A Crowd-funded Children’s Book that Tackles Homophobia in Pakistan

‘My Chacha is Gay’ The LGBTQ rights movement has turned to good account this month with the launch of UN’s Bollywood inspired video promoting gay rights in India. Meanwhile in the neighbouring country… Continue reading

BJP progressive on Economy, not on Environment

The Bhartiya Janata Party released its much awaited and much delayed manifesto today, promising to boost India’s economy and reiterating its obligation to the cause of Hindutva. The issue of environment has always… Continue reading

The state of India’s forests on International Day of Forests

Even as the older generations of Indians worry about the gradual disappearance of the House Sparrows, Parrots and Vultures from the urban skies, a recent global study – Great Backyard Bird Count has… Continue reading

A Powerful Story Of How These Villagers Are Taking On Essar For Planning To Mine Their Forests

As Indians gear up for the election battle this year, one can already hear the politicians’ campaigning plans for a better India. The highest priority on this agenda is that for development. Even… Continue reading

Indian Farmers Protest for Seed Sovereignty on Quit India Day

This year marks the 71st anniversary of the Quit India movement which called for civil disobedience to meet independence from the British rule in 1942. On the eve of Quit India day on… Continue reading

The invisible children of Malaysia

  “One family torn apart by war is too many.” – is the core message of World Refugee Day in 2013. The focus this year is on impact on families forcibly displaced by… Continue reading