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Idealism And Community Radio: Why We Need More Of Both

Idealism And Community Radio: Why We Need More Of Both


12 Jan 2018

We tend to view the world like we are computers, as if we live and exist and can choose only in binaries: 0 or 1. As if…

Modern Day Schooling : Who Benefits?

Modern Day Schooling : Who Benefits?


22 Dec 2017

After a long week of holidays for Diwali, not a single student turned up on the first day, while 35 out of 450 turned up on…

The Times Of Non-Linearity

The Times Of Non-Linearity


19 Dec 2017

I don’t think cat videos represent the funniest aspects of the internet. Let’s be honest here. It has more to do with how seamlessly you can…

Theatre Workshop in Saharsa

Theatre Workshop in Saharsa


15 Dec 2017

It’s been more than three months, now. After finishing my fellowship, all I was yearning for, was to get back to my roots. I packed my bags,…

“It Is My School And It’s My Responsibility”

“It Is My School And It’s My Responsibility”


15 Dec 2017

The thought started when I overheard a conversation between 2 mothers (M1) mother 1 asked (M2) mother 2 “what is your son studying?” M2 said, “he…

Fear Is The Biggest Deterrent To Learning

Fear Is The Biggest Deterrent To Learning


14 Dec 2017

It is said that 65% of the population of India live in rural areas. The major concern across of educators in India is to make the…

An Inconvenient Truth – Sustainability Within Development

An Inconvenient Truth – Sustainability Within Development


7 Nov 2017

What is sustainable development? In a quest to attain a trade-off between growth and conservation, the Brundtland report in 1987 coined this term, defining it as…

The Nights Were Dark And Full of Terror – Odisha And Education

The Nights Were Dark And Full of Terror – Odisha And Education


18 Oct 2017

After spending month in Kalahandi, experiencing almost all sorts of adventure, I ask myself, “Could there be anything left to  see?” I have seen death as…

The Privilege Called Information : Of Hierarchy, Distance and Language

The Privilege Called Information : Of Hierarchy, Distance and Language

My world view of West Bengal was very limited. West Bengal was just Kolkota. There was no knowledge about the state beyond Durga Puja, fish curry…

A Decade Old Water Crisis & A Group Of Determined Women

A Decade Old Water Crisis & A Group Of Determined Women


3 May 2017

Water, water, everywhere, not a drop to drink – Samuel Taylor Coleridge What do you do when you are thirsty? What do you do when you…

Do You Like Mushrooms?

Do You Like Mushrooms?


20 Apr 2017

Urmila ji packing bags for mushroom production. I work in Chattisgarh, the rice-bowl of India. In the third biggest city of the state: in the tribal…

Nutrition Initiative for Poor TB Patients in Rural Bihar

Nutrition Initiative for Poor TB Patients in Rural Bihar


27 Mar 2017

Tuberculosis.  Commonly known as TB, is an infectious disease which can be fatal for the person infected if left untreated. TB usually affects the lungs but…

Boating In A Cricket Ground

Boating In A Cricket Ground


30 Oct 2016

The title may sound a little weird but this is talk of the town in Mhaswad for the last month. When the fellowship journey started, field…

Community Involvement Of A CR Station

Community Involvement Of A CR Station


7 Oct 2016

A spotlight onto the involvement of community in content generation of a CR sation.

E-governance In Madhya Pradesh

E-governance In Madhya Pradesh


3 Oct 2016

We’ve heard a lot about governance, it’s time to talk about e-governance. In India, the past couple of decades have seen a paradigm shift in government’s…