Madhya Pradesh’s ‘fluoride warriors’ unleash citizen science to empower community
Getting citizens to be vigilant, contribute data and having students as data producers and messengers are excellent learnings
From ‘Tent Nazir’ to ‘RTI Nazir’: Towards governance accountability in Kashmir, India
His passion for making the system accountable, through the dogged use of the RTI Act, takes up much of his time.
Chennai’s complicated relationship with its dying rivers, as chronicled by artists
“This kind of art can make people come to the river, not take it to be just a dirty river but something that you would want to come and see. "
The deshi cow milk jinx
The indigenous cattle breed owners - poor farmers, herders and nomadic pastoralists who produce most of the milk - must find it beneficial.
Foul air: Thermal power more to blame than crackers
The Thermal Power Plant rules could become an arena of progressive policy-making where the courts and government work together to tackle pollution.
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.
This Bengaluru Artist Is Using Art To Draw Attention To Potholes & Provoke The Govt Into Action
Baadal Nanjundaswamy has been making art around current civic issues for the past decade.
Mumbai group spends 5 Sundays clearing 1.47-lakh kg garbage from Poisar river
“We used all our resources to gather like-minded people and started cleaning it.”
Once homeless, Mumbai heroes revolutionise shoe industry
Two young men launch a company that wants to ensure that no Indian walks barefoot