Raghuram Rajan's new book: An economist tells us why it is critical to preserve communities left behind by markets and State
For Rajan, populist nationalism is an impediment to market freedom and hence limits the economic prosperity of developing countries.
In caste-dominated Bihar, Nitish Kumar has upper hand over Narendra Modi, luckily JD(U) chief is on NDA's side
Poll-bound Bihar is not talking about economic packages and foundation stones in the run-up to the Lok Sabha Election, it is speaking about castes and efforts to woo them
The first woman from the Tilwani village [Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district] to pick up the occupation of puncture repairing, and a proud feminist, today everyone in the village calls her Awale ma’am.
Khanderav Parit's battle against caste: How a former mill worker is fighting oppression through his writings
An award-winning rural author, mill worker, and now a farmer, Khanderav Parit’s writings reflect the everyday life of the oppressed.
Muktir Alo — launched with great optimism in 2016 — was supposed to provide the women of Sonagachi, Asia's largest red-light district, an alternative career in the film/TV industry. Nearly two years later, what has it achieved?
Football is a sport widely played in the slum communities of Chennai, and each locality has stories about the difference it's made
It is a project-based grant award that aims to impact the underprivileged communities and needs of the society
Kodaikanal Won't rapper Sofia Ashraf tells us that she revels in using the spoken word form to effect social change
With more people with corporate experience going into the non-profit and social change domain, there's a lot more emphasis on metrics and milestones. But are those the only way to figure out if social change is "on plan"?