Vol 9 Issue 50, Dec 07, 2018 - Dec 13, 2018.


  • What a woman

    What a woman

    The fight of Jazeera V, who has taken on illegal sand mining in Kerala, is a saga of courage, determination and dedication. Taking the protest to Delhi, she told Souzeina Mushtaq that she could not bear the sight of her own beach shrinking
      Posted    18-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 42
  • Victim to healer

    Victim to healer

    Suzette Jordan has come a long way: From a blurred image on television screens to an activist, from a victim to a healer of wounded hearts. Kamalika Sengupta meets Kolkata’s brave heart, who was once called just as ‘Park Street rape victim’
      Posted    12-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 41
  • Metering the auto

    Metering the auto

    When Chennai’s auto-rickshaw drivers cocked a snook at the law for years and fleeced commuters, people waited for a messiah to come and do something that will bring back the meter. P C Vinoj Kumar meets the man who launched that campaign
      Posted    04-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 40
  • Yeah, Yamuna

    Yeah, Yamuna

    Vimlendu Jha is a social activist with a difference. From Narmada to Chamoli to Yamuna, he has been everywhere, fighting. He now fights to clean up the Yamuna even as he runs a store in Hauz Khas selling up-cycled products, says Akash Bisht
      Posted    06-Sep-2013    Vol 4 Issue 36
  • Beyond maths

    Beyond maths

    A mathematics wizard in Patna sends children of vegetable vendors, rickshaw pullers and daily wage earners to IITs through Super 30, a free coaching programme. Kavita Kanan Chandra says that nearly 300 students have cleared JEE in 10 years
      Posted    30-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 35
  • Rural feminists

    Rural feminists

    Rural women in public life are bringing about a change in Haryana, not just in their domain of politics or governance but in general society by liberating other women. Bula Devi checks out
      Posted    16-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 33
  • Modern village

    Modern village

    Chucking an engineering career in US, Senthil Kumar Gopalan comes to India, landing in a Tamil Nadu village, where he re-engineers the life of rural poor. P C Vinoj Kumar finds the holistic development engendered by his NGO, Payir, amazing
      Posted    16-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 33
  •  He is different

    He is different

    Balasaheb Darade is a politician of another hue. The 29-year-old could have pursued the American dream, easily. But he chose to work in his Vidarbha region of Maharashtra to bring the change that people want. Kavita Kanan Chandra spoke to him
      Posted    02-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 31
  • Planned step

    Planned step

    Max Chandra is on a mission, walking 12,000 km to raise funds for his charity, One Step at a Time. However, his weird sartorial style is aimed at drawing public attention, says Shilpa Raina
      Posted    26-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 30
  • Top service

    Top service

    A team of 7000 volunteers, mostly from the IT sector, are working among poor children, empowering them, building their self-confidence and teaching them basic literacy skills. P C Vinoj Kumar meets Kartheeban C, the architect of the movement
      Posted    19-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 29
  • A cool choice

    A cool choice

    Rayna Srivastava, a 16-year-old high school student from Texas, USA, spent her summer vacation teaching English at a girls’ home in Mumbai, even skipping a trip to Brazil, says Krishnaraj Rao
      Posted    13-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 28
  • Sight of joy

    Sight of joy

    Forty sightless people, who are themselves waging a grim battle for survival, have formed an association in West Bengal to extend help to those less fortunate than them, says Ritwik Bagchi
      Posted    06-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 27
  • Powered women

    Powered women

    In Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district, the empowerment by Panchayati Raj is evident in women representatives from varied background undergoing a change in attitude. Abha Sharma meets some of them
      Posted    28-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 26
  • One of a kind

    One of a kind

    A library has created a revolution in Kerala’s Cherukulathur by inspiring the entire village of 600 families to pledge their organs for donation. M Suchitra finds out how the movement began
      Posted    25-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 21
  • Doctor and officer

    Doctor and officer

    A Arun Thamburaj, a medico who stood sixth in the civil service ranking, and was selected for IPS last year, had turned down lucrative opportunities from abroad, all for serving the country
      Posted    10-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 19
  • Papa & papa

    Papa & papa

    Social work is no pizza business, it requires commitment and passion says Vidyaakar, who has been running a home in Chennai, Udhavum Karangal, for 30 years. Catherine Gilon met the Papa, who now has 1263 people, 314 of them kids, in his care
      Posted    19-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 16
  • Miracle road

    Miracle road

    A young IAS officer mobilized Rs 40 lakh through Facebook to build a road in Manipur, earning the sobriquet ‘The Miracle Man’. Gaurav Sharma met Armstrong Pame to find out why he wanted to build the 100 km ‘People’s Road’ and how he did it
      Posted    12-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 15
  • The Good Samaritan

    The Good Samaritan

    Ravi Kalra is a former taekwondo instructor whose NGO cares for senior citizens, and mentally challenged people. He carries on with his work though his family deserted him, says Rahul Vaishnavi
      Posted    09 Apr 2013    Vol 4 Issue 14
  • Freezing migration

    Freezing migration

    They call him the ‘glacier man’. Chewang Norphel of Ladakh built 12 artificial glaciers that prevented farmers in high altitudes from moving out of the villages in search of alternative livelihood. Akash Bisht profiles the visionary with grit
      Posted    29-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 13
  • A woman’s toil

    A woman’s toil

    Though she eked out a living doing menial jobs, Subhasini Mistry built a hospital. She did not want others to suffer as she did after her husband died when she was just 23, says Sahana Ghosh
      Posted    15-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 11
  • Ice breakers

    Ice breakers

    The dedication of the workers of General Reserve Engineering Force, who are cutting through a 100-feet snow wall, under Arctic-like conditions, to reopen the Rohtang Pass wows Vishal Gulati
      Posted    09-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 10
  • Tamil Braveheart

    Tamil Braveheart

    Braving a harsh winter, Sathi Sinnaya walked 763 km from London to Geneva, carrying a memorandum seeking justice for Sri Lankan Tamils. Paul Newman reports on the Mission Accomplished
      Posted    09-Mar-2013    Vol 4 Issue 10
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018