Features & Social Issues

August 29, 2018

Kashmiri Cartoonists Predicted The End Of the BJP-PDP Coalition

The worsening situation post 2016 uprising following Hizb commander Burhan Wani’s killing, mounting civilian killings coupled with  some […]
August 29, 2018

India Almost Made A Law Against Lynching, Then People Forgot About It

A year since MASUKA came into existence, the draft is still struggling through its way to becoming […]
August 29, 2018

How Rihai Manch Is Combating Hate Politics

A legal-political advocacy group completes 10 years fighting injustice of state and police, reports Pratikshit Singh In […]
May 31, 2018

Should Caste Matter?

The upper castes want to hold on to power and dominate others, writes Nikhat Fatima  Caste system […]
May 28, 2018

These Three Men from Kashmir Have One Hobby—Blood Donation

These donors have donated more than 300 blood pints till now and they’re not done yet, writes […]
May 21, 2018

This Man is Riding Through 5 countries to Generate Awareness on the Hazards of Plastic

Inspired by the story of a sperm whale that washed up dead on Spanish shores because there […]
May 11, 2018

What Made a Scholar Take Up Arms

Daanish Bin Nabi, tries to understand what made Dr Mohmmad Rafi Bhat turn to violence In the […]
April 27, 2018

How An Indian Man Inspired This Pakistani To Build A Forest In His City

The Japanese method of mimicking nature, and growing forests in the heart of the city, is being […]
April 24, 2018

Why Death Penalty For Rape Doesn’t Mean Swifter, Better Justice

According to a report by IANS up to 90 percent of rape cases reported were pending trial […]
March 30, 2018

This Man Is Using Storytelling To Promote Communal Harmony and India’s Diversity

Asif Khan Dehlvi, took to the art form as a means of bringing back the glorious past […]
March 23, 2018

Meet The New Feminist, LGBTQ Supporting Face of Islam

Alessandra Bonanomi, spoke to the human rights campaigner and one of the few women Imam’s in the […]
March 23, 2018

How a Rickshaw-puller Helped Build 9 Schools

82-year-old, Ahmed Ali regretted never getting an education, so he built schools in his hometown of Karimganj, […]
March 8, 2018

Things to Remember on Women’s Day

Ruchika Sharma, on the socialisation of gender roles, the need for feminism and the marketing gimmicks that […]
March 5, 2018

How Delhi’s Street Children Are Turning To Drugs

Srishti Bhardwaj on the children who have turned to substance abuse to combat poverty and neglect  “My […]
March 5, 2018

How a Young Boy Returned Home From His Orphanage To Set Up A School

Majid Maqbool, on a young man who lost his father, left his village to study in an […]
February 22, 2018

How The Irrelevant Project Is Disrupting Stereotypes

sbcltr spoke to the people who are enabling children see a world beyond biases, one book at […]
February 14, 2018

Why India Hates Love

How the country treats its lovers is proof that the old vanguards of tradition feel threatened by […]
February 8, 2018

A Woman Was Harassed Here

NorBlackNorWhite’s new line is all about taking on sexual harassment The designer duo has launched a new […]
January 26, 2018

Nationalism In India

On Republic Day, sbcltr revisits Rabindranath Tagore’s essay on the subject in order to bring out some excerpts […]
January 24, 2018

Meet The Real Inspiration Behind Akshay Kumar’s PadMan

Alice Sharma on the social entrepreneur who risked everything to make women’s hygiene and menstruation a topic […]
January 24, 2018

This Retired Academician Now Treats Manual Scavengers

Siddhant Mohan, on how Dr R.C. Agarwal has devoted his post-retirement life to taking care of manual […]
January 18, 2018

5,000 Year Old Rock Painting Discovered In Kashmir Could Be The Oldest Depiction of A Supernova

A team of astrophysicists have unearthed an ancient painting in the valley that is believed to be […]
December 28, 2017

2017, the year of the laughing monkeys

Our little rock around the sun has certainly heated up in 2017 and it isn’t entirely global […]
December 14, 2017

Everything You Need To Know About The Transgender Persons Bill, 2016

Supriya Raman, on why the Trans community is so upset with the 2016 Trans Bill In April […]
November 22, 2017

The Ma-Behen Rule And Other Gems From The Language Of Oppression

Malini Gopalakrishnan explains how the language of oppression is ingrained into our collective psyche “Language is power, life […]
November 17, 2017

How ChalChitra Abhiyaan Gives You a Glimpse Into Real India

sbcltr spoke to documentary filmmaker, Nakul Singh Sawhney, about his cultural-political media co-operative For a little over […]
November 10, 2017

The Rape Of The Lock

Daanish Bin Nabi, writes on the mysterious attacks on women’s hair in Kashmir Braid chopping incidents continue […]
October 10, 2017

In Conversation With India’s Birdman Aasheesh Pittie

Rohini Kejriwal spoke to the ornithologist about the state of conservation in India, challenges posed by urbanisation, […]
September 26, 2017

Appraising the Rohingya refugee situation in India and abroad

Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood writes about the efforts being made to help the refugees worldwide The New […]
September 6, 2017

Remembering Gauri Lankesh Through Her Words

The journalist who was vocal about death threats becoming a “common factor” was shot dead in Bengaluru […]
September 5, 2017

These Women Are Using Handloom To Empower Themselves

Mirza Mosaraf Hossain on how women in Birbhum took to handlooms to earn a living and change […]
August 31, 2017

The Problem With Kashmir

Daanish Bin Nabi on why the valley is a ticking time bomb that might explode any second […]
July 26, 2017

The Partition Museum Project

It is a place of collective memory, where broken fragments come together to narrate the history of […]
July 21, 2017

Recycling Shipping Containers To Build Classrooms

Mihika Jindal caught up with Aadhan, to understand recycled infrastructure and its future in India No one would […]
July 17, 2017

The Growing Culture of Protest

From Bengaluru to London, Vedant Vaishampayan, on the people who are speaking up against the majoritarian Indian […]
July 13, 2017

How Sharad Sharma Is Changing the World through Comic books

The founder of world comic books will make you want to pick up a pencil and join […]
July 8, 2017

Biking Through The Silk Route

Rohini Kejriwal tracks one man’s motorcycle adventure through 22+ countries “What is that feeling when you’re driving […]
June 1, 2017

Around the World On a Bamboo Bicycle

Tanushree Singh met up with Sievituo Chevy from Kohima, Nagaland who travelled to 25 countries across the […]
May 20, 2017

Exposing Propaganda: Pratik Sinha

Manan Kapoor, on living in a post-truth world and how the founder of AltNews is tackling the […]
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