A carnage of silkworms makes a saree. An entrepreneur now weaves ahimsa in it.
How concern for a sick child led a family to work towards bettering the community's lot
A homespun environmentalist defies craggy terrain to create an oasis of greenery
Villages aren't static. When individuals get to know their rights, the collective gets a move on.
A computer course costing Re 1 a day has enabled many girls to earn their bread
A mime group that evolved into a home where street kids find a purpose
In the last three decades, the looms changed the fate of many families in the village
A group of notorious tourist guides discover the treasures of eco-tourism
The blend of religious and regular education is changing the face of the Andhra madrassas
One organisation's three-decade-long fight against poverty and ignorance in Pune's slums
The disabled can stand on their own feet with a bit of guidance and help. Ask Johar.
Housemaids seek new avenues for study and vocational training beyond their call of duty
A school that has opened its doors to special children but found most doors shut on it
If we're unable to talk with the mentally ailing, there's something wrong with our faculties
The people of North Bihar are now learning ways to conserve rainwater
A mobile design bank for the rural artisans of Kutch was her novel idea
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.