They are still treated like beasts of burden.
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Derided as eaters of rats, a large number of Musahars in Bihar villages see education of their children as the only way out
23/01/2017 2:37 PM IST
The victory of Poonam Devi, of Jharkhand's Tarkhutta village, in local government body elections is a story of how the collective
19/01/2017 12:36 PM IST
When women living around Attappadi Reserve Forest found that development was impossible as long as chronic alcoholism remained
17/01/2017 12:39 PM IST
The productivity of inland fisheries can be boosted massively if governments get out of the way of operations and let fish
11/01/2017 3:24 PM IST
The results of minimal interventions in Andhra Pradesh districts such as Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, and Anantapur show
09/01/2017 3:53 PM IST
Rapid deforestation and soil erosion in Attappadi Forest Reserve has led to a crippling water shortage in Kerala's only tribal
06/01/2017 4:52 PM IST
A government school in Kardelwadi village in Pune district, taught by a husband and wife team, has established a benchmark
05/01/2017 7:30 PM IST
Rural women in Samastipur say prohibition has transformed their lives for the better.
30/12/2016 6:24 PM IST
Learning from some exemplary instances in drought-prone Marathwada, it makes sense for government programmes to dig tanks
28/12/2016 3:16 PM IST
Kerala is extending a rainwater harvesting programme in the central district of Thrissur to all parts of the state following
26/12/2016 9:04 PM IST
The large number of children dying in Malkangiri district of Odisha has been officially attributed to Japanese encephalitis
23/12/2016 4:43 PM IST
Women's collectives can go a long way in sustainably changing socio-economic conditions of villages for the better, often
21/12/2016 10:41 PM IST
Collective farming is not only helping farmers sell their produce far and wide but has also arrested migration and increased
19/12/2016 1:53 PM IST
How the Maldharis of Gujarat’s Banni grasslands turned their fortunes around.
17/12/2016 11:40 AM IST
For all talk of sustainable farming practices than often entail increased drudgery, there is a clear trend that farmers are
14/12/2016 12:42 PM IST
Two women in a remote area of Bihar have broken gender stereotypes to emerge as community leaders and manage the construction
13/12/2016 12:38 PM IST
‘Jalyukt Shivar scheme is creating more problems for the farmers.’
09/12/2016 1:09 PM IST
A success story from Nemmeli village in Tamil Nadu.
07/12/2016 4:26 PM IST
The 2016 education policy of India reinforces the status quo through its tacit acceptance of stratified education, the intense
05/12/2016 6:00 PM IST
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