Ghalib and the Art of Conversion
He “asked questions of religion, of life, of society and of the self”. This is a way to leave home – the home of inept self-satisfaction ...
Swaraj at 70: The concept of aazadi is no longer enough
... to explore the state of Swaraj at 70 - in finance, politics, agriculture, human rights, food sovereignty, culture, conflict resolution.
Onathallu, the Martial Art Game of Central Kerala
Heritage from the banks of a Kerala river: a martial art form - Onathallu
Sikkim allows people to forge fraternal ties with trees
Rules prohibit felling or damage to any such tree and point out that such violation shall be treated as a forest offence.
कहानियाँ क्यों ज़रूरी हैं? (in Hindi)
वर्तमान जीवन में लोक कहानियों का क्या महत्त्व है? कुछ विचार।
Millet-based ready-to-cook foods launched
A community production centre set up by the Deccan Development Society introduces millets-based nutritious ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook foods.
A Village in Bengal Where Every Inmate is an Artist
The Patua painters also sing Pater Gaans which may relate to mythology and tribal rituals or to issues like preventing spread of HIV/AIDS.
'பொதுவெளிகள் எங்கே?' (in Tamil)
நிலத்திலிருந்து படைப்புவெளிகள் வரை, நமது பொதுவெளிகள் ஆக்கிரமிப்பாளர்களாலும், அரசாங்கத்தாலும்கூட வேலிகளுக்குள் அடைக்கப்படுகின்றன
Why Storytelling Traditions Remain Relevant Today
Stories have always been important in human history, but we are losing systems that wove and passed on these stories, and even tongues that held them