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...

Music Trends 2016

sbcltr lists down the things that happened in popular music this year that changed the industry We can all agree on the fact that 2016 was a strange and unpredictable year, some of that strangeness even spille... 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...

Read Bob Dylan’s Nobel Speech

The singer-songwriter who wasn’t present for the ceremony wrote a heartfelt speech that was read at the Nobel Banquet. Read the entire transcript here. Two days ago, Bob Dylan was officially awarded the Nobel ... 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...

Rebel Without a Cause: Joe Corré

Jesus Jones writes on Joe Corré, setting fire to millions worth of rare punk memorabilia in protest saying that punk has become nothing more than a “McDonald’s brand … owned by the state, establishment and corp... 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...

Songs From A Railroad

sbcltr reviews the one of a kind album full of only railroad songs English singer-songwriter and left-wing activist Joe Henry and Americana musician, Billy Bragg,  set out on a journey earlier this year. They ... Read More...