A Decade of Pour Tous Distribution Centre (PTDC) : the evolution of an Auroville institution

PTDC was the first major breakthrough towards an economy with no exchange of money, in contrast with previous experiments.

Avoiding Airpocalypse: It's Time to Move Beyond Quick Fixes and Tackle the Root Cause of Crisis

The fixation on economic growth indicators has blinded our decision-makers to the enormous social and ecological damage such growth causes.

Therapy for India's distressed farmers

For many farmers, sharing and ventilating their toxic and morbid thoughts was cathartic.

How a Clown in Delhi Is Helping Ailing Kids Cope With Tough Times

The clowns enter singing and dancing as they use balloons to ease the atmosphere of stress that the patients and caregivers are undergoing.

We are addicted to convenience, and it's a fatal attraction both for us and the planet

Ready-made meals, motorised transport, smartphones make our lives a lot easier, but at what cost?

Sattvik food aroma suffused with wisdom

The festival (in its 14th year now) is creating awareness about the nutrient-rich food from various areas so that urban people can adopt healthier ...

Why Odisha’s Tribal Women Are Returning to Their Natural Roots for Guidance on Food

These women are going back to their native wisdom to, at least, secure the health of their coming generations.

In Search of Women's Health

A gynaecological survey under a health programme shows the devastating situation of women of an Indore slum and how it has been considerably improved

Reviving a River, Reviving a Lost Culture

Tribal elders in downstream communities seek restoration of Myntdu River that has been destroyed by decades of coal mining.

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