A gram panchayat in Assam has banned consumption of liquor of any sort in about 70 villages under its jurisdiction. These villages have a 100 percent tribal population and rice beer is a tradition to welcome people with, says Anup Sharma reporting from Kinan, Assam
Aruna Roy, who gave up a career in IAS to be an activist, speaks to Pamela Philipose on a wide range of issues from Right to Information (RTI) to Lok Pal and why she is hopeful of people winning their small battles
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