Society, Culture, Religion and History
Embankments in Bihar have failed miserably against flood protection. Take a look at these frequently asked questions (FAQs) as to why they failed and what are the possible solutions to floods in Bihar?
A study finds that women's control over income and better decisionmaking power can go a long way in improving dietary diversity and tackling malnutrition in rural India.
The new farm related bills will spell doom for women workers who form the bulk of small and marginal sections of Indian agriculture, warns Mahila Kisan Adhikaar Manch (MAKAAM).
Although groundwater is emerging as a critical issue and has managed to encourage new government schemes, a generic solution of rainwater recharge cannot be applied across different regions.
The movement towards radical ecological democracy needs to combine the practical and policy-level grassroots work with broader mobilization.
Rapidly disappearing forests are not only a threat to the biodiversity, but spell death knell for the livelihoods of forest dwellers who depend on them for food and survival.
Local communities and gram sabhas better understand the local complexities than the local administrations while dealing with a crisis situation.
A peek into history shows how the Gonds of Garha Mandla managed their water needs with great ingenuity and wisdom by constructing and maintaining water tanks .
Need to recognise the rights of forest-dwelling and tribal communities over their traditional lands.
Leo Saldanha of Environment Support Group speaks on rethinking aspects of our governance system in post-pandemic times.