Vandana Shiva

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Vandana Shiva

Women ecowarriors

Over the last four decades, I have served the Earth and grassroots ecological movements, beginning with the historic Chipko Movement (Hug the Tree Movement), in the Central Himalaya.

Poisoned roots

The year 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, a military operation which took place in June 1984 in Punjab. It was ordered by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to remove Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and his armed followers from Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar.

GMO: The biggest food con

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Where knowledge is free…

Rabindranath Tagore

Small is really beautiful

In an age of obsession with everything big, we live under the illusion that bigger is better.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Madhu Kishwar, as the editor of Manushi, set the feminism agenda for many Indian women decades ago. Madhu Kishwar as chief media admirer of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi is another story completely. The first Kishwar has been declared missing, never to be found.