Harassed at Work? So What

The recent appointment of R.K. Pachauri as Vice President of TERI, despite allegations of sexual harassment, prove that India is not ready to stand up for its professional women There is a huge disconnect betw... Read More...

Tibet No More, No Less

As the Reclaim Tibet movement kicks off next week, Naina Sharma undertakes a field study of Mcleodganj and discovers the mutually exclusive relationship between politics and spirituality Even though India ha... Read More...

The General is a Lady

India has appointed the first woman Director General of its Paramilitary Forces When the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), a Paramilitary Force that patrols India’s border with Nepal and Bhutan announced two years ag... Read More...

The Vanishing Queens

Sukhman Dhillon explores the Tharu tribe and their fast eroding culture in the face of modernity The Tharu people, literally translated to people of the forest, are an ethnic group indigenous to the souther... Read More...

Freedom of Oppression

A university has no room for caste politics. But the centre insists. Universities are places of idealism. A safe, progressive environment for you to discover, debate, understand and eventually come to terms wi... Read More...

A Taste for Poison

The lucrative business that is cobra venom Lanky, sweaty and beady eyed. He is constantly twitching. With each new jerk, his gaunt body threatens to give away. Conscious of the stares his disco body is induci... Read More...

India’s Rising Ghetto Class

A day in the fragmented life of our unique urbanisation 42-year-old Ram Kumar is waiting for his wife to arrive at the Old Delhi Railway Station. Tired of standing in the small patch of sunlight escaping throu... Read More...

Hero, Every day

How a 24-year-old quit his IAS job to give free education 24-year-old Roman Saini quit his highly cushy and stable job in the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) to become a teacher. Ranked at number 18 in th... Read More...

Rise Of The Woman Consumer

Urban women want a career more than a family On a cold winter evening, 32-year-old Richa Mehta is making her way home from work when her phone rings. She shoves it into her bag and slumps deep into the auto se... Read More...