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Tied to an Army Jeep: A Kashmiri Voter’s Tryst with Democracy

 
/ April 23, 2017

While solidarity pours in for the Army, how is Farooq Ahmad Dar coping with the trauma of being used as a human shield?

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A Thirsty Hamlet at the Banks of the Narmada

 
/ April 26, 2017

The Sardar Sarovar Project displaced over 70,000 people for the 'greater good' of providing water and electricity to huge swathes of the population. But these grand promises are belied by the condition of the children suffering from waterborne diseases on the banks of the dammed river.

Odisha’s Wonder Oil Makes These Rural Women Economically Independent

 
/ April 21, 2017

The women of Bijogri village, Odisha are becoming independent after having mastered an age-old art of making a wonder oil from the flowers of Mahua, an Indian tropical tree.

Children of Mumbai Slums Gang Up for Urban Development

 
/ April 20, 2017

Self-motivated children from Mumbai Slums’ lead the path to bring urban development to their localities

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Invisible Eco Warriors: Informal Waste Pickers Keep Cities Clean but Face Discrimination

 
/ April 14, 2017

Fifty waste pickers in Nashik demand recognition for the invaluable service they render to the city

Dharavi Art Room provides a Safe Haven for Children in Asia’s Largest Slum

 
/ April 10, 2017

Living in one of the most densely populated spaces on earth takes its toll on children. Dharavi Art Room is a sanctuary where children paint, play instruments and learn about themselves, outside standard curricula.

Seeds of Life: A Quiet Revolution is Underway at the Foothills of Niyamgiri

 
/ April 7, 2017

With help of local organisations, the Panga Kodhs have gone back to traditional, organic, mixed farming methods. Even the forests are benefitting.

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This Woman Challenged Sexism at Her Own Daughter’s Wedding

 
/ April 5, 2017

Widows face a lot of discrimination in India, while widowers are free to do as they please. Watch as a community comes together to break this oppressive tradition.