Vol 8 Issue 47, Nov 17, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017.

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  • 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
  • Oh Bai! What a woman

    Oh Bai! What a woman

    Helping tribal people like her regain their lost land is Guddi Bai’s mission. It did not matter that she lost her dad when she was one year old and her hubby when she was 26, says Raju Kumar
      Posted    13-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 28
  • Healers on sail

    Healers on sail

    For marginalized people in remote islands surrounded by the waters of Brahmaputra, health care comes sailing. Azera Parveen Rahman finds out how boat clinics reach out to the sick and needy
      Posted    13-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 28
  • A role model

    A role model

    For local girls, Shama Khan is the role model. The 28-year-old panchayat chief strives to provide what is scarce in Thar: Water and woman’s education. Due to her efforts, enrolment has gone up from 550 to 6,550 in two years, says Renu Rakesh  
      Posted    06-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 27
  • An ace

    An ace

    Tennis champ Sania Mirza shows remarkable courage in speaking her mind on the treatment meted out to her by AITA in forcing her to partner Leander in the mixed doubles event at the Olympics
      Posted    28-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 25
  • Joy of giving

    Joy of giving

    Hearing about the farmers’ suicides in Vidarbha, a school teacher from Ludhiana visited the region and later raised funds to install tubewells at four tribal villages, says Quaid Najmi
      Posted    27-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 25
  • Begging to expose

    Begging to expose

    To expose a corrupt policeman who sought a bribe of Rs.1000 from him, a poor Dalit farmer raised the money by collecting alms, and sent it to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, says Imran Khan
      Posted    20-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 24
  • Educating girls

    Educating girls

    For Faiza Nisar Ali, it was fight against all odds to ensure girls were admitted into the 300-year-old Anglo-Arabic school in Delhi’s Ajmeri Gate. Madhulika Sonkar writes about her struggle
      Posted    08-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 23
  • Living to drive

    Living to drive

    Not even a brush with death has dampened the spirit of the driving couple from Chennai, Harsha Koda and Prabha, who have resumed a journey from the very spot it was cut short 7 months back when their Xylo ran off the coastal road in Orissa  
      Posted    08-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 23
  • Bravery awards

    Bravery awards

    Entries are invited for a competition organized by The Press Institute of India and the International Committee of the Red Cross for print media journalists reporting on armed violence
      Posted    08-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 22
  • Good soldier

    Good soldier

    For Rao Kabool Singh, a World War II veteran who turned 100 recently, it’s been a life of service and his latest achievement is setting up of a hospital in a remote village, says Nikhil Walia
      Posted    28-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 21
  • The chosen one

    The chosen one

    B D Sharma was chosen by Maoists of Chhattisgarh to negotiate the release of Sukma collector, Alex Paul Menon. Why the 81-year-old former IAS officer? Onkareshwar Pandey finds out from him
      Posted    24-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 21
  • Desi Baywatch hero

    Desi Baywatch hero

    River lifeguard Satish Chandra is like Mitch Buchannon, the popular lifeguard from American TV show ‘Baywatch’, but recognition eludes him even after he has saved 50 lives in 33 years
      Posted    23-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 20
  • Real IIT heroes

    Real IIT heroes

    Anand Kumar’s Super 30 initiative for poor students continues to taste success as 27 of its 30 students including children of a daily wage labourer and a truck mechanic get into IIT this year
      Posted    19 May 2012    Vol 3 Issue 20
  • Daring angel

    Daring angel

    Jaya Devi is not just a courageous woman who fought caste oppression in her village in Bihar but one who turned 5000 acres of barren land into a fertile green belt, bringing prosperity and empowerment to people, says Kavita Kanan Chandra  
      Posted    18-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 20
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