Stories that create impact, drive change – contributed by you.


Stories that create impact, drive change – contributed by you.

A labourer carries coal in a basket to load it in a truck at a coal store in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh October 25, 2010. Demand for coal is forecast to grow 11 percent a year in India, which aims to halve its peak-hour power deficit of nearly 14 percent over the next two years and triple its generation capacity over the next decade. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY) - RTXTTFB

In a fight between BJP-led policy and UPA-led policy, the environment is the loser. What does that mean for us?
down to earth roof garden
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Farming consultancies are cropping up in urban areas as households opt for rooftop farms and gardens for cleaner food and environment.
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The silence around sanitation, a basic human right, can have serious repercussions for human health, equality and dignity.
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Posted by Sreya Salim

The 53rd batch of Calicut Medical college has made a checklist of things to be done in the last 53 days of college life, called 'Graduation 53'.
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Posted by Maitri Dore

Aamir Khan's comments at the Ramnath Goenka Journalism Awards last week sparked much debate and discussion. Wonder what the other Khans think..
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Dear Modi ji, India awaits 'actions', rather than 'false' promises.

The bad news Vishesh, is that formal education will fail you. But the good news is, life’s lessons won’t.

The attempt to cause unrest and communal polarisation in JNU has begun.
fardeen's story

14 year old Fardeen was 11 when he first came to Delhi to look for a job & a good life. He was sold off to a factory and illegally employed in child labour.
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Posted by IndiaSpend

As many as 415 million people in India have never attended any educational institute, of which 242 million (58%) are female.
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Freelancing has really taken the world by storm, especially in the last decade or so, and it is definitely here to stay.
A farmer removes dried plants from his parched paddy field on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, September 8, 2015. India has just suffered back-to-back drought years for only the fourth time in over a century, summer crops are wilting and reservoir water levels are at their lowest in at least a decade for the time of year. Yet Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has not held a high-level meeting to discuss drought relief for farmers since June, when its weather office forecast - correctly as it turned out - that this year's monsoon rains would fall short. Fifteen months since winning power, in part on his record in boosting agriculture as chief minister of Gujarat, Modi faces growing criticism for failing to shield Indian farmers from deepening hardship. To match INDIA-DROUGHT/      Picture taken September 8, 2015.  REUTERS/Amit Dave  - RTS8C5
Posted by Brototi Roy

The Degrowth India Initiative was started in August this year by Arpita and me, two students of Ecological Economics.
Christopher Columbus

'He Didn't Discover America': Here's What America's Original Inhabitants Have To Say About Columbus
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In the recently concluded Gram Panchayat elections, UP saw a possible change in its political environment,
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Does the freedom guaranteed to us come with strings attached and "conditions apply*"?
Nepalese students holding placards take part in a protest to show solidarity against the border blockade in Kathmandu, Nepal November 27, 2015. The middle hills and the capital Kathmandu have suffered fuel and cooking gas shortages after protesters in the south switched to blocking supplies from India, Nepal's largest trading partner, almost two months ago. Many in Nepal accuse India of supporting the protesters - a charge New Delhi denies. India has expressed its dissatisfaction with parts of the constitution, although it also says it cannot allow trucks to enter Nepal while conditions are unsafe. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
Posted by omastharai

The current crisis of Nepal is just a teaser for an even more devastating economic meltdown.

AIB's TV show, 'On Air With AIB' has two objectives. First - Take comedy seriously. And second - Don't get too serious and learn to laugh.
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Ashoo Mongia is a busy man. President of the Rashtriye Goraksha Sena, an organisation based in Delhi, he has his hands full, to be fair.
Activists from the Global Council of Indian Christians shout slogans
against the targeting of members of the country's' minority community
during a demonstration in New Delhi November 16, 2002. The activists
accused various political parties of sectarian violence and called on
the central government to preserve, promote and defend the secular,
pluralistic values of the constitution. REUTERS/Kamal Kishore


'Secularism' has become a word that has been so abused that it is now seen with cynicism, if not utter disgust.
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Posted by Arkid Bera

Your success depends on how well you gauge yourself, and handle the hitches.
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There's no reason we shouldn't be able to rename roads to honour the heroes and ideas popular in the current consciousness of our populace.
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