Resistance Is Fertile – The Emerging Alternative Political Discourse in the Indian Parliamentary Elections
People and communities need empowerment to govern and manage their lives, and also to make the state accountable & transparent.
On rights, the Congress manifesto scores over the BJP
An alternative approach to well being ... would democratise the economy, promote healthy living and respect rights of nature too.
The mystery of Auroville - celebrating a few initiatives and individuals
This is not the future we want
Any decent ecological assessment of a project needs a year of study (over all seasons), so the 180 days limit means short-cuts.
A pond, a community and a forest fair - The story of Mesar Van Kautik
Food festivals, trail running and mini-marathons, yoga camps, story-telling sessions and bird-watching walks lead up to Mesar Van Kautik.
Re-reading Tagore to Become Human
"... we are all willing to pay a premium to experience natural surroundings which offer nutriment to the soul"
Facing the future of development
These initiatives have stayed or even reversed rural-urban migration and attempted gender and caste justice without trashing the environment.
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.