Should Rights for Rivers Be on the Agenda for the 2019 Elections?

While acknowledging that recognising the rights of rivers is necessary, would it also be sufficient to bring about the ethics of caring for them?

Course helps Gadchiroli tribals know their forest rights — and win a diploma

Learning how to measure their land, mark boundaries, draw up lists of forest produce and plan secure livelihoods based on these.

A warning note

A song that is an ultimatum to the authorities that the community will protect what is rightfully theirs

We need to go beyond self-interest or we’re doomed: Jean Drèze

There is a natural complementarity between research and action which means using non-violent, democratic means to bring about change.

Where blackbuck are dearer than sons

Some villagers think the animals increase productivity by grazing on their crops.

What does rights of rivers mean?

This would require challenging government agencies, international “development” views and re-thinking the basic ethics of our societies.

What We Can Learn From the Young Woman Who Has Rocked the Madhya Pradesh Police

Taking on the system at every level – administrative, social and cultural – this young survivor of sexual assault is a brilliant survivor.

Listen, the revolution blooms in silence

A timely and evocative missive from a monthly workers’ newspaper distributed widely in the industrial belt around Delhi.

Summary of RIVERS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: WE ARE THE RIVER, THE RIVER IS US?

The significance of the Uttarakhand High Court's judgment declaring that the Ganga and Yamuna rivers are separate legal entities with specific rights

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