An Indian community leader who espoused the release of children in bonded labor, helping them transition from a life of hard work to a life of learning.
By introducing modern plays and films to rural folk in southern India, K. V. SUBBANNA is making a powerful case for the universality of art
An Indian Carnatic vocalist who was the first musician ever to be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour
A cytogeneticist from India who made major advances in breeding sturdier, more productive and better quality plant types.
Restoring health and dignity to troubled lives
A senior Indian journalist who was editor of leading newspapers The Hindustan Times and The Indian Express
Harnessing nature, culture and education for community progress.
An Indian activist who has tirelessly worked in eradicating the degrading practice of manual scavenging among India's untouchables, the dalits.