Mar 01 2003
The ties that bind and grow
From water-harvesting to science education to agriculture, Vidnyanvahini's all-round efforts create vibrant communities, and inspire others to pursue similar paths.
Mar 01 2003
Partnerships for a Cleaner "South"
Tackling the globalization of waste requires new partnerships that span national boundaries and different sectors of society, says Ravi Agrawal.
Mar 01 2003
Lady Courage
From being deprived of the most basic liberties, Anita Dhangda has travelled many miles, and the lessons of that passage make her determined to succeed in her new role.
Mar 01 2003
Limited nuclear war, limitless anxiety
As 'limited war' doctrine evolves to 'limited nuclear war', the strategic necessities as well as their implications for the polity must be repeatedly examined, says Firdaus Ahmed.
Feb 01 2003
Suppressing criticism
Science's biggest tragedy, as we are reminded by the Columbia disaster, is that truly independent criticism is simply gone from its midst, 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
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
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
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.
Feb 01 2003
Tribal autonomy a step for peace
New Delhi concedes a long-standing Bodo demand to set up an independent council for the tribal people, and demands that rebels now disarm.
Feb 01 2003
Dignity though Papad making
Lijjat Papad does not turn its women into millionaires, but its the realization of dignified self-employment that is its success, says Arun Srivastav.
Feb 01 2003
Saying no to war
No sane person can accept the immorality of using economic and military superiority to bludgeon inconvenient nations into falling in line, says Kalpana Sharma.
Feb 01 2003
Love is God
Subramaniam Vincent reviews the latest Kamal Hassan starrer, Anbe Sivam.
Feb 01 2003
A debt we can do without
While the West has abandoned the realism of the past century and has now turned to cooperation in pursuing common goals, South Asia remains trapped in this old paradigm, says Firdaus Ahmed.
Feb 01 2003
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
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
A balwadi in every village
An India Together interview with Nirmalatai Purandare, of the Vanasthali Rural Development Centre.
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
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
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.
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