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...

George Michael

More than just a musician, he was a phenomenon—all heart, rebellious, pushing his limits and brazenly being himself Michael who died yesterday at the age of 53 was supposed to be doing a tour, and an album, bo... Read More...

Dangal: No for Feminism, Yes for Acting

To call Dangal a feminist movie is wrong. It celebrates women, yes, but at the end of the day it is the story of a patriarch directing their fate, the women don’t really have a choice, writes Supriya Raman I w... 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...

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...