Himalaya Niti Abhiyan volunteers services to government to deal with the pandemic situation

A representation by Guman Singh, Coordinator, Himalaya Niti Abhiyan, Himachal Pradesh, and signed by Kulbhushan Upmanyu, Sandeep Minhas, RS Negi, Vishal Deep  and Rajnder Chauhan to the state chief minister regarding the pandemic due to Corona Virus: We the people of Himachal Pradesh welcome the measures undertaken by the state Government to prevent this pandemic. The … More Himalaya Niti Abhiyan volunteers services to government to deal with the pandemic situation

Worrisome to think about the challenge if Covid-19 gets transmitted to working class population

Letter to Anil Mukim (IAS), Chief Secretary, Government of Gujarat, by Vipul Pandya, General Secretary, Baandhkam Mazdur Sangathan, Ahmedabad, regarding financial package for the livelihood support of the workers from unorganised sector during the lockdown imposed by the State in order to prevent Covid19 transmission: In the wake of the rapid transmission of the Corona … More Worrisome to think about the challenge if Covid-19 gets transmitted to working class population

Strategic preparedness and ration kit support for Ahmedabad poor: Janvikas-Saath appeal

Janvikas, an Ahmedabad-based human rights organization, in collaboration with SAATH, has sought Strategic Preparedness and Ration Kit Support for Communities of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Statement: Amidst the pandemic of Coronavirus, there is lack of awareness we actual formation and proper guidance for precautionary and preventive measures in under privileged communities and slums of Ahmedabad. With authorities … More Strategic preparedness and ration kit support for Ahmedabad poor: Janvikas-Saath appeal

When a tiny, windowless room in North East Delhi which sheltered me for a couple of months…

By Mohammed Wajihuddin* Log toot jaate hain ek ghar banane mein Tum taras nahin khate bastiyan jalane mein (People go broke in building a house, And you don’t take pity when you go burning neighbourhoods) — Bashir Badr My heart sinks as the death toll in the recent pogrom in North East Delhi rises. Cocooned … More When a tiny, windowless room in North East Delhi which sheltered me for a couple of months…

Somewhere in the ecosystem of people-pleasers, also exists the Great Indian Politician

By Dr Mansi Kapoor* Atithi Devo Bhawah was being displayed on TV screens across the world while the monument of love was eerily quiet and serene. Homes were gutted in flames, while humans ditched to die. Hate speeches going viral …. Stock Markets falling with every sneeze. Most of us- Comfortably Numb. Daniel Kahneman’s and … More Somewhere in the ecosystem of people-pleasers, also exists the Great Indian Politician

How Constitutional right to primary education became reality in a dark Kolkata slum

By Moin Qazi* The present-day education reformers believe that schools are broken and market solutions are the only remedy. Many of them embrace disruptive innovations, primarily through online learning. There is a strong belief that real breakthroughs can come only through the transformative power of technology or the invisible hand of the market. However, this … More How Constitutional right to primary education became reality in a dark Kolkata slum

How Sudha Ramen, IFS, brought an 18-acre water body back to life

Her positive attitude and ability to work hard helped young forest officer, Sudha Ramen, to revive Chennai’s Otteri lake in Vandalur Zoo. The dying lake had once attracted thousands of migratory birds. Now it was all dried up. Sudha took up the challenge, and in less than a year, much has changed. The lake is … More How Sudha Ramen, IFS, brought an 18-acre water body back to life