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Not Just Starvation, Politics Of Neglect Behind Jharkhand Girl’s Death

Amartya Sen has famously argued that “there has never been a famine in a functioning democracy.”  Citizens in a competitive electoral environment, the theory...
Initiative To Train Underprivileged Women Launched

Teaching Girls That Menstruation Is Not Filthy

I have just finished a running trip through the coastal length of Maharashtra, starting from Sindhudurgh district at the southern tip and coming up...

Tracking Progress: India’s Commitment Towards Global Development Goals

On September 25, 2015, 193 world leaders will committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years. End...

A Man’s 20-Year Selfless Fight Against Fluorosis

He was 29 when a personal tragedy shook Kanchukutla Subhash’s world. In 1996, his father was diagnosed with Fluorosis, a disabling disease that is...

A Mother Writes To Her Daughter About Bengaluru Molestations

Dear Daughter, I look at you over the dal and rice and cannot help but think to myself, that I have done a fair job...

Curtailing High Infant Deaths In Uttar Pradesh Should Be Top Priority

More than two lakh infants in Uttar Pradesh die within the first month of birth and more than three lakh children don’t live to...

Mental Well-Being First! No Shame In Asking For Help

Tamanna (name changed), 34 years old, young successful entrepreneur, lives with her family including her husband, daughter, parents-in- law and brother- in- law. Her...

I Ran A Marathon To Defeat TB, This Is My Story

I was just another 20-year old lad - determined, ambitious and working hard to find my place in the rat race. I was training...

Fluorosis: A Vicious Disease, But There Is Hope

With dreams in her eyes, Kali Bai married Tol Singh from Jhabua in Madya Pradesh and happily entered village Miyati ten years ago. That happiness...

I Have Cerebral Palsy. Indian Railways Is Indifferent To My Train Travel

I am 44 and have cerebral palsy. I vividly remember my trip from Chennai to Delhi by train in the early nineties mainly because...

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