Vol 8 Issue 9, Feb 24, 2017 - Mar 02, 2017.

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  • Shaping rulers

    Shaping rulers

    A citizen’s group in Bangalore is planning to organize an 18 month training programme for aspiring corporators to help them imbibe leadership qualities, among other things, says V S Karnic
      Posted    14-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 24
  • Mother’s milk

    Mother’s milk

    What happens when an infant can be fed with only mother’s milk but the mother can’t or is dead? To help such kids, India’s fourth Mother’s Milk Bank was started in Udaipur, says Anil Sharma
      Posted    07-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 23
  • Living in fear

    Living in fear

    People in villages around Mithi Virdi in Gujarat, where a nuclear park is to come up, live in fear, like those around the Koodankulam plant. They tell Ankur Paliwal what they stand to lose
      Posted    07-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 23
  • Green power

    Green power

    A believer in democratisation of power, Anupam Jalote, who gave up an MNC job in 2008, is now set to launch his plant that will generate electricity with locally available biomass and organic waste. Akash Bisht meets the man with a mission
      Posted    31-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 22
  • Just speech

    Just speech

    The media does not follow the rules in certain matters, while the judiciary could be vindictive also, said Justice K Chandru, speaking at the Friends of Positive Journalism Conclave in Chennai
      Posted    27-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 21
  • Cycling pad

    Cycling pad

    An Auroville resident, Kathy Walkling, feels that women should switch over to washable sanitary napkins. She tells P C Vinoj Kumar about the cloth pads that she makes and their overall benefit for the user, the environment and the economy
      Posted    25-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 21
  • Save ECR

    Save ECR

    The scenic East Coast Road that connects Chennai with several tourist destinations has turned into a death trap due to increase in number of accidents. KP Subramanian analyses the problem
      Posted    29-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 17
  • Loo(ming)  change

    Loo(ming) change

    Putting an end to open defecation has changed a village in Rajasthan’s Tonk district. Yet the scheme to build toilets for all households in the area is fraught with hitches, says Haris Zargar
      Posted    25-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 17
  • Rural rape

    Rural rape

    Debunking the theory that rape is an urban phenomenon, Tripti Nath comes out with statistics and case studies unraveling the secret of rural India, where rape is also a weapon for subjugation
      Posted    19-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 16
  • Nuclear muddle

    Nuclear muddle

    Raising fresh fears over the safety of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, Sam Rajappa says the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board can impose a fine of just Rs 500 for any oversight on safety
      Posted    12-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 15
  • The bright side

    The bright side

    The perseverance that enabled dark-skinned Monisha to overcome the insecurity and angst of her youth and emerge a confident woman should be an inspiring story for others, says Zippora Madhukar
      Posted    12-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 15
  • A friendly force

    A friendly force

    A small army of friends have joined hands to strengthen TWL under the banner of the Friends of Positive Journalism, a forum that was launched two years ago. P C Vinoj Kumar has the details
      Posted    10-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 14
  • Lanka let off

    Lanka let off

    The UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka was too soft that it is unlikely to bring any succor to the Tamil people there. Sam Rajappa analyses the issue and says that India fell between two stools
      Posted    05-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 14
  • Dangerous game

    Dangerous game

    Is Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India, Prasad Kariyawasam playing a dangerous game of dividing Indians? He has been accused of instigating the North Indians against the people of Tamil Nadu
      Posted    27-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 12
  • Jaya’s googly

    Jaya’s googly

    Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that IPL matches involving Sri Lankan players, umpires and other officials should not be played in Tamil Nadu
      Posted    26-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 12
  • Clothing the poor

    Clothing the poor

    Identifying clothing as a basic necessity after food and shelter, a journalist couple, Anshu Gupta and Meenakshi, started a social venture, Goonj, providing ‘Cloth for Work’. Then they did more, reaching parts of 21 states, says Roohi Seghal
      Posted    22-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 12
  • Bowled before play

    Bowled before play

    Student outfit warns IPL against fielding Sri Lankan players in Chennai. Political parties echo the demand as the ‘Boycott Sri Lanka’ campaign gains momentum and casts its shadow on cricket
      Posted    21-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 11
  • Historic moments

    Historic moments

    The Weekend Leader captures the ongoing students’ struggle in Tamil Nadu in photographs, even as the protests appear to be taking the shape of a popular movement for creation of Tamil Eelam
      Posted    20-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 11
  • Tune of freedom

    Tune of freedom

    Buoyed by pro-Eelam freedom protests in Tamil Nadu, V Rudrakumaran, Prime Minister of TGTE, downplayed the US resolution in UNHRC and pitched for an independent Tamil Eelam, says Radhika Giri
      Posted    18-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 11
  • Media’s turnaround

    Media’s turnaround

    The student uprising in Tamil Nadu has not just shaken political parties, but also the sections of the media that treated the Lankan Tamils issue with scorn and contempt, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted    18 Mar 2013    Vol 4 Issue 11
  • Game changer

    Game changer

    The student uprising in Tamil Nadu demanding India’s support for Eelam has shaken political parties, and may see Jayalalithaa declaring her support for a Tamil nation, says Viduthalai Rajendran
      Posted    16-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 11
  • Taking to jail

    Taking to jail

    That women play a pivotal role in the struggle against Koodankulam nuclear project is known. But two of them opened the eyes of prisoners to the cause when incarcerated, finds out Senthalir
      Posted    15-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 11
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