Vol 8 Issue 18, Apr 28, 2017 - May 04, 2017.

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  • Die-hard cyclist

    Die-hard cyclist

    Around the world on bicycle, he has met 17 presidents, 49 prime ministers, 160 ministers and 80 Indian envoys. Hadra Ahmed catches up with Somen Debnath who would visit 191 countries by 2020
      Posted    08-Feb-2014    Vol 5 Issue 6
  • Fighting polio

    Fighting polio

    If India became polio-free in January 2014, it was the result of a long struggle that began in 1995 as Pulse Polio immunisation programme. Deepak Gupta and Anusha Agarwal have the back story
      Posted    25-Jan-2014    Vol 5 Issue 4
  • Nourishing kids

    Nourishing kids

    They are children. But they are fighting malnutrition among school students by tending kitchen gardens. The students tell us how an initiative aimed at supporting education became a mission
      Posted    25-Jan-2014    Vol 5 Issue 4
  • Tapping talents

    Tapping talents

    Yankanma wanted to be a cook. Today she teaches English to her son. Rajesh Bhat, who quit a well-paid job to be a social entrepreneur, has many such rural success tales to narrate as he tells Souzeina S Mushtaq about his NGO, Head Held High
      Posted    17-Jan-2014    Vol 5 Issue 3
  • Youth speak

    Youth speak

    'My Space My unManifesto', a campaign to help youth engage with issues that are key to them, has now brought on board 42 organizations in 15 states to present a new agenda, says Aditi Bishnoi
      Posted    11-Jan-2014    Vol 5 Issue 2
  • A ladder for poor

    A ladder for poor

    Students of IIT, Kanpur, are learning more about society by taking classes to underprivileged children around their campus. 'Shiksha Sopan’, a students' organization, enables many of its poor charges do what they couldn't have done otherwise
      Posted    11-Jan-2014    Vol 5 Issue 2
  • Media bites

    Media bites

    Is the media acting irresponsibly in reporting rape charges? A social activist’s suicide following reports in the media that he raped a woman co-worker has raised questions, says Garima Tyagi
      Posted    28-Dec-2013    Vol 4 Issue 52
  • Immunity issue

    Immunity issue

    Preet Bharara could not do to 49 Russians, charged earlier with scamming a health care scheme, what he did to Devyani Khobragade just because they enjoy diplomatic immunity, says Arun Kumar
      Posted    20-Dec-2013    Vol 4 Issue 51
  • Minority moans

    Minority moans

    This Christmas, too, will not be celebrated by Christians in Odisha's Kandhamal. This is one heart-wrenching story that Humra Quraishi hears as she speaks to women from minority communities
      Posted    20-Dec-2013    Vol 4 Issue 51
  • For more girls

    For more girls

    In her crusade to level the child sex ratio that was 829 girls for 1000 boys in her Morena district, Asha Singh even confronted doctors who did sex-selective abortions, says Pamela Philipose
      Posted    13-Dec-2013    Vol 4 Issue 50
  • Women power

    Women power

    In the fight against nuclear power, what emerged in the once sleepy coastal hamlet of Idinthakarai was woman power. Pushpa Achanta talks about a book by a woman scientist on the village women
      Posted    06-Dec-2013    Vol 4 Issue 49
  • Hail science

    Hail science

    Rural Maharashtra is waking up to the wonders of science. People are finding solutions to their problems through modern technology and learning to lead a healthy lifestyle, says Sahana Ghosh
      Posted    29-Nov-2013    Vol 4 Issue 48
  • AIDS still kills

    AIDS still kills

    As India celebrates the low rate of HIV infection at present, due to various reasons, Syed Mohammad Afsar cautions us against lowering the guard. It is more about lives than numbers, he says
      Posted    29-Nov-2013    Vol 4 Issue 48
  • Poor's mahal

    Poor's mahal

    In the city of Taj Mahal, the poor and homeless were shivering in the open at night as mercury began dipping until a few Good Samaritans started a night shelter recently, says Brij Khandelwal
      Posted    22-Nov-2013    Vol 4 Issue 47
  • Women survivors

    Women survivors

    Women and children bore the brunt of Muzaffarnagar riots in August. The Joint Citizens Initiative that visited relief camps found that many women are unable to return home, says Anjali Singh
      Posted    22-Nov-2013    Vol 4 Issue 47
  • Judgement reversed

    Judgement reversed

    In 1997, the Ranvir Sena gunned down 58 dalits in Bihar. Survivors of the massacre are shocked at the recent high court verdict that acquitted all the accused in the case, says Manisha Prakash
      Posted    08-Nov-2013    Vol 4 Issue 45
  • Tribal trouble

    Tribal trouble

    Around the world, tribal women suffer in the hands of the ‘civilised world’. They are also the same in their courage to fight intruders. Joanna Eede has some stories with telling vignettes
      Posted    25-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 43
  • Not any more

    Not any more

    Naam Thamilar party would not glorify self-immolations for the Tamil cause, its founder Seeman told P C Vinoj Kumar, however, making it clear that past sacrifice of youth cannot be belittled
      Posted    18-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 42
  • Start in schools

    Start in schools

    With violence entering the school system, lessons on gender safety and equality have been introduced in classrooms with modules that enable teachers to work with students, says Aditi Bishnoi
      Posted    18-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 42
  • Live to fight

    Live to fight

    Looking back at the numerous self-immolations for political causes that the world has seen so far, Muthuvel Janakarajan says: Let’s live, propagate, act, struggle, fight and change the world
      Posted    12-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 41
  • A right campaign

    A right campaign

    A group of organizations is demanding public toilets for women in Mumbai. They plan to file a PIL saying that lack of toilets violates a woman’s right to live with dignity, says Vibhuti Patel
      Posted    04-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 40
  • Stop suicides

    Stop suicides

    As more activists kill themselves to press for political demands in Tamil Nadu, M Punitha Pandiyan decries the dangerous trend, terming it an insult to the virtues of traditional Tamil valor
      Posted    04-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 40
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