In Kashmir, an imperilled zone of peace
" ... a number of peaceful protests were organised here and in Srinagar and no incident of violence was ever reported,”
Tharangini - The Oldest Surviving Hand-Block Printing Studio in Bangalore
Tharangini works towards sustainability of the environment. This is commendable and desirable in other garment and dyeing factories.
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.
The arrogance of the ignorant
Forests inhabited by Adivasis are some of the best conserved in the subcontinent ... and ‘indigenous knowledge’ is invaluable.
A warning note
A song that is an ultimatum to the authorities that the community will protect what is rightfully theirs
The power of Kudumbashree
Kudumbashree groups cleaned up 11,300 public places and two lakh houses. Around 40,000 affected families received counselling ...
Tosa Maidan Liberation & Conservation Struggle: A successful struggle of Non-violent & Democratic means in Kashmir
Following year-long demonstrations by the local villagers, the Government of J&K made a decision. TosaMaidan was handed over to its people.
The Ficus in the Tea: The fight for the lonely atti maram (fig tree)
Other than a tiger, almost all the other large mammals in the region were seen under the lone fig tree!
An Anti-Forest Policy: Rhetoric or Sleight of Hand?
A government intent on “building on our rich cultural heritage” and “participatory”, would provide the adivasis rightful space for self-governance