For vote-seekers, a manifesto from livestock breeders

Compensation is due for grazing-land in forests, lost when a dam is being built or development projects are undertaken.

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.

Maha gramsabha: A Unique Initiative In Central India

Apart from resistance against mining and implementation of forest rights, what other activities are taking place at the MGS level?

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.

Tribals urge parties to ensure food security

"Tribals have an enormous storehouse of knowledge on food gathering, shifting hill cultivation, pastoralism, labour and handicrafts,”

Elections Make a Mockery of Democracy

Day-to-day decisions, including crucial ones that impact a large number of people, are predominantly taken by elected politicians and the bureaucra...

A flawed agenda for development

A narrow focus on growth-led development is the cause of the world’s sustainability crisis, not its solution

Decoding Manifestos

Responsible governance, economic security for the maximum numbers and ecological sustainability are the three key challenges facing the country tod...

Making national elections less consequential

....which party can deliver on the promise of development, prosperity, clean governance, and secure access to the basic needs of life?

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