goonj, 30 women from Malabiharpur village took up the task of cleaning 2,000 sq ft area of the lake.

Banni pastoralists see success in battle for survival

“After 10 years of use, a Nano car would go to Bhangarwala (mechanical waste collector) whereas Banni Buffalo will produce at least four new buffa...

Meet the solar sisters

With this Rs.200 solar lamp, they are no longer afraid of stepping out after hours, especially during the rainy season when snakes abound.

The power-full people you don’t know about

For the past seven months, N K Bhat hasn't paid a penny to the Mangaluru Electricity Supply Company. "Instead I get paid about Rs 2,000 a month,"

Making Ameenpur garbage free Panchayat

The Ameenpur Lake, a serene water body in Patancheru mandal has been declared Telangana’s first biodiversity heritage site

Sleeping with danger

The residents were calm. Instead of clobbering the king cobra to death, the family left the bathroom door ajar so it could find its way out on its ...

Tamil Nadu Revives Ancient Community De-Silting Of Lakes, Tanks

'Kudimaramathu' is a practice where farmers have to remove weeds and deepen the lake to ensure proper supply of water for irrigation.

Making Ameenpur garbage free Panchayat

The Ameenpur Lake, a serene water body in Patancheru mandal has been declared Telangana’s first biodiversity heritage site

Grandmother of the jungle: This Kerala tribal woman can prepare 500 medicines from memory

Hundreds trek to the forests in Thiruvananthapuram district to get treated by Lakshmikutty who offers herbal treatment for poisoning

Same-sex attraction is OK, boys can cry, girl’s no means no

In a bid to reach out to 26 crore adolescents in the country on health issues, the Ministry has decided to involve 1.65 lakh peer educators called ...

Nagaland’s docu-film bags first prize

“We want to show the people and the government about the importance of sustaining the cultivation of millets for maintaining agro-bio diversity,”

Twist of the Tongue

Using mobile phones and Bluetooth, the Pahadi Korbas of Chhattisgarh record and share songs of their community and rediscover a dying language.

Grandmother of the jungle: This Kerala tribal woman can prepare 500 medicines from memory

Hundreds trek to the forests in Thiruvananthapuram district to get treated by Lakshmikutty who offers herbal treatment for poisoning

Schooling for Curiosity

To remain inclusive, the school allows families to pay whatever fee they can afford and finds sponsors to pitch in with the rest

Indian village beats drought, one raindrop at a time

Ralegan Siddhi has remained water-sufficient for four decades, even in the severe droughts of 2014 and 2015 that triggered thousands of farmer suic...

‘We have more hardy, nutritious grains than GM can offer’

Debal Deb has conserved 1,200 climate resilient rice varieties. He speaks on the need to conserve traditional seeds and why we don’t need genetical...

Uralungal: India’s Oldest Worker Cooperative

This cooperative has pioneered democratic workplace organization and egalitarian redistribution, even in the context of a highly competitive sector.

एकमेव मार्ग (in Marathi)

"पेसा व वन अधिकार कायद्याच्या प्रभावी अंमलबजावणी शिवाय, व गाव-गणराज्य ग्राम सभा निर्माणाशिवाय मार्ग नाही"

Tamil Nadu Revives Ancient Community De-Silting Of Lakes, Tanks

'Kudimaramathu' is a practice where farmers have to remove weeds and deepen the lake to ensure proper supply of water for irrigation.

Making Ameenpur garbage free Panchayat

The Ameenpur Lake, a serene water body in Patancheru mandal has been declared Telangana’s first biodiversity heritage site

Sleeping with danger

The residents were calm. Instead of clobbering the king cobra to death, the family left the bathroom door ajar so it could find its way out on its ...

शाल के तले - असम का अद्वितीय वन-संरक्षक नाट्योत्सव (in Hindi)

शाल कुंजो का संरक्षण समुदाय की रीतियों से सम्बद्ध है। शाल के यह जंगल हमें पूज्य हैं। मरणोपरान्त, लोगों को इन्हीं वृक्षों के नीचे दफन किया जाता है।

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