THE NEWS IN PROPORTION
24 April 2018
Articles
Mar 01 2003
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Little by little, Keradi gets better
Led by children themselves, and ably assisted by concerned adult guidance, a remarkable Children's Council gives true meaning to citizenship and informed choices.
Mar 01 2003
Interlinking rivers : Epitaph for the displaced
S G Vombatkere points out the future that awaits those who will be displaced, given India's track record in 'rehabilitation and compensation'.
Mar 01 2003
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Our own schools
With help from formal learning centres, CRY, and the Dalit and Adivasi Liberation Trust, Orissa's forgotten villages work to control their own destinies.
Mar 01 2003
Mangalore airport : Runaway runway?
A recent Supreme Court order has said that the Government shall build a second runway only in full compliance the law.
Mar 01 2003
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Beware the benevolent partisan
The India Together editorial.
Mar 01 2003
Cricket, women and war
Those who devise television programmes on cricket seem convinced that women have neither brains, nor common sense, says Kalpana Sharma.
Mar 01 2003
Food fight over hunger
Citing a lack of funds and each blaming the other, the Centre and the states ignore SC orders to provide mid-day meals in government schools.
Feb 01 2003
Interlinking: Needs to be publicly debated - III
S G Vombatkere writes his concluding opinion on the series on the proposed gigantic network of interlinked rivers.
Feb 01 2003
A scientific fairytale
Has the introduction of Bt Cotton been successful? The deliberate attempt to find a "yes" answer has required a lot of incredulous 'science', says Devinder Sharma.
Feb 01 2003
Seven markers for gender balance
The Centre for Women's Development Studies (CWDS) has developed long-overdue indicators to assess gender sensitivity in governance.
Feb 01 2003
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A balwadi in every village
An India Together interview with Nirmalatai Purandare, of the Vanasthali Rural Development Centre.
Feb 01 2003
Zero tolerance for farm subsidies
Developing countries must take a collective stand on 'Zero-Tolerance to Subsidies' to protect their agriculture, says Devinder Sharma.
Feb 01 2003
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Business with humanitarian goals
Kris Herbst profiles how David Green has propelled Aurolab into a model corporation that manufactures 'expensive' medical products at rock-bottom prices.
Feb 01 2003
Profile: Khushboo Welfare Society
This Haryana based non-profit organization is working towards building a disabled friendly society through integration and rehabilitation, says Indra Chopra
Feb 01 2003
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Eliminating child labour through participation
Collective Action for Rural Development (CAFORD) encourages families in Andhra's Prakasam district to keep their children in school.
Feb 01 2003
The condom, the moon and the finger
For AIDS prevention education to be successful, powerful gender-sensitive messages must replace the nebulous 'moral framework', argues Anita Anand.
Feb 01 2003
Out of the Wreckage
By tearing up the global rulebook, the US is in fact undermining its own imperial rule, but in this there lies an opportunity for global democracy, says George Monbiot.
Feb 01 2003
Rising Stress on Liberal Arts Education
A belief that revival of liberal arts education with its humanist traditions is the panacea to the rising tide of right-wing extremism is gaining ground, reports Binu S. Thomas.
Feb 01 2003
Importing of Hazardous Waste
Kishore Wankhade peers into a 2002 inquiry report into the disappearance and fast-track clearance of hazardous wastes from India's Ports.
Feb 01 2003
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Burning aspirations
In the passing of Kalpana Chawla, the genuine feeling of loss expressed by so many reveals the thirst amongst the young for role models, says Kalpana Sharma.
India Together offers an excellent forum for people from diverse fields of expertise to present their views, share their experiences and raise questions about where our country and society are headed in the future.
Amitabha Basu
  • Retired Scientist
  • National Physical
  • Laboratory
  • India Together reader