Vol 7 Issue 43, Oct 21, 2016 - Oct 27, 2016.


  • Facing facts

    Facing facts

    Various government agencies continue to employ manual scavengers, disguised as sweepers, or hired as contract workers so that they do not appear on their rolls. IndiaSpend does a reality check
      Posted    27-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 35
  • No comic stuff

    No comic stuff

    Former political cartoonist Sharad Sharma’s comics movement seeks to empower the rural population by teaching them to express their problems through comic strips, says Nikhil Walia
      Posted    21-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 7
  • Food robbery

    Food robbery

    Depriving farmers of remunerative prices is a corporate conspiracy that plays out regularly. Biju Negi points at a few recent instances that only prove that FDI in retail cannot help farmers
      Posted    17-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 7
  • No bullshit

    No bullshit

    Bowing to a five year campaign by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), a government department stops using bullock carts leaving 465 cart owners and their families in the lurch
      Posted    13-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 6
  • Rising heat

    Rising heat

    By demanding the removal of atomic scientist M R Srinivasan from the expert panel, anti- Kudankulam nuclear plant activists have shown that they would not hesitate to take on Jayalalithaa
      Posted    11-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 6
  • By her grace

    By her grace

    A woman’s urge to put an end to the illegal practice of ‘dedicating’ young girls to Gods, thus depriving them of all human dignity, has saved many dalit teenagers from becoming joginis. Kavita Kanan Chandra finds out how Grace Nirmala did it
      Posted    11-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 6
  • Neutral voice

    Neutral voice

    T Hanumantha Rao, former chief engineer of Andhra Pradesh's irrigation department tells Bharat Lal Seth that there is no need to decommission Mullaipieriyar dam, as it is safe
      Posted    30 Jan 2012    Vol 3 Issue 4
  • Iron lady

    Iron lady

    Irom Sharmila, who has been on a fast for 11 years, is an icon for all peace-lovers and activists fighting oppression. She tells Tripti Nath about the special man in her life, Desmond Cutinho
      Posted    15-Sep-2011    Vol 2 Issue 37
  • A Tamil supporter

    A Tamil supporter

    The Tamils of Sri Lanka now have a friend in Ram Vilas Paswan, who hit out at Mahinda Rajapakse at a convention on war crimes. Akash Bisht finds him to be the new champion of the Tamil cause
      Posted    13-May-2011    Vol 2 Issue 19
  • Anna Hazare’s man

    Anna Hazare’s man

    Swami Agnivesh was in the limelight when Anna Hazare went on a fast to press for the Lokpal Bill. But then, Agnivesh has been taking up public causes for quite a long time, says Akash Bisht
      Posted    15-Apr-2011    Vol 2 Issue 15
  • Vidarbha’s hope

    Vidarbha’s hope

    He is the hope for cotton farmers in Vidarbha, where suicides are a regular feature. Kavita Kanan Chandra meets Kishor Tiwari, who gave up a top job with an MNC to fight for farmers’ rights and sensitise the government on their problems
      Posted    07-Apr-2011    Vol 2 Issue 14
  • Combat corruption

    Combat corruption

    The fight has begun. Civil society has woken up to the social menace - corruption. This was the message that emanated from Azad Maidan in Mumbai on Martyr’s Day. Kavita Kanan Chandra reports
      Posted    31-Jan-2011    Vol 2 Issue 4
  • Smelling success

    Smelling success

    The Bhopal gas disaster saw several legal battles and struggles in the last 26 years. Vivek Trivedi meets Alok Pratap Singh, who was one among the few to start a fight soon after the gas leak
      Posted    14-Jan-2011    Vol 2 Issue 2
  • Right support

    Right support

    If RTI activists have been exposing corruption, it has also exposed them to violent attacks. In Mumbai activists are rallying together in the wake of a fresh attack, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    10-Jan-2011    Vol 2 Issue 1
  • Financing women

    Financing women

    It is a bank run by women for women. It is the first rural financial institution to receive a cooperative license from RBI. Kavita Kanan Chandra meets the driving force, Chetna Gala Sinha
      Posted    16-Dec-2010    Vol 1 Issue 16
  • Putting 'em on feet

    Putting 'em on feet

    Moved by the sight of a man crawling on all fours, Kiran Kumar vowed to help people with physical disabilities by becoming a doctor. Partho Burman is wowed by the orthopedician's commitment
      Posted    09-Dec-2010    Vol 1 Issue 15
  • Jewel of the desert

    Jewel of the desert

    He is a brave heart of Rajasthan for neither money nor threats from menacing sand miners cowed him down. Partho Burman encounters Nityender Manav, winner of Godfrey Philips bravery award
      Posted    19-Nov-2010    Vol 1 Issue 12
  • The liberator

    The liberator

    He turned down the first job offer and vowed that no one should ever do that work. But Bezwada Wilson’s work is still incomplete. Partho Burman meets the man behind Safai Karamachari Andolan
      Posted    12-Nov-2010    Vol 1 Issue 11
  • Call to save

    Call to save

    After a 16-year-old cousin died in a road accident as medical help did not reach him on time, Piyush Tewari decided that he will not let another life go that way. Partho Burman finds out that the winner of the Rolex Award has more plans
      Posted    04-Nov-2010    Vol 1 Issue 10
  • A homecoming

    A homecoming

    In her modern attire, 30-year-old Chhavi Rajawat stands out in the rural landscape. But as village head, she is all set to change the people’s life. Partho Burman finds out what she is up to
      Posted    22-Oct-2010    Vol 1 Issue 8
  • A platform to learn

    A platform to learn

    Five students wanting to educate street children did not let their plan derail for lack of a place. They settled down for a railway platform, from where Abhishek Pandey returns well informed
      Posted    15-Oct-2010    Vol 1 Issue 7
  • Labouring for children

    Labouring for children

    Chirgu is an NGO that works to eradicate child labour. But one of its founders, Saroja, had overcome a series of personal tragedies to dedicate her life to the cause, says Sudha Narasimhachar
      Posted    08-Oct-2010    Vol 1 Issue 6