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Parimal Tripathi

Member Since: 16th December 2010
No of Articles: 26
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11th March 2011

Fighting corruption in India

The life of a whistleblower in India is a dangerous one. JN Jayashree is married to a bureaucrat who has spent his career protesting against bribery and swindling in government practices. She tells Kavitha Rao that when she started to fear for her husband...

04th March 2011

World Water Day - wake up & shut the tap

I woke up this morning, logged on to check the news and realized that it’s World Water Day. World Water day? Why do we need a day, one entire day in the year to celebrate the fact that we have water on earth? Thought that was a given right? And then it st...

28th February 2011

The Funda of Fundamental Rights

If you’ve had the faintest association with Indian education you certainly have heard of ‘fundamental rights’. With Republic Day arriving on schedule even this year it’s a good time to have a quick revision of what fundamentals these rights talk about. We...

28th February 2011

India through the eyes of William Dalrymple

“Living in India over the last few years, I have seen the country change at a rate that was impossible to imagine when I first moved there in the late eighties,” William Dalrymple writes in his brilliant book Nine Lives. “On returning to Delhi after ne...

15th February 2011

Tata Tea Jaago Re- Voter Registration Campaign

Jaago Re! is a non-partisan national campaign launched by Tata Tea, to awaken and enable the citizens of India, especially the youth, to register for voting. Its mission is to register everyone in India to vote in the next 5 years, for better governance. ...

15th February 2011

3 Simple Acts of Change That Can Potentially Change Our Nation

1. Spread the word about the Mobile Dustbin: If you travel by train or bus, you’ve probably seen people throw things out the window or right there next to your feet. Now you’re usual response would be to grumble about it and shift your feet or like countl...

15th February 2011

Volunteer for NGO Work on jaagore

Jaagore has different solutions for all users who want to get informed and connected on issues related to ‘Social Well-being’ in our country. The four main sections on the portal are – Act, Speak up, Learn and Connect. The first of these four sections is ...

05th February 2011

Climate Change and what we can do about it

The world around us is changing. When most people think of global warming, they think of icebergs melting, seas rising and low-lying areas getting flooded. But it is no longer just an apocalyptic warning of doom. It is no longer something that will happen...

26th January 2011

In case you find time from timepass, give it to Jaago Re

The Tata Tea Jaago Re! Campaign is synonymous with social change. It encourages regular citizens like us to go out and do our little bit to bring about the change that we want to see, instead of cribbing and complaining about all the ailments that afflict...

20th January 2011

Its time to awaken and be the change you want to see

Every morning, all of us wake up, and go about our daily routine. Hardly noticing the garbage strewn about the streets. Ignoring the beggars who lurk in every nook and corner. Denying the existence of the potholes that we drive over. Rarely making the eff...

10th January 2011

Jaagore – the online movement of change

Tata Tea’s landmark campaign – “Har Subah Sirf Utho Mat, Jaagore!” – has been encouraging citizens to participate in the change that they want to see since 2007. Through the years it has acted as an enabling catalyst on the issue of exercising voting righ...