Vol 11 Issue 13, Mar 27, 2020 - Apr 02, 2020.


  • A bumpy ride

    A bumpy ride

    Watching the ordeals of rickshaw pullers in Varanasi, as a boy, Naveen Krishna embarked on a mission to help the pullers come out of the grip of mafia-styled vehicle owners. Though he succeeded, the ride was a bumpy one, says Akash Bisht
      Posted    14-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 50
  • People’s project

    People’s project

    When a check dam in Jharkhand was washed away, the villagers affected by it did not go to the government to rebuild it. Instead they did it themselves in three weeks. Now, they are planning to build eight more dams, says Santosh H K Narayan
      Posted    07-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 49
  • Hail Hippocrates

    Hail Hippocrates

    A group of young doctors landed in a dusty village called Ganiyari, now in Chhattisgarh, 10 years ago to provide quality healthcare to locals. Today, they are the pride of medical profession
      Posted    30-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 48
  • Rural focus

    Rural focus

    Ajay Chatruvedi, who gave up a lucrative job abroad, has been focusing in rural India, changing the lives of villagers by setting up BPOs for women and trying to run the centres with gobar gas and solar power. Kavita Kanan Chandra reports
      Posted    23-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 47
  • This-able man

    This-able man

    Sai Prasad Vishwanathan, India's first disabled skydiver, will add another feather to his cap when he goes to Antarctica in 2013 as the first Indian with disability to visit the icy continent
      Posted    19 Nov 2012    Vol 3 Issue 46
  • People's hero

    People's hero

    People magazine of the Time magazine group, which usually features celebrities and film stars, has profiled Anand Kumar, founder of Super 30, hailing him as a ‘People’s Hero’. A report  
      Posted    08 Nov 2012    Vol 3 Issue 44
  • Kids' garden

    Kids' garden

    When he was a child, his mother did not want him. Now, Lobsang Phuntsok is more than a mother to 82 children, who had been abandoned and abused. Madhu Gurung meets the monk, whose name means kind heart, at his orphanage in Arunachal Pradesh
      Posted    02-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 44
  • Firmly rooted

    Firmly rooted

    An MBA holding a job with ITC, Jaya Prakash Dabral should have been climbing the corporate ladder at the age of 35. But he went back to his roots, the place where he hailed from, and saved trees from being felled, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    26-Oct-2012    Vol 3 Issue 43
  • Green restorers

    Green restorers

    Thanks to the conservation efforts of a group of women, forest cover has gone up by 63 percent in a village in Odisha, which was devastated by the 1999 super cyclone, says Richa Sharma
      Posted    19-Oct-2012    Vol 3 Issue 42
  • Change makers

    Change makers

    Village volunteers or Gramdoots have changed the government machinery - to work for the people - in around 1,000 villages of Maharastra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, says Aparna Pallavi
      Posted    05-Oct-2012    Vol 3 Issue 40
  • Lady Tarzan

    Lady Tarzan

    In the jungles of Muthurkham Chaura and Kadel Pahar in Jharkhand, which is a Maoist corridor and haven for timber mafia, there roams a 42-year-old woman, Chami Devi Murmu, whom the locals fondly call ‘Lady Tarzan’. Saadia Azim tells us why
      Posted    21-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 38
  • Tiger grower

    Tiger grower

    Bringing back the roar to Panna Tiger Reserve, which had no wild cat prowling in 2009, was a task cut out for R S Murthy. Akash Bisht tells the story of how the IFS officer raised the tiger count at the park from zero to 17 in just 2 years
      Posted    14-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 37
  • A mariner's tale

    A mariner's tale

    Lt. Commander Abhilash Tomy, is set to circumnavigate the globe solo, without dropping anchor once, to become the first Indian to do the 22,000-nautical mile journey, says Mayank Singh
      Posted    07-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 36
  • Doctor is in

    Doctor is in

    Ever since he started practice in the 1960s, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee has been charging just Rs 5 as consultation fee. Now at the age of 75, every day he sees up to 50 poor patients, who come from all over Jharkhand, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    07-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 36
  • Battling the guns

    Battling the guns

    Binalakshmi Nepram, founder of the Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network, works with women family members of victims of violence and helps them stand on their feet
      Posted    27-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 34
  • Heroes in trouble

    Heroes in trouble

    Two students in a school in Assam who had received the National Bravery Award for nabbing a militant who had killed their teacher are now barely making ends meet as daily wage earners
      Posted    11-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 32
  • The challenger

    The challenger

    Visually challenged Ratna Ala’s effective use of the RTI Act has shed light on bogus voters in his locality in Rajkot district of Gujarat and also brought good roads to his village, Rangpar
      Posted    03-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 31
  • Teacher kid

    Teacher kid

    The BBC once described Babar Ali as the youngest headmaster. The founder of Anand Shiksha Niketan, having 800 students on the rolls now, was 9 years when he started teaching 8 of his friends. Kavita Kanan Chandra profiles Ali, now in college
      Posted    03-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 31
  • A young hero

    A young hero

    A 19-year-old’s crusade against irregularities in the fair price shop at his village in Gujarat resulted in all fair price shops in the State coming under the ambit of the RTI Act
      Posted    02-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 30
  • Hospital for hope

    Hospital for hope

    US-born Indian actress Melanie Kannokada, seen as Seeta McKinsey in ‘Love, Lies & Seeta,’ talks about her pet cause - constructing a hospital in Jharkhand for 1,00,000 villagers
      Posted    31-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 30
  • Motherly courage

    Motherly courage

    A poor woman picks up an infant abandoned by her parents and brings her up despite being thrown out by her husband. Nirmala was one of the 17 such persons honoured by an NGO, says Alka Pande
      Posted    27-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 30
  • Woman of steel

    Woman of steel

    Sonia Narang, an IPS officer in Karnataka, has proved that she can take up any assignment. Anita Chinnappal meets the ‘woman super cop’, who is known more for her courage and forthrightness
      Posted    20-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 29
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