Water management

Democracy
Health

An Ad  looking for farmers

   Getting worried about the farming crisis, an elected official (elected officials don’t usually worry about this) was asking the assistant how they can get more people to adopt farming. The assistant simply said – we can create an advertisement in all leading news papers in all local languages. The official agreed it’s a good […]

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organic farm beds cultivation
Agriculture
General

Coming of Age: the Organic Community of India

The largest organic farming confluence in the world – over 2,500 participants from 22 states of India – gathered at the National Organic Convention in Chandigarh from Feb 28 to March 2, 2015. The flood of registrations had to be stopped a month in advance. Such zeal surely signals the growing recognition of agro-ecology as […]

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National

Maharashtra drought: Does development have to devastate?

Nagpur: A severe drought gripping many parts of Maharashtra did not deter spiritual leader Asaram Bapu from celebrating a pre-Holi function and wasting many litres of water here Sunday, said a social group. Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti (ANS) condemned Asaram Bapu’s alleged Goli play and staged a protest. “A person […]

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Water drop - ripples
Democracy
Economic inequality
National

Privatizing needs

Increasing privatization of necessities means citizens are forced to make purchases from private entities that are opaque to scrutiny and unaccountable to people. It is a permanent profit.

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