Protected: No Poverty and Hunger

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True Gold

As a nation, we love gold. We buy it, store, it, save it and flaunt it. Since the start of the Commonwealth Games earlier this week, it seems that the kind of gold India should be obsessed with is the kind we're winning at the Commonwealth Game! The Commonwealth Games are on, and Indian players … Continue reading True Gold

Celebrating the Chipko Movement

Most Indians feel very strongly about our roots, our communities. It is no wonder that many of our strongest, citizen-led movements for change have come from that space. One such movement, which we need to revisit today, is the Chipko Movement of 1973. It changed the shape of conservation in India. 45 years ago to … Continue reading Celebrating the Chipko Movement

Impossible you say? Not for us!

This video is the story of how India made One Person, One Vote a reality. The greatest experiment in India’s democratic history is indeed, the creation of universal adult franchise. Universal Adult Franchise means that the right to vote should be given to all adult citizens without the discrimination of caste, class, colour, religion or gender. It is based … Continue reading Impossible you say? Not for us!

Women at the heart of our Constitution

Last month marked the 69th year since India’s Constitution came into power. While it may be a document on paper, our Constitution is the keeper and protector of the rights, responsibilities and values that shape us as a country. Its chief architect - the great Babasaheb Ambedkar - is revered by millions around the world. … Continue reading Women at the heart of our Constitution

10 young changemakers who made India proud in 2017

2017 was a key year for India in terms of innovation, movement building, arts and cinema, business, politics, and more. We saw a lot of young leaders and changemakers who raised their voices, spoke truth to power, and whose ideas led to shaping mindsets and moving us forward. Here’s a look at 10 such changemakers, … Continue reading 10 young changemakers who made India proud in 2017