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A Cheerful Sceptic
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The Road to Shangri La
The River Siang descends from the Tibetan Plateau where it is known as the Yarlung Tsangpo and makes its way through the steep gorges of the lower Himalayas in Arunachal Pradesh before hitting the plains at Pasighat where after it meets with the Lohit, Diba...
The Road to Shangri La
The Road to Shangri La
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The Holy Trinity of our Environmentally Sinful Times
Our efforts through the Mahila Jagat Lihaaz Samiti to battle the severe crises that face India on the three crucial environmental fronts of water, energy and agriculture went through more downs than ups primarily due to the inhospitable policy framework tha...
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The Lust for Life
Long years ago I made a tryst with destiny and arrived in Alirajpur district among the Bhil Adivasis to work as a grassroots activist to redeem the pledge!! The person who facilitated this was Khemraj Choudhary who had gone there in 1982 to work for the rig...
The Lust for Life
The Lust for Life
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Whither Right to Education
According to the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009 (RTE Act), all children in India are entitled to free quality education upto class eight and it is compulsory to ensure this for both the parents and the Government. Since in the c...
Whither Right to Education
Whither Right to Education
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The Sardar and the Dead Narmada
The Statue of Sardar Patel in the Narmada River like the Sardar Sarovar dam earlier has been constructed in violation of many social and environmental parameters. While in the case of the latter there was at least a long legal battle, in the case of the for...
The Sardar and the Dead Narmada
The Sardar and the Dead Narmada
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The End of A Dream
The last bastion of Adivasi anarchism has fallen!! Khodamba village which had been isolated in its hilly terrain without road and electricity connectivity is now on the road map of India thanks to the Prime Minister's Rural Roads Programme. Even though the ...
The End of A Dream
The End of A Dream
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The Sky is the Limit
Amidst the hullabaloo of this October 2nd being the 150th birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi it has been generally forgotten that this is also the 150th birth anniversary of his wife Kasturba who too had fought valiantly for India's freedom and...
The Sky is the Limit
The Sky is the Limit
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Should We Laugh Or Cry?
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Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, has been given the prestigious
"Champion of the Earth" Award for this year by the United Nations Environment
Programme jointly with the French President Emmanuel Macron for launching the
International Solar Allian...
Should We Laugh Or Cry?
Should We Laugh Or Cry?
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Water Water Everywhere
Every time there is a huge flood with massive loss of lives and damage, there is a hue and cry. Especially if this takes place in an area not normally prone to such floods. Assam and Bihar for instance are regularly laid waste by floods and so there is not ...
Water Water Everywhere
Water Water Everywhere
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Not by Teachers Alone
Teachers alone cannot do much to stem the tide of impending disaster unless the syllabus and pedagogy are tuned to equity and sustainability. Late capitalism is sending us all to our doom because it has our education - syllabus, pedagogy and teachers all to...
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