A Suicide Watchman

This man roams around a bridge in China saving lives, writes Alice Sharma. On Nanjing Yangtze Bridge in China, a middle aged man is often seen walking to and fro and watching pedestrians from his binoculars. T... Read More...

Walking Through India

Rohini Kejriwal talks to Patrick Baddeley, a 62-year-old British man walking 6 hours a day, 6 days a week, covering 1,500 miles across India, all to help raise money for the street children of Kolkata It isn’t... Read More...

Democracy of the Despicables

We are entering a new year with a new world order, the kind in which we vote for our prejudices and have leaders that validate them, writes Anusha Azees The last time there was such an overt rise in nationalis... Read More...

The World’s Largest Solar Power Plant

By next year, India will be the world’s third biggest solar market Estimated to produce enough electricity to power 150,000 homes, the largest solar power plant has just been completed in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu. ... Read More...

Being Gender Fluid: Vivek Shraya

Alice Sharma, speaks to the trans artist, author and musician on the subject of rigid gender binaries and how it’s important to break them “I often feel the pressure to be wearing makeup or present the ‘femini... Read More...

The Wall Of Kindness

Taking cue from the Iranian concept, an anonymous group in Gurugram is donating clothes, shoes and other basics of life to those in need, writes Alice Sharma. Niki, a twelve- year-old, was delighted to find a ... Read More...

Reviving The Art of Shadow Puppets

Alice Sharma meets the last surviving family of ancient puppeteers, struggling to revive the dying art from Kerala. “Ours is the only surviving troupe of shadow puppetry in Kerala,” says Vipin Pulavar, a p... Read More...

India’s Mood after Demonetisation

The Prime Minister might have banned high value currency of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 to catch the black money hoarders, but it is the common man that has been the worst hit. Harsimran Julka, reports from the bazaa... Read More...

Technology is disrupting democracy

As citizen journalism, social media, search, big data, e-mails and WikiLeaks have taken over the election processes across the world, has technology taken away the integrity from the democratic process? Asks An... Read More...

The World’s Loneliest Pig

There is only one pig in all of Afghanistan and his name is Khanzir Khanzir, whose name literally translates into pig in Pashto, is the only pig in Afghanistan. He’s a celebrity who spends his days grazing in ... Read More...

Finding Najeeb Ahmad

As the search for Najeeb Ahmad continues and becomes increasingly politicised, sbcltr lists down a timeline of events that'll help you understand everything you need to know about the case Najeeb Ahmad, is a 2... Read More...

The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence

How soon will robots steal our jobs? Asks Neha Pant Ever since Wipro, one of India’s top software services company announced the launch of Holmes, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform in June, paranoid the... Read More...