BHARAT DOGRA

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

Published English Articles in 2015

  1. An act that needs more teeth (RTI) - The Statesman, 1.1.15
  2. Disturbing trends in Punjab's agriculture (With co-authors) - Farmers Forum, January 2015
  3. Sanawar students know to give - Civil Society, January 2015
  4. Rural maternal health - Concerns and solutions - One India One People, January 2015
  5. Swami Vivekanand's Inspiring message - Garhwal Post, Jan.12
  6. The Barefoot College - The Statesman Feb.1
  7. Real issues ignored - The Statesman, Feb. 5, 2015
  8. Rural food fest inspires locals - Civil Society, Feb. 2015
  9. Towards complete right to health - Deccan Herald, Feb. 3, 2015
  10. Wider message of broom's sweep - Statesman, Feb.16
  11. Victory for Democracy : The voter's mind - Mainstream, Feb.14
  12. T.B. must be fought with better nutrition - The Statesman 25.2.15
  13. Adapting agriculture to climate change - Janata Annual Number, February 1, 2015
  14. What 3 women can teach - Civil Society, March
  15. Nomads - last of their kind - One India One People, March
  16. The Richaria Route - Towards the other Rice Revolution - Farmers' Forum - February-March
  17. The Chattisgarh - Farmers' Forum, February March
  18. Article on Nuclear Hazards - Frontier, February 15-21, 2015
  19. The poor must not suffer - The Statesman, 2.3.15
  20. Budget and some unanswered questions - Mainstream, March 6-12, 2015
  21. The path not taken - Economic Times, March / also EPW (Letter)
  22. Grassroots efforts for indegenous rice varieties - Farmers' Forum, February-
  23. Budget - Garhwal Post, March 4
  24. Wider Perspective of Left unity - Mainstream, March in 2015
  25. - Janata Weekly, March 15
  26. Gandhi ji, Bhagat Singh and non-violence - EPW, March 28 (Letter)
  27. Drugged to Penury, then Death - Statesman, April 5
  28. Message of hope from Kalahandi - Statesman, April 14
  29. Injustice to Dalits and Adivasis - Mainstream, April 10-16, 2015
  30. Farmers' crisis in India - Frontier, March 22-28
  31. Can state budgets make up? - Janata, April 5
  32. Survival issues most serious challenge - Deccan Herald, 16.4.15
  33. Policy must cater for erratic weather - The Statesman, 21.4.15
  34. Changing development path essential for justice, sustainability and even survival - Mainstream, April 17-23, 2015
  35. Farewell to welfarism - Frontier, April 12-18, 2015
  36. Farmers distress in Bundelkhand - The Statesman, 28.4.15
  37. Leprosy Patients - Garhwal Post
  38. Budget - Garhwal Post
  39. TERI's pollution - Statesman, 19.4.15
  40. Helping hand for small farmers - Civil Society, May
  41. Budget - Unfair cuts - One India, One People, May
  42. - Mainstream
  43. Budgeting for farmers and rural development - Farmers' Forum, April-May 2015
  44. The coming crisis in social sector - Janata, April 19
  45. Report from Bundelkhand - Agro-Ecological crisis aggravated by untimely excess rain and hailstorms - Mainstream May 1-7
  46. Alternative policies - Civil Society, May
  47. Wrong Priorities in Budget - Farmers' Forum, April-May 2015
  48. Budget work - For farmers and marginalised - Farmer's Forum, April-May 2015
  49. It's a difficult life for migrant workers - Grassroots, may 15, 2015
  50. Tribals struggle for land rights - The Statesman, 14.5.15
  51. Tribute to Sh. Hanswaroop - Barefoot College Times, may
  52. Combining celebrations with serious discussions - Barefoot College Times, May
  53. Increasing distress of farmers in Bundelkhand - Janata, May 3
  54. Struggle of Kishangarh farmers exposes glaring injustice in land acquisition - Mainstream, May 8-14
  55. National policy for Himalayan region needed - Garhwal Post, May 17.
  56. Onus is on citizens to prepare for disasters - Statesman May 18, 2015
  57. Ecological alarm must be sounded - The Statesman 5.6.15
  58. MKSS is 25 years old - Civil Society, June 2015
  59. Haldikhol is now less poor. - Civil Society, June 2015
  60. Left unity badly needed to counter increasing onslaughts on livelihoods and ecology - Mainstream, June 12
  61. Kalahandi shows the way - Farmers' Forum, June-July 2015
  62. Land struggle exposes prejudices against the poor - Janata Weekly, May 31
  63. Education's Aims - Garhwal Post
  64. Food safety movement need of the hour - The Statesman, June 10.
  65. Earth inches closer to tipping points - The Statesman, June 16.
  66. Extreme distress of Maruti workers and their family members - Mainstream, June 20.
  67. Plan to reduce air pollution - Civil Society, June
  68. MNCs and farmers, Janata 14.6-15
  69. - Janata 21.6.15
  70. Violent world needs a peace movement - Statesman 23.6.15
  71. Heat-wave - Deccan Herald
  72. Are we fulfilling our role on earth? - Statesman 29.6.15
  73. Preventing Heat-wave deaths, Janata, June 7, 2015
  74. Hosting Olympic games - Look before you leap - Janata, June 7, 2015
  75. Report - Arunodya - Civil Society, July
  76. Small Steps, giant benefits - One India, One People, July
  77. Praful Bidwai - Mainstream, July 3-9, 2015 (Letter)
  78. Spiritual path to fighting hatred - The Statesman 14.7.15
  79. Punjab - paradox of outward prosperity and deepening problems - Mainstream (with Jagmohan Singh and Reena Mehta)
  80. Story of missing dal in our thali - Deccan Herald, 17.7.15
  81. Solar Energy - Creative Training Programme - Garhwal Post
  82. Linking folk musician to new opportunities - Vidura, July-September 2015
  83. Distorted Priorities neglected objectives, Janata, July 5, 2015
  84. Protecting the innocent, EPW, June 27
  85. Respect rights of political prisoners - Mainstream, July 24-30, 2015
  86. Why our progress is unscientific - The Statesman, July 27
  87. Reducing GHG emissions - Janata, July 26
  88. Alarm bells ringing over extinction of species - Garhwal Post, July 27
  89. Corruption wears a more violent face - Statesman, Aug. 4
  90. Tourism must have a respectable face - Statesman, Aug. 24
  91. Courage of rural areas in India's press - DVJ Souvenir
  92. Will India pioneer a brave new path, or languish as a poor imitator - Mainstream (Independence special issue), Aug. 14-20
  93. A plan for the Paris summit - The Statesman, 10 August
  94. Stop weapon race - EPW, August 8 (Letter)
  95. Myth or reality of progress - Garhwal Post, August 21
  96. Real economic reforms we need - Janata, August 15 (Independence Day issue)
  97. Path ahead of new socialism - Janata, 8 August
  98. Social movements need better linkages - The Statesman, 1.9.15
  99. Jagriti stands up for women - Civil Society, Sept.-Oct. 2015
  100. Double wha------- for tribals - One India, One People, September
  101. New Internationalism - EPW, Aug. 22, 2015 (Letter)
  102. Understanding the upper-caste revolt - The Statesman, 6.9.15
  103. Women farmers - Grassroots, August
  104. Unique challenges of our times - Mainstream, 19.9.15
  105. - Garhwal Post, 11.9.15
  106. The seeds of farmers' woes - The Sunday Statesman, 13.9.15
  107. The misery that dams can cause - The Statesman, 21.9.15
  108. Rana Pratap - Mainstream, 26.9.15
  109. Linking Grassroots initiatives with national issues - Janata, Sept.13
  110. What Aliens will say - Janata, Sept. 6
  111. Student - Garhwal Post, Sept. 28
  112. Five pillars of inspiration - Mainstream, Oct.3
  113. Contributions of Motilal - Mainstream, Oct.3
  114. Climate change and justice - EPW, Sept.12 (Letter)
  115. Campaign for improving school education - Janata, Sept. 20, 2015
  116. Media activists join hands to improve schools - Grassroots, September 15, 2015
  117. Reducing accidents - Statesman
  118. Note on 'progress' - Frontier, Sept. 20-26, 2015
  119. Protecting handlooms - Frontier
  120. Brute attack on Rajasthan students - Mainstream, 17 Oct.
  121. Helping Sahariya tribals - EPW, Oct.3, 2015
  122. Learning from past mistakes (GM crops) - The Statesman, October 17
  123. Re-reading Ramayana - a liberation theology approach - Statesman Sunday Magazine (8th Day), October 18
  124. Governments neglecting RTI - Mainstream, Oct. 24
  125. Protection During earthquake - Garhwal Post, October 28
  126. Nutrition programmes face fund crunch - EPW, Oct. 24
  127. Health Risks of Hazardous Chemicals - Janata, Oct. 18
  128. Barefoot solar engineers good example of Indo-Africa Co-operation - Garhwal Post, Oct.30
  129. Women farmers - In search of an identity - Farmers' Forum, October-November
  130. Living in Hope (Sahariyas tribals in Rajasthan) - One India, One People, Nov.
  131. Communalism - Civil Society
  132. Tribute to Motilal ji - Civil Society (Web), November
  133. Tribute to Nirmala ji - Civil Society (Web), November
  134. Protect relationship of trust between officers and jawans - Mainstream, Oct. 30-Nov.6
  135. Women Farmers and climate change - Civil Society (Web)
  136. Renewable energy can be basis for cooperation - The Statesman, 2 November
  137. Accidents - Leading cause of human diversity - Janata, Nov. 8 / Garhwal Post,
  138. Mangal Turbine - Model example of farmer-innovators contribution to decentralised rural energy system - Janata, Oct.25, 2015
  139. Ensure adequate funds for nutrition and health - Mainstream, Nov.7
  140. Serious questions on health allocations - The Statesman, November 6
  141. Celebrate Diwali minus pollution - Garhwal Post, Nov. 7
  142. Bihar election results a victory for democracy - Mainstream, Nov.14
  143. Life sacrificed for prohibition and strong Lok Ayukta - The Statesman, Nov. 21
  144. Handloom sector cries out for help - The Statesman, Nov.16
  145. Historical responsibility for climate change - Janata, Nov.15
  146. How much hope does Paris offer? - The Statesman, Nov. 23
  147. Climate change protecting farmers, reducing emissions - Mainstream, Nov. 28
  148. Paris must pave way for better governance - The Statesman, Nov. 29
  149. Missing dimensions of Ecological crisis - Garhwal Post, Nov.26
  150. Hunger and distress peak towards alarming levels in Bundelkhand - Mainstream, Dec.25-31, 2015
  151. Cash-free farming - Civil Society (with Baba Mayaram), December 2015
  152. Anti-liquor activist dies in protest fast - Civil Society web-edition
  153. Parched fields, empty bellies - Statesman, 4.12.15
  154. Climate change - urgent survival issues - Frontier, Nov.22-28, 2015
  155. Social sector in turmoil - EPW Nov. 28 (Letter)
  156. Syncretic culture that deserves protection - Statesman, 15/12/15
  157. Where drought casts a long, dark shadow - Grassroots, December 15, 2015
  158. Increasing concern over budget cuts - Garhwal Post, 22.12.15
  159. Blighted by a winter drought - The Statesman, 25.12.15
  160. Why not for workers and farmers? - Janata, Dec.20, 2015
  161. Reducing distress of drought affected people - Janata, Dec. 20, 2015

Radio and TV

  1. FM Gold - Programme on Lost Children - All India Radio - 22.1.15 (Hindi)
  2. Talk on Panchayart raj - Tilonia Community Radio - Feb. (Hindi)
  3. Talk on Health - Tilonia Community Radio - Feb. (Hindi)
  4. FM Gold - Programme on manual scavenging - All India Radio Feb. 20
  5. Talk on Shahid Bhagat Singh - Tilonia Community Radio - March (Hindi)
  6. Panel discussion on Niti Ayog - All India Radio May 6
  7. Villagers and Electricity - Doordarshan Kisan Channel, Vad-samvaad
  8. Is it possible to farm without pesticides? - Doordarshan Kisan Channel, Vichar-Vimrash
  9. Protection and Promotion of Handlooms - All India Radio, FM Gold, Aug.7
  10. हैंडलूम की रक्षा - एफ.एम. गोल्ड, अगस्त 7
  11. मंगल टरबाईन पर कार्यक्रम - डीडी किसान, सितंबर 1/अगस्त 31
  12. DD Kisan - Programme on Tribal education - Vaad-Samvaad - August 23
  13. Problems of workers and Labour Reforms - FM Gold, Sep. 2 (Hindi)
  14. शिक्षा पर कार्यक्रम - कम्यूनिटी रेडियो तिलोनिया
  15. खाद्य-सुरक्षा पर कार्यक्रम - कम्यूनिटी रेडियो तिलोनिया
  16. Programme on Food Security on Lok Sabha TV, Oct. 16, 17
  17. Prgramme on untouchabilities - Nov. 12
  18. Climate Change and Agriculture - Kisan TV, Nov.