by Jyoti Shinole
A school that provided free education for Pardhi Adivasi children, a long-stigmatised and impoverished community, was demolished in 2019. This story covers the challenges faced by Adivasi’s to access education - due to discrimination, language barriers, marriage and low awareness about its importance.
by Jigyasa Mishra
This story records the courageous and inspirational battle of women farmers to save the Ken, one of Bundelkhand’s major rivers from a sand mining mafia. It spotlights the Constitutional right to dissent peacefully, and without arms.
Banda, Uttar Pradesh
by P Sainath
The three farm laws, that became Acts on 20 September 2020, disable the right to legal recourse of all citizens, not just farmers – to an extent unseen since the 1975-77 Emergency. The farmers at Delhi’s gates are fighting for the rights of us all.
by Vishaka George
‘Model’ parliaments of students are common, but the one at Snehagram, in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri district, is not. Its teenaged members run a round-the-year government under irreversibly tragic conditions.
Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu
by Priti David
Adivasi families of the seven hamlets within the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve's buffer zone speak of coercion and cheating after they took a compensation package and moved out of their ancestral homes.
The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu
by Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India
The 73-word Preamble to the Constitution of India outlines the ideals that must guide Indian democracy. Together with the Directive Principles of State Policy, it provides the context in which the country can achieve the fundamental rights guaranteed by the Constitution.