Lighting Up Arunachal

Alice Sharma speaks to Merwyn Coutinho, to understand The Batti Project, which is powering homes throughout the northeast The idea of electricity is no longer a novelty, it is something that we live with every... Read More...

India’s First Transgender School

The boarding school which will be in Kochi has students from across the transgender community, writes Neha Pant Transgender activists, Vijayaraja Mallika, Maya Menon and Faisal CK have announced that on 30th D... Read More...

Community Building Through Skating

Sinjini Sengupta, in conversation with Ulrike Reinhard, the woman who is using skateboarding to build confidence amongst children in rural Madhya Pradesh. In a loose cotton kurta and pyjama, her once fair skin... Read More...

Bringing Life to A Lost Village

Alice Sharma on the story of a remote village in the Himalayas and one man’s struggle to bring change Over 200 kms from Dehradun, deep in the mountains of Garhwal, nestled quietly amongst the Himalayas, lies a... Read More...

A Website For Women’s Law

Don’t know your legal rights as a woman? Don’t worry. There is now a website to educate you on the matter, writes Neha Pant Women in India are seldom aware of their legal rights and as a result, they often end... Read More...

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...