BHARAT DOGRA

An Author and Journalist Writing on Development, Environment, Human Rights and Society

Published English Articles in 2012

  1. Small Dam, Big Rewards - Civil Society, January 2012
  2. MKSS As A Role Model - Civil Society, January 2012
  3. Contribution Of Women's Groups For Stronger And Transparent Panchayati Raj-Panchayat Raj Update, January 2012
  4. Law Of The Land - The Statesman, 21-1-2012
  5. Problems of Rural Scientist - Frontier, Dec. 4.10.2011
  6. Series Of Six Articles on Pratirodh.com on the subject of GM crops - Pratirodh.com (Serialisation of 14 crucial questions)
  7. New Biotech Law - Garhwal Post, 30.1.12
  8. Whither New Laws? - The Statesman, 1.2.2012
  9. Patha's Path To Water Security - Civil Society, Feb. 2012
  10. Plan For Urban Homeless - Civil Society, Feb. 2012
  11. Govt. Responds To  Panchayat's Protest - Panchayat Raj Update, Feb. 2012
  12. India's Rural Women Train Their African Sisters in Solar Energy - One India One People, Feb. 2012
  13. Loss Of Biodiversity Is Our Own Loss - Garhwal Post, 6.2.2012
  14. Political Economy Of Minerals - Garhwal Post, 21.2.2012
  15. FDI In Retail Will Harm Small Traders & Farmers - Garhwal Post, 28.2.2012
  16. A Heavy  Burden - Statesman, 24.2.2012
  17. Understanding The Agri-ecological Crisis In Bundelkhand - The Other Side, Feb. 2012
  18. The Voice Of Action - The Hindu, 29.2. 2012
  19. Beyond The Package - Frontier, 19-25 Feb. 2012
  20. A River Sutra, Without Links - The Hindu, 3.3.2012
  21. Food Security Should Be Decentralised - Panchayat Raj Update, 9-15 March 2012
  22. NGOs And Kudankulam Protests - Mainstream, March 2012
  23. Defying Odds To Earn A Place In The Driving - Grassroots, 15.3. 2012
  24. River-links Scheme - Awaiting A Big Disaster - Mainstream, 16-22 March 2012
  25. Rag Pickers - Not Waiting Any Opportunity - Hindu, 28.3.2012
  26. River Linking - Need for Caution and Debate - Statesman, 28.3.2012
  27. Taliban Land Was Once Famous For Non-Violent Struggles - Garhwal Post, 16.3.2012
  28. Food a right not dole, say NGOs - Civil Society, April 2012 (with Madhu Dogra)
  29. Puppets that provoke - The Hindu, 2.4.12
  30. Groovy Grannies - Meet grandmothers from Rajasthan who have done their villages proud - The Hindu, 3.4.12
  31. Food Security Needs Decentralised Base - Panchayat Raj Update
  32. In the age of climate change and WMDs; How do we need to change? - Mainstream, April 6-12, 2012
  33. Social Audits can check corruption - One India One People, April 2012
  34. New slums for old - A report from Kanpur - The Hindu, 5.4.12
  35. When dams trigger quakes - The Statesman, 12.4.12
  36. Not decentralised enough - Rural communication and panchayats find the need for reform to make self-governance more effective - The Hindu, 12.4.12
  37. Solar Mates - The Hindu, 10.4.12
  38. Between fact and fantasy (Violence and crime in media) - The Hindu, 9.4.12
  39. Health Hazards of Genetically Engineered Food - Garhwal Post, 10.4.12
  40. Economic growth & actual welfare - Garhwal Post, 28.3.12
  41. Voluntary endeavour - The Statesman, 27.4.12
  42. Sowing the seeds for sanitation - The Hindu, 24.4.12
  43. Earthy wisdom - Women organise farmers of Eastern UP - The Hindu, April 29.
  44. Bt Cotton - The bitter truth - Mainstream, April 21
  45. Pipers call their own tune (struggle of women farm workers) - The Hindu, 1.5.12
  46. Tribals keep losing their land - Civil Society, May 2012
  47. Workers struggles should be linked to wider social change - The Times of India, 2.5.12
  48. Need to check irregularities in local self govt. elections - Panchayat Raj Update.
  49. Give top priorities to avoiding irreversible loss - Mainstream, May 4-10, 2012
  50. Wheeling in green change - The Hindu, 11.5.12
  51. Where waste pickers are allowed to work with dignity - Grassroots, May 15, 2012
  52. Myth and Reality of Progress - Mainstream, May 26
  53. Tough times for Punjab - The Hindu, 20.5.12
  54. Climate chess in U.P. - Garhwal Post, 24.5.12
  55. Ripples that may last  - The Hindu, 25.5.12
  56. Pushed to a corner (Tribals of Rajasthan) - The Hindu, 31.5.12
  57. New hope from weaker section pradhans - Panchayat Raj Update
  58. Impecunious plight - A universal pension scheme is imperative - Statesman, 1.6.12
  59. Rising Women Sarpanchas - Civil Society, June 2012
  60. Pensions for all elderly people: An issue that can unite the nation - Mainstream, June 1-7, 2012
  61. Basic needs must get highest priority - Garhwal Post, 19.4.12
  62. Report on irrigation in Lalitpur district - Dams, Rivers and People
  63. Dam distress - The Statesman, 5.6.12
  64. Jan Satyagraha takes message of land reforms all over the country - Mainstream, June 15-21, 2012
  65. The soil's thirst quenched - The Hindu, 17.6.12
  66. Voting them out of shackles - The Hindu, 21.6.12
  67. The good earth - Mainstream, 29 June- 5 July
  68. Panchayat Raj and Tribal Area - Panchayat Raj Update
  69. Water tanks sabotaged so canals can be built - Civil Society, July 2012
  70. No water, health or jobs for Bhopal victims - Civil Society, July 2012
  71. Low cost, traditional solutions to end water woes - One India One People, July 2012
  72. Unearthing the excess (sand-mining) - The Hindu, 1.7.12
  73. Foot soldiers for a cause - The Hindu, 6.7.12
  74. Time to confront most urgent survival issues - Mainstream, July 6-12, 2012
  75. Urgency of humankind's protective role - Garhwal Post, July 20.
  76. Don't Ignore corruption in local elections - Garhwal Post, July 6
  77. Baba Adhav - A man's decades long service to improve lives of the marginalised - Grassroots, July
  78. In search of an alternative political party - Mainstream, July 13-19, 2012
  79. Arms trade corrupt, wasteful - The Statesman - 14.7.12
  80. Nuggets of news - The Hindu, 16.7.12
  81. Decentralise Olympics - Statesman, 19.7.12
  82. No let-up - Bhopal gas victims continue to suffer health hazards - The Hindu, 20.7.12
  83. Saving the planet - Deccan Herald, 4.8.12
  84. Migrant workers and panchayats - Panchayat Raj Update, August
  85. Bhagya system - Civil Society, August
  86. Reducing distress and dominance - Garhwal Post, Aug. 14
  87. Path of social change - Garhwal Post, Aug. 10
  88. Caregivers to the Ganga - The Hindu, 12.8.12
  89. Fighting corruption at grassroots - Garhwal Post, July 3.
  90. A call against cotton - The Hindu, 17.8.12
  91. A complex issue - Baba and Black Sheep - Deccan Herald 17.8.12
  92. The deadly Whiff (Bhopal Gas Tragedy Victim) - The Statesman, 19.8.12
  93. Anna Movement - This phase not well planned - Garhwal Post.
  94. Division in food security - Civil Society, September 2012
  95. Bt Cotton withers childhood - One India One People, Sept. 2012
  96. Broadcasting issues from the hills and hamlets - The Hindu, 3.9.12
  97. Panchayats and Land reforms - Panchayat Raj Update, Sept.2012
  98. River-links - Don't Ignore Expert Opinion - Mainstream, Sept.8
  99. Comeback scare (Uttarkashi floods) - Statesman, Sept.9
  100. Look what they've done to our rivers - The Hindu, 16.9.12
  101. Jal satyagraha - Deep waters won't run still - The Hindu, 18.9.12
  102. Jal satyagraha and the road ahead - Mainstream, 15.9.12
  103. Lesson of Kudankulam protests - Mainstream, 15.9.12
  104. Land reforms and the significance of jan satyagraha - Mainstream, Sept. 21-27,2012
  105. Official neglect despite great significance - Mainstream, Sept. 21-27, 2012
  106. Land for the landless - Mainstream, Sept. 21-27, 2012
  107. This is a very challenging time for non-violent struggles - Interview with P.V. Rajagopal - Mainstream, Sept. 21-27, 2012
  108. Uphold Swami Vivekananda's True Legacy - Mainstream, Sept. 21-27, 2012
  109. Pushed to the brim - The Statesman, 25.9.12
  110. Back to the soil - Deccan Herald, 27.9.12
  111. Disintegration of family - Garhwal Post
  112. Need to strengthen PESA law - Panchayat Raj Update, October
  113. Justice still a distant dream - The Hindu, 5.10.12
  114. Protecting tribal land and livelihood : Tribal minister's new initiative - Mainstream Oct. 19-25, 2012
  115. Burning the night lamp - The Hindu 10.10.12
  116. Half a battle won, the wider task ahead - Mainstream, Oct. 12-18, 2012
  117. Co-operatives show the way to success - Deccan Herald, Oct. 15
  118. Protector of national sovereignty fighting multinational misdeeds - Mainstream, Oct. 12-18, 2012
  119. Warning signals (GM crops) - The Hindu, 21.10.12
  120. Too few drops to drink - The Hindu, 2.11.12
  121. Must invigorate land reforms - The Statesman, 3.11.12
  122. Banda's BPL muddle - Civil Society, Nov. 2012
  123. Land march ends with policy promise - Civil Society, Nov. 2012
  124. Ups and downs of the RTI act - Civil Society, Nov. 2012
  125. Two Eminent Editors and a Young Reporter - Mainstream, Nov. 2.8.2012
  126. Festival with a difference - The Hindu, 12.11.12
  127. A struggle for Basics - The Hindu, 9.11.12
  128. Inviting Multinationals - Need for Introspection By Senior Congress Leaders - Mainstream - Nov. 9-15, 2012
  129. Threat of Genetic Contamination - Mainstream, Nov. 23-29, 2012
  130. Land-Reforms and Panchayats - Panchayat Raj Update November
  131. Growing frustration with RTI delays - The Statesman 28.11.12
  132. Folk music finds a rhythm - Civil Society, Dec. 2012
  133. Some Good News - One India One People - December 2012
  134. Indeed, Work doesn't have to wait for money - Grassroots, December 15, 2012
  135. Whither the Quest for an Alternative Political Party (APP) ? - Mainsteam, December 7-13, 2012
  136. Jan Sansad and the Countdown to 2014 - Mainstream, December 7-13, 2012
  137. Fairs Promoting Fairness - The Hindu, 14.12.12
  138. Over Coming Odds to Make a Mark - Grassroots - Dec. 15, 2012
  139. Bio-Diversity and Panchayats - Panchayat Raj Update - Dec. 2012
  140. When the ravines were tamed - The Hindu, 30.12.12