Real Heroes

Who is a hero? “A hero can be anyone. Even a man who is doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat around a young boy’s shoulders to let him know the world hadn’t ended.” – Batman, The Dark Knight Rises (2012) This is a very famous quote, from one of my favourite …

How To Replace Plastic Bags?

The ban on plastics in 17 states and Union territories in India was welcomed by everyone, but although this ban was imposed with a vision of a greater good, it led to a slight inconvenience for consumers due to the unavailability of materials that could carry all functions of plastic. An inconvenience like this led to the …

Zero Budget Natural Farming

Subhash Palekar is a much-celebrated name in the agriculture sector. A proponent of Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF), he was in Chennai recently, after conducting workshops for farmers on natural farming on the outskirts of the city. In a chat with us, he talks about natural farming and how it can address the agrarian crisis. What is ZBNF? …