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Temple carvers unite against scourge of silicosis Democracy

Temple carvers unite against scourge of silicosis

Pindwara, a small town in Sirohi district of Rajasthan, is the main hub for India’s temple-building industry. In the past three years, this sector has been found to spread fatal disease and death through silicosis among men, some as young as 19 years. The Swaminarayan sect’s imposing Akshardham temple, Bihar and Jharkhand’s Jain mandirs, renovations…
Bastar Needs You Agriculture

Bastar Needs You

Bastar. An abstract name of some strange place where there is Naxalism. And therefore a place to be avoided, to be dreaded and mostly ignored. Not a l…
Tribals in India Environment

Tribals in India

Some thoughts around tribals in India, and their relative political abandonment. Trying to look at the psychological influences on behaviour and what …